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Nanocaps help scientists control magnetism reversal

By fabricating curved “nanocaps” to study nanoscale magnetism, scientists have discovered how to partly control magnetism reversal, which could improve applications such as data storage, recording media and biomedical ...

dateMar 03, 2006 in feature
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Faster Nanochannels Water Transport with Sharp Corners

A new study has revealed how sharp corners in nanochannels can speed up the drying rate of liquid water and in turn, transport water faster. "As far as we know, nobody else has realized this gain in water-transport speed," ...

dateJan 04, 2006 in feature
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Detecting Single Viruses, Nanoparticles in Real-Time

Two researchers at the Institute of Optics, University of Rochester, New York, have developed a method to detect and recognize single viruses and other nanoparticles in one millisecond. Co-authors Filipp V. Ignatovich, a ...

dateDec 05, 2005 in feature
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Nanofabrication to lead to Quantum Computer

The team of scientists headed by professor Jeremy Levy at Pitts University has developed nanofabrication tools. The team has an electron beam lithography and nano engineering workstation - with an electron beam capable of ...

dateOct 25, 2005 in feature
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