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Published: Sat, 25 Feb 2017 02:52:36 GMT2017-02-25T02:52:36Z

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Atomic layer sequence influences catalysis

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 11:36:27 GMT2017-02-20T11:36:27Z

Studies of photoelectrocatalytic cells based on stacked atomic layers highlight the significance of the van der Waals stacking sequence.(image)



Impedance spectroscopy characterizes 1D nanostructures non-destructively

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 12:32:01 GMT2017-02-13T12:32:01Z

Researchers determin the spacing of an array of vertically aligned carbon nanotubes without damaging the sample.(image)



Tough polymer nanocomposite film provides flexible energy solution

Mon, 06 Feb 2017 16:32:22 GMT2017-02-06T16:32:22Z

Nanoparticles embedded in a polymer film prove promising for energy generation and storage(image)



Random access metamaterial enables ultimate spatial light control

Wed, 25 Jan 2017 11:16:24 GMT2017-01-25T11:16:24Z

Mechanically reconfigurable metamaterials may lead to spatial light modulators with sub-wavelength resolution.(image)



(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 nanotechweb.org 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 nanotechweb.org 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)