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Upconversion: When two wrongs make a right Nov 21, 2014

Upconversion anti-Stokes processes allows emitted photons with higher energy than the energy of the incident photons, which may greatly benefit photovoltaic and photocatalysis technologies.

Technology update

CP light creates chiral nanostructures

Circularly polarized light can produce right- or left-handed twisted nanoribbons.

Stopping phosphorene from degrading

An overlayer of alumina seems to do the trick.

Nonlinear signals benefit from top coat

A silver-coated nanowire provides efficient, tunable and directional nonlinear signals for photonic systems.

2D metal-dichalcogenides could make thin-film lasers

A tunable optical microcavity confines emitted light into a narrow line.

New 3D topological insulator is the most perfect yet

BiSbTeSe2 behaves just how theory says it should.

Courses and events

Superconductivity Group Winter Science Meeting

24 Nov 2014, Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution, 16-18 Queen Square, Bath BA1 2HN, United Kingdom.

Nanotek & Expo 2014

13 Dec 2014, San Francisco, United States.

nanoFIS 2014 - Functional Integrated nanoSystems

35 Dec 2014, Alte Universität Graz, Graz, Austria.

AES 2014, the 3rd Advanced Electromagnetics Symposium

710 Dec 2014, Hangzhou, China.

Feynman Lectures 50th anniversary celebration seminar series


Lithography and self-assembly below 10 nm - approaching the atom from the top down

Speaker: Karl Berggren from MIT

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Upconversion: When two wrongs make a right

Upconversion anti-Stokes processes allows emitted photons with higher energy than the energy of the incident photons, which may greatly benefit photovoltaic and photocatalysis technologies.

Making good of losses: generating heat with nanostructures

Nanoscale structures provide a rich playing field for generating useful heat from losses.

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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