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Nanowerk Emerging Tech News

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Researchers describe how the ability of twisted bilayer graphene to conduct electrical current changes in response to mid-infrared light.
Posted: July 31, 2020, 6:46 pm
A study, making comparison between the discs of several pairs of spiral galaxies, active and non-active, concludes that in the discs of the former the rotational motion of the stars is of greater importance.
Posted: July 31, 2020, 4:18 pm
A new study sheds light on how different synthesis conditions can produce manganese dioxide with distinct porous structures, hinting at a strategy for the development of highly tuned MnO2 nanomaterials that could serve as catalysts in the fabrication of bioplastics.
Posted: July 31, 2020, 4:10 pm
PI introduces two new optical power meters for automated photonics alignment applications.
Posted: July 31, 2020, 1:22 pm
Connecting carbon by catalysis to create octagonal structures.
Posted: July 31, 2020, 1:15 pm
EcoBuilder, which is downloadable now on smartphones and tablets, teaches players how ecosystems work and aims to crowdsource solutions to unsolved ecological puzzles.
Posted: July 31, 2020, 10:22 am
A new study shows other stars could have as many as seven Earth-like planets in the absence of a gas giant like Jupiter.
Posted: July 31, 2020, 10:15 am
In this work, researchers dealt with both these problems at one stroke, by developing nano solid acids that transform carbon dioxide directly to fuel (dimethyl ether) and plastic waste to chemicals (hydrocarbons).
Posted: July 31, 2020, 10:09 am
These findings suggest further studies could reveal compounds with interesting electronic properties.
Posted: July 31, 2020, 10:03 am
Scientists selected a MOF composed of reactive NiOx cluster nodes and light-harvesting metalloporphyrin ligands connected via pyrazolyl groups as a sole photocatalyst and achieved efficient and durable gas-phase overall CO2 photoreduction with H2O vapor.
Posted: July 31, 2020, 6:38 am
To improve the performance and efficiency of the supported bimetallic nanoparticles, researchers recently proposed a nanoreactor strategy for their scalable synthesis.
Posted: July 31, 2020, 6:27 am
Resembling a butterfly with its symmetrical structure, beautiful colours, and intricate patterns, this striking bubble of gas -- known as NGC 2899 -- appears to float and flutter across the sky.
Posted: July 30, 2020, 3:14 pm
Core-shell clusters pave the way for new efficient nanomaterials that make catalysts, magnetic and laser sensors or measuring devices for detecting electromagnetic radiation more efficient.
Posted: July 30, 2020, 3:08 pm
Two-photon lithography (TPL) has shown promise in research applications but has yet to achieve widespread industry acceptance due to limitations on large-scale part production and time-intensive setup. Scientists turned to machine learning to address two key barriers to industrialization of TPL.
Posted: July 30, 2020, 1:42 pm
Mimicking the structure of the kidney, a team of scientists has created a three-dimensional nanometer (nm)-thin membrane that breaks the permeance-selectivity trade-off of artificial membranes.
Posted: July 30, 2020, 1:33 pm
Scientists have demonstrated an interlayer-space confined chemical design method for the synthesis of single-atom doped tantalum disulfide (TaS2) molecular superlattice, where ferromagnetism was successfully introduced in the superconducting TaS2 layers.
Posted: July 30, 2020, 8:40 am
Curlicued research tool propels fast-moving fluids for study by neutrons.
Posted: July 30, 2020, 8:29 am
Scientists have now succeeded for the first time in observing the charging and discharging process directly on crystalline silicon electrodes in detail.
Posted: July 30, 2020, 8:22 am
Researchers developed a way to extend and stabilize the lifetime of the electron's spin to more effectively carry information.
Posted: July 30, 2020, 6:14 am
Scientists demonstrated for the first time that interlayer coupling in a van der Waals (vdW) material can be largely modulated by a protonic gate, which inject protons to devices from an ionic solid.
Posted: July 30, 2020, 4:38 am
Theory of loop quantum cosmology describes how tiny primordial features account for anomalies at the largest scales of the universe.
Posted: July 29, 2020, 8:32 pm
Nanoengineers developed a new method to fabricate perovskites as single-crystal thin films, which are more efficient for use in solar cells and optical devices than the current state-of-the-art polycrystalline forms of the material.
Posted: July 29, 2020, 2:42 pm
Researchers develop for the first time light fields using caustics that do not change during propagation.
Posted: July 29, 2020, 2:34 pm
Scientists find remnant of strange dismembered star cluster at Galaxy's edge.
Posted: July 29, 2020, 2:29 pm
Researchers have discovered that electrochemical doping with ionic liquid can significantly enhance the optical and electrical properties of transparent conductors made of single-walled carbon nanotube films.
Posted: July 29, 2020, 2:22 pm
Improved quality of neural recording using a 'coaxial' microneedle-electrode.
Posted: July 29, 2020, 2:13 pm
The method involves what could be labelled a quantum-mechanical interference.
Posted: July 29, 2020, 2:03 pm
A new class of nanosensor could more accurately identify dengue and Zika infections, a task that is complicated by their genetic similarities and which can result in misdiagnosis.
Posted: July 29, 2020, 11:39 am
Researchers make the proton pump of the respiratory chain work in an artificial polymer membrane.
Posted: July 29, 2020, 9:23 am
Scientists have found that a physical property called 'quantum negativity' can be used to take more precise measurements of everything from molecular distances to gravitational waves.
Posted: July 29, 2020, 9:10 am
The natural plantain fibres are combined with carbon nanotubes and epoxy resin to form a natural fibre-reinforced polymer hybrid nanocomposite material.
Posted: July 29, 2020, 5:58 am
Researchers have for the first time measured a fundamental property of magnets called magnon polarisation - and in the process, are making progress towards building low-energy devices.
Posted: July 28, 2020, 3:06 pm
The ability of Shewanella oneidensis to produce molybdenum disulfide nanoparticle - a material that is able to transfer electrons easily, like graphene - is the focus of research.
Posted: July 28, 2020, 3:00 pm
In a new study, a research group explain their outstanding success in harvesting 'hot electron holes'. The results of their work can be used to improve solar cells, photochemical reactions and photosensors.
Posted: July 28, 2020, 2:48 pm
Scientists have developed a method paving the way to using quantum computers to simulate realistic molecules and complex materials, whose description requires hundreds of atoms.
Posted: July 28, 2020, 2:41 pm
The hybrid solar energy converter uses an approach that more fully captures the whole spectrum of sunlight. It generates electricity from high efficiency multi-junction solar cells that also redirect infrared rays of sunlight to a thermal receiver, which converts those rays to thermal energy.
Posted: July 28, 2020, 8:40 am
Wastewater will soon become cleaner and less harmful to plants and animals thanks to a new, ultra-sensitive water sensor being developed by scientists to detect tiny amounts of toxic substances with light.
Posted: July 28, 2020, 5:35 am
Materials scientists studying recharging fundamentals made an astonishing discovery that could open the door to better batteries, faster catalysts and other materials science leaps.
Posted: July 28, 2020, 5:23 am
Scientists uncover the peculiar mechanism by which spin perturbations travel through a seemingly unpassable region of a quantum spin liquid system. This new insight may represent another building block in next-generation electronics and even quantum computers.
Posted: July 28, 2020, 5:13 am
Researchers invent new technique that could transform additive manufacturing processes, potentially enabling the printing of circuit boards, electromechanical components, and perhaps even robots.
Posted: July 28, 2020, 5:04 am
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