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Vibration in one direction only

For many applications, having materials that transmit vibrations in one direction, but not in the other, would be extremely useful. In nature, such materials do not exist, but a group of physicists has now designed a metamaterial that can do just that.

Oct 11th, 2019

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Water + air + electricity = hydrogen peroxide

The novel electrosynthesis process uses an oxidized carbon nanoparticle-based catalyst and could enable point-of-use production of pure hydrogen peroxide solutions, eliminating the need to transport the concentrated chemical, which is hazardous.

Oct 10th, 2019

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A graphene filter to purify methane from biogas

Scientists that developed a graphene filter to improve the quality of drinking water have discovered a new application for the very thin form of carbon - the ability for graphene to purify methane from biogas produced in wastewater plants.

Oct 10th, 2019

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Watching energy transport through biomimetic nanotubes

Researchers have investigated a simple biomimetic light-harvesting system using advanced spectroscopy combined with a microfluidic platform. The double-walled nanotubes work very efficiently at low light intensities, while they are able to get rid of excess energy at high intensities.

Oct 10th, 2019

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The lifetime of an evaporating liquid nanodroplet

Liquids evaporating into vapour is a daily occurrence, and yet the time it takes a liquid droplet to completely evaporate has remained a mystery. Researchers have analyzed this process down to the nanoscale to reveal fascinating new physics in the vapor's flow.

Oct 10th, 2019

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