Flexible nanogenerators for energy harvesting application

Flexible nanogenerators for energy harvesting application


January 31, 2015    Nanowerk

(Nanowerk News) Today, we’re surrounded by a variety of electronic devices that are moving increasingly closer to us – we can attach […]

Photonic crystal nanolaser biosensor simplifies DNA detection

Photonic crystal nanolaser biosensor simplifies DNA detection


January 31, 2015    Nanowerk

(Nanowerk News) A simple method to sense DNA, as well as potential biomarker proteins of cancer or other diseases such as Alzheimer’s, […]

Biomedicine: Worth its weight in nanogold

Biomedicine: Worth its weight in nanogold


January 30, 2015    Nanowerk

(Nanowerk News) Peng Zhang is excited about gold, and you should be too. In particular, he’s excited about nanogold, structures of a […]

How do medical journalists treat cancer-related issues?

How do medical journalists treat cancer-related issues?


January 30, 2015    ecancer

Cancer patients can obtain information about their illness through a variety of media sources. Therefore, it is important to know how medical […]

‘NanoVelcro’ and temperature control used to extract tumor cells from blood

‘NanoVelcro’ and temperature control used to extract tumor cells from blood


January 29, 2015    Nanowerk

(Nanowerk News) An international group led by scientists at UCLA’s California NanoSystems Institute has developed a new method for effectively extracting and […]

New catalyst process uses light, not metal, for rapid polymerization

New catalyst process uses light, not metal, for rapid polymerization


January 29, 2015    Nanowerk

(Nanowerk News) A team of chemistry and materials science experts from University of California, Santa Barbara and The Dow Chemical Company has […]

Progress review in the materials science of silicene

Progress review in the materials science of silicene


January 29, 2015    Nanowerk

(Nanowerk News) Silicene is the thinnest form of silicon. It is metallic, has graphene-like mobile carriers and can behave like a semiconductor. […]

Solar cells – Maximum efficiency, minimum materials and complexity

Solar cells – Maximum efficiency, minimum materials and complexity


January 29, 2015    Nanowerk

(Nanowerk News) Silicon-based thin-film solar cell with a supplementary organic layer can utilise infrared light as well. The cell consists of many […]

New superconducting hybrid nanowire crystals

New superconducting hybrid nanowire crystals


January 28, 2015    Nanowerk

(Nanowerk News) A new type of ‘nanowire’ crystals that fuses semiconducting and metallic materials on the atomic scale could lay the foundation […]

Water, water, everywhere – Controlling the properties of nanomaterials

Water, water, everywhere – Controlling the properties of nanomaterials


January 28, 2015    Nanowerk

(Nanowerk News) Scientists at the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory are learning how the properties of water molecules on […]

From the bottom up: Manipulating nanoribbons at the molecular level

From the bottom up: Manipulating nanoribbons at the molecular level


January 28, 2015    Nanowerk

(Nanowerk News) Narrow strips of graphene called nanoribbons exhibit extraordinary properties that make them important candidates for future nanoelectronic technologies. A barrier […]

Solar cell polymers with multiplied electrical output

Solar cell polymers with multiplied electrical output


January 28, 2015    Nanowerk

(Nanowerk News) One challenge in improving the efficiency of solar cells is that some of the absorbed light energy is lost as […]

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