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Precise control of the surface characteristics of substrate materials is essential to broaden the scope of Raman spectroscopy and make it a standard analytical tool. Scientists from South China University of Technology investigated this research area, publishing a review study on the development of Raman spectroscopy substrates and research milestones in the journal ACS Au …

This article was originally published here Interfaces ACS Appl Mater. 2022 Apr 29. doi: 10.1021/acsami.2c03265. Online ahead of print. ABSTRACT Nested DNA nanostructures perform programmable nanoscale movements such as sliding, contraction, and expansion. However, the use of nanoscale nested motions to regulate larger scale matrix functions and the development of their applications have not yet …

Nanoacoustics has advanced rapidly with continuous and considerable growth in capabilities and refinement of techniques. This article discusses nanoacoustics, its applications including nanoacoustic sensing, nanoacoustic manipulation, and nanoacoustic characterization, and its future prospects. Image Credit: DmitrySteshenko/Shutterstock.com What is acoustics? The term “Acoustics” is derived from the Greek word “akoustos”, which means “heard”. Acoustics is the …

An article published in the journal Scientific reports investigated a potentially clean solution for the disposal of mercury waste based on the confinement of nanoscale mercury in a solid state at room temperature (RT). Study: Mercury becomes solid at room temperature in the nanoscale and a potential waste storage of Hg. Image Credit: BeataGFX/Shutterstock.com The …

Hanak, JJ The concept of multiple samples in materials research: synthesis, compositional analysis, and testing of entire multicomponent systems. J. Mater. Science. 5964–971 (1970). ADS CASE Item Google Scholar Xiang, X.-D. et al. A combinatorial approach to materials discovery. Science 2681738–1740 (1995). ADS CASE Item Google Scholar Koinuma, H. & Takeuchi, I. Solid-state combinatorial chemistry …

Int J Biol Macromol. February 26, 2022: S0141-8130(22)00389-0. doi: 10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2022.02.137. Online ahead of print. ABSTRACT Thanks to their unique attributes, such as good sensitivity, selectivity, high surface-to-volume ratio and versatile optical and electronic properties, fluorescence-based bioprobes have been used to create highly sensitive nanobiosensors to detect various biological agents. and chemicals. These sensors are superior …

Biosynthesis methodology For the typical biosynthesis phase, ground Hoodia powder gordonii from Dischem South Africa was used. All additional chemical reagents used were purchased from Sigma-Aldrich. They were all analytical grade, so used without any further purification. In a typical procedure, 10.0 g of clean Hoodia gordonii the powder was weighed and mixed with 400 …

High-strength bainitic steels have properties that give them advantages over conventional steels. This has facilitated the research on these materials for their application in several technological fields. To study: Viewpoints on technological aspects of advanced high-strength bainitic steels. Image Credit: M. Kosal/Shutterstock.com The concept of these materials has been revisited in a study published in …

Nanoscale silicon dioxide is extremely versatile. When polishing the semiconductor surface, nanoscale silicon dioxide can be used as an abrasive in addition to being used as a coating material due to its excellent surface performance. The compound improves reinforcement, shear strength, thixotropy, etc., and therefore can be widely applied in steel, plastic, rubber and solar …

Polystyrene and butadiene can form nanocopolymer latex spheres through the process of emulsion polymerization. These spheres have many industrial applications including cement, paper and other areas of industry. The surface of the latex, depending on the composition, can take on negative or positive charges which maintain the stability of the latex system. It is therefore …

AZoNano talks to Professor Hyoungsoo Kim about Korea Institute of Advanced Science and Technology about his efforts to create a new method of self-assembling, nano-scale salt crystal origami called Crystal Hair Origami. In a multiphase system, if the length scale gets smaller, a capillary force is pre-dominant at the liquid-liquid interface. People used the capillary …

Biosensing is an innovative approach for real-time health monitoring and point-of-care diagnostics through direct human-machine interaction. To explore the potential of this field, an article published in Materials Letters demonstrated the application of nano-biodetection systems based on 2D graphene. To study: Emergence of an ultra-efficient and ultra-fast 2D graphene nano-biodetection system. Image Credit: Marco de …

