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Sunlight turns carbon dioxide to methane

Dual catalysts may be the key to efficiently turning carbon dioxide and water vapor into methane and other hydrocarbons using titania nanotubes and solar power, according to Penn State researchers.

dateMar 05, 2009 in Nanomaterials
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Nano World: Two-faced Janus nanoparticles

Janus particles -- two-faced particles named after the Roman god of doorways -- could find use in everything from novel anti-cancer therapies and solar cells to paper-thin flexible video displays, experts told UPI's Nano ...

dateSep 27, 2005 in
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Low-Temperature Growth and Properties of ZnO Nanowires

Xuan Wang et al. from Peking University, China report in the last issue of Applied Physics Letters about ZnO nanowires grown through evaporation of zinc powders under a low temperature of 400 C. Being about 10 ...

dateJun 01, 2004 in
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