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Cobalt phosphosulphide makes excellent HER catalyst

September 24, 2015 - 6:24am
CoPS is the best non-platinum catalyst for the hydrogen evolution reaction.

Pore-forming hydrogels help bone tissue to grow

September 24, 2015 - 5:50am
Work could help in the development of new materials for stem cell therapy and regenerative medicine.

'Ring of exceptional points' appears on a Dirac cone

September 22, 2015 - 12:32pm
Exotic optical phenomenon could lead to better lasers and chemical sensors.

Calcium-doped graphene becomes superconducting

September 18, 2015 - 7:07am
New result follows hot on the heels of two other recent reports of superconductivity in the “wonder material”.

Ultrafast quantum-dot photodetector detects multiple electrons

September 17, 2015 - 6:04am
New device can directly observe the extra electrons produced via “carrier multiplication” and could help in the development of more efficient solar cells.

Single photons could help make complex decisions

September 16, 2015 - 6:05am
New ‘intelligent’ device relies on the laws of quantum mechanics rather than algorithms.

Low-voltage electromechanical 'squitches' make their debut

September 16, 2015 - 2:13am
Tunnelling nanoelectromechanical switches termed ‘squitches’ may provide a viable successor to conventional transistors for more energy-efficient devices.

Graphene could help make new SI standard for resistance

September 15, 2015 - 10:05am
Quantum Hall effect measurements could be easier in carbon-based material.

CHInano combines research and commerce

September 15, 2015 - 5:40am
With 5000 visitors from research, business and government policy, nanotechweb visits Nanopolis to find out more about the CHInano Conference and Expo.

Artificial virus could deliver drugs

September 11, 2015 - 7:38am
French scientists have made a “chemical virus” that can break through the plasma membrane barrier of a biological cell.

Levitating diamonds could improve motion sensors

September 11, 2015 - 7:37am
Hybrid quantum system combines light, motion and spin.

Molecular solders help make high-performance FETs

September 10, 2015 - 5:39am
US researchers have made solution-processed semiconductors with high charge mobilities without reverting to costly vacuum deposition techniques.

Perovskite quantum dots emit single photons

September 7, 2015 - 7:28am
The nanocrystals might find use in light-emitting diodes, with practical applications in displays.

Ultrathin elastic sheets wrap around liquid drops

September 7, 2015 - 7:10am
New results could come in useful in applications where a liquid cargo needs to be protected inside a solid barrier.

Injectable electronics monitor brain activity

September 4, 2015 - 2:57am
Technique could ultimately help researchers to study how the brain functions on a fundamental level.

Coffee grounds capture carbon

September 2, 2015 - 5:03am
A simple soak and heating process renders waste coffee grounds into an effective environmental resource.

AFM maps mechanical forces in protein complex

September 2, 2015 - 3:47am
New atomic force microscopy study could help in the development of artificial mechanoactive systems.

Dimer structure hangs off graphene edge

August 31, 2015 - 6:53am
Observations of “Klein Edge Doublet” could help engineer better nanodevices made from the carbon sheet.

Nanotubes energize laser-accelerated ions

August 31, 2015 - 5:31am
A layer of carbon nanotubes can triple the energy of laser-accelerated carbon ions.

'Decorated' graphene is a superconductor

August 31, 2015 - 4:32am
Depositing lithium on 2D material generates Cooper pairs.