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Nanorobots open blood brain barrier Apr 10, 2015

(with audio) Canadian researchers may have developed a new way to treat brain disorders.

Technology update

Magnetic RAM makes synaptic-like junction

Spin-transfer torque magnetic random-access memory could act as memristive device capable of “learning”, say French researchers.

Physicists generate electrical currents from noise

Quantum dots put voltage fluctuations to work.

Controlling nonlinearity in metamaterials

(with video) New metasurfaces could be important for making a range of nonlinear devices, including holograms, photonics crystals and circuits.

Liquid gain makes tunable plasmon laser

Nanocavity device could be used to detect weak physical and chemical processes in real time.

Understanding charge traps in quantum dot films

New work could help make improved solar cells and light-emitting diodes.

Courses and events

Photonex Roadshow Scotland

3 Jun 2015, Glasgow, United Kingdom.

EuroNanoForum 2015

1012 Jun 2015, Riga, Latvia.

5th International Colloids Conference

2124 Jun 2015, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

ISPM 2015

2124 Jun 2015, Búzios, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

nanotechweb.org spring round-up


     

We look at the top stories on nanotechweb.org over the first three months of 2015.

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In depth

Electron microscopy reaches new heights

(with audio) Researchers gathered at the inauguration of the SuperSTEM 3 electron microscope in Daresbury, UK, told nanotechweb.org about their outlook for the equipment and its high-resolution spectroscopic and spatial capabilities.

Nanophotonics and plasmonics: a great look for the International Year of Light

Studies of the interactions of light with nanostructures have revealed behaviour that can be exploited in new devices for slowing, filtering, trapping, confining and enhancing light.

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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