Nanotechnology Spotlight Guest Articles: Our Contributors

(in alphabetical order)

University of Oxford (Dept. of Materials)
aerogel 'Researchers pioneer ultralight ceramic fibrous aerogels for advanced thermal insulation'
University of Science and Technology Beijing
CNT-fiber 'Improving the performance of carbon nanotube fibers'
University of Southampton
smart_nanoparticle 'mRNA selective drug release from nanoparticles'
University of Texas at Arlington
cancer-cell 'Exploration of TiO2 nanoparticle mediated microwave therapy on cancer treatment'
University of Texas at Austin (Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering)
nanoradiator 'Nanoradiators allow precise optical manipulation of nanoparticles (w/video)'
Prof. Armin VahidMohammadi (Drexel University)
Mxene 'MXenes - game changers in the materials field'
Dr. N. Vigneshwaran (Central Institute for Research on Cotton Technology)
nanofibers 'Nanofinishing in textiles'
Prof. Antonio Villaverde (Autonomous University of Barcelona, Institute of Biotechnology and Biomedicine)
inclusion_bodies 'Re-shaping bacterial inclusion bodies as improved nanomaterials for tissue engineering'
Dr. Carl Walkey (University of Toronto)
nanoparticle 'Ultrasmall nanoparticles show promise as anti-cancer agents'
zebrafish 'Surface defects on silver nanoparticles hold dangers for aquatic life'
toxicity_assays 'Towards high-throughput, mechanisms-based toxicity testing of nanomaterials'
nanomaterial 'The cellular response to nanomaterials depends on the environment'
nanostructured_vaccine 'Vaccines developed from DNA nanostructures come one step closer to a clinical reality'
biological_system 'Proteins interact with 'ultrasmall' nanomaterials in unique ways'
CT_scan 'Porphysomes may enable a radically different approach to treating prostate cancer'
liposome 'Artificial organelles decontaminate polluted waters'
nanothermometer 'Nanothermometers may aid in the treatment of cancer with heat'
copolymer 'A pH-responsive nanoscale vaccine with tailored immune responses'
cancer_cell 'Destroying cancer cells by remote activation of intracellular nanoparticles'
Dr. Yong Wang (Biological Engineering and Dalton Cardiovascular Research Center, University of Missouri-Columbia)
DNA 'Direct and label-free discrimination of cytosine and its modifications utilizing silver ions in nanopores'
botulinum_toxin 'Nanopore sensor for botulinum toxin detection'
Dr. Suhao Wang (CY Cergy Paris Université)
stacked-semiconductor 'Realization of 'silicon-like' doping in organic semiconductors'
Dr. Chunya Wang (Tsinghua University, China)
silkworm_cocoon 'Towards green, lightweight and highly efficient silk nanofiber-based air filters'
Kyra Nian-Yu Wang (Singapore University of Technology and Design)
stem-cells '2D material produces highest ever signals for human embryonic stem cell detection'
Washington University in St. Louis (Dept. of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science)
2D-materials 'Van der Waals integration permits advanced photonic applications from 2D materials to 3D crystals'
Wuhan University of Technology
nanoparticles 'Tuning crystallinity to realize high energy density in supercapacitors'
nanograin 'Alkaline earth metal vanadates: new anode materials for high performance sodium-ion batteries'
electrochemical_cell 'Monitoring oxygen reaction dynamics with an individual nanosheet-based electronic circuit'
Wuhan University
optical-signal 'Bichiral nanoparticles: A new structural design for manipulating the spin state of light'
2D-sheet 'One-unit-cell thick semiconductors with room-temperature magnetism'
2D-material 'Researchers pioneer atomic-scale patterning and switching in 2D crystals for advanced computing'
Xiamen University
field-distributions 'Interface engineering enables tunable topological transistions in biaxial crystals'
Dr. Yong Yang (Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Riverside)
electrode_material 'Super-stable antinomy carbon composite anodes to boost potassium storage performance'
Yokohama City University
core_shell_nanoparticle 'Smart molecular magnet-enabled novel and simple recipe for cancer targeting'
Prof. Fan-Guang Zeng (Zhengzhou University of Aeronautics, China)
'New techniques for fabricating carbon nanotube field emission displays'
Prof. Han Zhang (Nanyang Technological University)
graphene_absorber 'The rise of graphene in ultra-fast photonics'
graphene_photonics 'The rise of graphene in microwave photonics'