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Magnetic particles act as ink in new printer

By using a laser beam to focus and push particles against a substrate, scientist Lars Helseth of Nanyang Technological University in Singapore has designed and built a unique type of colloidal printer. Taking ...

Mar 16, 2007 feature
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New Organic Gold-Nanoparticle Memory Device

Researchers have developed a new memory device that uses gold nanoparticles and the organic semiconducting compound pentacene. This novel pairing is a key step forward in the drive to develop organic "plastic" ...

Feb 14, 2007 feature
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Finding Memory in Nonlinear Ionization

David Rayner and his colleagues at the National Research Council (NRC) of Canada in Ottawa have shown that when transparent solids, such as glass, are ionized with short intense laser pulses the material is subtly changed.

Jan 08, 2007 feature
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How to Shrink a Carbon Nanotube

A research group has devised a way to control the diameter of a carbon nanotube – down to essentially zero nanometers. This useful new ability, designed by scientists from the University of California at ...

Nov 30, 2006 feature
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Nanocrystals Are Hot

Scientists at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have discovered that nanocrystals of germanium embedded in silica glass don't melt until the temperature rises almost 200 degrees ...

Oct 09, 2006
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