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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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A most singular nano-imaging technique (Update)

Just as proteins are one of the basic building blocks of biology, nanoparticles can serve as the basic building blocks for next generation materials. In keeping with this parallel between biology and nanotechnology, a proven ...

dateJul 16, 2015 in Nanomaterials
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How nanoparticles give electrons away

Whether it is in catalytic processes in the chemical industry, environmental catalysis, new types of solar cells or new electronic components, nanoparticles are everywhere in modern production and environmental technologies, ...

dateDec 14, 2015 in Nanomaterials
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Substrates change nanoparticle reactivity

(Phys.org)—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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Exciting silicon nanoparticles

A method to characterize and design the optical properties of silicon nanoparticles for their use on silicon chips has been developed by A*STAR researchers in collaboration with colleagues from Russia, Israel and Australia. ...

dateJan 27, 2016 in Optics & Photonics
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