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Block copolymers spiral under control

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 09:00:00 GMT2017-04-25T09:00:00Z

(with audio)The tailored self-assembly of nanospirals provides insights into the thermodynamics of block copolymers.(image)

Focused ion beam creates single-photon emitters in diamond nanostructures

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 09:15:24 GMT2017-04-24T09:15:24Z

An important step forward in the development of scalable quantum optical devices says MIT–Sandia–Harvard team.(image)

Nanosheet inks offer new route to flexible electronics

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 13:29:51 GMT2017-04-21T13:29:51Z

Thin-film transistors built entirely from printed layers of two-dimensional nanosheets bring us one step closer to scalable, flexible electronics.(image)

Ultrathin graphene oxide membranes make good molecular sieves

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 08:32:44 GMT2017-04-21T08:32:44Z

Nanolayers fabricated at a slow deposition rate could purify and desalinate water more efficiently.(image)

Nanotube sensors promise smarter performance tracking

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:56:47 GMT2017-04-20T14:56:47Z

Researchers in the US have exploited carbon nanotubes to produce a flexible and versatile biosensor that could be integrated into everyday clothing(image)

On-chip nanowire laser delivers on data

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 15:11:36 GMT2017-04-19T15:11:36Z

An on-chip semiconductor nanowire laser can transmit high-frequency data at telecom wavelengths – when the chip is a silicon photonic crystal.(image)

Squashed quantum dots solve a multi-faceted problem

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 12:38:18 GMT2017-04-18T12:38:18Z

Facet-selective epitaxy produces colloidal quantum-dot lasers with a threshold for continuous-wave lasing that's seven times lower than previously reported.(image)

Nanomedicine enables all-in-one cancer treatment

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 08:10:44 GMT2017-04-18T08:10:44Z

Researchers in China have created experimental nanoparticles that combine signal-jamming genetic material with selective drug release and other complementary tricks to aid cancer treatment.(image)

Charged domain walls helps electrons travel in multiferroic tunnel junctions

Mon, 17 Apr 2017 10:14:14 GMT2017-04-17T10:14:14Z

“Head-to-head” walls could be used as active elements for next-generation non-volatile memories.(image)

Short-wave infrared quantum dots image arteries and veins

Mon, 17 Apr 2017 09:01:10 GMT2017-04-17T09:01:10Z

Bright indium-arsenide-based nanostructures could be used to obtain detailed images of internal body structures.(image)