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Nanomaterials news, December 2019

By taking advantage of polarons and plasmons, researchers have been able to develop optical nanoantennas from a conducting polymer.

Lab-grown mini-tumours with a network of functioning blood vessels will assist understanding of cancer and drug testing

drug-loaded silica nanoparticles target the blood vessels that supply tumors with oxygen and nutrients to ‘starve’ cancer cells

A new Raman spectroscopy technique can assess the chemical composition and structure of metallic particles with a diameter of just 0.5nm to 2nm.

By encapsulating perovskite nanocrystals in both silica and plastic hairs, researchers have enhanced their ability to withstand moisture.

Cobalt-doped molybdenum disulfide grown on a carbon cloth makes an effective catalyst for converting dinitrogen into ammonia.

By placing silver nanocubes on a thin layer of gold above a pyroelectric material, researchers have created a new multispectral photodetector.

German Research Foundation honours Dr. Baptiste Gault with Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Award

Rotating layers of boron nitride above and below a graphene layer introduces moiré superlattices that modify the graphene's electronic properties.

CNTs produced from CO2 using low-energy chemical processes drastically reduce emissions associated with construction materials

Scientists have developed a new approach for making metal-metal composites and porous metals with a ‘bicontinuous’ structure in thin films.

Continuing research in the field of nanomaterials for energy storage will be critical for the widespread adoption of sustainable energy sources.

'Designer substrates' produced by exposing silicon to phosphine gas offer a quick and inexpensive way to synthesize high quality 2D crystals.

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