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Oct 3, 2016
(with movie) Researchers have visualized the quantum propagation of a charge at the site of injection from a scanning tunnelling microscope for the first time, offering a better understanding of how these charges (electrons or holes) propagate.
Sep 16, 2016
A collaboration of researchers has obtained nanoscale 3D images of optically dense collagen networks from the negative space excluded from the random walk of a particle in an optical trap.
Jun 24, 2016
Breakthrough could lead to measurements of quantum-state evolution due to gravity.
Aug 24, 2015
Scanning tunnelling luminescence studies reveal mechanisms behind efficiency losses in gallium arsenide devices.
Jun 1, 2015
Tokyo researchers measure the electrical conductance at specific sites on a single-atom point contact using a scanning tunnelling microscopy technique.
Mar 13, 2015
(with audio) By making gold nanoparticles with different shapes, researchers have identified how surface atomic structures affect friction and adhesion.
Dec 15, 2014
Park Systems introduces fully automated atomic force microscope systems that mean users don’t need technical expertise.
Oct 1, 2014
The assembly and disassembly of nanorods propelled by ultrasound provides an insight into biological motors.
Apr 29, 2014
Recycling laser power using an interferometer provides single-molecule biophysicists with multiple optical traps that are stable and less energy intensive than previous approaches.
Mar 21, 2014
Low intensity lasers manipulate objects the size of a virus
May 29, 2013
Pump-probe technique beats the diffraction limit of light – without the need for labels
Feb 8, 2013
Molecular samples detected and imaged at room temperature.
Dec 14, 2012
Find out which nanotechnology breakthroughs made it into our review of the year.
Nov 16, 2012
Wax-infused nanotube "yarns" could find use in robotics, micromotors and intelligent textiles.
Jul 31, 2012
Director of the Centre for Nanoscience & Quantum Information at University of Bristol, UK, to advise publishing arm of the Institute of Physics
Jul 26, 2012
Miniaturized scanning setup captures movement of biological molecules with unprecedented resolution.
Aug 31, 2011
Magnetic trap could help scientists perform microfluidic experiments
Jun 10, 2010
New, simple and fast technique could be used to make flexible electronic circuits from carbon sheets
Jun 1, 2010
Seoul National University group takes a closer look at resistance-switching random access memory (RRAM)