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Bejeweled: Nanotechnology gets boost from nanowire decorations

Engineers at Stanford have found a novel method for "decorating" nanowires with chains of tiny particles to increase their electrical and catalytic performance. The new technique is simpler, faster and provides greater control than earlier methods and could lead to better batteries, solar cells and catalysts.

Posted: Apr 27th, 2012

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Doped diamond structures offer promise for biotech applications

In a collaboration with Waseda University in Tokyo, London Centre for Nanotechnology researchers have grown highly boron doped diamond layers only 1nm in thickness, a technique known as d-doping, for the realisation of high performance field effect transistors (FETs).

Posted: Apr 27th, 2012

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New guide for research on multiblock polymers emerges

Thanks to advances in polymer chemistry and a wide variety of monomer constituents to choose from, the world of multiblock polymers is wide open. These polymers can result in an astonishing array of materials, customizable to almost any specification. However, the flood of options could be overwhelming, without a theoretical framework to guide research.

Posted: Apr 26th, 2012

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Boron-nitride nanotubes show potential in cancer treatment

A new study has shown that adding boron-nitride nanotubes to the surface of cancer cells can double the effectiveness of Irreversible Electroporation, a minimally invasive treatment for soft tissue tumors in the liver, lung, prostate, head and neck, kidney and pancreas.

Posted: Apr 26th, 2012

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Chalmers receives $3.3m to upgrade its nanofabrication lab

Chalmers Nanofabrication Laboratory will receive SEK 22 million that will be used for new nanolithography equipment. The funds will primarily be used for a new electron beam lithography (EBL) system, which is a technology used to produce electronics components and other nanosized structures.

Posted: Apr 26th, 2012

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Licht in Nanostrukturen gefangen

Einem deutsch-japanischen Forscherteam ist es gelungen, das Einfangen - Physiker sprechen von Lokalisierung - von Licht in kuenstlichen Nanostrukturen in Echtzeit zu verfolgen.

Posted: Apr 26th, 2012

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