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Surprisingly, capping ligands only offer sparse covering say US researchers.
Nickel-titanium based medical implants are better when coated with tube-like structures.
Karlsruhe Institute of Nanotechnology work will help in the development of optoelectronics applications made from single-walled carbon nanotubes.
California researchers see indirect-to-direct bandgap transition in tungsten selenide films.
TMDCs and their heterostructures could be ideal for making flexible optoelectronics and photonics devices.
New water-based fabrication process for organic photovoltaics allows researchers to control component assembly at different length scales for the first time.
Qualitatively and quantitatively correct calculations of porphyrin single-molecule junction conductances are achieved for the first time, explaining the sensitivity of the conductance to the metal centre.
Silicene has been shown to be stable in air, opening the way to further studies of the new material’s properties and potential technologies that might exploit them.
Coated version of naturally occurring antitumor compound appears to be more effective against hepatocellular carcinoma than conventional therapies.
New devices are nearly two times better at converting sunlight into power.
Magnetic nanoparticles hunt down cancerous tissue in the body and deliver "suicide genes" to destroy the cells.
Light-emitting devices could be ideal for colour displays and lighting, and in optical communication applications.
The first effective technique for growing a batch of single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) that all have the same molecular structure has been developed by scientists in Switzerland.
Redox reduction experiments could help in the development of better photoactive materials that harness solar energy to produce fuels in a process called water splitting.
Low-cost phosphide-graphene device lacks a junction and does not need to be doped either
First non-invasive technique could monitor vascular blood flow and structure in real time and potentially help stroke patients and those with Alzheimer’s and brain tumours
New infrared device is 10 000 faster than previous ones
Ultrathin coatings could replace bulky optical components
Experiments on InAs will be important for making optically controlled plasmonic circuits for use in a wide range of applications, from nanophotonics to biosensing.
New nano-welding technique can be used to assemble nanostructures like chiral metamaterials from the bottom up for applications in molecular sensing and to make "cloaking devices".