Nanotechnology

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

Microtubules, Motor Proteins And Nano-patterning

Microtubules, Motor Proteins And Nano-patterning

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Hybrid Nano-probe Can Detect Live Cancer Cells

Graphene Quantum Dots Recycle Waste CO2 Into Fuel

Graphene Quantum Dots Recycle Waste CO2 Into Fuel

Nitrogen-doped graphene quantum dots could represent a simple method for recycling waste carbon dioxide into valuable fuel, rather than releasing it into the atmosphere or burying it underground

Nanowire Battery Technology Has Off The Charts Charging Capacity

Nanowire Battery Technology Has Off The Charts Charging Capacity

A nanowire battery material that can be recharged hundreds of thousands of times has been developed, edging us closer to a battery that would never require replacement.