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Ligands can make for patchy nanocrystal surface

August 29, 2014 - 8:06am
Surprisingly, capping ligands only offer sparse covering say US researchers.
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Nanotubular coating improves vascular stents

August 28, 2014 - 7:29am
Nickel-titanium based medical implants are better when coated with tube-like structures.
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Shedding more light on CNT photocurrent

August 26, 2014 - 8:28am
Karlsruhe Institute of Nanotechnology work will help in the development of optoelectronics applications made from single-walled carbon nanotubes.
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Strained WSe2 multilayers produce more light

August 22, 2014 - 5:20am
California researchers see indirect-to-direct bandgap transition in tungsten selenide films.
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Nanoindentation technique measures 2D elastic modulus

August 21, 2014 - 4:51am
TMDCs and their heterostructures could be ideal for making flexible optoelectronics and photonics devices.
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Polymer nanospheres make good OPVs

August 20, 2014 - 6:27am
New water-based fabrication process for organic photovoltaics allows researchers to control component assembly at different length scales for the first time.
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New calculations help figure out single-molecule junctions

August 20, 2014 - 5:42am
Qualitatively and quantitatively correct calculations of porphyrin single-molecule junction conductances are achieved for the first time, explaining the sensitivity of the conductance to the metal centre.
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Multilayer silicene proves stable in air

August 18, 2014 - 5:24am
Silicene has been shown to be stable in air, opening the way to further studies of the new material’s properties and potential technologies that might exploit them.
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Triptolide nanogel treats liver cancer

August 14, 2014 - 8:17am
Coated version of naturally occurring antitumor compound appears to be more effective against hepatocellular carcinoma than conventional therapies.
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Polychiral CNTs make better solar cells

August 14, 2014 - 5:28am
New devices are nearly two times better at converting sunlight into power.
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Nanoparticles tackle cancer with heat and 'suicide genes'

August 13, 2014 - 9:16am
Magnetic nanoparticles hunt down cancerous tissue in the body and deliver "suicide genes" to destroy the cells.
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Perovskites make bright LEDs of many colours

August 12, 2014 - 7:05am
Light-emitting devices could be ideal for colour displays and lighting, and in optical communication applications.
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Molecular seeds sprout identical carbon nanotubes

August 12, 2014 - 5:45am
The first effective technique for growing a batch of single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) that all have the same molecular structure has been developed by scientists in Switzerland.
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Shuttle mechanism helps nanorods produce more hydrogen

August 11, 2014 - 4:28am
Redox reduction experiments could help in the development of better photoactive materials that harness solar energy to produce fuels in a process called water splitting.
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Electric field enhances solar cell

August 8, 2014 - 5:32am
Low-cost phosphide-graphene device lacks a junction and does not need to be doped either
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Opening a new near-infrared window for imaging the brain

August 7, 2014 - 3:56am
First non-invasive technique could monitor vascular blood flow and structure in real time and potentially help stroke patients and those with Alzheimer’s and brain tumours
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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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