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Published: Sun, 22 Jan 2017 23:11:35 GMT2017-01-22T23:11:35Z

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(with audio) Single silicon quantum dot studies reveal their physics and applications

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 11:28:00 GMT2017-01-17T11:28:00Z

Jan Linnros speaks to about some of the progress in understanding and making use of silicon quantum dots.(image)

Nanohybrid helps feel the heat and the mechanical power for cell stimulation

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 11:07:47 GMT2017-01-16T11:07:47Z

Researchers activate a targeted protein channel in living cells by applying near-infrared light and a magnetic field in the presence of a nanohybrid synthesized from multiwalled carbon nanotubes, magnetite nanoparticles, and polyglycerol.(image)

(with audio) Nanomaterial life-cycle studies – what comes out in the wash

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 11:10:17 GMT2017-01-11T11:10:17Z

Researchers studying the impact of nanomaterials in the environment speak to about some of the latest work that takes into account the changes these nanomaterials undergo throughout their life-times.(image)

Transport statistics indicate topological classes of matter

Fri, 06 Jan 2017 15:16:36 GMT2017-01-06T15:16:36Z

We demonstrate manipulation and detection of topological phases by ac-driving.(image)

Photo doping pushes graphene UV photodetector to the limit

Mon, 19 Dec 2016 12:13:02 GMT2016-12-19T12:13:02Z

Dynamical doping with UV light proves key to optimising graphene-based UV photodetectors(image)

Uniform silica-silver nanostructures self-assemble in the gas phase

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 17:20:31 GMT2016-12-09T17:20:31Z

Successful hybridization by an aerosol-based approach demonstrates high dispersibility and colloidal stability.(image)

Graphene aerogel makes for ultra-lightweight pressure sensors

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:34:23 GMT2016-12-02T16:34:23Z

Ultra-lightweight pressure sensors based on graphene aerogel may be used in cars and aeroplanes, as well as medical monitors.(image)

Graphitic sandwich structure enhances nanoparticle supercapacitors

Fri, 25 Nov 2016 16:17:09 GMT2016-11-25T16:17:09Z

A novel sandwich-like structure can be widely used in energy storage.(image)

X-ray dosimetry with carbon-nanotube field effect transistors

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 11:43:07 GMT2016-11-21T11:43:07Z

High sensitivity and extended lifetimes of carbon nanotube-based detectors provide a useful tool for accurate x-ray dosage control.(image)

Ultrathin transition metal trichalcogenides reveal nonlinear optical properties

Mon, 14 Nov 2016 08:17:02 GMT2016-11-14T08:17:02Z

ZrSe3 nanoflakes make a very promising material for optical limiters.(image)