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Biological risk potential of graphene quantum dots studied

27 августа, 2019 - 09:37
Researchers examined whether these particles are potentially dangerous for the organism and how cells cope with them once they have been incorporated.
Категории: Nano planet

Graphene shield shows promise in blocking mosquito bites

26 августа, 2019 - 23:10
Project shows graphene could provide alternative to chemicals in insect repellant and protective clothing.
Категории: Nano planet

Excited atoms rush independently to new positions

26 августа, 2019 - 19:30
How atoms react to a sudden burst of light shows scientists how the larger material might act in sensors, data storage devices, and more. Knowing the disordered path of atoms as they shift into a new order lets scientists develop control schemes for the vibrational motion of atoms.
Категории: Nano planet

Sticker makes nanoscale light manipulation easier to manufacture

26 августа, 2019 - 19:21
Researchers integrated light manipulation devices called 3D plasmonic nanoarrays onto peelable films that can stick to any surface. They tested the sticker-nanoarray?s capabilities on the lenses of sensors, which make up conventional imaging systems.
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A 2 nm sized nanomachine able to spin and transfer its rotational energy

26 августа, 2019 - 17:16
Researchers have developed a new nanosized propeller which can act as gears. This propeller, when bound to a gold surface, can be activated through thermal, electrical or mechanical energy to spin unidirectionally either clockwise or counterclockwise. Its compatibility with solid state surfaces planar technology suggests this propeller can be used to build more efficient devices for electronics or mechanics applications.
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Speeding up the hydrogen production by the magic topological surface states

26 августа, 2019 - 17:04
Topology may be the key to unlocking the barrier in the search for ideal catalysts for hydrogen production.
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Much needed analysis reveals insights into high quality fabrication of nanocomposites

26 августа, 2019 - 16:43
Scientists provide much needed analysis and review of the emerging research on particle reinforced metal matrix nanocomposites with selective laser melting, charting out possibilities for engineering applications.
Категории: Nano planet

Physicists' study demonstrates silicon's energy-harvesting power

26 августа, 2019 - 08:05
Thermoelectric nanoblades could reshape how circuits are cooled, provide better way for converting waste heat.
Категории: Nano planet

Save time using maths: Analytical tool designs corkscrew-shaped nano-antennae

23 августа, 2019 - 17:15
For the first time, scientists have derived analytically how corkscrew-shaped nano-antennas interact with light. The mathematical tool can be used to calculate the geometry that a nano-antenna must have for specific applications in sensor technology or information technology.
Категории: Nano planet

Study models new method to accelerate nanoparticles for tiny spacecraft

23 августа, 2019 - 17:00
In a new study, researchers modeled a method to manipulate nanoparticles as an alternative mode of propulsion for tiny spacecraft that require very small levels of thrust.
Категории: Nano planet

Researchers produce first-ever videos of chemical synthesis at atomic resolution

23 августа, 2019 - 12:18
For the first time, researchers have managed to view previously inaccessible details of certain chemical processes. They have shown there are significant discrete stages to these processes which build on our knowledge of chemical synthesis.
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Researchers observe spontaneous occurrence of skyrmions in atomically thin cobalt films

23 августа, 2019 - 12:10
Scientists show that individual magnetic skyrmions with a diameter of only a few nanometres can be stabilised in magnetic metal films even without an external magnetic field.
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A new method for quantifying crystal semiconductor efficiency

23 августа, 2019 - 10:30
Researchers used a specific kind of photoluminescence spectroscopy, a way to detect light, to characterize the semiconductors. The emitted light energy was used as an indicator of the crystal's quality.
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A simple method for the synthesis of atomically flat boron sheets

23 августа, 2019 - 08:57
Scientists find a simple method for producing atomically thin layers of oxidized borophene, a promising 2D boron-based nanomaterial that could serve in a variety of fields.
Категории: Nano planet

Nano-thermometer takes temperature inside cells

22 августа, 2019 - 21:57
Chemists use fluorescence of molecular motors to sense conditions.
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Creating textiles and cosmetics of the future with nanotechnology

22 августа, 2019 - 21:51
By using nanocapsules, scientists and industrial partners are developing innovative garments and skin products that provide thermal comfort, and anti-ageing and antimicrobial properties.
Категории: Nano planet

Structure of protein nano turbine revealed

22 августа, 2019 - 21:29
Scientists determine the first structure of a cell's rotary engine using state-of-art microscopy.
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New study reveals carbon nanotubes measurement possible for the first time

22 августа, 2019 - 19:22
Experiments yield conductivity measurements between two identical carbon nanotubes.
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Mapping nucleation kinetics with nanometer resolution

22 августа, 2019 - 19:13
Scientists discovered a new imaging method - nanoscale nucleation kinetic mapping - which allows direct imaging of nucleation events at a solid-liquid interface.
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Artificial muscles bloom, dance, and wave

22 августа, 2019 - 17:25
Wearing a flower brooch that blooms before your eyes sounds like magic. Researchers have made it real with MXenes and robotic muscles.
Категории: Nano planet