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Thermal emitters speed up

August 6, 2014 - 4:40am
New infrared device is 10 000 faster than previous ones
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Silicon nanorods bend light in new directions

August 5, 2014 - 11:36am
Ultrathin coatings could replace bulky optical components
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How to control superfast surface plasmons

August 1, 2014 - 8:07am
Experiments on InAs will be important for making optically controlled plasmonic circuits for use in a wide range of applications, from nanophotonics to biosensing.
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Light 'needles' thread plasmonic nanoparticles together

July 31, 2014 - 8:12am
New nano-welding technique can be used to assemble nanostructures like chiral metamaterials from the bottom up for applications in molecular sensing and to make "cloaking devices".
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Magnetite self-assembly: competition yields surprises

July 30, 2014 - 10:46am
Nanocrystals of magnetite self-assemble in the presence of competing van der Waals and magnetic forces into previously unseen helical structures.
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Lasing plasmon nanocavity detects deadly explosives

July 30, 2014 - 8:08am
New device might be used in applications such as security screening at airports and in biosensing.
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Fluorophore positioning goes viral

July 28, 2014 - 10:07am
Researchers combine viral and DNA self-assembly methods to control the positioning of almost 200 fluorophores within nanometers of a gold nanoparticle.
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Hydrogen spills over large distances

July 28, 2014 - 2:29am
New work will be important for better understanding how catalysts work on the nanoscale and might even help in the production of next-generation biofuels for transport.
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Quadrumer nanostructure amplifies optical signals

July 25, 2014 - 1:59am
New Raman scattering technique can accurately identify individual molecules containing less than 20 atoms.
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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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