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Nanotechnology breakthrough enables conversion of infrared light to energy

30 октября, 2019 - 17:55
Researchers have developed technology to tap into infrared light for solar energy conversion and increase solar cell efficiency by 10 percent or more.
Категории: Nano planet

Tiny swimming donuts deliver the goods

30 октября, 2019 - 16:53
Microscopic, 3D-printed, tori - donuts ­ - coated with nickel and platinum may bridge the gap between biological and synthetic swimmers, according to an international team of researchers.
Категории: Nano planet

Detailed insights into the structure of nanocapsules used for drug delivery

30 октября, 2019 - 16:45
Scientists want to understand in as much detail as possible how the container molecules and the active substances arrange and what properties result from this.
Категории: Nano planet

Microrobots clean up radioactive waste (w/video)

30 октября, 2019 - 14:22
Researchers have developed tiny, self-propelled robots that remove radioactive uranium from simulated wastewater.
Категории: Nano planet

A stretchable stopwatch lights up human skin

30 октября, 2019 - 14:14
Researchers have developed a stretchable light-emitting device that operates at low voltages and is safe for human skin.
Категории: Nano planet

An electronic signal expands material by a factor of 100

29 октября, 2019 - 17:50
Researchers have discovered a material that can both increase and reduce its volume when exposed to a weak electrical pulse. In a sponge, or filter, the researchers can control the size of particles that pass through.
Категории: Nano planet

Nanoelectronics simulations to identify optimal heat-evacuating properties

29 октября, 2019 - 16:57
Team simulates nanoelectronics through data-centric lens, gaining a 140-fold speedup on the Summit supercomputer.
Категории: Nano planet

Researchers use light emitted from nanoparticles to intricately control biological processes

29 октября, 2019 - 11:03
New nanoparticles can adjust the beating speed of heart cells by emitting different colours of light. Light from nanoparticle clusters was also able to activate anticancer drugs within cells.
Категории: Nano planet

Materials scientists detail unexpected distortions in self-assembling polymers

28 октября, 2019 - 18:47
Scientists report their characterization of a soft-matter double gyroid. What they briefly thought would be a perfect double gyroid, its curving arrangement of nodes and rods repeating ad infinitum, was not to be. They found instead their hoped-for cubic construction was full of distortions.
Категории: Nano planet

Scientists synthesized light with new intrinsic chirality to tell mirror molecules apart

28 октября, 2019 - 18:38
Researchers have shown how to generate and characterize an entirely new type of light, synthetic chiral light, which identifies molecules' handedness exceptionally distinctly.
Категории: Nano planet

Development of mass production equipment for thin magnetic ribbon, minimizing energy-loss

28 октября, 2019 - 18:28
Energy-saving benefits expected in a wide variety of devices through substituting magnetic steel sheets.
Категории: Nano planet

Topological nanoelectronics

28 октября, 2019 - 18:18
Physicists have succeeded for the first time in constructing an essential element a fundamentally new generation of electronic components - a Quantum Point Contact.
Категории: Nano planet

How to move against the current? One answer is 'tilt'-illating

28 октября, 2019 - 18:09
Going upstream, and against a current, involves a front-first downward tilt and then moving along a surface, shows new research by a team of scientists, which created nanomotors to uncover this effective means of locomotion under such conditions.
Категории: Nano planet

An amazingly simple recipe for nanometer-sized corundum

28 октября, 2019 - 18:00
Until now, the practical production of nanocorundum with a sufficiently high porosity has not been possible. The situation has changed radically with the presentation of a new method of nanocorundum production.
Категории: Nano planet

Small magnets reveal big secrets

28 октября, 2019 - 16:11
An international research team has identified a microscopic process of electron spin dynamics in nanoparticles that could impact the design of applications in medicine, quantum computation, and spintronics.
Категории: Nano planet

New research finding gives valleytronics a boost

28 октября, 2019 - 15:56
An international research team has revealed a new quantum process in valleytronics that can speed up the development of this fairly new technology.
Категории: Nano planet

How do you know it's perfect graphene? The answer has been there all along

28 октября, 2019 - 15:46
Scientists have discovered an indicator that reliably demonstrates a sample's high quality, and it was one that was hiding in plain sight for decades.
Категории: Nano planet

Microscale rockets can travel through cellular landscapes

28 октября, 2019 - 15:35
A new study shows how tiny robotic vessels powered by acoustic waves and an on-board bubble motor can be maneuvered through cellular landscapes using magnets.
Категории: Nano planet

Micromotors push around single cells and particles

25 октября, 2019 - 20:21
A new type of micromotor - powered by ultrasound and steered by magnets - can move around individual cells and microscopic particles in crowded environments without damaging them. The technology could open up new possibilities for targeted drug delivery, nanomedicine, tissue engineering, regenerative medicine and other biomedical applications.
Категории: Nano planet

Can solar technology kill cancer cells?

25 октября, 2019 - 20:08
Scientists have revealed a new way to detect and attack cancer cells using technology traditionally reserved for solar power. The results showcases dramatic improvements in light-activated fluorescent dyes for disease diagnosis, image-guided surgery and site-specific tumor treatment.
Категории: Nano planet