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“Hopping” electrodeposition makes gold nanodot plating

February 20, 2015 - 5:01am
(with video) New method might be used to make plasmonic photonic crystals, optoelectronic on-chip interconnects and chemical and biological sensors.
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Catenane structure makes “sense-and-treat” device

February 20, 2015 - 4:04am
Interlocked rings switch from one catalytic state to another thanks to an external trigger.
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Van der Waals heterostructures make good LEDS

February 19, 2015 - 6:07am
The structures, which are only around 10-40 atoms thick, might be used in semi-transparent devices, such as displays, and in flexible electronics.
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CNTs show feasibility for practical devices

February 18, 2015 - 12:43pm
A study of carbon nanotube transistors identifies the origin of device variability and ways to improve it.
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Better ranking nanoparticle safety

February 16, 2015 - 6:56am
Researchers compare effect of carbon-based nanostructures on rodent lungs.
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Nanoclusters act as antioxidants

February 13, 2015 - 11:13am
Hydrophilic carbon nanoparticles might help in the treatment of traumatic brain injury, strokes, autoimmune diseases and neuropathy.
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One nanoparticle: six imaging modalities

February 13, 2015 - 8:51am
Researchers design a nanoparticle that can be detected by six different medical imaging techniques.
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Skyrmion bubbles go gyrotropic

February 12, 2015 - 6:55am
Researchers image how magnetic skyrmions move for the first time – a result that bodes well for next-generation high-density data-storage technologies and nanodigital electronic devices.
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Nanoscientist heads CNRS Institute of Physics

February 12, 2015 - 6:24am
Alain Schuhl become new director of the Institute of Physics at the French National Centre for Scientific Research.
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Prickly structure rethinks catalyst supports

February 10, 2015 - 6:42am
A sea-urchin-shaped titania structure with an iron core provides a unique support for effective use and re-use of gold nanoparticle catalysts.
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Aramid nanofibres make good battery separators

February 6, 2015 - 3:05am
New nanomaterial suppresses dendrite growth, for safer and better solid-ion batteries.
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Solvents help print CNT devices

February 5, 2015 - 5:50am
Polymer sorting technique in different solvents can separate semiconducting from metallic carbon nanotubes.
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Silicene makes stable FET

February 4, 2015 - 12:16pm
US-Italy team makes first field-effect transistor from 2D silicon sheet.
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Smartphones look for a cure for Alzheimer’s

February 4, 2015 - 7:37am
Sony has released an app that allows researchers at Stanford University to use your smartphone’s idle processing power to perform protein-folding calculations.
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Quantum-dot TVs seed a bright future

February 3, 2015 - 9:30am
Cadmium-free quantum dot technology looks set to puncture mainstream consumerism for the first time.
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Nanoantennas go fan-shaped

February 2, 2015 - 6:34am
New nanostructure improves the sensitivity of infrared spectroscopy.
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Rare polymorph grows on graphene

February 2, 2015 - 6:08am
Organic semiconductor pentacene assumes an unusual crystal structure when grown on carbon sheet.
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