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C60 could form a new kind of gel

(PhysOrg.com) -- C60, the spherical carbon molecule also known as a buckminsterfullerene, has intrigued scientists for its unique properties and potential applications in nanotechnology and electronics. Now scient ...

dateFeb 17, 2011 in Nanomaterials weblog
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Coating noble metal nanoparticles with silica

A straightforward and effective process for coating silver, gold and platinum nanoparticles with functionalized silica shells at room temperature has been developed by A*STAR . Crucially, unlike conventional ...

dateFeb 04, 2015 in Nanomaterials
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Explainer: What is a superconductor?

Materials can be divided into two categories based on their ability to conduct electricity. Metals, such as copper and silver, allow electrons to move freely and carry with them electrical charge. Insulators, ...

dateMar 05, 2015 in Superconductivity
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