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Nanostructured colloidal systems inspired by nature

Recent work on bioinspired nanoscale colloidal systems is an example of the significant interest that the design and fabrication of nanostructured colloidal materials has created among scientists.

Posted: Apr 10th, 2006

Creating differently shaped and sized hollow nanospheres from a single template

Polymeric hollow nanospheres with high stability and controllable permeability have interesting potential applications associated with the controlled release of encapsulated active ingredients (e.g., drugs, vaccines, antibodies, hormones, pesticides, and fragrances) under well-defined conditions. Researchers in Singapore are now fabricating hollow nanostructures with different shapes using a single template.

Posted: Apr 7th, 2006

CNTs as templates for one-dimensional nanoparticle assemblies

Spanish researchers have shown that carbon nanotubes (CNTs) constitute the ideal templates for the formation of one-dimensional strings of metal nanoparticles, with potential uses as waveguides, that would allow the miniaturization of devices below the diffraction limit and as catalytic motors.

Posted: Mar 23rd, 2006

A new, low cost process to fabricate nanopillars

A low cost nanosphere lithography method for patterning and generation of semiconductor nanostructures provides a potential alternative to conventional top-down fabrication techniques.

Posted: Feb 14th, 2006