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Lloyd's Register Foundation focuses on nanotechnology Sep 10, 2014

Listen to nanotechweb.org speaking to Professor Richard Clegg about the Lloyd's Register Foundation strategy for 2014–2020 and its commitment to nanotechnology and big data research in the context of managing risk and safety in engineering.

Technology update

Plasmonic nanoclusters could detect single molecules

Oligomers interact with light more strongly than isolated, uncoupled nanoparticles thanks to multiple plasmonic “hot spots” created in each cluster.

FinFETs go flexible

New soft-etching technique could allow for new applications in consumer electronics, such as in the emerging field of the “Internet of Things”.

Nanostructure toughens lightweight ceramics

Structuring a ceramic metamaterial makes it not only strong and light, but also robust enough to recover its original shape when deformed.

Graphene’s photothermoelectric effect for THz detection

New device is as sensitive as the best THz radiation detectors but it is a million times faster.

Tunnelling electrons make new type of transistor

Device consists of an ultrathin barrier of hexagonal boron nitride sandwiched between two graphene electrodes.

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Electromagnetism at the nanoscale

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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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