Iron oxide frameworks with hierarchical pore structure from pyrolysis of Prussian blue nanocrystals
Adsorption, catalysis, or substrates for tissue growth: porous materials have many potential applications. In the journal Angewandte Chemie, a team of Chinese and Australian researchers has now introduced a method for th ...
Ultra-flexible battery's performance rises to meet demands of wearable electronics
Carbon nanotube fibers outperform copper
(Phys.org) —On a pound-per-pound basis, carbon nanotube-based fibers invented at Rice University have greater capacity to carry electrical current than copper cables of the same mass, according to new research.
Nanodiamond-embedded contact lenses may improve glaucoma treatment
(Phys.org) —By 2020, nearly 80 million people are expected to have glaucoma, a disorder of the eye that, if left untreated, can damage the optic nerve and eventually lead to blindness.
Flexible, semitransparent power source made with novel comb-teeth structure
New two-dimensional semiconductor has ideal band gap for solar harvesting
Platinum nanoparticles organize into specific patterns when bonded to freestanding graphene
Physicists have found that platinum nanoparticles limit their size and organize into specific patterns when bonded to freestanding graphene.
New record for world's smallest atomic valentine
Semiconductor 'shish kabob' nanostructures combine properties from different dimensions
Hybrid energy harvester generates electricity from vibrations and sunlight
Nanoporous graphene could outperform best commercial water desalination techniques
Defects in 2D semiconductors could lead to multi-colored light-emitting devices
Team develops chemical solution for graphene challenges
There's no question that graphene is a really cool material. It's the thinnest substance ever made, a one-atom-thick sheet of carbon atoms arranged in a hexagonal honeycomb pattern. Although it's as stiff as diamond and hundreds ...