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*  Phys.org - silicon nanoparticles(... continued page 2)
Scientists build world's first nanofluidic device with complex 3-D surfaces. (PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at the Commerce ... Researchers at USC have developed a new lithium-ion battery design that uses porous silicon nanoparticles in place of the ... Scientists create novel silicon electrodes that improve lithium-ion batteries. Stanford University scientists have dramatically ... Putting silicon 'sawdust' in a graphene cage boosts battery performance. Scientists have been trying for years to make a ...
  https://phys.org/tags/silicon+nanoparticles/sort/popular/all/page2.html
*  Surface-assisted laser desorption/ionization - Wikipedia
The mechanism for porous silicon surface as a SALDI substrate involves three steps: 1)Adsorption: the analyte is adsorbed by ... Such materials include carbon nanotubes (CNTs), metallic nanoparticles like Ag, Pt, Au, and nanostructured surfaces. This ... Recently, researchers were able to analyze in ambient conditions as a result of the involvement of DART ion source into the ... has also attracted the attention of analytical scientists. These methods have since become a benchmark for semiconductor-based ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Surface-assisted_laser_desorption/ionization
*  Butterfly wing inspires photovoltaics: Light absorption can be enhanced by up to 200 percent
Scientists design custom nanoparticles with new 'stencil' method. December 14, 2018 Nano-sized particles already make bicycles ... In the project, they worked with hydrogenated amorphous silicon. According to the researchers, however, any type of thin-film ... A step in the right direction is through new processes that change the surfaces of silicon ... ... Scientists create way to power pacemaker with light. December 12, 2018 University of Chicago scientists have pioneered a ...
  https://phys.org/news/2017-11-butterfly-wing-photovoltaics-absorption-percent.html
*  Nanotechnology Now - News Story: Swiss Researchers Design New Model for Nanoparticle Exposure
Controlling nano surface roughness of porous silicon March 20th, 2018. Unexpected effect could lead to lower-power memory, ... Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management NIOSH Releases New Nanotechnology Workplace Design Recommendations March 13th, 2018 ... Imaging technique pulls plasmon data together: Rice University scientists' hyperspectral method analyzes many plasmonic ... Home , News , Swiss Researchers Design New Model for Nanoparticle Exposure. March 18th, 2009 Swiss Researchers Design New Model ...
  http://www.nanotech-now.com/news.cgi?story_id=32486
*  Nanotechnology Now - Press Release: Iranian Researchers Use Modified Nanogels for Drug Delivery to Brain
Controlling nano surface roughness of porous silicon March 20th, 2018. Unexpected effect could lead to lower-power memory, ... Hydrogel nanoparticles possess a specific position among other drug delivery systems due to their ability to show the ... Scientists Use Nanotechnology to Detect Molecular Biomarker for Osteoarthritis March 13th, 2018 ... Controlling nano surface roughness of porous silicon March 20th, 2018. Nanomedicine Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Reports ...
  http://www.nanotech-now.com/news.cgi?story_id=47171
*  Nanotechnology Now - Press Release: IEEE Photonics Conference To Spotlight Breakthroughs In Many Lightwave-Related Technologies
Controlling nano surface roughness of porous silicon March 20th, 2018. Unexpected effect could lead to lower-power memory, ... Researchers make flexible glass for tiny medical devices: Glass can bend over and over again on a nanoscale March 27th, 2017 ... Some 600 scientists, engineers and technical managers will gather from September 8-12 at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue Hotel for ... hyperspectral method analyzes many plasmonic nanoparticles in an instant March 16th, 2018 ...
  http://www.nanotech-now.com/news.cgi?story_id=47732
*  Nanotechnology Now - Press Release: Nanoscale Approaches to Designing Contrast Agents for Cancer Detection
The researchers hope that it will be possible to develop contrast agents for the use of optical imaging for tumor detection ... The scientists made such polymers with bridges consisting of a light-emitting complex of the metal ruthenium. Zirconium ions ... In cell culture, it was possible to selectively mark a line of cancer cells with the phosphorescent nanoparticles. ... a molecule that specifically binds to receptors that are far more common on the surfaces of many types of tumor cell than on ...
  http://www.nanotech-now.com/news.cgi?story_id=42323
*  Silicon nanowires fabricated via imprinting technology could be the future for transistor-based biosensors
Korean researchers are improving the fabrication of transistor-based biosensors by using silicon nanowires on their surface. ... Korean researchers are improving the fabrication of transistor-based biosensors by using silicon nanowires on their surface. ... Using light-emitting nanoparticles, Rutgers University-New Brunswick scientists have invented a highly effective method to ... Fabrication of silicon nanowires bridging thick silicon structures. January 8, 2016 A team led by researchers from Koç ...
