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Acoustic tweezers can position tiny objects

( -- Manipulating tiny objects like single cells or nanosized beads often requires relatively large, unwieldy equipment, but now a system that uses sound as a tiny tweezers can be small enough to place on a chip, ...

dateAug 28, 2009 in Nanomaterials
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Nanoquakes probe new 2-D material

In a step towards a post-graphene era of new materials for electronic applications, an international team of researchers, including scientists at the University of California, Riverside, has found a new and exciting way to ...

dateOct 26, 2015 in Nanophysics
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Acoustic imaging with outline detection

Reverberated sound can make objects visible. The sonar is used in the shipping industry to acquire information about the seabed or shoals of fish, while gynaecologists use ultrasound images to study foetuses in the womb. ...

dateSep 21, 2015 in General Physics
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Breakthrough in nonlinear optics research

A method to selectively enhance or inhibit optical nonlinearities in a chip-scale device has been developed by scientists, led by the University of Sydney. The researchers from the Centre for Ultrahigh bandwidth Devices for ...

dateMar 05, 2015 in Optics & Photonics
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