In recent years, the photocatalytic conversion of solar energy has become the subject of several research projects because of its potential to help end human dependence on fossil fuels. Now an article published in Nanomaterials applied explored the use of MgB4 nanosheets therefor. To study: MgB4 MXene-type nanosheets for the photocatalytic evolution of hydrogen. Image …

Due to its toxicity, mercury use has declined significantly in recent years, with limited applications in the chemical industry (as a catalyst) and in some electrical components. Now, an international team of researchers from Israel, Portugal, and the United States has created a solid form of mercury at room temperature that exhibits unique electrochemical properties …

Nanotechnology in the application of the energy market RW added multiple recent analysis reports “Global Nanotechnology in Energy Market”. As shown by the most recent market review report on the Global Nanotechnology in Energy Market, an in-depth investigation and comprehensive data on the market size, market offerings, and market elements. The global nanotechnology in energy …

Carbon nanotube market Global Carbon Nanotubes Market providing comprehensive data on the current market scenario and providing solid information regarding the potential market size, volume and dynamics. The carbon nanotubes market size is valued at $ 21.63 billion by 2028 and is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 17.05% for the …

The market for the manufacture of pesticides and other agricultural chemicals comprises the sales of pesticides and other agricultural chemicals by several entities (organizations, independent traders or partnerships) that express and formulate agricultural and household pest control chemicals (excluding fertilizers), pesticides and other agricultural chemicals. According to the report’s analysis, the “Global Pesticides and Other …

The word “nano” refers to the length scale (a nanometer is one billionth of a meter) which is a thousand times smaller than the micro scale, the scale traditionally associated with the electronics industry. Viruses and DNA are examples of natural objects at the nanoscale; on the other hand, a human cell can appear enormous. …

There are many viral infections around the world, but no antidote has yet been found to be labeled as highly effective against the virus. The Technical University of Munich or the experts from TUM have recently developed a new method in this area using nanotechnology. DNA nanocapsules vs viral infection (Photo: Elena-Marie Willner / DietzLab …

“Humans tend to underestimate or overlook what they cannot perceive. But things that are invisible can have the greatest meaning and determine whether or not you produce successfully, ”explains Xabier Arbe. To take an unprecedented look at shell strength, the perfect packaging for quality egg product, H&N International turned to one of the world’s most …

Agricultural nanotechnology market What is the future of the global agricultural nanotechnology market? Compare yourself with the strategic milestones and conclusions recently published by WADA. According to a survey, the agricultural nanotechnology market will reach significant revenue in the future with a CAGR (compound annual growth rate) of XX%. The latest study published on the …

3D printing technology will be used to reconstruct human teeth, bones and tissue at the University of Queensland’s new Center for Orofacial Regeneration, Reconstruction and Rehabilitation (COR3). Professor Saso Ivanovski, school principal and center director at UQ School of Dentistry, said the team’s exceptional skills and experience have the potential to advance oral and facial …

Nanoscale cover image Tulsa, OK – Oral Roberts University scientist Dr Enrique Valderrama-Araya, who, together with materials scientists from Brazil, China, UK and USA, developed a new hydrogen evolution reaction to explore the extent of dissolution of platinum nanoparticles at the surface of nanostructured carbon electrodes. The team’s research, recently published in Nanoscale, a high-impact …

Consumer electronics company Xiaomi Communications Co. appears to be the latest manufacturer to enter the electric mobility race. The Beijing-based company plans to create Xiaomi-branded electric vehicles. The company will use a Chinese manufacturing plant owned by Great Wall Motors. In its current state, Xiaomi is an electronics company based on an Internet of Things …

Are we finally going through the looking glass? If measured only by new breweries, maybe it does. Like everything else, however, the mini brewery renaissance among us did not come without pain. At the beginning of Annus horribilis 2020, a slew of new breweries were due to go live – in Riverhead, Bellport, Lindenhurst – …

