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Doping crystals of nanocrystals

Silicon semiconductors form the basis of all modern electronics and microprocessors. Crucial to these applications is the ability to 'dope' the semiconductor; which is to say, by controllably adding impurity atoms to a semiconductor, ...

dateSep 24, 2015 in Nanomaterials
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Substrates change nanoparticle reactivity

(—Nanoscale materials tend to behave differently than their bulk counterparts. While there are many theories as to why this happens, technological advances in scanning tunneling microscopy (STM) have allowed researchers ...

dateJun 30, 2015 in Materials Science report
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Team develops new way to study nanoparticles

Scientists at Chalmers University of Technology have developed a new way to study nanoparticles one at a time, and have discovered that individual particles that may seem identical in fact can have very different properties. ...

dateSep 07, 2015 in Nanomaterials
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Nanoparticles to kill cancer cells with heat

Heat may be the key to killing certain types of cancer, and new research from a team including National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) scientists has yielded unexpected results that should help optimize the ...

dateJun 17, 2015 in Bio & Medicine
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