Nanotechnology research highlights: find out what the authors have to say
May 2, 2013
Continuous imaging during patterned optical illumination allows surface morphology, roughness and particle size distribution to be spatially and statistically monitored as a function of time.
Apr 24, 2013
Superparamagnetic Fe3O4 nanoparticles attached to ZnO tetrapod nanostructures pave the way for a range of applications including water treatment.
Apr 23, 2013
Substrates being developed for surface enhanced infrared absorption spectroscopy.
Apr 23, 2013
Surface charge modification could benefit image contrast agents.
Apr 18, 2013 1 comment
Materials team reports on alignment of two-dimensional nanomaterials in paraffin wax to produce composite with EMI shielding properties.
Apr 18, 2013
FDTD calculations confirm light trapping and lower reflectance values for graphene-SiO2-silicon structure.
Apr 16, 2013
Freestanding nanowires on glass-based polycrystalline silicon could improve light-emitting devices.
Apr 12, 2013
Post-treatment includes in situ annealing and electron beam irradiation under oxygen flux.
Apr 11, 2013
Process can be used with SiO2-based nanostructures and substrates including glass and quartz.
Apr 10, 2013
Method is a step towards integrating quantum dots in excitonic and plasmonic circuits.
Mar 27, 2013
Molecular phonon-spectra linkers can bridge vibrational mismatches at interfaces to reduce heat transfer barrier.
Mar 27, 2013
Cu(111) surfaces pre-covered with copper oxide or metallic nickel shown to be suitable model templates for hosting functional molecules.
Mar 26, 2013
High-temperature growth and simple chemical etching produces nanowires with high optical quality.
Mar 22, 2013
Write-once-read-many times devices could be used as electronic bar codes
Mar 21, 2013
Uniform-reduced graphene oxide/CeO2 nanocomposites display enhanced photocatalytic activity
Mar 20, 2013
Analysis provides wealth of information about the properties of metallic glasses in the supercooled liquid state.
Mar 15, 2013
Structural transition controls heat flow in the molecule of life.
Mar 14, 2013
Study indicates that size- and surface coating-dependent toxicity depends on silver nanoparticles remaining unagglomerated
Mar 13, 2013
Being able to accurately control inter-dot distances will be useful for making a variety of electronic and optoelectronic devices with novel functionalities.
Mar 8, 2013
PNIPAAm-modified silicon NWAs can remove denatured proteins from a mix.