Examining quantum size effects in silicon

Experiments examine the scale at which strong quantum effects emerge in silicon nanocrystals.

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Theranostics from a single nanoparticle platform

Researcers construct a multifunctional theranostic nanoplatform that gathers five diagnostic and therapeutic functions into one single nanocomposite.

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Advanced Optical Materials Top 5 – Jan. 2015

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This month’s top 5 most read articles from Advanced Optical Materials.

Particles for Healthcare Applications

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Researchers highlight the potential and current biological and biomedical applications of micro- and nanoparticle research.

From Stem Cells to Nanotoxicology: Welcome to the World of Dr. David Tai Leong

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David Tai Leong answers some questions about his world of nanobiology and new biomaterials.

Flexible transparent electrodes made from nanowire networks

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Shu-Hong Yu and his research group from USTC propose a new nanowire assembly strategy to fabricate flexible transparent electrodes.

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Detecting a heart attack with gold nanoparticles

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Researchers have developed a colloidal gold test strip for Cardiac troponin I detection based on microplasma generated gold nanoparticles.

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Carbon dioxide: from pollution to solution

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Researchers show that nanoparticles sputtered onto black silicon nanowire supports activate conversion in a hydrogen atmosphere under solar-simulated light.

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Advanced Optical Materials Top 5 – Dec. 2014

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This month’s top 5 most read articles from Advanced Optical Materials.

Plasma etching for better vascular grafts

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A Montreal-based research group have developed aligned electrospun PET nanofiber mats that mimic the media layer of arteries.

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