Marie Curie Action Individual Fellowships are funded by the European Commission and are very competitive. This year, five researchers from around the world received money to come to Aalto to study in groups at the School of Science and the School of Chemical Engineering. Details of their projects are listed below. ENBIOMECH Dr Sandra Kaabel …

Scientists at Cornell University have developed a self-folding origami bird that is barely 60 microns wide. The bird is just one of the many little robots that roam Cornell’s labs. Someday, microscopic robots will be able to train themselves and get to work in all kinds of small spaces. Cornell University has just announced what …

Scientists began to evaluate the potential of graphene in polymers soon after the complete characterization of graphene. A first research objective focused on how to increase the electrical conductivity of graphene; this was soon followed by investigations into its mechanical properties. There were then descriptions of the improved flame retardancy and thermal conductivity of graphene …

New York, February 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Reportlinker.com announces the publication of the report “Pesticide And Other Agricultural Chemicals Global Market Report 2021: COVID 19 Impact and Recovery to 2030” – https: //www.reportlinker .com / p06018804 /? utm_source = GNW $ 27 billion in 2020 to $ 84.82 billion in 2021 at a compound …

Finnish and Israeli scientists have found a way to move the hinges at the nanoscale. This marks the next step in the development of what is called molecular machines. This will ultimately make it possible to develop new therapeutic approaches, for example in medicine. Until now, it was not possible to control this type of …

Catalysts are essential for many technologies. To further improve heterogeneous catalysts, it is necessary to analyze the complex processes at their surfaces, where the active sites are. Scientists at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), as well as colleagues from Spain and Argentina, have now achieved breakthroughs: as reported in Physical Review Letters, they use …

Image: (a) Photo of FFMP produced on quarter plate and (b) – (d) Scanning electron microscope images of samples. seen Following Credit: National University of Yokohama Researchers at Yokohama National University and the University of Electrocommunications in Japan have developed a very efficient technique to produce a single fullerene crystal, called a fullerene finned micropillar …

BERLIN, December 11, 2020 / PRNewswire / – While automobiles that use fossil fuels are inherently unsustainable, the lack of viable alternatives has led the world to look away from this reality. However, the rise of electric car makers like Tesla has forced more attention to events like the German diesel scandal of 2019, drawing …

NANOPORIC MATERIALS MARKET The Report Consultant has released a new informative report on the global market titled Global Nanoporous Materials Market. Leading Selling Methods give researchers a comprehensive analysis of how selling models and ideas can help grow their business. The report provides in-depth analysis of market dynamics, share, trends and size using primary as …

Cranfield University Dr Jacqueline Hannam has been appointed President-elect of the British Society of Soil Science. Dr Hannam was elected at the company’s virtual annual general meeting and will take up her role as president-elect on January 1, 2021. Dr Hannam specializes in soil data, digital soil mapping and soil health. At Cranfield University, Dr …

On June 18, 2020, the US Department of Energy announced it would allocate more than $ 65 million for nuclear energy research, cross-cutting technology development, access to facilities and infrastructure. The awards fall under the department’s nuclear power programs – the University Nuclear Power Program, Nuclear Power Activation Technologies, and Facilities for Users of Nuclear …

On July 23, 2020, the European Union (EU) Nanomaterials Observatory (EUON) published a Nanopinion titled “Making materials from nanoscale particles: moving forward with plants»By Dr Blaise Tardy, Researcher, Colloids and Bio-based Materials Research Group – Aalto University in Finland. Dr Tardy notes that bio-based nanomaterials such as nanocellulose “have shown great promise in the formation …

Model diagram of nanogap electrodes enabling dielectrophoretic forceps technology. Credit: Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) A Korean research team has developed technology that effectively controls fine particles and nanoplastics, which are major causes of human toxicity and ecosystem disturbance. This technology, which allows to sort, purify and concentrate in real time nanoparticles invisible …

Scientists from the US Department of Energy’s Ames lab and their collaborators at Iowa State University have developed a new approach to generate hard-to-combine, layered heterostructured solids. Heterostructured materials, composed of layers of dissimilar building blocks, exhibit unique electronic and magnetic transport properties that are governed by quantum interactions between their structurally different building blocks, …

