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New material can switch stiction and wetting

TU Wien (Vienna), KU Leuven and the University of Z├╝rich have discovered a robust surface whose adhesive and wetting properties can be switched using electricity. This remarkable result is featured on the cover of Nature ...

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Nano-watermark sorts fakes from genuines

Nanoga, an EPFL-based startup, has developed a technique to put a nanoscopic watermark onto glass or ceramic. Products with this watermark, which is invisible to the naked eye and only shows up under ultraviolet light, are ...

dateJun 27, 2016 in Nanomaterials
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Synthesized microporous 3D graphene-like carbons

Zeolites' nanoporous systems are an ideal template for the synthesis of three-dimensional (3D) graphene architecture, but the high temperatures required for their synthesis cause the reactions to occur non-selectively. The ...

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