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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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Cleantech

A look at how nanotechnology benefits solar cells, water treatment, wind turbines and other clean energy applications

Technology update

Ferrocene makes good semi-liquid battery

New energy storage device bridges the gap between batteries and capacitors.

Improving LFP battery cathodes

Researchers make new high storage capacity 3D composite from reduced graphene oxide loaded with lithium iron phosphate nanoparticles.

Nanomagnetic effects find a cool application

(with audio) The observation of the magnetocaloric effect in readily fabricated thin films suggests nanostructures may be exploited in refrigeration.

Top-grade perovskite boosts solar cells

(with audio) A hot-casting solution-processing technique produces perovskite crystals with millimetre size grain cells.

Lab talk

Big data materials science for safer nuclear reactors

Reducing the possibility of hydrogen explosions during nuclear meltdowns with new iron-based coatings.

Polarizing colour filters for power-saving display

Developing more efficient liquid crystal display technology.

Nanostructuration: increasing the thermoelectric properties of thin films

Improving thermoelectric applications with Ti-based silicide quantum dot superlattices.

Etched holes increase speed of graphene electrodes

Reducing ionic impedance with reactive ion etching for improved supercapacitor performance.