  https://phys.org/news/2017-03-silicon-nanowires-fabricated-imprinting-technology.html
*  Combating bacterial biofilm formation with titanium encrusted with gold nanoparticles
Bacteria love to colonize surfaces inside your body, but they have a hard time getting past your rugged, salty skin. Surgeries ... Targeting tumors using silver nanoparticles. June 8, 2014 Scientists at UC Santa Barbara have designed a nanoparticle that has ... Using silicon dioxide as a binding layer for replacement bone prosthetics. June 24, 2014 Using the stuff of sand, silicon ... and then further deposited the arrays with gold nanoparticles in a process called magnetron sputtering. The researchers then ...
  https://phys.org/news/2014-07-combating-bacterial-biofilm-formation-titanium.html
*  Fun With Physics: How To Make Tiny Medicine Nanoballs | Alabama Public Radio
... scientists have been toying with the notion of encapsulating medicine in microscopic balls. These so-called nanospheres could ... Then he put the drop of water containing the nanoparticles on a silicon chip covered with tiny pillars. When he did that, ... It did not collapse and wet the surface of the silicon chip. ... One problem researchers face is how to build these nanospheres ... JOE PALCA, BYLINE: For the past decade, scientists have been toying with the notion of encapsulating medicine in microscopic ...
  http://apr.org/post/fun-physics-how-make-tiny-medicine-nanoballs
*  Hydrogel Improves Lithium-Ion Battery Performance
... the scientists discovered that the porous hydrogel matrix is riddled with empty spaces that allow the silicon nanoparticles to ... With our technique, each silicon nanoparticle is encapsulated within a conductive polymer surface coating and is connected to ... By coating electrodes made of silicon with a conducting polymer hydrogel, researchers developed a new technique to ... An illustration of a new battery electrode made from a composite of hydrogel and silicon nanoparticles (Si NP). Each Si NP is ...
  https://scitechdaily.com/hydrogel-improves-lithium-ion-battery-performance/
*  Nanotechnology Now - News Story: Going nano boosts thermoelectrics
Controlling nano surface roughness of porous silicon March 20th, 2018. 'Sweet spot' in sweet material for hydrogen storage: ... The researchers showed that the key to achieving higher efficiency is to use nanomaterials that allow only cold electrons to ... Converting CO2 into Usable Energy: Scientists show that single nickel atoms are an efficient, cost-effective catalyst for ... hyperspectral method analyzes many plasmonic nanoparticles in an instant March 16th, 2018 ...
  http://www.nanotech-now.com/news.cgi?story_id=09815
*  Nanotechnology Now - Press Release: DFI implements first industrial nano coating system in Brazil
Controlling nano surface roughness of porous silicon March 20th, 2018. Unexpected effect could lead to lower-power memory, ... Glass matters: UCSB researchers find that the chemical topology of silica can influence the effectiveness of many chemical ... Probiotics: Novel biosynthetic tool to develop metallic nanoparticles: This research article by Dr. Nida Akhtar et al has been ... Plasmons triggered in nanotube quantum wells: Rice, Tokyo Metropolitan scientists create platform for unique near-infrared ...
  http://www.nanotech-now.com/news.cgi?story_id=29912
*  Laser Study Shines at CLEO | News & Features | Apr 2008 | Photonics.com
... and this year nearly 6000 researchers from around the world will participate.. Scientists presenting CLEO/QELS plenary talks ... DetectorssiliconspaceSpectrometerspectroscopicspectroscopysurface plasmonthermal ... They imbedded gold nanoparticles into tissue culture and showed that they can measure the electrical activity of live neurons. ... Researchers Jiayi Zhang, Tolga Atay and Arto Nurmikko have created a new type of dye-free optical probe that can directly sense ...
  https://www.photonics.com/a33434/Laser_Study_Shines_at_CLEO
*  Other materials stories that may be of interest | The American Ceramic Society
Scientists have for the first time fabricated a nanomaterial made from nanoparticles of Ti4O7 that is characterized by an ... Researchers at the University of Illinois have developed a battery that uses a silicon nanoparticle composite material on the ... extremely large surface area, and tested it as a cathode material in lithium-sulfur batteries. The highly porous nanomaterial ... The scientists have shot an electron through a III-V semiconductor nanowire integrated on silicon for the first time. ...
  http://ceramics.org/ceramic-tech-today/other-materials-stories-that-may-be-of-interest-302
*  Nanotechnology Now - News Story: $105 million goes to computing center
Controlling nano surface roughness of porous silicon March 20th, 2018. Unexpected effect could lead to lower-power memory, ... Two Scientists Receive Grants to Develop New Materials: Chad Mirkin and Monica Olvera de la Cruz recognized by Sherman ... UCLA researchers develop a new class of two-dimensional materials: New kinds of 'superlattices' could lead to improvements in ... hyperspectral method analyzes many plasmonic nanoparticles in an instant March 16th, 2018 ...
  http://www.nanotech-now.com/news.cgi?story_id=22159
*  Polymer coating could create long-lasting silicon anode phone battery | Digital Trends
... which heals the cracks formed as the silicon anodes expand and contract. ... Scientists attempting to increase the lifetime of silicon anode smartphone batteries have created a high-tech Band-Aid, ... This has the effect of creating tiny cracks along the surface, and any gains in performance are soon lost. Scientists at ... One of the team's researchers confirmed this, saying, "The promise is there, and from all our data it looks like it's working." ...
  https://www.digitaltrends.com/mobile/self-healing-polymer-battery-coating/
*  What the Blank Makes Quantum Dots Blink?
