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Conductance measurements optimize atomic layer deposition automatically

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 14:04
Monitoring technique characterizes nanoscale deposition in real time, guiding a genetic algorithm and resulting in more efficient deposition cycles.
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Magnetic particle imaging could help monitor stroke patients

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 16:21
Results from experiments on mice with cerebral ischemia are promising and produce blood-flow images that are comparable to those obtained with MRI, but in real time.
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Nanosheet actuators lift 150 times their own weight

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 15:24
Lifting devices based on molybdenum disulphide nanosheets are powerful, fast and robust.
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Liquid metal-organic frameworks remain porous

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 14:41
MOFs retain their exceptional porosity even when melted, a surprising finding that could lead to many new industrial applications.
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Light travels freely in new zero-index silicon waveguide

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 14:36
Structure might come in useful for a host of applications in nonlinear optics, quantum optics and waveguide coupling.
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Double-walled carbon nanotubes get sorted

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 15:28
Technique separates DWCNTs according to both their inner- and outer-wall electronic types for the first time.
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Nacre-like graphene composite is stronger and tougher

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 12:14
Brick-and-mortar architecture leads to much improved mechanical properties.
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Thermoresponsive polymer helps graphene fold into 3D shapes

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 12:08
Origami-inspired technique could be used to make new types of devices from carbon sheet.
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Light polarization modulated rapidly by gold nanorods

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 11:51
Effect could be used to make better pharmaceuticals.
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Scanning tunnelling microscope creates all-graphene p–n junctions

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 10:44
Varying the tip voltage produces either electron traps or waveguides, integrating electronics and photonics on the same device.
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Quantum Čerenkov effect makes graphene glow

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 14:37
Characterizing the location and spectra of light emitted from graphene field-effect transistors rules out other mechanisms.
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Light-activated quantum dots boost antibiotic activity

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 16:14
New combination therapy could help destroy “superbugs”
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Noisy catalysts reveal atomic-level reactivity

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 11:30
Catalytic activity can be observed in tunnelling-current noise during scanning tunnelling microscopy.
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Laser beam hammers graphene into 3D shapes

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 15:00
“Optical forging” technique might be used to make new types of devices based on the carbon material.
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Pulsed laser beam produces a liquid stream

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 14:55
Newly discovered optofluidics principle combines photoacoustics and acoustic streaming to trigger high-speed flows inside any liquid, even water.
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Phase-change material makes first on-chip photonic synapse

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 14:43
New device represents a crucial step forward for optical brain-inspired computing.
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Quantum-dot superlattices allow for precise band-gap engineering

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 17:50
Focused electron beam produces artificial 2D crystals.
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Nanogels help repair the heart

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 15:13
New technique stimulates cell regeneration in cardiac tissue without triggering an inflammatory response.
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Cobalt nanoparticles for making amines cheaply and simply

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 15:08
New catalyst could compete with those based on precious metals for the industrially important reductive amination reaction.
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Graphene variants promise new possibilities

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 15:21
Modified forms of few-layer graphene allow novel applications in flexible optoelectronics.
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