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Powerful new photodetector can enable optoelectronics advances

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 07/28/2017 - 14:53
In a nanoscale photodetector that combines a unique fabrication method and light-trapping structures, a team of engineers has overcome obstacles to increasing performance in optoelectronic devices - like camera sensors or solar cells - without adding bulk.

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Researchers develop tumor-targeting MRI contrast based on human protein

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 07/28/2017 - 14:51
Researchers have designed a human protein-based, tumor-targeting magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) contrast that can be easily cleared by the body.

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Scientists have demonstrated the shape memory effect in gold particles for the first time

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 07/28/2017 - 14:49
Achieved through defects-mediated diffusion in the particle, the discovery could one day lead to development of micro- and nano-robots capable of self-repair; mechanically stable and damage-tolerant components and devices; and targeted drug delivery.

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Nanoscale forces measured in aortic smooth muscle cells tell story of disease

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 07/28/2017 - 14:47
Researchers have employed a novel nanoscale fibrous system that can measure the tiny forces exerted by and upon individual cells with extreme precision.

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Optical lithography goes photoresist-free

Nanotechweb.org - Fri, 07/28/2017 - 14:21
"DOLFIN" can directly pattern nanomaterials such as quantum dots using photoactive ligands alone.
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NanoCelluComp - Creating Value from Waste

NanoForum: European Nanotechnology Gateway - Thu, 03/07/2013 - 18:32
IoN: The FP7-funded project NanoCelluComp aims to produce bionanocomposite materials from renewable sources namely vegetable waste.
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