Nanomaterials

Water desalination picks up the pace

4 days ago   |   Phys.org

A membrane made of porous carbon-fiber structures grown on a porous ceramic substrate is more efficient at filtering seawater than existing similar membranes.
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An atom-thick graphene membrane for industrial gas separation

5 days ago   |   Phys.org

Chemical engineers at EPFL have demonstrated for the first time that an atom-thick graphene membrane can separate gas mixtures with a high-efficiency. The "ultimate" membrane...
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Nanocrystal links could lead to better electronics, scientists say

5 days ago   |   Phys.org

Chemists and engineers today are very interested in a kind of nanotechnology enabled by tiny islands of nanoparticles called "colloidal nanocrystals." They can be made out of...
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In borophene, boundaries are no barrier-researchers make and test atom-thick boron's unique domains

6 days ago   |   Phys.org

Borophene, the atomically flat form of boron with unique properties, is even more interesting when different forms of the material mix and mingle, according to scientists at...
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New study finds folding graphene significantly enhances mechanical performance

6 days ago   |   Phys.org   |   2 articles

An international team of researchers, affiliated with UNIST has discovered that folding is an efficient strategy to incorporate large-area monolayer graphene films on polymer...
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Slippery when dry

9 days ago   |   Phys.org

Anyone who has ever taken their car in for an oil change recognizes the importance of reducing the friction that arises when steel touches steel.
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Quantum Dot White LEDs Achieve Record Efficiency

Quantum Dot White LEDs Achieve Record Efficiency

9 days ago   |   R&D Magazine

NewsResearchers have demonstrated nanomaterial-based white-light-emitting diodes that exhibit a record luminous efficiency of 105 lumens per watt. Contributed Author: Optical...
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Research finds new molecular structures in boron-based nanoclusters

10 days ago   |   Phys.org

Brown University researchers and collaborators from Tsinghua University in China have shown that nanoclusters made from boron and lanthanide elements form highly stable and...
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Graphene could be key to controlling water evaporation

10 days ago   |   Phys.org

Graphene coatings may offer the ability to control the water evaporation process from various surfaces, according to new research.
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Brain function partly replicated by nanomaterials

10 days ago   |   Phys.org   |   2 articles

The brain requires surprisingly little energy to adapt to the environment to learn, make ambiguous recognitions, have high recognition ability and intelligence, and perform...
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