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Physicists uncover why nanomaterial loses superconductivity

NanoWerk.com - Mon, 07/09/2018 - 18:35
All details predicted by critical theory were confirmed on real objects in a lab.

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A step closer to single-atom data storage

NanoWerk.com - Mon, 07/09/2018 - 18:22
Scientists have used Scanning Tunneling Microscopy to demonstrate the stability of a magnet consisting of a single atom of holmium.

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Realization of color filter-free image sensors

NanoWerk.com - Mon, 07/09/2018 - 16:53
Researchers have developed a new-concept image sensor that captures vivid colors without color filters.

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Perovskite-silicon solar cell combination helps researchers achieve high efficiency in photovoltaic power generation

NanoWerk.com - Mon, 07/09/2018 - 15:31
Scientists developed a tandem cell pairing two materials to convert sunlight into electricity. Their technique could help increase the amount of energy generated at a reasonable cost.

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Manipulating single atoms in graphene with an electron beam

NanoWerk.com - Mon, 07/09/2018 - 15:19
The same electrons that form images of atomic structures can also be used to move atoms in materials. This technique of single-atom manipulation is now able to achieve nearly perfect control over the movement of individual silicon impurity atoms within the lattice of graphene.

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Plasmonic patch boosts brightness in medical diagnostic tests

NanoWerk.com - Mon, 07/09/2018 - 15:11
A multidisciplinary team has developed a high-tech fix that utilizes metal nanostructures to increase the fluorescence intensity by 100 times in these diagnostic tests. It's a cheap and easy solution to what has previously been a vexing diagnostic problem.

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Revolutionizing electronics thermal management technologies with boron arsenide

NanoWerk.com - Mon, 07/09/2018 - 12:32
Researchers develop a new semiconductor with ultrahigh thermal conductivity.

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Electrons slowing down at critical moments

NanoWerk.com - Sat, 07/07/2018 - 11:01
In a new study, researchers have determined that electrons in some oxides can experience an 'unconventional slowing down' of their response to a light pulse.

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Kirigami-inspired technique manipulates light at the nanoscale

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - Fri, 07/06/2018 - 23:24
Nanokirigami has taken off as a field of research in the last few years; the approach is based on the ancient arts of origami (making 3-D shapes by folding paper) and kirigami (which allows cutting as well as folding) but applied to flat materials at the nanoscale, measured in billionths of a meter.
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Kirigami-inspired technique manipulates light at the nanoscale

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 07/06/2018 - 23:07
Folding and cutting thin metal films could enable microchip-based 3D optical devices.

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European Food Safety Authority publishes new guidance on nanotechnologies in food and feed

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 07/06/2018 - 18:14
EFSA has published its guidance on how to assess the safety of nanoscience and nanotechnology applications. The guidance gives practical suggestions on the types of testing that are needed and the methods that can be applied.

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High-power thermoelectric generator utilizes thermal difference of only 5 C

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 07/06/2018 - 18:07
Opening up a pathway to cost-effective, autonomous IoT application.

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Ultra-thin sensor that makes inflammation testing and curing 30 times faster

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 07/06/2018 - 18:00
Scientists have developed a C-reactive protein (CRP) sensor integrated onto a medical catheter for direct CRP sensing.

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High-power thermoelectric generator utilizes thermal difference of only 5ºC

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - Fri, 07/06/2018 - 17:17
Researchers have designed and successfully developed a high-power, silicon-nanowire thermoelectric generator which, at a thermal difference of only 5ºC, could drive various IoT devices autonomously in the near future.
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Scanning tunneling microscopy reveals molecular dissociation induced by localized surface plasmons

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 07/06/2018 - 11:26
Scanning tunneling microscopy observations of a single molecule provide new insights into photocatalytic reactions.

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Bringing fullerene closer to semiconducting polymer boosts the efficiency of organic solar cells

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 07/06/2018 - 11:21
Fine-tuning the structures of polymers can maximize the light-conversion ability of organic solar-cell systems.

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Graphene foam could one day ease osteoarthritis joint pain and prevent the need for joint replacement

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 07/06/2018 - 11:18
Researchers test how graphene foam might function under forces like high impact.

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Nanofiber-based wound dressings induce production of antimicrobial peptide

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - Thu, 07/05/2018 - 23:49
Nanofiber-based wound dressings loaded with vitamin D spur the production of an antimicrobial peptide, a key step forward in the battle against surgical site infections, or SSIs.
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High-power electronics keep their cool with new heat-conducting crystals

NanoWerk.com - Thu, 07/05/2018 - 22:25
Scientists have optimized the crystal-growing process of boron arsenide - a material that has excellent thermal properties and can effectively dissipate the heat generated in electronic devices.

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Nanofiber-based wound dressings induce production of antimicrobial peptide

NanoWerk.com - Thu, 07/05/2018 - 22:13
Nanofiber-based wound dressings loaded with vitamin D spur the production of an antimicrobial peptide, a key step forward in the battle against surgical site infections.

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