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A new way to create cylindrical vector beams could benefit applications in quantum optics, microscopy and data storage and communications.
New experiments could help us better understand how electrons and holes behave at material interfaces – important for a number of energy-based technologies.
A new type of glucometer is label free and works by simply changing colour.
Functionalized gold nanoparticles can combat multi-drug-resistant pathogenic bacteria – including both Gram-negative and Gram-positive strains.
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.
Nano- and picomolar detection of a range of biomarkers has been demonstrated using functionalized graphene.
Thin film has a high capacitance and promising energy and power densities, and so could be ideal for practical devices.
First observation of strong inter-tube coupling in “incommensurate” DWCNTS could help in the development of better electronics devices from these nanomaterials.
Proposed device could improve optical telecommunications.
Researchers in Japan have made the first truly one-dimensional diatomic chains inside CNTs.
Oligomers interact with light more strongly than isolated, uncoupled nanoparticles thanks to multiple plasmonic “hot spots” created in each cluster.
New soft-etching technique could allow for new applications in consumer electronics, such as in the emerging field of the “Internet of Things”.
Structuring a ceramic metamaterial makes it not only strong and light, but also robust enough to recover its original shape when deformed.
New device is as sensitive as the best THz radiation detectors but it is a million times faster.
Device consists of an ultrathin barrier of hexagonal boron nitride sandwiched between two graphene electrodes.
Devices made using cadmium telluride layers have a sunlight-to-power conversion of efficiency of more than 10%.
Kavli researchers couple carbon resonator to a superconducting microwave cavity for the first time.
Transmission electron microscopy obervations reveal the formation of the mineral calcium carbonate from start to finish.