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Feynman Lectures 50th anniversary celebration seminar series


Lithography and self-assembly below 10 nm - approaching the atom from the top down

Speaker: Karl Berggren from MIT

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Low-cost layered polymer composites for infrared triggered actuators

New method for aligning carbon nanotubes makes composites cheaper.

Low-cost printable photonic integrated devices

Nanoimprint technology could revolutionize photonic devices.

Understanding autophagy for enhanced carcinoma therapy

Suppressing autophagy strengthens PAMAM dendrimer-based therapeutics.

Decoupling the piezotronic effect from the piezoresistive

Classic four-point measurement provides insights for ultra-sensitive devices.

Carbon nanomaterials: sensitizing cancer cells to chemotherapeutics

Nanofibers and nanotubes overcome chemisresistance and adverse side effects.

Patterning bumpy surfaces

Focussed ion beam lithography provides a new flexible route to suspended nanostructures.

Nanoscale position sensors: spintronics offer a low-cost alternative to optics

Detecting changes in magnetic field for high-speed sensing.

Limiting 'wiggle room' increases carbon chain stiffness

Control of molecular confinement and length can tune the compressive stiffness of carbyne.

Bagasse-derived fluorescent carbon dots for bio-imaging

A more sustainable route to these new carbon nanomaterials.

Selective electrochemical biosensing using molybdenum disulfide

Ultrathin MoS2 sheets can overcome interferents for effective enzymatic sensing.

Exploring the photocatalytic properties of titania and graphene nanocomposites

Doping with iron improves stability for further applications.

Double-slit experiment with twisted bilayer graphene

Distinguishing between graphene type using Raman scattering.

Antimicrobial nanosilver filters for safe water

High-speed water sterilization system can separate and destroy contaminants.

Heat-assisted magnetic recording doubles hard disk drive capacity

Novel aluminium-based optics system improves efficiency and is cheap.

Memcapacitors could make our computers faster

Realizing one single platform for brain-inspired computing.

Real-time monitoring of electrons

Understanding thermal noise for high-quality transistors.

Cheap and replicable nano-pillar arrays

Using a master mold widens material choices and applications.

Applicability of the classic elastic models at the nanoscale

Five-fold twinned copper nanowires have mechanical advantages for devices.

Mesoporous silica nanocomposite simplifies combination therapy

Irradiation at a single wavelength is sufficient for destroying cancer.

Modifying bismuth sulfide for biocompatible CT imaging

Incorporating Pluronic F127 improves safety.