Nanophysics News

Tim Miller Will No Longer Be Directing Deadpool 2

With Deadpool being a surprising smash hit, it wasn’t surprising to learn that a sequel would be made. Now the thing with sequels is that sometimes you get an entirely new team behind it, which ...

Sun 23 Oct 16 from Ubergizmo

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UV light improves smartphone cameras

Photodetectors, which are used in a wide range of systems and devices from smartphones to space stations, are typically only sensitive to light within a certain narrow bandwidth. This presents ...

Mon 24 Oct 16 from

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Researchers find way to tune thermal conductivity of 2-D materials

Researchers have found an unexpected way to control the thermal conductivity of two-dimensional (2-D) materials, which will allow electronics designers to dissipate heat in electronic devices ...

Fri 21 Oct 16 from

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Nanoantenna lighting-rod effect produces fast optical switches

A team of scientists, led by the University of Southampton, have produced a fast nanoscale optical transistor using gold nanoantenna assisted phase transition.

Fri 21 Oct 16 from

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Characterizing the mechanical properties of biomolecules

Physicists at LMU have developed a novel nanotool that provides a facile means of characterizing the mechanical properties of biomolecules.

Fri 21 Oct 16 from

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Molecular selfie reveals how a chemical bond breaks: Proton is seen escaping the molecule

Imagine what it would be like to watch how the individual atoms of molecules rearrange during a chemical reaction to form a new substance, or to see the compounds of DNA move, rearrange and ...

Thu 20 Oct 16 from

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J.J. Abrams Reveals the Crazy CG Effect You Didn't Know Was in The Force Awakens

There was a lot of amazing visual setpieces in The Force Awakens, made possibly by the incredible wizardry of ILM and many other VFX studios. But sometimes the best use of CGI is one where you ...

Fri 21 Oct 16 from Gizmodo

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Sticking it to the internet of things

Futuristic “smart” decals rely on conventional semiconductor materials and processing, but also 3-D printing

Mon 24 Oct 16 from CandEN

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Growing gold: Researchers develop gold nanowires for biomedical procedures

Grown like a snowflake and sharpened with a sewing machine, a novel device by Kansas State University researchers may benefit biomedical professionals and the patients they serve during electrode ...

Wed 19 Oct 16 from

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