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Researchers Develop Chemically Designed Hybrid Glasses Using MOF Liquids

Researchers Develop Chemically Designed Hybrid Glasses Using MOF Liquids

An international team of researchers from Europe, China and Japan has collaborated to develop a novel method for manufacturing hybrid glass using a comparatively new family of metal-organic frameworks (MOFs). [More]
Researchers Develop New Technique Using Gold Nanorods to Target Pain Receptors

Researchers Develop New Technique Using Gold Nanorods to Target Pain Receptors

Researchers at Kyoto University's Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS) have created a unique method to target pain receptors using tiny gold nanorods. Their work could pave the way for pain relief therapies, which can assist patients with intractable pain, even cancer-related pain. [More]
New Stable 2D Materials Developed by Manchester Researchers

New Stable 2D Materials Developed by Manchester Researchers

A research team at the University of Manchester have developed of a number of novel 2D materials similar to graphene. [More]
Electrolytic Process Converts Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide into Valuable Carbon Nanofibers

Electrolytic Process Converts Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide into Valuable Carbon Nanofibers

A new chemical technology, promising to convert captured atmospheric CO2 into high-quality carbon nanofibers, was presented at the 2015 ACS meeting and exposition. [More]
Atomic Layers of Transition Metals Sandwiched to Create Stable Material

Atomic Layers of Transition Metals Sandwiched to Create Stable Material

Researchers at Drexel University have developed a new material-making method for creating an entirely new stable material for storing energy by 'sandwiching' atomic layers of materials such as molybdenum, titanium and carbon. [More]
Campanile Probe Helps Study Impact of Illumination on 2D Molybdenum Disulfide at Molecular Scale

Campanile Probe Helps Study Impact of Illumination on 2D Molybdenum Disulfide at Molecular Scale

Scientists from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) of the US Department of Energy have successfully performed a molecular-level analysis on the impact of illumination on 2D semiconductors using an innovative nano-optical probe called the Campanile probe. [More]
Band Gap of Black Phosphorus Provides an Advantage Over Graphene

Band Gap of Black Phosphorus Provides an Advantage Over Graphene

Researchers from the Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) have tuned the band gap in Black Phosphorus (BP) to form a superior conductor, by transforming the semiconducting material into a special state of matter that has anisotropic dispersion. This achievement enables greater adaptability in design and optimization of solar panels, telecommunication lasers, and other such electronic and optoelectronic devices. [More]
Rice and Penn State Open a New Research Center for the Development of 2D Coatings

Rice and Penn State Open a New Research Center for the Development of 2D Coatings

Pennsylvania State University and Rice University have opened a new center for the development of atomically thin 2D coatings for a range of applications. [More]
Heat-Resistant, Flexible Dielectric Polymer Could Find Application in Aerospace Power Electronics

Heat-Resistant, Flexible Dielectric Polymer Could Find Application in Aerospace Power Electronics

A team of engineers from Penn State has created a cross-linked polymer nanocomposite comprising of boron nitride nanosheets that is capable of high-voltage capacity for energy storage at high temperatures. [More]
Study on Importance of Sputtering Methods in Thin Film Production Utilizes Innovnano’s Nanostructured AZO

Study on Importance of Sputtering Methods in Thin Film Production Utilizes Innovnano’s Nanostructured AZO

AZO sputtering targets from Innovnano, an expert manufacturer of high performance ceramic powders, provide researchers with a highly optimised and cost-effective tool for the development of next generation transparent conducting oxide (TCO) thin films. [More]