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Aerographite makes multifunctional hybrid

May 7, 2015 - 11:53pm
Flexible, semiconducting composite shows promise for future electronic, photonic and sensor applications.
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New state of matter found in crystal made from buckyballs

May 7, 2015 - 9:39am
Molecular lattice also harbours unconventional superconductor.
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Nanoneedles deliver nanodots and nucleic acids

May 6, 2015 - 4:32am
Biocompatible nanostructures could help in the reconstruction of damaged tissue and nerves.
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Tuning interactions controls self-assembly

May 5, 2015 - 12:29pm
(with audio) Simulations of nanofibres show how to dictate the phase and topology of network that they self-organise into.
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Nanotube TFETs in new tunnelling current record

May 4, 2015 - 6:30am
Tunnelling field-effect transistor could be used in ultrahigh performance and ultralow standby power logical applications, as well as to make ultra-compact non-volatile memory devices.
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3D graphene makes biocompatible scaffolds

May 1, 2015 - 6:04am
Carbon material might be ideal in complex tissue engineering and regenerative medicine, as well as for making implantable electronics and biosensors.
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Transient transistors are biocompatible

April 30, 2015 - 4:34am
Devices might be used in a wide range of new technologies, including temporary, biodegradable medical implants.
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Nanowire networks can hardwire adaptability

April 29, 2015 - 5:45am
(with video) By merging top-down and bottom-up fabrication techniques, researchers readily produce nanowire networks with behaviour analogous to adaptability and memory.
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Laid-back approach streamlines gate production

April 27, 2015 - 6:13am
(with audio) Horizontally oriented nanowire transistors simplify multiple gate fabrication and help towards 3D networks.
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Nanoribbons get smaller

April 27, 2015 - 5:38am
Researchers in Japan have made the world’s smallest-width graphene nanoribbons ever – inside carbon nanotubes.
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Magnetic RAM makes synaptic-like junction

April 24, 2015 - 8:37am
Spin-transfer torque magnetic random-access memory could act as memristive device capable of “learning”, say French researchers.
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Physicists generate electrical currents from noise

April 24, 2015 - 7:16am
Quantum dots put voltage fluctuations to work.
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Controlling nonlinearity in metamaterials

April 23, 2015 - 4:02am
(with video) New metasurfaces could be important for making a range of nonlinear devices, including holograms, photonics crystals and circuits.
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Liquid gain makes tunable plasmon laser

April 22, 2015 - 5:05am
Nanocavity device could be used to detect weak physical and chemical processes in real time.
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Understanding charge traps in quantum dot films

April 20, 2015 - 3:47am
New work could help make improved solar cells and light-emitting diodes.
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DNA helps build new materials for controlling light

April 20, 2015 - 2:58am
Programmable bottom-up technique produces crystals of different sizes, shapes and lattice symmetries for use in a wide range of technology applications.
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Graphene oxide could make safe bioimplant material

April 16, 2015 - 7:27am
A new detailed study from researchers at MIT and Harvard Medical School on the carbon nanostructure’s biocompatibility.
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Memristor could help make brain-like computer

April 16, 2015 - 5:09am
First three-terminal memristive device could be used as a memory element in integrated circuits and next-generation computers.
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Cheap carbon foam makes good battery catalyst

April 13, 2015 - 2:18am
Nanostructure works just as well as expensive platinum/metal oxide-based materials for both the oxygen reduction and oxygen evolution reactions.
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Nanorobots open blood brain barrier

April 10, 2015 - 5:22am
(with audio) Canadian researchers may have developed a new way to treat brain disorders.
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