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Graphene provides ultrasensitive generic biodetection Sep 23, 2014

Nano- and picomolar detection of a range of biomarkers has been demonstrated using functionalized graphene.

Technology update

Sound control of nanorod ‘molecules’

The assembly and disassembly of nanorods propelled by ultrasound provides an insight into biological motors.

Excited “plasmonic lens” converts tunnel electrons into CV beam

A new way to create cylindrical vector beams could benefit applications in quantum optics, microscopy and data storage and communications.

HHG sheds new light on charge carrier dynamics

New experiments could help us better understand how electrons and holes behave at material interfaces – important for a number of energy-based technologies.

Magnetic nanoemulsion measures blood glucose

A new type of glucometer is label free and works by simply changing colour.

Gold NPs kill MDR bacteria

Functionalized gold nanoparticles can combat multi-drug-resistant pathogenic bacteria – including both Gram-negative and Gram-positive strains.

Courses and events

Photonex 2014

1516 Oct 2014, Coventry, United Kingdom.

Trends in Nanotechnology International Conference (TNT2014)

2731 Oct 2014, Barcelona, Cataluña, Spain.

The 7th International Symposium on Surface Science (ISSS-7)

26 Nov 2014, Matsue, Shimane, Japan.

Anasys AFM-IR Workshop

4 Nov 2014, Manchester, United Kingdom.

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Nanotechnology celebrates 25 years

Higlights from 25 years Nanotechnology Discussion podcast

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In depth

Bionanotechnology: Arrays in the future prospects of the field

Nanotechnology’s prominence in modern medicine is indisputable, but establishing exactly how biological systems will interact with nanostructures can be far from clean cut. We look at some of the progress in the field so far and trends that are emerging from the literature.

Carbon and terahertz nanotechnology: A promising alliance

The unique characteristics of both terahertz radiation and carbon nanostructures are encouraging a number of researchers to investigate potential physics and applications that combine them.

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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