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3D printing gets faster, with help from a vat of goo

Although 3D printing may be revolutionizing the world of manufacturing, it still takes rather a long time to do when compared to some of the alternatives. A collaboration between MIT's ...

1 hours ago from Gizmag

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World-first images of electric currents in graphene released

Researchers at the University of Melbourne are the first in the world to image how electrons move in two-dimensional graphene, a boost to the development of next-generation electronics.

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Block copolymers spiral under control

(with audio)The tailored self-assembly of nanospirals provides insights into the thermodynamics of block copolymers.

Tue 25 Apr 17 from Nanotechweb

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Researchers build a single-molecule diode

Researchers of the University of Barcelona have led a project to create a diode out of a 1 nm-sized single molecule with high rectification ratios. Diodes, commonly used in in everyday electronic ...

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Chip-based nanoscopy: Microscopy in HD quality

Physicists at Bielefeld University and the Arctic University of Norway in Tromsø have developed a photonic chip that makes it possible to carry out super-resolution light microscopy, also called ...

Mon 24 Apr 17 from

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Self-assembled nanostructures can be selectively controlled

Plasmonic nanoparticles exhibit properties based on their geometries and relative positions. Researchers have now developed an easy way to manipulate the optical properties of plasmonic nanostructures ...

Mon 24 Apr 17 from

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Graphene Makes Infinite Copies of Compound Semiconductor Wafers

Technique could reduce costs for compound semiconductor circuits and lead to new devices

Mon 24 Apr 17 from IEEE Spectrum

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X-ray scattering and molecular dynamics simulations used to create real-time imaging of nanoparticle oxidation

(—A team of researchers affiliated with Temple University and Argonne National Laboratory has developed a way to observe material restructuring at the atomic scale in real time. In ...

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Nanoimprinted hyperlens array: Paving the way for practical super-resolution imaging

The concept of a perfect lens that can produce immaculate and flawless images has been the Holy Grail of lens makers for centuries. In 1873, a German physicist and optical scientist by the name ...

Fri 21 Apr 17 from

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