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Flash Nano: No compromise – hexagonal boron nitride production scales up

Mon, 04/03/2017 - 19:00
Large quantities of high-quality 2D hexagonal boron nitride can be produced by diffusion and segregation of chemical vapour deposits.

New Layered Material Could Help Develop Reduced Graphene Oxide-Based Transistors

Mon, 04/03/2017 - 19:00
A research team at North Carolina State University (NC State) has developed a new method for changing positively charged (p-type) reduced graphene oxide (rGO) into negatively charged (n-type) rGO....

New ultrafast flexible and transparent memory devices could herald new era of electronics

Mon, 04/03/2017 - 19:00
An innovative new technique to produce the quickest, smallest, highest-capacity memories for flexible and transparent applications could pave the way for a future golden age of electronics.

Next generation perovskite solar cells with new world-record performance

Mon, 04/03/2017 - 19:00
A recent study has presented a new cost-efficient way to produce inorganic-organic hybrid perovskite solar cells which sets a new world-record efficiency performance, in particular photostability.

Graphene lid revitalizes imaging technique

Mon, 04/03/2017 - 19:00
By capping liquids with graphene, an ultrathin sheet of pure carbon, researchers have revitalized and extended a powerful technique to image surfaces.

Fast and simple way to make highly ordered porous films

Mon, 04/03/2017 - 19:00
Researchers have developed a new method to create films of porous metal-organic frameworks fully aligned on inorganic substrates. The method is simple, requiring only that the substrate and an organic linker are mixed under mild conditions, and fast, producing perfectly aligned films within...

New Projects Create a Foundation for Next-Gen Flexible Electronics

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 14:00
NewsFlexible electronics are circuits and systems that can be bent, folded, stretched or conformed without losing their functionality.Contributed Author: Georgia Institute of TechnologyTopics: Engineering

A big leap toward tinier lines

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 14:00
Self-assembly technique could lead to long-awaited, simple method for making smaller microchip patterns.

Ink-jet printable and biocompatible layered electronics

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 14:00
Researchers have developed biocompatible, water-based inks containing graphene and related layered materials as building blocks for ink-jet printable electronic devices.

CRS Report on Science and Technology Issues in the 115th Congress Includes Nanotechnology and the NNI

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 13:00
The Congressional Research Service (CRS) prepared a March 14, 2017, report entitled Science and Technology Issues in the 115th Congress.  The report outlines science and technology policy issues that may come before the 115th Congress.  The report notes that, given the rapid pace of science and...

SCCS Issues Final Opinion on Additional Coatings for Titanium Dioxide (Nano Form) as UV-Filter in Dermally Applied Cosmetic Products

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 13:00
On March 7, 2017, the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) issued a final opinion on additional coatings for titanium dioxide (nano form) coated with cetyl phosphate, manganese dioxide, or triethoxycaprylylsilane as an ultraviolet (UV)-filter in dermally applied cosmetics.  The...

How graphene could cool smartphone, computer and other electronics chips

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 12:00
With graphene, researchers have discovered a powerful way to cool tiny chips - key components of electronic devices with billions of transistors apiece.

Plugging leaks in printable logic

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 12:00
Self-assembling thin films make it possible to produce flexible electronic devices using a single plastic transistor.

Electrocrystallization: Breakthrough in gold nanoparticle research

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 09:00
Research team discovers how to prepare high-quality crystals formed of gold nanoparticles.

Transforming greenhouse gas CO2 into carbon nanotubes

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 09:00
In two new studies, researchers show that cement plants can have their carbon dioxide exhaust eliminated while co-producing carbon nanotubes. They demonstrate that with their C2CNT (carbon dioxide into carbon nanotubes) process, a wide portfolio of tailored carbon nanotubes, such as those with...

Transparent silver: Tarnish-proof films for flexible displays, touch screens, metamaterials

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 09:00
The thinnest, smoothest layer of silver that can survive air exposure has been laid down by scientists, and it could change the way touchscreens and flat or flexible displays are made.