Nanomaterials news, February 2014

Improved absorption in ultrathin semiconductors.

A team of researchers have devised a way of making tiny holes of controllable size in sheets of graphene, which could lead to water purification.

Scientists have found a creative way to radically improve thermoelectric materials, a finding that could lead to the development of improved solar panels.

A team of UConn chemists has discovered a new way of making a class of porous materials that allows for greater manufacturing.

Researchers at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR) have tested a new approach to fabricating spin valves.

UCLA researchers have created a drug delivery system that may have less severe side effects than traditional glaucoma medication

Scientists reveal graphene's ability to absorb electromagnetic radiation – energy from across the radio frequency spectrum.

New method allows nanoscale patterning of polymer electrolyte films using an electron beam.

Materials Today is happy to announce that proceedings for the forthcoming ANM 2014 meeting will be published in Materials Today: Proceedings.

Researchers at the University of Manchester have tested how good graphene membranes are as filters for liquid water.

A team of researchers at the University of Vienna unveiled the superconducting pairing mechanism in Calcium doped graphene using the ARPES method

For the first time, a team of chemists and engineers at Penn State have placed tiny synthetic motors inside live human cells,

Northwestern University researchers find that water molecules traveling through tiny carbon nanotube pipes flow intermittently like stop-and-go traffic.

At the Vienna University of Technology the phenomenon of self-assembly is being investigated by studying inhomogeneously charged particles.

Researchers at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf have come up with a strategy which combines DNA origami with self-organized pattern formation.

A new multidisciplinary, open access journal.

Researchers are creating a polarized light source for such things as energy-saving computer screens and wiretap-proof communications.

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