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Machine learning and quantum mechanics team up to understand water at the atomic level

NanoWerk.com - Mon, 01/07/2019 - 18:04
A collaborative study provides physical insights into these questions by marrying data-driven machine learning techniques and quantum mechanics.

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Lotus leaf inspires scientists to create world's first self-cleaning metals

NanoWerk.com - Mon, 01/07/2019 - 11:18
Using inspiration from nature, a team of researchers have harnessed new photonics technology to develop the first fluid-repellent, antibacterial, metal surface taking us a step closer to self-cleaning saucepans, toilets, and dishwashers.

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Powerful X-ray beams unlock secrets of nanoscale crystal formation

NanoWerk.com - Mon, 01/07/2019 - 11:06
High-energy X-ray beams and a clever experimental setup allowed researchers to watch a high-pressure, high-temperature chemical reaction to determine for the first time what controls formation of two different nanoscale crystalline structures in the metal cobalt.

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Cold atoms offer a glimpse of flat physics

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 01/04/2019 - 20:23
Scientists propose new ways of studying flat physics, suggesting that small numbers of constrained atoms could act as stand-ins for the finicky electrons first predicted to exhibit low-dimensional quirks.

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Excitons pave the way to more efficient electronics

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 01/04/2019 - 19:40
After developing a method to control exciton flows at room temperature, scientists have discovered new properties of these quasiparticles that can lead to more energy-efficient electronic devices.

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Excitons pave the way to more efficient electronics

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - Fri, 01/04/2019 - 19:40
After developing a method to control exciton flows at room temperature, scientists have discovered new properties of these quasiparticles that can lead to more energy-efficient electronic devices.
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Engineers create a nanoformulated inhalable form of messenger RNA

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 01/04/2019 - 16:05
Patients with lung disease could find relief by breathing in messenger RNA molecules.

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New technology to control near-field thermal radiation using multilayered nanostructure

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 01/04/2019 - 11:05
A research team succeeded in measuring and controlling the near-field thermal radiation between metallo-dielectric multilayer structures.

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Novel fiber-optic device lays foundation for quantum-enhanced measurements

NanoWerk.com - Thu, 01/03/2019 - 23:45
Nonlinear interferometer demonstrates the potential for eventual quantum-enhanced sensitivity improvements in later iterations of the instrument, which could advance fundamental science, as well as improve various engineering and practical applications.

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Deep learning for electron microscopy

NanoWerk.com - Thu, 01/03/2019 - 23:36
Finding defects in electron microscopy images takes months. now there is a faster way with artificial neural networks that tease defects out of dynamic data.

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Programmable self-assembled nanostructures

NanoWerk.com - Thu, 01/03/2019 - 23:26
Scientists demonstrate a strategy for tailoring dendritic polymers.

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Electrostatic levitation could lead to a more durable MEMS switch

NanoWerk.com - Thu, 01/03/2019 - 23:18
Researchers created a new type of microelectromechanical system - more commonly known as a MEMS switch - that uses electrostatic levitation to provide a more robust system.

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DNA design that anyone can do

NanoWerk.com - Thu, 01/03/2019 - 21:17
Computer program can translate a free-form 2-D drawing into a DNA nanoscale structure.

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Carrying and releasing nanoscale cargo with 'nanowrappers'

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - Thu, 01/03/2019 - 21:08
Scientists made hollow nanosized boxes with corner holes, demonstrating how these ''nanowrappers'' can carry and release DNA-coated nanoparticles.
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Microneedle glucose monitor for diabetics proves virtually painless and even more accurate

NanoWerk.com - Thu, 01/03/2019 - 17:01
A more comfortable and reliable blood-sugar monitoring system is being designed by researchers for people with diabetes.

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Microneedles technique may mean quicker diagnoses of major illnesses

NanoWerk.com - Thu, 01/03/2019 - 16:53
Exposure to chemical and biological attacks more rapidly determined.

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Carrying and releasing nanoscale cargo with nanowrappers

NanoWerk.com - Thu, 01/03/2019 - 16:46
Nanocubes with hollow interiors and surface openings whose shape, size, and location are precisely controlled could be used to load and unload materials for biomedical, catalysis, and optical sensing applications.

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Scientists move quantum optic networks a step closer to reality

NanoWerk.com - Thu, 01/03/2019 - 02:02
A crucial step has been achieved in understanding quantum optical behavior of semiconductor nanomaterials.

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New discovery is big on nanoscale

NanoWerk.com - Thu, 01/03/2019 - 01:58
Scientists discover that it is possible to predict what type of material an unidentified element will be in bulk quantities solely based on the properties it exhibits over a limited range of the subnano to nano size régime.

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Controlling neurons with light - but without wires or batteries

NanoWerk.com - Wed, 01/02/2019 - 23:18
New research reveals a more sophisticated method for delivering light to control neurons in the brain -- which could ultimately mean turning off pain receptors or reducing the effects of severe neurological disorders.

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