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Nanomaterials news, November 2016

Scientists have come up with a new way to produce two-dimensional nanomaterials by dissolving layered materials in liquids.

Scientists have used photonic technology to produce lightweight and ultra-resistant coatings in any desired color.

Carbon nanotubes promise electronic devices of the future that could outperform Si and GaAs technologies.

high-strength, creep resistant nanocrystalline Cu-Ta alloy could improve turbine engine efficiency and reduce carbon footprint

size, surface charge, composition and now shape of a nanoparticle determine how easily it can slip inside a cell

The discovery of a strong interaction between light and matter in semiconducting carbon nanotubes could lead to their use in electrically-pumped lasers.

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Water flow in CNTs is almost frictionless.

Repairing bones damaged by cancer surgery requires scaffold materials that can support tissue regeneration and suppressing tumor regrowth.

Using a novel nanomechanical platform, scientists have discovered that the 2D material molybdenum diselenide is far more brittle than graphene.

Researchers have developed a novel magnetic material that can be applied to any surface to repel ice.

By finding a way to sandwich two types of perovskite into a single photovoltaic cell, scientists have achieved a conversion efficiency of 21.7%.

Using a gold metasurface, scientists have fabricated the first semiconductor-free, optically-controlled microelectronic device.

A new method uses graphene templates to make ultrathin metal oxide sheets containing intricate wrinkle and crumple patterns.

Scientists have managed to create an ultra-strong material by 'fusing' together multiwall carbon nanotubes.

Hydrogenation proceeds differently over single-layer graphene compared with few-layer graphene, and also requires defects or edges.

Scientists have developed new polymer-stabilized droplet carriers that can identify and encapsulate nanoparticles for transport in a cell.

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A monolayer of tungsten diselenide can emit a pair of photons at a time, making it useful for sending secure communications and acting as a novel laser.

The University at Buffalo's new Materials Data Engineering Laboratory will conduct materials modeling and simulations using visual data.

High pressures applied by a novel nanocrystalline-diamond anvil could lead to the creation of as yet unknown new materials.

A new computational method can efficiently identify the best metal-organic frameworks for capturing carbon dioxide emissions.

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