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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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Phosphorene speeds up

May 30, 2014 - 1:58am
Few-layer black phosphorus is the new 2D star.
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Structural supercapacitors take a load on

May 30, 2014 - 1:57am
Device could allow house walls to store energy
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MoS2 goes metallic

May 28, 2014 - 4:50am
Texas team has seen a pressure-induced electronic transition in multilayer molybdenum disulphide
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Etched nanoparticles both catalyse and track reactions

May 28, 2014 - 1:43am
Advanced patterning enables analysis of chemical reaction dynamics.
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L-shaped nanoantenna optimally converts light polarization

May 26, 2014 - 6:43am
New experiments could help make better flat lenses and holograms
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