From the Kitchen to the Lab: Dumplings Inspiring Nanoscience

Anisotropic polymer particles formed with structural control through a simple pressing method.

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A Positive Tone Resist – Patterns without UV Light Exposure

Researchers from the Sandia National Laboratories developed a new patterning technique where the patterned portion of the film is not exposed to UV light.

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Superior properties but prone to corrosion

Australian scientists found cause and effect of nanostructured bainitic steel’s tendency to corrosion susceptibility.

Selective Dissolution of Retained Austenite in Nanostructured Ba

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Clay: cost-effective nanofiller for advanced polymeric composites

The state of the art in clay-containing polymer nanocomposites is critically reviewed by Suprakas Sinha Ray.

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New lig in town: Renewable hybrid electrode based on lignin confined on reduced graphene oxide

A renewable hybrid electrode consisting of lignin nanocrystals confined on reduced graphene oxide (RGO) is developed for energy storage materials.

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Scalable CVD process developed for 2D molybdenum diselenide

Rice, NTU scientists unveil CVD production for coveted 2-D semiconductor.

This image from a scanning transmission electron microscope shows the individual atoms in a two-dimensional sheet of molybdenum diselenide. Source: E. Ringe/Rice University..

A smart polymer kit for composing tailored novel materials

Peter J. Roth shows that postpolymerization modification reactions allow to compose well-defined stimulus-responsive materials.

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Explaining magnetron sputtering growth of nanoporous thin films

Researchers from CSIC have developed a fundamental framework to explain the growth of nanoporous thin films when the magnetron sputtering technique is used.


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A Positive Tone Resist – Patterns without UV Light Exposure

Researchers from the Sandia National Laboratories developed a new patterning technique where the patterned portion of the film is not exposed to UV light.

Illustration depicting how the leaf’s photosynthetic machinery for processing carbon dioxide, water and sunlight to solar fuels such as carbon monoxide, methane and methanol, is integrated into the nanoworld. Graphical illustration courtesy of Chexi Qian.

A Fossil Fuel Free World

Professor Ozin explores the repercussions of giving up our fossil fuel addiction.

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Book Review: Nanotechnology in eco-efficient construction

Professor Onuegbu Ugwu of the University of Nigeria reviews Nanotechnology in eco-efficient construction.

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Rutgers unveils new $5.2 million microscopy suites

Rutgers University have unveiled two microscopy suites – a scanning transmission electron microscope and a helium ion microscope.

Video abstract: progress in alkali-activated materials

John Provis of the University of Sheffield gives an overview of his latest publication: Durability of Alkali-Activated Materials: Progress and Perspectives.

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Interview with a Board Member: Jörg Lahann

A conversation with new Advanced Materials board member Jörg Lahann on research, publishing, and life.

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The image shows a nanoballoon before (left) and after (right) being hit by a red laser. The laser causes the balloon to pop open and release the anti-cancer drugs directly at a tumor. Image: Jonathan Lovell.

Anti-cancer system bursts nanoballoons with lasers

New drug delivery method targets cancer cells – not the entire body – and limits chemotherapy side effects.

This is an illustration of the synchronous displacement of several domain walls over larger distances by means of customized perpendicular field pulses. Image: Ill.: Kläui-Lab, Institute of Physics, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz.

Setting nanomagnet domain walls into motion

Domain walls can be synchronously displaced using magnetic field pulses.

Iowa State's Reza Montazami examines a degradable antenna capable of data transmission. Photo by Bob Elbert/Iowa State University.

Simply melting away: dissolving polymer electronics

Iowa State scientist developing materials, electronics that dissolve when triggered.

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Cyclodextrin-Based Supramolecular Hydrogels

The application of cyclodextrin-based host–guest interactions towards the fabrication of functional supramolecular assemblies and hydrogels is reviewed.

A square-centimeter sheet of rebar graphene floats in water. The rebars allow the sheet to be transferred from one surface from another without using polymer in an intermediate step. The process was created in the lab of chemist James Tour at Rice University. Image: Tour Group/Rice University.

New graphene material is reinforced with nanotube bars

Rice University lab makes hybrid nanotube-graphene material that promises to simplify manufacturing.

Air exposure causes incorporation of gas molecules into the spiro-MeOTAD layer.

Degradation discovery could extend solar cell lifetime

Spiro-MeOTAD shows surprising behaviour in detailed OIST study.

This shows molecules in face-on orientation inside organic solar cell. Image from NC State University. Artist: Peter Allen.

Molecule alignment affects solar cell performance

Researchers find that energy is transferred more efficiently inside of complex, 3D organic solar cells when the donor molecules align face-on.

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From lamellar bilayer membranes to single-bilayer-thick polymeric nanosheets

The synthesis of free-standing, ultrathin polymeric nanosheets of lamellar bilayer membrane via spatially confined polymerization has been reported.

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Book Review: Nanotechnology in eco-efficient construction

Professor Onuegbu Ugwu of the University of Nigeria reviews Nanotechnology in eco-efficient construction.

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Characterization and standarization of polysaccharide biocatalysis

A team from the University of Groningen have published research on the enzymatic synthesis of glycosidic polysaccharide analogs and their characterization.

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Electrically tunable bulk ferromagnets

A team has proposed to go beyond the traditional definition of magnetoelectric phenomenon to use reversible electrochemistry as a tool to control magnetism.

Tital partner up with Rolls-Royce

Tital partners up with Rolls-Royce

Engine manufacturer counts on cooperation with German investment casting specialist Tital.

Video abstract: progress in alkali-activated materials

John Provis of the University of Sheffield gives an overview of his latest publication: Durability of Alkali-Activated Materials: Progress and Perspectives.