Archives for June 2011

2010 Impact Factors in Materials Science Announced!

The ISI have released their 2010 impact factors – we give you the materials science breakdown.

Graphene Logic Gates: Low Power, High Gain

Self-adaptive complementary-like architectures are adopted in graphene-based transistors as a means to create low power, high gain logic gates.

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How to Outshine a Quantum Dot

Ultrabright Fluorescent Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles

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Nanophobic or Nanophilic?

Carbon nanotubes have the potential to unlock effective treatments for that most delicate of systems – the mammalian central nervous system. But conflicting studies and reports on potential toxicity underline the need for careful, standardized, and thorough research protocols.

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Book Review: Charge and Exciton Transport through Molecular Wires

New publication brings together theory and experimental results in molecular electronics – can we go beyond Moore’s law? Emanuele Orgiu & Paolo Samorì of ISIS tell us more