News tagged with nanostructures

How to build doughnuts with Lego blocks

Scientists have uncovered how nature minimises energy costs in rings of liquids with an internal nanostructure made of two chemically discordant polymers joined with strong bonds, or di-blocks, deposited on ...

dateDec 21, 2011 in Nanophysics
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Cobblestones fool innate immunity

Coating the surface of an implant such as a new hip or pacemaker with nanosized metallic particles reduces the risk of rejection, and researchers at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, can now explain why: they fool the ...

dateNov 29, 2011 in Bio & Medicine
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Simpler fabrication of nanogaps

Plasmons, which are density waves of electrons, are of great interest to pure and applied scientists because of their novel properties, and because of their application to sensing and photonic technologies. ...

dateFeb 10, 2011 in Nanomaterials
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Self-organized nanopatterns in multicomponent systems

European researchers have studied a new class of self-organized nanostructures formed by the complex interdependence of chemical reactions and diffusion in multicomponent reacting systems. Project results ...

dateJun 18, 2012 in Other
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