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Making sense of flexible sensor systems

28 января, 2020 - 15:34
Flexible sheet-type magnetic sensor systems developed with tenfold improvement in sensitivity.
Категории: Nano planet

Atomic layer 3D printing

28 января, 2020 - 11:06
A team of scientists and engineers plan to combine expertise in the chemical control of atomic layer deposition, in gas delivery, microelectromechanical devices, and microprocessing and automation, in order to demonstrate the potential of atomic-layer 3D printing.
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Science at the interface: Bioinspired materials reveal useful properties

27 января, 2020 - 23:56
Researchers explore new materials with physical properties that can be custom-tailored to suit particular needs. The work is inspired by mechanisms in nature, where the complex three-dimensional structure of surrounding proteins influences the electrochemical properties of metals at their core.
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Nanoparticle chomps away plaques that cause heart attacks

27 января, 2020 - 23:39
Scientists have invented a nanoparticle that eats away - from the inside out - portions of plaques that cause heart attacks.
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Nanocontainers introduced into the nucleus of living cells

27 января, 2020 - 23:33
An interdisciplinary team has succeeded in creating a direct path for artificial nanocontainers to enter into the nucleus of living cells. To this end, they produced biocompatible polymer vesicles that can pass through the pores that decorate the membrane of the cell nucleus.
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How to take a picture of a light pulse

27 января, 2020 - 19:22
Until now, complex experimental equipment was required to measure the shape of a light pulse. Researchers have now made this much easier.
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Seeing inside a battery while it's working

27 января, 2020 - 18:27
Thin radio-frequency detector monitors capacity of commercial lithium-ion battery.
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Turning trash into valuable graphene in a flash

27 января, 2020 - 18:19
'Green' process promises pristine graphene in bulk using waste food, plastic and other materials.
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New type of curved acoustic beams to provide manipulations with nanoparticles

27 января, 2020 - 17:56
Scientists modeled and confirmed the existence of a new type of curved acoustic wave beams - acoustical hooks.
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Looking at light that is forbidden

27 января, 2020 - 13:33
Scientists have developed a fully experimental method for determining the photonic band gap, literally making visible the unseen.
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How disorder in nanocrystals enables heat-therapeutic systems

24 января, 2020 - 20:59
Nanocrystals, when they are dressed by the right kind of imperfections, adjust their electronic properties to favorably convert energy into heat, an important attribute for potential use in smart materials for energy, health, sensors etc.
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Nano-thin flexible touchscreens could be printed like newspaper

24 января, 2020 - 20:50
New touch-responsive technology is 100 times thinner than existing touchscreen materials and so pliable it can be rolled up like a tube.
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New method to detect defects in 2D materials for future electronics, sensors

24 января, 2020 - 20:44
The researchers' solution is to use laser light combined with a phenomenon called second harmonic generation, in which the frequency of the light shone on the material reflects at double the original frequency.
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A new stretchable battery can power wearable electronics

24 января, 2020 - 20:37
The experimental device promises to provide a safe and comfortable power source for technologies that must bend and flex with our bodies.
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The paints that eat pollutants and heat homes

24 января, 2020 - 16:28
Applying a coat of paint on the walls of a house may soon help to heat it, saving energy and reducing CO2 emissions. It could also clean the air that we breathe, breaking down chemicals and pollutants, and eliminating harmful pathogens.
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A breakthrough in molding materials at the nanoscale

24 января, 2020 - 16:18
In a potential game-changing shift in how nano- and quantum devices are designed and manufactured, researchers have discovered that these materials are actually very conducive to nanomolding, thanks to their atoms? ability to self-organize.
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A megalibrary of nanoparticles

23 января, 2020 - 21:45
Using straightforward chemistry and a mix-and-match, modular strategy, researchers have developed a simple approach that could produce over 65,000 different types of complex nanoparticles, each containing up to six different materials and eight segments, with interfaces that could be exploited in electrical or optical applications.
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Tuning of optical absorbance of graphene quantum dots by high magnetic fields

23 января, 2020 - 17:52
Scientists report the synthesis of graphene quantum dots under an external high magnetic field and their applications in photothermal therapy.
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