Dangling bonds on the surface of silicon nanoparticles trapped electrons where they recombined "non-radiatively" by releasing ... Scientists have some ideas about what causes the blinking, but still don't understand exactly how it works, said Márton Vörös, ... Moreover, the researchers' techniques can be use to tackle the effects of trapping in solar cells. "Trapping, the very same ... To study blinking, the team used simulated silicon (Si) nanoparticles configured with various defects and coated with silicon ...
  http://www.nersc.gov/news-publications/nersc-news/science-news/2015/quantum-dot-blinking/
*  Tiny silicon grains for lasers on a chip - UPI.com
Newly developed silicon grains that emit laser light may in the future serve as the backbone of an optical computer network ... To create the nanoparticles, the researchers begin with a silicon wafer, which they pulverize using a combination of chemistry ... Tiny silicon grains for lasers on a chip *Scientists create first quantum cascade laser on silicon *Mode-locked silicon ... "This process erodes the surface layer of the material, leaving behind a delicate network of weakly interconnected ...
  https://www.upi.com/Science_News/2002/01/11/Tiny-silicon-grains-for-lasers-on-a-chip/12031010775718/
*  Molecular depth profiling modeled using buckyballs and low-energy argon
... a technique used to analyze the surface of ... ... PhysOrg.com) -- A team of scientists led by a Penn State ... nanoparticles, and other substances. In the new study, the researchers used computer simulations and modeling to show the ... but these projectiles tended to simply penetrate deeply into the surface, without giving scientists a clear view into the ... New etch process developed at the CNST uses argon pulsing to improve silicon etch rate and selectivity. September 29, 2011 ...
  https://phys.org/news/2011-10-molecular-depth-profiling-buckyballs-low-energy.html
*  Nanotechnology Now - News Story: Carbon nanotubes could go antiballistic
Controlling nano surface roughness of porous silicon March 20th, 2018. Unexpected effect could lead to lower-power memory, ... UCLA researchers develop a new class of two-dimensional materials: New kinds of 'superlattices' could lead to improvements in ... Plasmons triggered in nanotube quantum wells: Rice, Tokyo Metropolitan scientists create platform for unique near-infrared ... hyperspectral method analyzes many plasmonic nanoparticles in an instant March 16th, 2018 ...
  http://www.nanotech-now.com/news.cgi?story_id=26249
*  Nanotechnology Now - Press Release: Almost as sensitive as a dog's nose: New sensor for SERS Raman spectroscopy
A spaghetti-like surface. The tips of the CNTs are sharply curved, and the researchers coated these tips with gold and hafnium ... Controlling nano surface roughness of porous silicon March 20th, 2018. Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals ... "For us as scientists, this was a moment of triumph," agrees Park, "and it showed us that we had made the right hypothesis and a ... Ultra-efficient removal of carbon monoxide using gold nanoparticles on a molecular support: New method and mechanism for state- ...
  http://www.nanotech-now.com/news.cgi?story_id=48062
*  Nanotechnology News - overview page 883 | Nanowerk
... nanoparticles, molecular manufacturing, nanorisks,and much more; overview page 883 ... Nanotextured surfaces - A better way to shed water (w/video). MIT researchers find that lubricated, nanotextured surfaces ... A new route with graphene to spin-polarized contacts on silicon. Scientists at the Naval Research Laboratory have demonstrated ... Lung mucus gel scaffold prevents nanoparticles from getting through. Scientists discovered that a rigid gel scaffold in lung ...
  https://www.nanowerk.com/category-nanoresearch.php?page=883
*  Nanotechnology Now - Press Release: Rice U. refines filters for greener natural gas: New study defines best materials for...
Controlling nano surface roughness of porous silicon March 20th, 2018. Announcements Graphene finds new application as anti- ... "Our goal was to create a guide for researchers and industry to design better materials.. "Not only can these materials be used ... No single filter will do both, but thanks to Rice University scientists, they now know how to fine-tune sorbents for their ... Ultra-efficient removal of carbon monoxide using gold nanoparticles on a molecular support: New method and mechanism for state- ...
  http://www.nanotech-now.com/news.cgi?story_id=54401
*  Synthesized magnetic nanoparticles that could offer alternative to rare Earth magnets
Scientists have synthesized a powerful new magnetic material that could reduce the dependence of the United States and other ... Fixing the positions of individual molecules on the surface of a single layer of silicon atoms. Posted: Oct 11, 2017 ... Synthesized magnetic nanoparticles that could offer alternative to rare Earth magnets. (Nanowerk News) A team of scientists at ... Researchers reconstruct nanoscale virus features from correlations of scattered x-rays. Posted: Oct 12, 2017 ...
  https://www.nanowerk.com/nanotechnology-news/newsid=40265.php