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(with audio) Nanomaterial life-cycle studies – what comes out in the wash Jan 11, 2017

Researchers studying the impact of nanomaterials in the environment speak to about some of the latest work that takes into account the changes these nanomaterials undergo throughout their life-times.

Technology update

Hybrid perovskite LEDs break external quantum efficiency record

New devices have an EQE of 10%.

3D imaging helps improve block copolymer templates

Designing and fabricating improved templates for patterning electronics components with feature sizes of less than 5 nm.

Scaffoldless tissue engineering benefits from combined approach

Combining techniques for cuing growth morphology with magnetic nanoparticles for levitation and manipulation proves a powerful and versatile tool for tissue engineering

Plasmonic circuits brighten up

New ultra-compact laser made from semiconductor nanowires and wafer-scale plasmonic waveguides could be used in next-generation optoelectronics devices and photonics circuits as well as in future data-communication technologies.

New super-resolution microscope combines Nobel-winning technologies

New technique achieves nanometre-scale resolution quickly.

Courses and events

GMP Compliance for Quality Control Laboratories 2016

2324 Jan 2017, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

innoLAE 2017

31 Jan1 Feb 2017, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

nano tech 2017

1517 Feb 2017, Tokyo, Japan.

9th Global Ophthalmology Summit 2017

1516 Mar 2017, London, London, United Kingdom.

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Scanning probe microscopy showcase

        Nanotechnology Focus Collection AFM at Basel indepth web movie

click the images for the Nanotechnology focus collection, a multimedia indepth, a web movie series, and your favourite AFM & STM images.

In depth

Single molecules take on Formula 1

Progress in the nanomechanics of a single molecule brings motorsports to the nanoscale.

Electrospinning forms a common thread in new technologies

(with movie) Twenty years on from its development, electrospinning proves a versatile technique for applications from nerve grafts and drug delivery to sensing.

White papers

First-Order-Reversal-Curve (FORC) Measurements of Nano-Magnetic Materials

A white paper from Lake Shore Cryotronics.

An introduction to particle size characterisation by DCS

A white paper from Analytik Ltd.

Targeted patch clamping with ion conductance microscopy

A white paper from Park Systems.

ICM Image of Suspended Collagen Fibrils

A white paper from Park Systems.


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NuNano out the lab: Commercialising AFM probe production

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