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Lightweight catalyst for artificial photosynthesis

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 17:05
Carbonitride aerogels mediate the photocatalytic conversion of water.

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Protein-capturing nanoparticles boost immune response to cancer

Nanotechweb.org - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 17:05
(with video) Coupled with radiotherapy, the new approach helps fight secondary tumours outside of the irradiated area.
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Quantum magnets doped with holes

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 16:58
Scientists reveal hidden magnetic order in one-dimensional quantum crystals doped with holes.

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New model for bimolecular reactions in nanoreactors

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 16:51
Theoretical physicists have devised a mathematical model of two different molecules reacting within so called nanoreactors that act as catalysts.

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Nanoparticles trick body into accepting organ transplants

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 16:44
Using nanoparticles, researchers have developed a drug-delivery system that could reduce organ transplant complications by hiding the donated tissue from the recipient's immune system.

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New nanostructured device boosts infrared spectroscopy

Nanotechweb.org - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 15:01
Flash: More efficient light trapping means greater molecular sensitivity.
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The power of perovskite

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 10:31
The accelerating progress in perovskite technology over the past few years suggest new perovskite-based devices will soon outperform current technology in the energy sector.

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Atomic-level observations reveal exactly how low-cost fuel cell catalysts work

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 04:22
Direct atomic-level observations provide unique insights into efficiency potential of non-precious metals for automotive and other applications.

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Latest Nano-Positioning and Precision Motion Control Systems Display at Optics+Photonics 2017

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 04:17
PI's new silicon photonics (SiP) alignment engines will be a fan favorite, along with precision motion and control technologies, at Optics+Photonics in San Diego, starting August 6, 2017.

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A dual-surface graphene electrode to split water into hydrogen and oxygen

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 04:15
Chemists have produced a catalyst based on laser-induced graphene that splits water into hydrogen on one side and oxygen on the other side. They said the inexpensive material may be a practical component in generating the hydrogen for use in future fuel cells.

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Using angles to improve the future of electronics

NanoWerk.com - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 17:42
Coherent commensurate electronic states at the interface between misoriented graphene layers.

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Metal-free nanoparticle could expand MRI use, tumor detection

NanoWerk.com - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 17:35
A new metal-free nanoparticle could help circumvent the health- and age-related barriers to MRIs, which physicians use to investigate or confirm a broad range of medical issues.

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Spin dynamics of graphene explained through supercomputing

NanoWerk.com - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 15:24
A new paper sheds light on previously-unexplained results observed in experiments to detect and quantify the spin Hall effect in graphene-based heterostructures.

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Marriage of microscopy techniques reveals 3-D structure of critical protein complex

NanoWerk.com - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 13:46
Researchers have solved the three-dimensional structure of a complex that is essential for the correct sorting of chromosomes into eggs and sperm during reproductive cell division or meiosis.

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From greenhouse gas to 3-D surface-microporous graphene

NanoWerk.com - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 13:44
Tiny dents in the surface of graphene greatly enhances its potential as a supercapacitor. Even better, it can be made from carbon dioxide.

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New technique to facilitate industrial production of various nanosheet-based devices

NanoWerk.com - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 06:14
A research group has developed a novel technique to synthesize monolayer films composed of neatly tiled two-dimensional materials, such as oxide nanosheets and graphene, on substrate surfaces in as quickly as one minute.

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Solar sunglasses generate solar power

NanoWerk.com - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 18:41
Researchers present sunglasses with colored, semitransparent solar cells applied onto lenses that supply a microprocessor and two displays with electric power.

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Research and design for carbon quantum dots catalysts

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 18:30
A new study that provides a new approach for the rational design of carbon quantum dots (CQD) modified catalysts with potential applications in energy and environmental areas. The study discusses the introduction of CQDs into Bi2WO6 photocatalyst and the demonstration of its good photocatalytic performance in pollutant degradation and hydrogen evolution.
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2D materials clean up their act

NanoWerk.com - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 18:30
Scientists have shown that even the gas within which the 2D material stacks are assembled can affect the structure and properties of the materials.

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Magnetic freestyle nanoswimmer could make biomedical nanobot

Nanotechweb.org - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 16:18
Two-arm device can quickly propagate through viscous fluids like those found in the human body.
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