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Nanomaterials news, September 2016

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Roll-process technology that transfer and packages large-scale integrated circuits

Carbon nanomaterials have exceptional water transport and sieving properties that could allow them to take over from polymeric membranes.

Using cellulose and polymers, scientists have developed a new strategy for crafting nanorods from a wide range of precursor materials.

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Researchers have created the world’s largest database of elemental crystal surfaces and shapes to date, dubbed Crystalium.

Scientists have discovered an inorganic semiconductor with a double helix structure that makes it highly flexible.

For the first time, scientists have used a scanning transmission electron microscope to directly write tiny patterns in metallic ‘ink’.

Scientists have developed a versatile method for patterning the structure of ‘nanowires’ made from amyloid peptides.

Nanodiamonds and other carbon-based materials can be produced by smashing carbon nanotubes against a target at high speeds.

The thermal conductivity of buckyball-containing superatom crystals is directly related to the rotational disorder within those structures.

Flakes of graphene welded together by spark plasma sintering produce materials that may be suitable for use as bone implants.

A pulsed-laser process can improve the electrical conductivity of inkjet-printed graphene without damaging the surfaces on which it is printed.

Scientists have discovered that a critical length scale marks the transition between a zero-dimensional quantum dot and a one-dimensional nanowire.

The hairy leaves of aquatic ferns can help to clean oil spills.

Silicon nanoparticles based devices that can be controlled for light manipulation.

By sandwiching gallium and nitrogen atoms between layers of graphene and silicon carbide, scientists have produced 2D gallium nitride.

spider silk superlens improves on traditional microscopy

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