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Molybdenite defects go mesoscale

July 24, 2014 - 1:23am
New non-destructive microscopy technique will be crucial for optimizing the growth of large-area MoS2 atomic layers for a wide variety of device applications.
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Transistors go transient

July 23, 2014 - 9:23am
Temporary carbon nanotube-based electronic devices “disappear” once they have served their purpose.
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Halide ligands help make all-inorganic devices

July 21, 2014 - 3:50am
Halide, pseudohalide and halometallate ions go well with semiconducting nanocrystals.
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Plasmonic chip diagnoses diabetes

July 18, 2014 - 4:30am
Antigen microarray can detect early-stage T1D and even novel biomarkers of the disease.
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Nanoporous oxide makes good memory device

July 17, 2014 - 6:09am
New RRAM might be the best candidate yet for replacing existing silicon-based flash memories.
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Parametric amplifier measures multiple qubit states

July 16, 2014 - 5:55am
Work could be important for developing fault tolerant quantum computing in the future.
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Joining up the dots

July 14, 2014 - 3:35am
Carbon dots and quantum dots combine to make good WLEDs.
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Nanoparticle oligomers detect hydrogen

July 11, 2014 - 5:56am
Northwestern team has invented a large-area nanofabrication technique called reconstructable mask lithography to make plasmon-enhanced devices.
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Top-down meets bottom-up to make arrays of single-molecule detection wells

July 11, 2014 - 5:04am
A new technique improves isolation of individual molecules with nanoscale accuracy for single-molecule studies.
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Hydrogel matrix makes superhydrophobic surface

July 10, 2014 - 3:50am
New waterproof coating might be used in applications such as self-cleaning windows, antifouling films and as a sponge to help clear up oil spills.
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Plasmons excite hot carriers

July 7, 2014 - 5:01am
New theory could help enhance solar-energy conversion in photovoltaic devices and make better photocatalysts.
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Surfactant stops colloidal nanocrystals sticking

July 7, 2014 - 4:35am
Technique could greatly improve yields in droplet-based reactors.
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Modelling molecular magnets

July 4, 2014 - 3:36am
Latest calculations will not only be crucial for developing real-world devices from these materials but also for studying fundamental nanoscale quantum phenomena such as magnetic tunnelling.
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Funding in Brazil plays to nanotechnology research strengths

July 4, 2014 - 3:27am
The SisNANO project aims to put a system in place that provides the necessary expertise, personnel, state-of-the-art research equipment and connections between researchers in academia and industry so that nanotechnology can achieve its potential in various industrial applications.
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MoS2's dielectric constant is not constant

July 2, 2014 - 5:24am
Finding will be important for when it comes to designing molybdenum disulphide-based devices in the future
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DNA chimeras help assemble protein nanodevices

June 27, 2014 - 4:05am
Single-molecule cut-and-paste technique could be ideal for bottom-up nano-assembly and to study the fundamental behaviour of biomolecules
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Supercapacitors and Li-ion batteries in one neat device

June 26, 2014 - 7:32am
3D thin-film and “carbon-onion”-coated metal oxides make good hybrid energy-storage electrode
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Precision production: nanotubes meet electronics requirements

June 26, 2014 - 4:53am
A new catalyst yields carbon nanotubes with a level of structural purity that puts next-generation carbon nanoelectronics devices within reach.
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Polymer coating technique improves cantilever sensing

June 25, 2014 - 4:17am
SI-ATRP overcomes the limitations of conventional top-down processes such as drop casting
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Column chromatography sorts out CNT mix

June 23, 2014 - 3:47am
New ultrasonic technique separates double-walled carbon nanotubes from single- and multi-walled ones
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