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Creating new opportunities from nanomaterials

6 сентября, 2019 - 14:11
Scientists are pioneering new techniques to study materials growth and how structure relates to performance.
Категории: Nano planet

Scientists explore using nanoparticles to reduce size of deep-seated tumors

6 сентября, 2019 - 10:42
Researchers investigated the use of X-rays and copper-cysteamine (Cu-Cy) nanoparticles to treat deep-seated tumors, resulting in statistically significant reduction in tumor size.
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Researchers show atoms can receive common communications signals

5 сентября, 2019 - 21:35
This atom-based receiver has the potential to be smaller and work better in noisy environments than conventional radio receivers, among other possible advantages.
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Using nature to produce a revolutionary optical material

5 сентября, 2019 - 18:28
Nanocomposite protects against intense light, holds promise for expanding high-speed optical networking capacity.
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The future of mind control

5 сентября, 2019 - 15:42
Scientists are blurring the distinction between brain and machine, designing nanoelectronics that look, move, and feel like real neurons. Camouflaged in the brain, this technology could offer a better way to treat Alzheimer's disease or post-traumatic stress disorder, control prosthetics, or even enhance cognitive abilities.
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Scientists develop optical ruler that can measure down to the nanoscale

5 сентября, 2019 - 10:21
Their achievement was accomplished using a 100-nanometre thick gold film with over 10,000 tiny slits cut into it to diffract laser light and to exploit an optical phenomenon known as superoscillation.
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Seeking moments of disorder

4 сентября, 2019 - 21:47
Scientists discover a new, long-hypothesized material state with a signature of quantum disordered liquid-like magnetic moments.
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Artificial intelligence helps to predict hybrid nanoparticle structures

4 сентября, 2019 - 17:06
New research demonstrates a new algorithm that 'learns' to predict binding sites of molecules at the metal-molecule interface of hybrid nanoparticles by using already published experimental structural information on nanoparticle reference systems.
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Coating nuclear materials with atomic layer deposition

4 сентября, 2019 - 15:53
Scientists have discovered a new way to coat nuclear materials that supports efforts to minimize use of high-enriched uranium.
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New insulation technique paves the way for more powerful and smaller chips

4 сентября, 2019 - 15:44
The technique uses metal-organic frameworks, a new type of materials consisting of structured nanopores. In the long term, this method can be used for the development of even smaller and more powerful chips that consume less energy
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A novel recipe for efficiently removing intrinsic defects from hard crystals

4 сентября, 2019 - 15:30
Researchers obtained an ordered phase of boron by adding hydrogen (hydrogenation) at high temperatures and through dehydrogenation by low-temperature annealing.
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Studying heart cells with nanovolcanoes

4 сентября, 2019 - 15:09
Researchers have developed a groundbreaking method for studying the electrical signals of cardiac muscle cells. The technology has numerous potential applications in basic and applied research - such as improving the search for mechanisms underlying cardiac arrhythmias.
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Secret messages hidden in light-sensitive polymers

4 сентября, 2019 - 12:10
Scientists have shown how valuable light-sensitive macromolecules are: when exposed to the right wavelength of light, they can be transformed so as to change, erase or decode the molecular message that they contain.
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'Resonance' Raman spectroscopy with 1-nm resolution

4 сентября, 2019 - 09:43
Tip-enhanced Raman spectroscopy resolved 'resonance' Raman scattering with 1-nm resolution in ultrathin zinc oxide films epitaxially grown on a single-crystal silver surface.
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Study reveals 'radical' wrinkle in forming complex carbon molecules in space

3 сентября, 2019 - 19:13
A team of scientists has discovered a new possible pathway toward forming carbon structures in space using a specialized chemical exploration technique.
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Affordable multiferroic material

3 сентября, 2019 - 19:06
Researchers have developed a novel liquid process for fabrication of an affordable multiferroic nanocomposite film. The multiferroic material obtained by the novel process possesses strong correlation between the electric and the magnetic properties, thus various applications such as low-power-consumption large-volume memory, spatial light modulator, and unique sensors, etc. are expected in the future.
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Graphene layer enables advance in super-resolution microscopy

3 сентября, 2019 - 18:58
Researchers developed a new method that uses the unusual properties of graphene to interact with fluorescing molecules. This method allows scientists to optically measure extremely small distances, in the order of 1 Angstrom with high accuracy for the first time.
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At the edge of chaos, powerful new electronics could be created

3 сентября, 2019 - 18:50
Study shows how ferroic materials could be used to create adaptable neuromorphic electronics.
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Graphene-based accelerometer points to new era in wearables, gaming

3 сентября, 2019 - 15:15
In what could be a breakthrough for body sensor and navigation technologies, researchers have developed the smallest accelerometer yet reported, using the highly conductive nanomaterial, graphene.
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Reactor turns greenhouse gas into pure liquid fuel

3 сентября, 2019 - 14:04
An electrocatalysis reactor recycles carbon dioxide to produce pure liquid fuel solutions using electricity. The scientists behind the invention hope it will become an efficient and profitable way to reuse the greenhouse gas and keep it out of the atmosphere.
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