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Mimicking the Veins in a Leaf, Scientists Hope to Make Super-Efficient Displays and Solar Cells

Wed, 01/25/2017 - 04:00
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A transparent flexible thin-film triboelectric nanogenerator for scalable electricity generation

Wed, 01/25/2017 - 04:00
A transparent flexible thin-film triboelectric nanogenerator for scalable electricity generationGuang Zhu; Xiao Yan Wei; Zhong Lin WangInternational Journal of Nanomanufacturing, Vol. 12, No. 3/4 (2016) pp. 396 - 403We report a flexible thin-film-based triboelectric nanogenerator (...

Nanoparticles improve melting and solidification for manufacturing processes

Tue, 01/24/2017 - 03:00
In an advance that could lead to improved manufacturing, a new study shows that adding nanoparticles to metals during the melting process allows for better control during melting.

New low-cost technique converts bulk alloys to oxide nanowires

Tue, 01/24/2017 - 03:00
A simple technique for producing oxide nanowires directly from bulk materials could dramatically lower the cost of producing the one-dimensional nanostructures.

Flexible Nonvolatile Memory Just Got a Lot Closer

Tue, 01/24/2017 - 03:00
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Ultra-fast, ultra-sensitive platinum selenide gas sensors

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 17:00
Researchers have demonstrated ultrafast and highly sensitive gas sensors using platinum selenide. This material - a transition metal dichalcogenide (TMD) - has promising potential in different areas of nanoelectronics, including optoelectonics as well as sensing.

U.S. EPA finalizes reporting and record keeping requirements on nanoscale materials

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 17:00
For the first time, EPA is using TSCA to collect existing exposure and health and safety information on chemicals currently in the marketplace when manufactured or processed as nanoscale materials.

Disposable biosensors made from newspaper

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 17:00
Paper, probably the cheapest and most widely used flexible and eco-friendly material in daily life, is a promising substrate for making flexible devices ranging from electronics to microfluidics, energy storage and sensors. In new work, researchers have developed a new and reliable method to...

Molybdenum-Disulfide 2D Transistors Go Ballistic

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 17:00
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Efficient nanowire solution for a big-name pollutant

Mon, 01/09/2017 - 13:00
Researchers designed an extremely efficient catalytic system to remove carbon monoxide.

Imec and Besi Demonstrate Long-Term Reliability of Ni-Cu-Ag Plated Solar Modules

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 10:00
Drunen (The Netherlands) and Leuven (Belgium)—January 3, 2017—Today, the world-leading research and innovation hub in nano-electronics, energy and digital technology imec (partner in...

Responsive filtration membranes by polymer self-assembly

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 10:00
A new review article discusses recent developments in stimuli-responsive membranes with an emphasis on membranes manufactured by polymer self-assembly.

Controlling the organizational behavior of nanoparticles with polymers

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 10:00
By harnessing the intrinsic organizational properties of polymeric tethers, nanoparticles can be programmed to self-assemble into a variety of micron-sized domain structures in a reversible way.

Three-layer nanoparticle catalysts improve zinc-air batteries

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 10:00
Nanoparticles containing three different layers of material can help to boost the performance of a zinc-air battery, researchers have found.

Silver nanowire inks enable paper-based printable electronics

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 10:00
By suspending tiny metal nanoparticles in liquids, scientists are brewing up conductive ink-jet printer 'inks' to print inexpensive, customizable circuit patterns on just about any surface.

Single-Crystal Graphene Films Grown More Than 100 Times as Fast as Previously Possible

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 10:00
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Graphene-Enabled Paper Makes for Flexible Display

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 10:00
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At UChicago's Nanofabrication Facility, Innovation Happens on a Molecular Scale - Chicago Inno

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 10:00
At UChicago's Nanofabrication Facility, Innovation Happens on a Molecular ScaleChicago InnoThis February UChicago's Institute for Molecular Engineering (IME) opened the 10,000 square foot Pritzker Nanofabrication Facility, which features fabrication tools that allow researchers and...

Duane Boning named LeBel Professor

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 10:00
Duane Boning has been named the Clarence J. LeBel Professor of Electrical Engineering. The chair is named for Clarence Joseph LeBel '26, SM '27, who co-founded Audio Devices in 1937, and was a pioneer in recording discs, magnetic media for tapes, and in hearing aids and stethoscopes....

Wireless, wearable toxic-gas detector

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 10:00
MIT researchers have developed low-cost chemical sensors, made from chemically altered carbon nanotubes, that enable smartphones or other wireless devices to detect trace amounts of toxic gases....

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