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2: Optical sensing and imaging beyond the diffraction limit

Pablo Alonso describes how a scanned probe can be used for sensing and imaging beyond the diffraction limit.

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Nanotechnology journal

[Journal cover] Nanotechnology is essential reading for anyone who is interested in the latest advances in nanoscale science and technology. It encompasses the understanding of the fundamental physics, chemistry, biology and technology of nanometre-scale objects and how such objects can be used in the areas of computation, sensors, nanostructured materials and nano-biotechnology.

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Oscillations in nanoscale antidot arrays

Enhancing the surface conduction of topological insulators.

Artificial protein-directed synthesis of solar-cell material

Using mutant proteins to enhance the performance of a dye-sensitized solar cell.

Controlling spin relaxation rate with light

Using infrared light to modulate spin relaxation times in semiconductor nanowires.

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