News tagged with nanomaterials

Complexity in core-shell nanomagnets

The magnetic exchange bias coupling between core and shell depends critically on the "frozen spins" that reside at the interface between the two different magnetic nanomaterials, according to users from Purdue ...

Feb 15, 2011
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Atom-thick sheets unlock future technologies

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new way of splitting layered materials, similar to graphite, into sheets of material just one atom thick could lead to revolutionary new electronic and energy storage technologies.

Feb 03, 2011
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Nanosilver: A new name -- well-known effects

Nanosilver is not a new discovery by nanotechnologists -- it has been used in various products for over a hundred years, as is shown by a new Empa study. The antimicrobial effects of minute silver particles, which were then ...

Jan 31, 2011
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Nanomaterials in our environment

The manufacturing of nanomaterials has been steadily on the rise in the medical, industrial, and scientific fields. Nanomaterials are materials that are engineered to have dimensions less than 100 nanometers and have very ...

Dec 15, 2010
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