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Cost-Effective Method to Convert Wood to Nanocellulose

Cost-Effective Method to Convert Wood to Nanocellulose

Researchers from Sappi and Edinburgh Napier University have come up with an economical technique to convert wood into nanocellulose, which could be used for designing eco-friendly cars, for food thickening and also for treating wounds. [More]
Scientists Successfully Observe Light Propagation in Solar Cells

Scientists Successfully Observe Light Propagation in Solar Cells

Scientists at Forschungszentrum Jülich have used a new method to successfully study light propagation inside a solar cell directly. [More]
Morgan Advanced Materials and 2D-Tech Partner with the University of Manchester for Graphene Research

Morgan Advanced Materials and 2D-Tech Partner with the University of Manchester for Graphene Research

2D-Tech and Morgan Advanced Materials have agreed long-term partnerships with the National Graphene Institute at the University of Manchester in order to study future graphene applications. [More]

OCSiAl Starts Selling Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes and SWCNT-Based Modifiers Online

OCSiAl’s nanoadditives are now available online. A few clicks and a credit card is all a researcher needs to get high purity single wall carbon nanotubes to be delivered within days from OCSiAl’s online store... [More]
Combined X-ray Spectroscopy Techniques Enable Sub-Nanometer Study of Heterogeneous Interfaces

Combined X-ray Spectroscopy Techniques Enable Sub-Nanometer Study of Heterogeneous Interfaces

Researchers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have combined standing-wave photoelectron spectroscopy (SWPS) technique with high ambient pressure photoelectron spectroscopy (APPS) technique to create standing wave ambient pressure photoelectron spectroscopy (SWAPPS) - a new technique for study of chemical elements at heterogeneous interfaces. [More]
Carbon Nanotube-Based Anti-Icing System Improves Wind Power Generation

Carbon Nanotube-Based Anti-Icing System Improves Wind Power Generation

The Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation IPA has collaborated with six corporations from four European Union (EU) states to develop an energy-efficient carbon nanotube coating-based ice detection and anti-icing system for wind turbines. This endeavor is part of EU’s “Windheat Project.” [More]
Tufts Researchers Develop Single-Atom Gold Catalysts for Fuel Cell Applications

Tufts Researchers Develop Single-Atom Gold Catalysts for Fuel Cell Applications

Tufts University researchers along with the researchers from other national laboratories and universities have developed new catalysts that are capable of potentially reducing the cost of fuels such as hydrogen. [More]
Quasi-Random Pattern of Blu-Ray Discs Could Enhance Light Absorption of Solar Cells

Quasi-Random Pattern of Blu-Ray Discs Could Enhance Light Absorption of Solar Cells

An interdisciplinary team of researchers at Northwestern University have discovered that Blu-ray discs could also help improve solar cell performance. These discs have a quasi-random pattern for data storage. When this pattern is transferred to solar cells it can increase the light absorption capacity of these cells. [More]
Researchers Study Dynamics of Graphene Electrons in a Magnetic Field

Researchers Study Dynamics of Graphene Electrons in a Magnetic Field

Researchers from the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR) have studied the dynamics of graphene electrons in a magnetic field for the first time. [More]
MIT Team Develops QSH-Based 2D Materials for Next Generation Nanodevices

MIT Team Develops QSH-Based 2D Materials for Next Generation Nanodevices

MIT researchers have demonstrated in their recent study a new type of two-dimensional materials with interesting quantum properties that could lead to the development of next generation nanoscale electronics. [More]