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Intense light pulses bounce on a crystalline bed without rumpling the atomic blanket

NanoWerk.com - Thu, 06/25/2020 - 20:44
Scientists developed a new technique that uses intense X-ray pulses to measure how atoms move in a sheet of material just one molecule thick.
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Scientists find out how nanoparticles kill cancer cells

NanoWerk.com - Thu, 06/25/2020 - 18:58
Scientists have studied how magnet nanoparticles affect cancer cells in the human liver.
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Dynamics of DNA replication revealed at the nanoscale

NanoWerk.com - Thu, 06/25/2020 - 18:56
New study using super resolution technology gives new insight into a poorly understood area of DNA replication.
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Wavy surfaces for better light control

NanoWerk.com - Thu, 06/25/2020 - 18:51
Researchers have developed a method for the production of wavy surfaces with nanometre precision. In the future this method could be used, for instance, to make optical components for data transmission on the internet even more efficient and compact.
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New insights into the energy levels in quantum dots

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - Thu, 06/25/2020 - 18:25
Researchers have gained new insights into the energy states of quantum dots. They are semiconductor nanostructures and promising building blocks for quantum communication. With their experiments, the scientists confirmed certain energy transitions in quantum dots that had previously only been predicted theoretically: the so-called radiative Auger process.
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Researchers realize atomic resolution imaging at 30.1 T in hybrid magnet

NanoWerk.com - Thu, 06/25/2020 - 16:43
Researchers have constructed the world's first atomically resolved scanning tunneling microscope (STM) in a hybrid magnet to obtain atomic resolved STM images of graphite in an ultra-high 30.1 T magnetic field and bore of 32mm diameter setting the highest magnetic field for the hybrid magnet,and the same time marking a new magnetic field record for any atomic resolution measurement.
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Physicists obtain molecular 'fingerprints' using plasmons

NanoWerk.com - Thu, 06/25/2020 - 16:20
Researchers have proposed a new way to study the properties of individual organic molecules and nanolayers of molecules. The approach relies on V-shaped graphene-metal film structures.
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AI could help improve performance of lithium-ion batteries and fuel cells

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - Thu, 06/25/2020 - 16:09
Researchers have demonstrated how machine learning could help design lithium-ion batteries and fuel cells with better performance.
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Measure squeezing in a novel way

NanoWerk.com - Thu, 06/25/2020 - 14:37
Scientists have developed a completely new method of measuring 'squeezing' - a potential starting point for high-precision sensor technology.
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Gold nanoparticles to save neurons from cell death

NanoWerk.com - Thu, 06/25/2020 - 14:27
A new study opens important perspectives for treatment of diseases such as Alzheimer's and Huntington's disease, but also epilepsy, brain trauma and stroke.
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Trapping the sun: New thin-film technology uses sustainable components for solar panels

NanoWerk.com - Thu, 06/25/2020 - 11:18
Environment-friendly solar panels consisting of the abundant materials Cu, Zn, Sn are hindered by their low practical efficiency compared to their theoretical potential. Researchers have now discovered a way to overcome these hurdles.
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New insights into the energy levels in quantum dots

NanoWerk.com - Thu, 06/25/2020 - 11:12
With their experiments, scientists confirmed certain energy transitions in quantum dots that had previously only been predicted theoretically: the so-called radiative Auger process.
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Comb on a chip: New design for 'optical ruler' could revolutionize clocks, telescopes, telecommunications

NanoWerk.com - Thu, 06/25/2020 - 11:02
Just as a meter stick with hundreds of tick marks can be used to measure distances with great precision, a device known as a laser frequency comb, with its hundreds of evenly spaced, sharply defined frequencies, can be used to measure the colors of light waves with great precision.
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Ultrathin boron nitride films for next-generation electronics

NanoWerk.com - Thu, 06/25/2020 - 10:55
A novel material could enable major leaps in the miniaturization of electronic devices.
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Self-powered alarm fights forest fires, monitors environment

NanoWerk.com - Thu, 06/25/2020 - 10:45
Scientists designed and fabricated a remote forest fire detection and alarm system powered by nothing but the movement of the trees in the wind.
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Laser allows solid-state refrigeration of a semiconductor material

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - Wed, 06/24/2020 - 02:52
A team used an infrared laser to cool a solid semiconductor by at least 20 degrees C, or 36 F, below room temperature.
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Using chaos as a tool, scientists discover new method of making 3D-heterostructures

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - Wed, 06/24/2020 - 02:52
Scientists have developed a new approach for generating layered, difficult-to-combine, heterostructured solids.
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Researchers cut nanometer-sized patterns into 2D materials

NanoWerk.com - Tue, 06/23/2020 - 23:23
Researchers have developed a high-precision technology that enables them to carve nanometric patterns into two-dimensional materials.
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Microscopic computers: The wires of the future may be made of molecules

NanoWerk.com - Tue, 06/23/2020 - 19:37
There are physical limits to how powerful computers can become if they are to maintain their size. Molecular electronics can solve that problem, and now researchers are contributing to this field with a new, efficient conducting material, based on molecules.
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Using chaos as a tool, scientists discover new method of making 3D-heterostructured materials

NanoWerk.com - Tue, 06/23/2020 - 15:40
Scientists have developed a new approach for generating layered, difficult-to-combine, heterostructured solids.
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