Monday, December 9, 2019

Materials & Nanotechnology News

SciTech Europa brings you the latest Materials & Nanotechnology News from across the field of European Science & Technology Research, Development and Innovation.

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Algae-based water filter to save millions in Bangladesh

Scientist have discovered a way of fashioning an affordable water filtration paper out of a locally grown macro-algae which could potentially solve the water...
Low voltage LED

Graphene is being used to produce a low-voltage LED

Graphene and other 2D materials are being used to produce a low-voltage LED which could potentially revolutionise energy efficiency in light emitting devices. Light emitting...

World’s thinnest gold at just two atoms thick

Scientist at the university of Leeds have developed the thinnest unsupported gold ever created. The gold is 0.47 nano metres thick which is approximately...

3D Printable inks using 2D material MXene: the future of electronics

Researchers at The University of Manchester have created a 3D printable ink using 2D material, MXene. MXene is a highly conductible material which researchers at...

A quantum phenomenon highlights the limits of graphene electronics

A quantum phenomenon that tests the limits of graphene’s use in electricity has been discovered by a research team from The University of Manchester,...
winners of MEC Hariri Awards

Winners of the Eli and Brit Harari Graphene Enterprise Award have been granted £70,000...

Two businesses based at the University of Manchester, are to share £70,000 for winning the Eli and Brit Harari Graphene Enterprise Award. This is...
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Graphene production using bacteria: the future of nanotechnology?

A new paper details researchers’ success in producing the coveted ‘supermaterial’ graphene by mixing oxidised graphite with bacteria. The study, conducted at Delft University in...
How to protect yourself from counterfeits and product liability litigation

How to protect yourself from counterfeits and product liability litigation

‘Product liability’ – every manufacturer is aware of how these two simple words can effectively cost them hundreds of thousands and even millions of...
An image to illustrate that new quantum states have been found in double layer graphene, known as the fractional quantum Hall effect

The fractional quantum Hall effect: the newly found quantum states in double layer graphene

Quantum states of matter, now known as the fractional quantum Hall effect, have been in found in double layer graphene. The previously unknown quantum states...
An image to illustrate the lionfish,the robot version of which is powered by "robot blood" to store energy

“Robot blood”: how a robot lionfish stores energy and completes robotic tasks

Cornell University researchers have created a system using "robot blood", the circulating liquid within robotic structures to store energy and power long-duration robotic tasks. The...

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