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Researchers develop 'wireless' nanotechnology for studying neurons

Yang Xiang, PhD, assistant professor of neurobiology, has received a three-year, $900,000 grant from the Human Frontiers Science Program to lead an international team of scientists in the development and implementation of a new optogenetic platform that can remotely activate neurons inside a free-moving organism.

Posted: May 22nd, 2014

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Resonant energy transfer from quantum dots to graphene

This study demonstrated that the thickness of the organic molecule layer that typically surrounds the quantum dots is crucial in attaining sufficiently high efficiency of this light/energy transfer into the graphene. In other works, the thinner the organic layer, the better.

Posted: May 22nd, 2014

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Nanoröhren in Streifen gelegt (m/Video)

Mit dünnen Schichten aus Kohlenstoff-Nanoröhren lassen sich neue Technologien realisieren. Würzburger Forscher haben ein Verfahren unter die Lupe genommen, mit dem solche Schichten hergestellt werden - und neue Erkenntnisse gewonnen.

Posted: May 22nd, 2014

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