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Excited “plasmonic lens” converts tunnel electrons into CV beam

October 1, 2014 - 3:53am
A new way to create cylindrical vector beams could benefit applications in quantum optics, microscopy and data storage and communications.
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HHG sheds new light on charge carrier dynamics

September 29, 2014 - 2:20am
New experiments could help us better understand how electrons and holes behave at material interfaces – important for a number of energy-based technologies.
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Magnetic nanoemulsion measures blood glucose

September 26, 2014 - 2:33am
A new type of glucometer is label free and works by simply changing colour.
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Gold NPs kill MDR bacteria

September 25, 2014 - 4:27am
Functionalized gold nanoparticles can combat multi-drug-resistant pathogenic bacteria – including both Gram-negative and Gram-positive strains.
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Graphene almost there for silicon wafer-scale standard

September 24, 2014 - 3:41am
A new way to grow high-quality samples of the carbon sheet measuring between 100 and 300 nm across has been developed by researchers in the US and UK.
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Graphene provides ultrasensitive generic biodetection

September 23, 2014 - 10:27am
Nano- and picomolar detection of a range of biomarkers has been demonstrated using functionalized graphene.
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Nanoporous hydroxide makes good supercapacitor

September 22, 2014 - 2:49am
Thin film has a high capacitance and promising energy and power densities, and so could be ideal for practical devices.
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Nanotubes couple up

September 19, 2014 - 10:48am
First observation of strong inter-tube coupling in “incommensurate” DWCNTS could help in the development of better electronics devices from these nanomaterials.
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New plasmonic nanolaser is cavity-free

September 19, 2014 - 3:02am
Proposed device could improve optical telecommunications.
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Ionic crystals go 1D

September 18, 2014 - 2:38am
Researchers in Japan have made the first truly one-dimensional diatomic chains inside CNTs.
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Plasmonic nanoclusters could detect single molecules

September 15, 2014 - 2:47am
Oligomers interact with light more strongly than isolated, uncoupled nanoparticles thanks to multiple plasmonic “hot spots” created in each cluster.
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FinFETs go flexible

September 12, 2014 - 6:47am
New soft-etching technique could allow for new applications in consumer electronics, such as in the emerging field of the “Internet of Things”.
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Nanostructure toughens lightweight ceramics

September 12, 2014 - 3:44am
Structuring a ceramic metamaterial makes it not only strong and light, but also robust enough to recover its original shape when deformed.
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Graphene paints a corrosion-free future

September 11, 2014 - 3:29pm
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Graphene’s photothermoelectric effect for THz detection

September 11, 2014 - 2:27am
New device is as sensitive as the best THz radiation detectors but it is a million times faster.
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Tunnelling electrons make new type of transistor

September 10, 2014 - 6:18am
Device consists of an ultrathin barrier of hexagonal boron nitride sandwiched between two graphene electrodes.
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CdTe ink makes high-efficiency solar cell

September 8, 2014 - 4:46am
Devices made using cadmium telluride layers have a sunlight-to-power conversion of efficiency of more than 10%.
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Graphene drum could make good motion sensor and memory chip

September 5, 2014 - 5:02am
Kavli researchers couple carbon resonator to a superconducting microwave cavity for the first time.
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Watching nucleation from start to finish

September 5, 2014 - 4:38am
Transmission electron microscopy obervations reveal the formation of the mineral calcium carbonate from start to finish.
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