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Some piezoelectric materials may be 'fakes'

Nanowerk.com - 10 апреля, 2019 - 15:45
Scientists have theoretically and experimentally demonstrated that the piezoresponse force microscopy (PFM) technique can generate false positives when the piezoelectricity of a material is measured at the nanoscale.
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Water that never freezes

Nanowerk.com - 10 апреля, 2019 - 15:30
Can water reach minus 263 degrees Celsius without turning into ice? Yes it can, if it is confined in nanometre-scale lipid channels.
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At the 2D scale, isotopic composition has unforeseen effects on light emission

Nanowerk.com - 10 апреля, 2019 - 15:21
For the first time, researchers were able to grow an isotopically pure and highly uniform transition metal dichalcogenides (TMD) material only six atoms thick.
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Scientists synthesize new nanowires to improve high-speed communication

Nanowerk.com - 10 апреля, 2019 - 12:51
Researchers have synthesized new nanowires with high carrier mobility and fast infrared light (IR) response, which could help in high-speed communication.
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A long-distance relationship in femtoseconds

Nanowerk.com - 10 апреля, 2019 - 11:38
Physicists observe how electron-hole pairs drift apart at ultrafast speed, but still remain strongly bound.
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Catching fast changes in excited molecules

Nanowerk.com - 10 апреля, 2019 - 11:17
Scientists observe and control molecular and atomic dynamics at the fastest timescales to date.
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Atomic maps reveal how iron rusts

Nanowerk.com - 10 апреля, 2019 - 11:07
Scientists discovered how iron atoms continually re-arrange on surfaces, offering insights into metal corrosion and soil remediation.
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Scientists discover hydration is key to improving catalyst performance for industrial use

Nanowerk.com - 10 апреля, 2019 - 11:01
Scientists have used neutron scattering to identify the secret to a metal-organic framework's (MOF) ability to efficiently convert chemicals, through a process called catalysis, into new substances.
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MOFs can sense and sort troublesome gases

Nanowerk.com - 10 апреля, 2019 - 09:46
Fluorinated metal-organic frameworks make excellent materials for selective sensing and removal of toxic gases.
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Measurement of semiconductor material quality is now 100,000 times more sensitive

Nanowerk.com - 9 апреля, 2019 - 22:46
The enhanced power of the new measuring technique to characterize materials at scales much smaller than any current technologies will accelerate the discovery and investigation of 2D, micro- and nanoscale materials.
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Strain and defects grow in magnetite nanoparticles when oxidized

Nanowerk.com - 9 апреля, 2019 - 21:21
Detailed 3D images show how nanoparticles change in reactions that purify contaminated water or power recyclable geochemical batteries.
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New electron microscopy technique limits membrane destruction

Nanowerk.com - 9 апреля, 2019 - 20:54
Researchers have created an electron microscopy technique termed cryoAPEX that accurately tracks membrane proteins in a well-preserved cell. The new method is a hybrid of two commonly used methods in cell biology: high-pressure freezing and chemical fixation.
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A significant supercomputing grant for investigations of atomically precise nanocatalysts

Nanowerk.com - 9 апреля, 2019 - 18:22
The project focuses on chemical reactions catalysed by ligand-stabilized metal nanoclusters.
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Graphene coating could help prevent lithium battery fires

Nanowerk.com - 9 апреля, 2019 - 18:17
Researchers report that graphene may take the oxygen out of lithium battery fires.
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Pin-sized sensor could bring chemical ID to smartphone-sized devices

Nanowerk.com - 9 апреля, 2019 - 18:00
Engineers have developed a spectrometer so small and simple that it could integrate with the camera of a typical cellphone without sacrificing accuracy.
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New hybrid energy method using graphene could fuel the future of rockets, spacecraft

Nanowerk.com - 9 апреля, 2019 - 17:51
Graphene, a new material with applications in biomedical technology, electronics, composites, energy and sensors, may soon help send rockets to space.
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Greener, more efficient natural gas filtration

Nanowerk.com - 9 апреля, 2019 - 16:48
Novel membrane material removes more impurities, without the need for toxic solvents.
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Newly devised static negative capacitor could improve computing

Nanowerk.com - 9 апреля, 2019 - 08:28
With a little physics ingenuity, scientists have designed a way to redistribute electricity on a small scale, potentially opening new avenues of research into more energy-efficient computing.
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Five-minute sample processing enhances DNA imaging and analysis

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - 8 апреля, 2019 - 23:16
Scientists have developed a fast, simple sample preparation method that enhances imaging of DNA to better analyze its physical properties and interactions.
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New biologically derived metal-organic framework mimics DNA

Nanowerk.com - 8 апреля, 2019 - 16:33
Chemical engineers have synthesized a biologically-derived metal-organic framework on which the hydrogen bonding that forms the DNA double helix can be mimicked and studied like never before.
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