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Future electronic components to be printed like newspapers

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 17:55
A new manufacturing technique uses a process similar to newspaper printing to form smoother and more flexible metals for making ultrafast electronic devices.

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Engineers develop world's most efficient semiconductor for thermal management

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 16:34
New material draws heat away from hotspots much faster than current materials.

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Steering light with dynamic lens-on-MEMS

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 23:45
Scientists add active control to design capabilities for new lightweight flat optical devices.

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Sugar-coated nanosheets selectively target pathogens

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 23:38
Researchers design self-assembling nanosheets that mimic the surface of cells.

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A safe and effective way to whiten teeth with nanoparticles

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 18:24
Researchers modified titanium dioxide nanoparticles so that they could be activated with blue light. In a proof-of-concept experiment. After four hours of treatment, the whitening level was similar to that obtained with hydrogen-peroxide-based agents.

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Scientists reported on toxicity of carbon and silicon nanotubes and carbon nanofibers

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 18:16
Nanoparticles with a wide range of applying, including medicine, damage cells of microalgae Heterosigma akashivo badly.

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Nanoscale imaging yields key insights into water splitting

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 17:04
Researchers are another step closer to reaping fuel from sunlight.

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Solar powered synthetic skin for robotics and prosthetics

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 16:57
A new way of harnessing the sun's rays to power synthetic skin could help to create advanced prosthetic limbs capable of returning the sense of touch to amputees.

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Automated diagnostic platform that indicates thrombotic risks or cancer in one drop of blood

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 16:49
A team of international researchers developed an automated diagnostic platform that indicates bleeding - and thrombotic risks in one drop of blood within seconds.

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Hydrogen from water in iron nanotruss structures

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 13:19
Researchers have discovered a new and efficient way to use electrocatalysis to produce hydrogen gas from water. Instead of using expensive and difficult-to-obtain platinum electrodes, the new method uses electrodes with nanotruss structures of iron oxide.

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Materials processing tricks enable engineers to create new laser material

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 10:11
By doping alumina crystals with neodymium ions, engineers have developed a new laser material that is capable of emitting ultra-short, high-power pulses - a combination that could potentially yield smaller, more powerful lasers with superior thermal shock resistance, broad tunability and high-duty cycles.

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Close-ups of grain boundaries reveal how sulfur impurities make nickel brittle

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 20:41
Engineers have shed new light on a scientific mystery regarding the atomic-level mechanism of the sulfur embrittlement of nickel, a classic problem that has puzzled the scientific community for nearly a century.

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Gold nanoparticles to find applications in hydrogen economy

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 18:11
An international team of scientist found a way to improve nanocomposite material to use it in hydrogen economy.

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DNA-ROM: New grant aims for memory chips based on DNA

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 18:06
Researchers are trying to fuse biology and electrical engineering and to build new types of electronic memory based on DNA.

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Nanocrystal links could lead to better electronics

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 13:34
A new study examines inorganic links between nanoparticles for applications in solar panels, electrons and optical devices.

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European Forum on Nanoscale IR Spectroscopy

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 12:00
The forum includes new technology developments and exiting application discoveries made made using photothermal-based nanoIR spectroscopy and scattering SNOM.

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Latest nanotechnology books round-up

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 10:50
A collection of new and noteworthy books coming out these weeks.

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Nanoelectronics stickers to streamline large-scale Internet-of-Things

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 09:54
Researchers have developed a new fabrication method that makes tiny, thin-film electronic circuits peelable from a surface. The technique not only eliminates several manufacturing steps and the associated costs, but also allows any object to sense its environment or be controlled through the application of a high-tech sticker.

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Chemical engineers pack more energy in same space for reliable battery

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 09:46
Electric car batteries souped-up with fluorinated electrolytes for longer-range driving.

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Faster photons could enable total data security

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 19:00
Researchers have solved a key puzzle in quantum physics that could help to make data transfer totally secure.

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