Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Materials & Nanotechnology News

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

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...
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“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...
An image to illustrate the concept of neurostimulation devices with a graphene monolayer which could help to treat neurological diseases

The potential of neurostimulation devices with a graphene monolayer to treat neurological diseases

Researchers at Purdue University have added a graphene monolayer to implantable neurostimulation devices, which has the potential to treat neurological diseases. Although implantable neurostimulation devices...
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The behaviour of water in cancer cells: how material science can be used in...

A new study on the behaviour of water in cancer cells suggests that materials science methods could be used in cancer research. The researchers Murillo...
An image to illustrate a reversible adhesive that works like snail's slime

A new superstrong reversible adhesive that works like snail slime

Engineers at Penn have shown how a superstrong reversible adhesive that works like a snail's slime. While strong adhesion exists, it is usually irreversible. University...
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Using sensory nanoparticles to detect disease, including cancer

An innovative technique using sensory nanoparticles can be used to detect disease including cancer, according to a study from Brigham and Women's Hospital. Brigham and...
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Graphene, 2D Materials and Carbon Nanotubes: IDTechEx’s latest insights

Dr Khasha Ghaffarzadeh, a leading expert and Research Director at IDTechEx has released the latest report on Graphene, 2D Materials and Carbon Nanotubes. The report,...
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The challenges of modern optoelectronics: laser, optoelectronic and biophotonic techniques

The Institute of Optoelectronics aims to support research and education in laser, optoelectronic and biophotonic technologies, with laser technology and modern applications at the...
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Electronic skin patches: are they the most promising wearable technology in the market?

James Hayward, Principal Analyst at IDTechEx, has written about the market potential for electronic skin patches. Hayward says: "Skin patches are arguably the most interesting,...
An image of traditional lithium batteries to illustrate the concept of solid state batteries for energy storage

Solid state batteries: enabling next generation energy storage solutions

Dr Xiaoxi He, a leading industry expert and Principal Analyst at IDTechEx has reported on the new opportunities of solid state batteries. According to Xiaoxi He,...

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