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Nanomaterial self-assembly imaged in real time

Researchers have for the first time visualized the growth of nanoscale chemical complexes in real time, demonstrating that processes in liquids at the scale of one-billionth of a meter can be documented as they happen.

Posted: Jun 8th, 2015

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Ultrafast heat conduction can manipulate nanoscale magnets

Scientists have uncovered physical mechanisms allowing the manipulation of magnetic information with heat. These new phenomena rely on the transport of thermal energy, in contrast to the conventional application of magnetic fields, providing a new, and highly desirable way to manipulate magnetization at the nanoscale.

Posted: Jun 8th, 2015

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New nanocomposite material as CO2 sensor

Material scientists have developed a new type of sensor that can measure carbon dioxide. Compared with existing sensors, it is much smaller, has a simpler construction, requires considerably less energy and has an entirely different functional principle.

Posted: Jun 8th, 2015

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Take a survey on risk management of nanotechnology

The EUFP7 Sustainable Nanotechnologies (SUN) project is currently developing the Technological Alternatives and Risk Management Measures (TARMM) inventory and are looking for companies to fill in a short survey of 12 questions.

Posted: Jun 8th, 2015

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Moving sector walls on the nano scale

Scientists are able to visualize and selectively modify the internal order of an intensively researched class of materials known as multiferroics. This opens the door to promising applications in electronics. The researchers are particularly interested in the walls of the ordered sections.

Posted: Jun 5th, 2015

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