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Single-celled architects inspire new nanotechnology

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 18:55
Scientists have designed a range of nanostructures resembling marine diatoms. Using a technique known as DNA origami, the group designed nanoscale platforms of various shapes to which particles of silica, drawn by electrical charge, could stick.

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What happens when we heat the atomic lattice of a magnet all of a sudden?

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 18:47
An international team of scientists has now revealed the elementary steps of this process.

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In borophene, boundaries are no barrier

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 18:38
Researchers make and test atom-thick boron's unique domains.

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Researchers show how to directly observe quantum spin effects

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 17:32
Scientists have discovered a new way to closely look at the electronic quantum behaviour of materials, giving a deeper understanding of how they could be used for future quantum computing applications.

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An atom-thick graphene membrane for industrial gas separation

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 16:04
Chemical engineers have demonstrated for the first time that an atom-thick graphene membrane can separate gas mixtures with a high-efficiency.

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Folding graphene significantly enhances mechanical performance

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 15:07
A research team succeeded in folding an A5-sized, 400nm polycarbonate film in half 12 times.

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High-tech dentures: Fighting bacteria with nanotechnology

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 12:32
Researchers optimize dentures with nanostructured surfaces.

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Polymeric nanoparticles improve delivery of therapeutic messenger RNA

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 09:58
Polymeric nanoparticles can efficiently administer mRNA to cells of the lungs, liver, and other organs.

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Light, finely sliced

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 09:47
A triple bend structure splits light into its two polarization components with unprecedented purity.

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Brighter microscopy using built-in nanobulbs

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 09:42
Hybrid nanoparticle can attach to microscope tips and light up objects too tiny to see with typical optical beams.

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A silicon-nanoparticle photonic waveguide

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 09:36
A line of silicon nanoparticles can transport light efficiently on small scales.

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Nano-kirigami: 'Paper-cut' provides model for 3D intelligent nanofabrication

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 18:35
Researchers have recently formed an international team to apply kirigami techniques to advanced 3D nanofabrication.

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Graphene - slippery when dry

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 11:24
Scientists have been working for years to replace oil with solid lubricants such as graphene, which is a cheaper and more efficient substitute, one that lasts significantly longer.

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A mechanical way to make light go one way only at nanoscales

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 10:19
This the first of its kind optical 'isolator', which might prove useful in quantum computing and optical computing, where you want to precisely control the direction and 'size' of the light signals that move from chip to chip and carry the information of the computational process.

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Graphene could be key to controlling water evaporation

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 09:57
Graphene coatings may offer the ability to control the water evaporation process from various surfaces, according to new research.

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Research finds new molecular structures in boron-based nanoclusters

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 22:50
Researchers have shown that nanoclusters made from boron and lanthanide elements form highly stable and symmetric structures with interesting magnetic properties.

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How gold nanoparticles could improve solar energy storage

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 19:34
Study opens door to broader use of sunlight and advanced materials to combat climate change.

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Controlling the manufacture of stable aerogels

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 17:43
Researchers control the self-assembly of molecules to form an ultralight, porous gel.

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Quantum dot white LEDs achieve record efficiency

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 17:37
Novel approach to white LEDs could lead to more energy-efficient lighting.

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Electrical contact to molecules in semiconductor structures established for the first time

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 17:30
A new method allows electrical contact to be established with simple molecules on a conventional silicon chip. The technique promises to bring advances in sensor technology and medicine.

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