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Nanofabrication: A slick route to smart surfaces

September 17, 2017 - 3:45am
Controlled rupturing of thin films can make low-cost nanopatterned arrays for solar cells and biomolecular detection.
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Graphene ribbons result in 100-fold increase in gold catalyst's performance

September 17, 2017 - 3:45am
Bottom-up synthesis of tunable carbon nanoribbons provides a new route to enhance industrial, automotive reactions.
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Graphene and terahertz waves could lead the way to future communication

September 17, 2017 - 3:45am
By utilizing terahertz waves in electronics, future data traffic can get a big boost forward. So far, the terahertz (THz) frequency has not been optimally applied to data transmission, but by using graphene, researchers have come one step closer to a possible paradigm shift for the electronic industry.
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New 'gold standard' for flexible electronics

September 17, 2017 - 3:45am
Simple, economical process makes large-diameter, high-performance, thin, transparent, and conductive foils for bendable LEDs and more.
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Symposium explores possibilities of origami nanomachines

September 17, 2017 - 3:45am
Origami usually brings to mind folded paper cranes, but scientists see in origami the promise of nanoscale machinery.
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Nanoparticles as food additives: improving risk assessment

September 17, 2017 - 3:45am
The anticaking agent E551 silicon dioxide, or silica, has been used widely in the food industry over the past 50 years, and was long thought to be quite safe. Now, however, researchers have discovered that these nanoparticles can affect the immune system of the digestive tract.
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Highly sensitive nanofiber-embedded touchscreens

September 17, 2017 - 3:45am
Researchers have demonstrated the fabrication of transparent and flexible cellulose nanofiber films with high k values by incorporating ultralong metal nanofibers.
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Nanosheets may produce more durable and longer lasting lithium-ion batteries

September 17, 2017 - 3:45am
The team invented a generalized method of producing anode materials for lithium-ion batteries. The anodes are made from ultrathin metal oxide nanosheets, which are ultrathin, two-dimensional materials with excellent electrochemical and mechanical properties.
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Centimeter-sized objects 3D-printed with graphene foam

September 17, 2017 - 3:45am
Nanotechnologists have used 3-D laser printing to fabricate centimeter-sized objects of atomically thin graphene.
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Lightweight steel production breakthrough: brittle phases controlled with nanosized morphology

September 17, 2017 - 3:45am
High-strength, lightweight steels can finally be processed on an industrial scale, thanks to a breakthrough in controlling undesired brittle stages from production.
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E2SWITCH aimsto develop new nanoelectronics with ultra-low energy consumption

September 17, 2017 - 3:45am
The European project E2SWITCH is aiming to develop new electronic systems with ultra-low energy consumption. The nine partners, universities, research institutes and companies, are committed to making these 'circuits of tomorrow' more energy efficient.
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Toyocolor to Launch New Carbon Nanotube Materials

September 17, 2017 - 3:45am
Visitors to the Toyocolor booth at 5E-15, East Hall, will get a chance to see the latest developments in the company's nanotechnology-related products and solutions based on Toyo Ink Group's core technologies, in particular its original dispersion technology.
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California court revokes US EPA approval of nanosilver product

September 17, 2017 - 3:45am
A federal appeals court in California has revoked the Environmental Protection Agency's conditional approval of a nanosilver product used in a wide range of consumer products.
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Piezoelectric nanogenerators for self-powered flexible sensors

September 17, 2017 - 3:45am
Researchers have demonstrated a high performance flexible piezoelectric nanogenerator based on a piezoelectrically enhanced nanocomposite micropillar array of BaTiO3 nanoparticles embedded into a highly crystalline polymer for efficient energy harvesting and highly sensitive self-powered sensing.
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Printed nanosensors monitor tire wear in real time

September 17, 2017 - 3:45am
Carbon nanotubes bring tire wear monitoring into the car.
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Current state of fabricating molecular electronics

September 17, 2017 - 3:45am
Since the early days of molecular electronics, tremendous progress has been achieved both theoretically and experimentally by scientists and engineers who were fascinated by intriguing physical, chemical phenomena, and potential device applications of molecular junctions. In a recent paper, scientists review recent experimental efforts for pursuing high-yield functional molecular devices, in which a bundle of molecules (the contacted molecules number more than 1000) is contained in a junction.
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European Union launches 'Observatory for Nanomaterials' website

September 17, 2017 - 3:45am
The EU observatory for nanomaterials launched with information on products, safety, regulation and much more.
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PillarHall test structures accelerate the development of microelectronics in three dimensions

September 17, 2017 - 3:45am
Scientists have developed the unique PillarHall test structures to accelerate the market entry of three-dimensional, small, efficient and low-power but high-performance electronic components. This will benefit developers of challenging thin film and related manufacturing processes, and thereby the entire electronics industry value network.
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Design and fabrication of 3D-printed stretchable tactile sensors

September 17, 2017 - 3:45am
Researchers demonstrate the design and fabrication of stretchable tactile sensors that are 3D printed under ambient conditions via a combination of nanocomposite ink optimization, 3D imaging, and multimaterial 3D printing.
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3D-printed, fully integrated wireless sensor devices

September 17, 2017 - 3:45am
Researchers have demonstrated a fully integrated and packaged wireless sensor for environmental monitoring applications. The disposable sensor was developed using low-cost additive manufacturing technologies; namely, inkjet printing and 3D printing. This is a demonstration of 3D-printed fully-integrated System-on-Package (SoP) employing inkjet-printed sensors. This work could pave the way for low-cost disposable fully integrated wireless sensor nodes.
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