Nanotechnology

New Carbon Nanomaterial Type With Interlocked Molecules

New Carbon Nanomaterial Type With Interlocked Molecules

A new type of nanomaterial with interlocking molecules has the potential to be useful for a wide range of applications, including specialized sensors and new types of electronics

Magnetic Skyrmion Lattices Lose Order At Low Temperatures

Magnetic Skyrmion Lattices Lose Order At Low Temperatures

Cellulose Nanofibers Capable Of High Thermal Conduction

Cellulose Nanofibers Capable Of High Thermal Conduction

Researchers at the University of Tokyo investigated previously unresearched thermal properties of cellulose nanofibers, and their findings suggest these materials may be even more useful

ZrSiSe – Light Observed Zigzagging Through A Semimetal

ZrSiSe – Light Observed Zigzagging Through A Semimetal

In new research, a team from Columbia University describes ZrSiSe, a metal capable of conducting light. ZrSiSe shares electronic similarities with graphene.

Single-photon Quantum Communication With Nanopillars Of Silicon

Single-photon Quantum Communication With Nanopillars Of Silicon

A new nanofabrication method, enabes the production of thousands of nanopillars per square millimeter integrating single-photon emitters

Membrane Water Permeability Works Backwards At The Nanoscale

Membrane Water Permeability Works Backwards At The Nanoscale

More pores in a sieve let more liquid flow through it. But the opposite can be the case at the nanoscopic level, researchers experimenting with Graphene Oxide (GO) membranes have found.

Transforming Fish Scales Into Carbon Nano-onions

Transforming Fish Scales Into Carbon Nano-onions

A team of scientists in Japan has developed a construction route that converts fish scales extracted from fish waste into carbon nano-onions in just seconds through microwave pyrolysis.

Self-assembling 2d Nanosheets Exploit Dual Liquid Interface

Self-assembling 2d Nanosheets Exploit Dual Liquid Interface

Coordination nanosheets are an especially intriguing class of 2D nanosheets. The term coordination refers to the effect of metallic ions in these molecules, which act as coordination centers.

Could Nanoparticle Robots Someday Brush Your Teeth?

Could Nanoparticle Robots Someday Brush Your Teeth?

A throng of midget morphing robots made from iron oxide nanoparticles that have catalytic and magnetic activity may one day brush, rinse, and floss your teeth