An international team of researchers led by Hao Chen of Tsinghua University has developed a unique chemical boundary engineering (CBE) approach to dramatically improve the physical properties of steel. In an open access article in Scientists progress, the team reports that when applied to simple steels with a carbon content of up to 0.2% by …

Electrospinning is an emerging manufacturing technology that holds great promise for advancing skin tissue engineering and developing a range of new therapies. Electrospinning is an emerging manufacturing technology that has gained a lot of attention in recent years in fields ranging from medicine and tissue engineering to energy and environmental sciences due to the ease …

Different configurations of MOSFETs. Credit: IMR FinFETs are known to be an evolution of metal-oxide-semiconductor field effect transistors (MOSFETs) comprising a semiconductor channel wrapped vertically by conformal gate electrodes. It was first proposed in the 1990s in order to avoid the short channel effect and other drawbacks resulting from the reduction in the size of …

Global Graphene Group Inc. (G3) was the first company to discover and patent graphene in 2002 BZ Jang, et al, “Nano-scaled Graphene Plates,” US Nos. Appl. No. 10/274,473 (10/21/2002); now US Pat. N ° 7 071 258 (04/07/2006), two years before Nobel laureates Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov published their findings on mechanical exfoliation of …

The alloys chosen for study in this project and the heat treatment regimes used will be determined, in part, using computer models developed at WPI. Based on extensive laboratory experimentation and drawing on large databases of metallic properties assembled under previous projects funded by ARL at WPI, the models allow custom powders to be designed …

A new technique that uses spring-shaped carbon nanotubes to catalyze the decomposition of microplastic particles has been developed by Australian researchers, who say this approach could be used as a way to clean up plastic contamination in wastewater . Microplastics have become ubiquitous pollutants in domestic wastewater as well as rivers, lakes and seas, threatening …

The integration of micro-machines revealed various possibilities that were not possible before. FREMONT, California: Connected to all aspects of frameworks, materials, devices, structures at the micro and nano scale, as well as micro and nanotechnology, the innovation of the miniaturized machine targets and promotes research and development submissions to applications on crucial and original functions. …

image: Electrifying neutrons: Monochromatic electron energy loss spectroscopy under a scanning transmission electron microscope is used to distinguish molecules that differ only by a single neutron on a single atom. The electron beam can capture changes in tiny molecular vibrations of an amino acid caused by the extra neutron without damaging the sample and with …

image: This is Professor Dr. Pol Besenius. seen Following Credit: photo / ©: Eric Lichtenscheidt Professor Pol Besenius, a chemist working at Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz (JGU), has secured funding from the European Research Council (ERC) for the development of fully synthetic vaccines. Among other things, Besenius aims to overcome the problems of low …

One of these 2-D materials is graphene, which has a honeycomb structure of carbon atoms that is only one atom thick. Credit: University of Exeter Researchers at the University of Exeter have developed an innovative technique that could help create the next generation of flexible electronics in everyday life. A team of engineering experts have …

Posted: 09 Apr 2018 (Spotlight on Nanowerk) Next-generation electronic devices will be highly portable, portable, even transplantable, lightweight, and most likely self-powered. Among the various building blocks required for these systems (such as displays, sensors, actuators, etc.), some of the most important components are new flexible data storage systems that have non-volatile capacity, high storage …

Sep 22, 2009 Nanotechnology is considered one of the most promising technologies for the 21st century. On the one hand, there is the economic impact of new and improved products. On the other hand, a strong contribution of nanotechnologies is expected in reducing the ecological impact and the consumption of natural resources. Nanotechnology has the …

A new type of inkjet printer has been developed that can accurately print dots of various materials as small as 250 nanometers in diameter. The inkjet printer could enable the rapid synthesis of complex nanoscale structures from various materials. Nano-printing: This image shows an image of a flower printed using a new electrohydrodynamic inkjet printer. …