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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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Diamond defect images magnetic domain walls

June 20, 2014 - 4:30am
New technique could help in the development of sophisticated spintronics devices such as racetrack memory
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Carbon nanotube companies join forces

June 19, 2014 - 10:46am
Manufacturer OCSiAl has joined forces with the applications company Zyvex with the aim of transforming the potential of carbon nanotubes into a commercial reality.
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Gold nanomatryoshkas kill cancer cells

June 19, 2014 - 5:11am
Nanospheres surrounded by a silica-gold shell can photothermally ablate aggressive breast tumours in mice.
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New Graphene Factory opens in Italy

June 18, 2014 - 3:53am
Directa Plus inaugurates new industrial plant this month – the largest European production unit of its kind
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Air-stable CQDs break efficiency record

June 13, 2014 - 4:20am
New class of quantum colloidal dot could help make better solar cells
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Nanotwins make harder diamond

June 12, 2014 - 6:27am
Nanostructured material made from onion-like carbon precursors is also much more stable at higher temperatures
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Doped defects tune graphene for electronics

June 12, 2014 - 5:31am
Nitrogen doping at the grain boundaries in graphene can not only transform its electronic state from metallic to semiconducting, but can also allow the size of its energy bandgap to be controlled.
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Insulating or metallic? Bilayer graphene patches can be both

June 11, 2014 - 4:28am
New study could help in the development of RF transistors from the carbon sheet and perhaps even allow it to be employed as a metrological resistance standard
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Hopping to open up a bandgap in phosphorene

June 9, 2014 - 5:16am
New tight-binding model sheds more light on 2D material’s unusual behaviour
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Electric field controls nuclear spin

June 6, 2014 - 7:10am
New result could be important for making real-world quantum computers
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DNA nanotube scaffolds for bioelectronics

June 4, 2014 - 2:52am
Origami constructions containing 1D objects can be organized onto 2D substrates
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Carbon sheets go magnetoelectric

June 3, 2014 - 5:50am
Low-power spintronics devices could benefit
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Transition metal surface stabilizes graphene edge structures

June 2, 2014 - 3:12am
New result could help us better understand how to grow large areas of nearly perfect graphene on substrates for making a variety of electronics devices
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