News tagged with electron irradiation

Process devised for ultrathin carbon membranes

In the future, carbon nanomembranes are expected to be able to filter out very fine materials. These separating layers are ultrathin, consisting of just one layer of molecules. In the long term, they could allow to separate ...

dateAug 22, 2013 in Nanomaterials
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Irradiation underused to fight E. coli in foods

(AP) -- Zapping salad fixings with just a bit of radiation can kill dangerous E. coli and other bacteria - and food safety experts say Europe's massive outbreak shows wary consumers should give the long-approved step a chance.

dateJun 06, 2011 in Health
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Scientists explain graphene mystery

Nanoscale simulations and theoretical research performed at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory are bringing scientists closer to realizing graphene's potential in electronic applications.

dateAug 23, 2010 in Nanomaterials
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