Nanomaterials news, November 2022

New sustainable thermal management material from cellulose

Self-assembled pinwheel structure displays surprising chirality

Researchers have developed a novel method for getting pyramid-shaped nanoparticles to self-assembe into pinwheel lattices with chiral properties.

Researchers have turned Raman spectroscopy into a scientific ‘ruler’ to understand how 2D materials expand on exposure to heat.

A new way to guide the self-assembly of a wide range of nanoscale structures, including parapets and aqueducts, uses simple polymers as starting materials.

smart paper packaging with built-in graphene sensor could offer real-time warnings of spoiled food or temperature conditions likely to cause spoilage

flexible three-dimensional piezoelectric nanocomposite with integrated electrodes makes useful energy harvesting device

Researchers have come up with a novel strategy for growing carbon nanotubes with a single desired chirality.

By studying how sheets of graphene slide over a graphite surface, researchers have come up with a new law of friction.

Researchers have developed a method for getting quantum dots to self-assemble into a highly conductive optoelectronic metamaterial.

By burning away a scaffold of carbon nanotubes, engineers have been able to produce a forest of aligned boron nitride nanotubes.

Combining a thin-film superconducor with a thin-film topological insulator offers a novel way to explore topological superconductivity.

By taking advantage of nanoscale forces, researchers have developed a method for precisely controlling the arrangement of nanoparticles on a material.

Researchers have developed a novel method for producing a strong, degradable plastic with a high content of wood fibers.

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