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Tunneling out of the surface

A research team comprising scientists from Tohoku University, RIKEN, the University of Tokyo, Chiba University and University College London have discovered a new chemical reaction pathway on titanium dioxide (TiO2), an important ...

dateJul 09, 2015 in Nanomaterials
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The virtual laboratory

Supercomputers can be used to simulate materials at vastly diverse scales, from the flow of air past an aeroplane's wing down to the movement of electrons around individual atoms. Different length and time scale domains provide ...

dateJul 23, 2015 in Nanomaterials
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Nanopaper as an optical sensing platform

An international team led by the ICREA Prof Arben Merkoçi has just developed new sensing platforms based on bacterial cellulose nanopaper. These novel platforms are simple, low cost and easy to produce and present outstanding ...

dateJul 23, 2015 in Nanophysics
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Carbon nanotube speakers play music with heat

Troy Bouman reaches over, presses play, and the loudspeaker sitting on the desk starts playing the university fight song. But this is no ordinary loudspeaker. This is a carbon nanotube transducer—and it makes sound with ...

date2 hours ago in Nanomaterials
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