Nanotechnology Spotlight Guest Articles: Our Contributors

(in alphabetical order)

Prof. Kirill Afonin (UNC Charlotte)
nucleic-acid-nanoparticle 'Optimizing methods for stable storage of nucleic acid nanoparticles and their transportation at ambient temperatures'
nucleic-acid-nanoparticle 'Identifying favorable immunological profiles suitable for personalized treatments with RNA nanoparticles'
Dr.-Ing. Moazzam Ali (University of Technology Chemnitz, Germany)
ballons 'Mass-printed polymer/fullerene solar cells on paper'
Chrysafis Andreou (Nanotechnology Imaging and Detection Laboratory, University of Cyprus)
microfluidic_reaction 'Microfluidics device detects drugs in saliva fast'
Prof. Brian Anthony (Medical Electronic Device Realization Center, MIT)
peopleThose 'How (and why) to talk to business leaders about nanotechnology'
Prof. Hüsnü Aslan (Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center (iNANO), Aarhus University, Denmark)
bioelectricity 'Powering up bacteria for green electricity'
phosphorene 'The rising star of 2D black phosphorus (phosphorene): Past, present and future prospects'
Dr. Prabhuraj Balakrishnan (School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science, The University of Manchester)
graphene_membrane 'Enhanced fuel cell performance using one atom thick 2D material'
carbon_catalyst 'Electrode layer prepared from activated carbon (from tea leaves) enhances fuel cell performance by 33%'
Prof. K. Balasubramanian (Defence Institute of Advanced Technology, India)
facemask 'Cotton, PLA-phytochemical encapsulated nanofiber-based face mask for combating the spread of COVID-19 infections'
Prof. Qiaoliang Bao (Monash University, Australia)
topological_insulator 'Topological insulator - a novel optical and microwave-absorbing material'
Prof. Mehmet Bayindir (Bilkent University, Turkey)
long_nanowire 'A new top-down nanofabrication scheme produces indefinitely long nanostructures'
James D. Beard (University of Bath)
nanoscalpel 'Dissecting the nanoworld: The atomic force microscope nanoscalpel'
Dr. João Horta Belo (Institute of Physics for Advanced Materials, University of Porto)
thermal_switch 'An innovative magnetically activated thermal switch based on nanofluids'
Prof. Arpita Bhattacharya (Amity Institute of Nanotechnology, India)
mosquito 'A microencapsulation strategy for enhanced protection from mosquito bites'
BioSens Institute
sensor-chip 'Graphene transistor catches mycotoxins in food'
biosensor 'From aptamer-graphene interaction understanding to biosensor performance improvements'
Prof. David Bishop (Boston University)
MEMS_structure 'Will it be possible someday to build a 'Fab-on-a-Chip'?'
Anthony Bochon (Université libre de Bruxelles)
legal 'The future Belgian register for nanomaterials: challenges ahead for the nanotechnology community'
legal 'European Parliament agrees on moratorium on nanofoods and on a new legal definition of engineered nanomaterials'
'Back to the future: Belgian nanomaterials register retroactively amended'
Dr. Svetlana V. Boriskina (MIT)
photon_states 'Taming the blackbody with thermal wells'
nanoantenna 'Controlling light and heat on the nanoscale with hybrid optical-thermal antennas'
solar_cell 'Energy generation from heat with a solar cell built backwards'
sensor 'Drastic phase changes in topologically-engineered planar absorbers improve sensitivity of optical sensors'
butterflies 'A full gamut of colors in all-dielectric, cheap, and large-scale artificial butterfly wings'
California Institute of Technology
MXene 'A new contact to the two-dimensional world'
Dr. Wanjun Cao (Lehigh University)
cantilever_test 'Investigating fracture behavior of nanocrystalline Ni-W thin-films'
Dr. Gary Chinga Carrasco (RISE PFI)
nanocellulose 'Nanotechnology in the pulp and paper industry'
Central China Normal University
catalyst 'Three-dimensional nanosheet electrodes for efficient electrochemical and photoelectrochemical water splitting'