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Protons penetrate graphene Nov 27, 2014

Although theory suggests graphene is impermeable to protons, recent experiments show proton conductance of a single layer may be high.

Technology update

Blu-ray patterns improve solar cells

Quasi-random nanostructured patterns allow devices to absorb more sunlight.

Supersonic bullets test graphene’s strength

Carbon sheet is eight to 10 times better than steel.

SQAd nanoparticles could help speed up stroke recovery

Nanoassemblies containing squalene and adenosine could help protect neurons following cerebral ischemia and spinal-cord injury.

Protons penetrate graphene

Although theory suggests graphene is impermeable to protons, recent experiments show proton conductance of a single layer may be high.

Graphene neural electrodes deliver the best of both worlds

Flexible, conductive and transparent graphene electrodes enable the study of neuron dynamics with high spatial and temporal resolution.

Courses and events

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.

Advances in Spectroscopy and Ultrafast Dynamics

1214 Dec 2014, Kolkata, India.

Feynman Lectures 50th anniversary celebration seminar series


Enhancing signals from the nanoworld

Speaker: Mildred Dresselhaus from MIT

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Nanotechnology celebrates 25 years

Higlights from 25 years Nanotechnology Discussion podcast

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In depth

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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