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Harnessing the properties of a remarkable 2D material

NanoWerk.com - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 12:19
Determining the thermal properties of a versatile material could lead to new applications in energy storage, optoelectronic and flexible electronic devices.

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Engineers find better way to detect nanoparticles

NanoWerk.com - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 12:13
Scientists have shown that the addition of a third nanoscatterer, complementing two 'tuning' nanoscatterers, to a photonics resonator makes for a fascinating physics party.

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New technique creates long carbon nanotubes out of thin air

Nanotechweb.org - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 10:36
Electrolysis using atmospheric CO2 produces novel CNT "wool" while fighting climate change.
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Landscapes give latitude to 2-D material designers

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 23:14
Researchers predict and experimentally confirm that two-dimensional materials grown onto a cone allows control over where defects appear. These defects, called grain boundaries, can be used to enhance the materials' electronic, mechanical, catalytic and optical properties.
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Landscapes give latitude to 2-D material designers

NanoWerk.com - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 22:45
Scientists show growing atom-thin sheets on cones allows control of defects.

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Engineers pioneer platinum shell formation process - and achieve first-ever observation

NanoWerk.com - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 22:35
Researchers have devised a new method of dynamically forming a platinum shell on a metallic alloy nanoparticle core, a development that may lead to better materials for oxygen reduction reactions in fuel cells that power some cars and electronic devices.

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A featherweight, flame-resistant and super-elastic metamaterial

NanoWerk.com - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 19:41
A new featherweight, flame-resistant and super-elastic metamaterial has been shown to combine high strength with electrical conductivity and thermal insulation, suggesting potential applications from buildings to aerospace.

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Smart windows that go from clear to dark in under a minute

NanoWerk.com - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 19:24
Engineers have developed dynamic windows that can switch from transparent to opaque or back again in under a minute and do not degrade over time.

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Sensing technology takes a quantum leap with photonics research

NanoWerk.com - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 19:18
Funding approved for levitated optomechanics project.

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Scalable nanowire photonic crystals

NanoWerk.com - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 15:19
Researchers demonstrate the bottom-up synthesis of InGaN nanowire photonic crystals with precisely controlled size, spacing, and morphology, which can serve as the fundamental building blocks of a new generation of photonic crystal devices and systems.

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Precisely cutting carbon nanotubes

NanoWerk.com - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 15:19
Scientists demonstrate how multiwalled carbon nanotubes with controllable sizes are cut precisely along the radial direction, and the structural evolution is efficiently investigated through a combination of geometry phase analysis and first-principle calculation.

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Assembling nanomachines in bacteria

NanoWerk.com - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 15:08
A new study reveals how a specific structure in flagellum and injectisome, the export gate complex, dynamically assembles and how preventing this assembly could make bacteria innocuous.

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Acid-sensitive ligands help treat tumours

Nanotechweb.org - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 14:50
A new strategy for improving drug delivery.
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Controlled manipulation of carbon nanostructures

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 22:59
Researchers around the world are looking at how they can manipulate the properties of carbon nanostructures to customize them for specific purposes; the idea is to make the promising mini-format materials commercially viable. A research team has now managed to selectively influence the properties of hybrid systems consisting of carbon nanostructures and a dye.
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Potentially harmful nanoparticles produced through burning coal

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 22:59
Environmental scientists have discovered that the burning of coal produces incredibly small airborne particles of a highly unusual form of titanium oxide with the potential to be toxic to humans.
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Tiny terahertz laser could be used for imaging, chemical detection

NanoWerk.com - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 22:48
New design boosts the power output of the best-performing chip-scale terahertz laser by 80 percent.

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Researchers crack code to produce Mother Nature's dictionary of atomic structures

NanoWerk.com - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 20:18
Machine learning could be key to producing stronger, less corrosive metals.

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Beyond graphene: scientists are creating an atomic 'Lego set' of 2D wonder materials

NanoWerk.com - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 20:11
There are so many 2D materials with such a wide variety of properties that we can effectively use them to design and build new 3D materials with the exact characteristics we want.

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Researchers discover potentially harmful nanoparticles produced through burning coal

NanoWerk.com - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 18:26
Environmental scientists have discovered that the burning of coal produces incredibly small airborne particles of a highly unusual form of titanium oxide with the potential to be toxic to humans.

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Development of molecular container with caps that can regulate uptake/release of objects

NanoWerk.com - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 17:48
Researchers designed and synthesized a novel macrocyclic host molecule, a metallohost, structurally similar to a crown ether, but with caps.

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