Nanoparticles with Plasma

Making nanoparticles with plasma

Copper nanoparticles can be made due to the interaction of an argon plasma with CuCl (CuCl2) ionic liquid solutions.

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Advanced Energy Materials: Free online access to inaugural issue

Advanced Energy Materials logo

The January 2011 issue of new journal Advanced Energy Materials is now freely available online at www.advenergymat.de.

Nano is Super: How to Make Supercapacitors from Nanomaterials

Making supercapacitors from nanomaterials

A supercapacitor with high power and energy density is made using nanocomposites containing carbon nanotubes.

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Aqueous phase synthesis of CdTe quantum dots for biophotonics

CdTe quantum dots for biophotonics

An international team of researchers review a useful tool for three dimensional multi-photon microscopy and imaging

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Morphology Changes in Plastic Solar Cells

Morphology changes in plastic solar cells

Understanding the morphology changes in plastic solar cells may hold clues for the development of new high-performance materials.

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DNA Fragments Throw Light on Nuclease Activity

DNA fragments throw light on nuclease activity

Nuclease activity can be detected by a simple, sensitive, and selective test based on light scattering of carbon nanotubes, with no need for a label.

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Nontoxic Nanoparticles

Are gold nanoparticles toxic?

US scientists show the mechanism of toxicity of gold nanoparticles in living cells, and demonstrate that the nanoparticles are not toxic under diagnostic conditions.

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Natural Nanochemistry: Artificial Petrification

Natural Nanochemistry: Artificial Petrification

Professor Geoffrey Ozin from the University of Toronto discusses the endless possibilities of biomimicry and biotemplating.

Paving the way for graphene-based nanoelectronics

Paving the way for graphene based nanoelectronics

Nobel laureate Kostya Novoselov and his team open up graphene-based nanoelectronic devices by scanning probe lithography.

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Gold Nanoparticles to Beat the Flu

Gold nanoparticles to beat the flu

Functionalized gold nanoparticles are used to prevent flu viruses from attaching to and entering cells, in research by German scientists.

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