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Nanopfeiler leuchten besser ohne Gold

Saeulen aus Galliumarsenid sind eine Alternative zu Schichten, denn sie wachsen auch auf Silizium in guter Qualitaet. Forscher des Paul-Drude-Instituts konnten jetzt den Nachweis erbringen, dass der haeufig verwendete Goldkatalysator die Eigenschaften der Saeulen empfindlich stoert.

Posted: Jun 27th, 2011

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Hands-on courses prepare students for careers in nanotechnology

Two new cross-disciplinary courses developed through undergraduate education research at the University of Cincinnati provide hands-on experience to better meet the growing demand for 2,000,000 nanotechnology workers that current projections hold to be needed by 2020.

Posted: Jun 27th, 2011

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Graphene promises faster electronics

The novel material graphene makes faster electronics possible. Scientists at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology at the Vienna University of Technology (TU Vienna) developed light-detectors made of graphene and analyzed their astonishing properties.

Posted: Jun 27th, 2011

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OLED research using computer-aided design approach

Researchers at National Nanotechnology Center in Thailand, NANOTEC, investigated the effect of conjugated length of two series of novel emitting material on organic light emitting diodes (OLED) using density functional theory (DFT) and time dependence density functional theory (TDDFT) using computer-aided design approach.

Posted: Jun 27th, 2011

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Researchers crack full-spectrum solar challenge

In a paper published in Nature Photonics, University of Toronto Engineering researchers report a new solar cell that may pave the way to inexpensive coatings that efficiently convert the sun's rays to electricity.

Posted: Jun 26th, 2011

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Plasma physics finds novel applications in medicine

Whilst new antibiotics are being developed all the time, there's clearly a need for additional strategies to combat bacteria. One of the most recent to emerge has rather unlikely origins in a plasma physics laboratory.

Posted: Jun 26th, 2011

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