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Novel 'dual-resonant method' in 2D materials can spur advances in the field of photonics

NanoWerk.com - Thu, 07/09/2020 - 09:53
Scientists explain a new process that maximizes photon conversion in 2D materials, which could innovate photonic-based applications.
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Fluorescent peptide nanoparticles, in every color of the rainbow

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - Wed, 07/08/2020 - 19:00
The discovery of green fluorescent protein (GFP), which is made by a jellyfish, transformed cell biology. It allowed scientists to stitch the GFP sequence to proteins from other organisms to trace their movements and interactions in living cells. Now, researchers have designed peptide nanoparticles that can each glow in a variety of colors, opening the door for many new biomedical applications.
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Old X-rays, new vision: A nano-focused X-ray laser

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - Wed, 07/08/2020 - 19:00
Researchers have focused the beam of an X-ray free-electron laser to 6 nanometers, closer to the diameter of a typical atom than obtained in prior work. In conjunction with the extremely brief pulses and high intensities of the laser, researchers can now study matter at extremely high resolution and unprecedented speed.
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Purifying water with the help of wood, bacteria and the sun

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - Wed, 07/08/2020 - 18:59
According to the United Nations, about one-fifth of the world's population lives in areas where water is scarce. Therefore, technologies to produce clean water from undrinkable sources, such as seawater, river or lake water, and contaminated water, are urgently needed. Now, researchers have developed a wood-based steam generator that, with the help of bacterial-produced nanomaterials, harnesses solar energy to purify water.
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Scientists dive deep into hidden world of quantum states

NanoWerk.com - Wed, 07/08/2020 - 18:15
New technique could lead to new microprocessors that defy Moore's Law.
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Fluorescent peptide nanoparticles, in every color of the rainbow

NanoWerk.com - Wed, 07/08/2020 - 18:04
Researchers have designed peptide nanoparticles that can each glow in a variety of colors, opening the door for many new biomedical applications.
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Porous graphene ribbons doped with nitrogen for electronics and quantum computing

NanoWerk.com - Wed, 07/08/2020 - 17:59
Scientists have succeeded in producing the first graphene ribbons whose crystal lattice contains both periodic pores and a regular pattern of nitrogen atoms. The structure of this new material resembles a ladder, with each rung containing two atoms of nitrogen.
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Purifying water with the help of nanomaterials, bacteria and the sun

NanoWerk.com - Wed, 07/08/2020 - 15:29
Researchers have developed a wood-based steam generator that, with the help of bacterial-produced nanomaterials, harnesses solar energy to purify water.
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Detecting hidden nanostructures by converting light into sound

NanoWerk.com - Wed, 07/08/2020 - 15:22
Researchers have found a way to detect nanostructures buried under many layers of opaque material, using very high frequency sound waves induced by light. Their findings are promising in view of applications in the semiconductor manufacturing industry, such as wafer alignment.
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Graphene: It is all about the toppings

NanoWerk.com - Wed, 07/08/2020 - 12:01
For many applications in electronics and energy technology, graphene must be combined with other materials: Since graphene is so thin, its properties drastically change when other materials are brought into direct contact with it.
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Old X-rays, new vision: A nano-focused X-ray laser

NanoWerk.com - Wed, 07/08/2020 - 10:55
Researchers enhance the accuracy of X-ray free-electron laser measurements closer to the diameter of typical atoms than previously possible.
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Custom nanoparticle regresses tumors when exposed to light

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - Wed, 07/08/2020 - 00:01
A unique nanoparticle to deliver a localized cancer treatment inhibits tumor growth in mice, according to researchers.
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Shock-dissipating fractal cubes could forge high-tech armor

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - Tue, 07/07/2020 - 22:09
3D printed cubes,with intricate fractal voids efficiently dissipate shockwaves, potentially leading to new types of lightweight armor and materials to better withstand explosions and impacts.
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Scientists create new device to light up the way for quantum technologies

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - Tue, 07/07/2020 - 19:33
Researchers have created an innovative new device that will emit single particles of light, or photons, from quantum dots that are the key to practical quantum computers, quantum communications, and other quantum devices.
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Contest between superconductivity and insulating states in Magic Angle Graphene

NanoWerk.com - Tue, 07/07/2020 - 18:47
Researchers develop a set of entirely novel knobs to control correlated electrons and demonstrate that superconductivity can exist without insulating phases in Magic Angle Twisted Bi-layer Graphene.
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Atomic 'Swiss Army Knife' precisely measures materials for quantum computers

NanoWerk.com - Tue, 07/07/2020 - 15:37
Scientists have developed a novel instrument that can make three kinds of atom-scale measurements simultaneously: It images single atoms. It maps atomic-scale hills and valleys on metal and insulating surfaces. And it records the flow of current across atom-thin materials subject to giant magnetic fields.
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Limitations of super-resolution microscopy overcome

NanoWerk.com - Tue, 07/07/2020 - 15:27
The smallest cell structures can now be imaged even better: The combination of two microscopy methods makes fluorescence imaging with molecular resolution possible for the first time.
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Excitation of robust materials

NanoWerk.com - Tue, 07/07/2020 - 13:42
Physics team observed extremely fast electronic changes in real time in a special material class.
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When imaging atoms, blurrier is better

NanoWerk.com - Tue, 07/07/2020 - 09:43
Scientists have developed a new form of ptychography that uses complex algorithms to achieve faster, more efficient imaging with picometer (one-trillionth of a meter) precision that won?t damage samples so easily.
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New insights into van der Waals materials found

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - Mon, 07/06/2020 - 22:09
Layered van der Waals materials are of high interest for electronic and photonic applications, according to researchers who provide new insights into the interactions of layered materials with laser and electron beams.
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