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2012-01-02 11:47:36

Researchers from Singapore and the UK have jointly announced a new benchmark in broadband, non-linear optical-limiting behavior using single-sheet graphene dispersions in a variety of heavy-atom solvents and film matrices Single-sheet graphene dispersion when substantially spaced apart in liquid cells or solid film matrices can exhibit novel excited state absorption mechanism that can provide highly effective broadband optical limiting well below the onset of microbubble or microplasma...

2011-12-21 14:52:11

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued the world's first reference material for single-wall carbon nanotube soot. Distantly related to the soot in your fireplace or in a candle flame, nanotube-laden soot is the primary industrial source of single-wall carbon nanotubes, perhaps the archetype of all nanoscale materials. The new NIST material offers companies and researchers a badly needed source of uniform and well-characterized carbon nanotube soot for material...

2011-12-21 04:30:00

NEW YORK, December 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- New Report Added in ResearchMoz Reports Database The World Market for Nanocoatings [http://www.researchmoz.com/the-world-market-for-nanocoatings-report.html ]. Nanocoatings are opening up new market opportunities in the global coatings arena. Properties such as corrosion resistance, flame retardancy, UV stability, gloss retention and chemical and mechanical properties are improved significantly using nanostructured materials....

2011-12-14 19:39:13

The surprising discovery of a new way to tune and enhance thermal conductivity — a basic property generally considered to be fixed for a given material — gives engineers a new tool for managing thermal effects in smart phones and computers, lasers and a number of other powered devices. The finding was made by a group of engineers headed by Deyu Li, associate professor of mechanical engineering at Vanderbilt University, and published online in the journal Nature Nanotechnology...

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2011-12-14 05:49:35

Berkeley Lab Researchers Develop Solution-based Fabrication Technique Imprinting electronic circuitry on backplanes that are both flexible and stretchable promises to revolutionize a number of industries and make “smart devices” nearly ubiquitous. Among the applications that have been envisioned are electronic pads that could be folded away like paper, coatings that could monitor surfaces for cracks and other structural failures, medical bandages that could treat infections and...

2011-12-10 08:00:00

The Inorganic and Organic Chemistry Sciences are two of the key sections in the Sciences Social Network Sciencia.org. The users of the website monitor 67 scientific journals publishing in these two disciplines which currently contain nearly 12,000 articles. (PRWEB) December 10, 2011 The Chemistry Sciences Social Network Sciencia.org was established to provide the very latest news headlines, references and resources from scientific journals, books and websites worldwide. This science and...

2011-12-05 08:01:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at the IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting, IBM (NYSE: IBM) scientists unveiled several exploratory research breakthroughs that could lead to major advancements in delivering dramatically smaller, faster and more powerful computer chips. <font size="2" face="Arial">(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO )</font> For more than 50 years, computer processors have increased in power and shrunk...

2011-12-01 12:58:26

Since the invention of liquid crystal displays in the mid-1960s, display electronics have undergone rapid transformation. Recently developed organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) have shown several advantages over LCDs, including their light weight, flexibility, wide viewing angles, improved brightness, high power efficiency and quick response. OLED-based displays are now used in cell phones, digital cameras and other portable devices. But developing a lower-cost method for mass-producing...

2011-11-30 14:48:52

New nanoscale electronic state discovered on graphene sheets Researchers from the London Centre for Nanotechnology (LCN) have discovered electronic stripes, called 'charge density waves', on the surface of the graphene sheets that make up a graphitic superconductor. This is the first time these stripes have been seen on graphene, and the finding is likely to have profound implications for the exploitation of this recently discovered material, which scientists believe will play a key role...

2011-11-29 19:00:03

Although they found that graphene makes very good chemical sensors, researchers at Illinois have discovered an unexpected “twist”–that the sensors are better when the graphene is “worse”–more imperfections improved performance. “This is quite the opposite of what you would want for transistors, for example,” explained Eric Pop, an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering and a member of the interdisciplinary research team....