Tag Archives: Nanoscience

A big step for nanoporous graphene provides a small step for desalination

Carbon-nanotube reinforcement and template-based etching help scale up membranes. Continue reading

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Nanoporous graphene for desalination

Carbon nanotube reinforcement and template-based etching help scale up membranes. Continue reading

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Molecular Microscope Lets Scientists Peer inside Single Cells

The new technology can identify proteins that distinguish healthy cells from diseased ones.   Continue reading

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Theoretical framework illuminates graphene’s optomechanical properties

Explaining how to enhance optical forces and control the mechanical deformation in stacks of graphene sheets.  Read more in MRS Bulletin…

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Metallic aerogels synthesized in one-step process

Researchers develop quick and simple alternative synthesis method for porous scaffolds made from noble metal nanoparticles. Read more in MRS Bulletin…

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Laser design emits multicolor light

Scientists have developed the capability to generate multiwavelength lasing in a single device, with precise control over the different colours.   Continue reading

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Proposed magnetometer design could measure atomic-scale properties

Proposed technique uses probe’s magnetic field to induce measurable response in materials whose magnetic properties only occur internally at the atomic scale. Continue reading

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New simulations suggest cost-effective materials design for H2 storage

Researchers propose an inexpensive material design that appears able to store and deliver bulk hydrogen at an unprecedented rate. Continue reading

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Optimizing Solar Cells

New materials and innovative synthesis methods address problems with solar cell efficiency and cost. Continue reading

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Metal migration damages perovskite solar cells

Heat-induced migration of metal contacts is one culprit behind the degradation that plagues otherwise efficient perovskite solar cells. Continue reading

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