News tagged with silicon nanoparticles

A silicon-nanoparticlephotonic waveguide

A new way to efficiently guide light at tiny scales has been demonstrated by an all-A*STAR team. Their method, which involves lining up silicon nanoparticles, is promising for applications such as light-based integrated circuits, ...

dateJul 16, 2018 in Nanophysics
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Valves for tiny particles

Newly developed nanovalves allow the flow of individual nanoparticles in liquids to be controlled in tiny channels. This is of interest for lab-on-a-chip applications such as in materials science and biomedicine.

dateMay 22, 2018 in Nanophysics
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A better understanding of nanomaterials

In the past six years, the National Research Programme "Opportunities and Risks of Nanomaterials" (NRP 64) intensively studied the development, use, behaviour and degradation of engineered nanomaterials, including their impact ...

dateApr 06, 2017 in Bio & Medicine
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A revolution in light at the small scale

Light behaves in rather tame and predictable ways when interacting with everyday objects—it travels in straight lines, rebounds when it hits shiny surfaces, and gets bent by lenses. But weird and wonderful things start ...

dateApr 05, 2017 in Nanophysics
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