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Kinetic Energy Harvesting by Magnetostrictive Materials
A significant limiting factor for wearable electronics and wireless sensors is the finite amount of energy that can be stored in on-board batteries.
Displaceable Monolayers and Microdisplacement Printing: 1-Adamantanethiol Assembly and Applications
1-Adamantanethiol (1-AD), an example in this spectrum of molecules with distinct chemical and physical properties, forms self-assembled monolayers (SAMs) on Au{111} that are displaceable when exposed to other thiolated molecules from solution, vapor, or contact due to weak intermolecular interactions...
FePt Nanogranular Films for High Density Heat-assisted Magnetic Recording
A hard disk drive (HDD) is a data storage device that stores digital information by magnetizing nanosized magnets on flat disks and retrieves data by sensing the resulting magnetic field.
Fullerenes for Bioscience & Photovoltaic Applications
Find various photovoltaic and bioscience-based applications of fullerenes.
Applications of Graphene Oxide and Reduced Graphene Oxide
Graphene oxide is a unique material that can be viewed as a single monomolecular layer of graphite with various oxygen containing functionalities such as epoxide, carbonyl, carboxyl and hydroxyl groups.
Carbon Nanofiber Applications & Properties
Pyrograf®-III vapor-grown carbon nanofibers are within the class of materials termed multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs), and are produced by the floating catalyst method.
Chemistry at Surfaces with Self-Assembled Monolayers and SAMDI-ToF Mass Spectrometry
Chemistry at Surfaces with Self-Assembled Monolayers and SAMDI-ToF Mass Spectrometry
Discovery and Single Crystal Growth of Lanthanide Intermetallics—Interplay of Synthesis and Physical Properties
Solid state and materials chemistry have made a tremendous impact and have experienced growth in recent years, particularly for rare earthcontaining materials.
Synthesis of Melting Gels Using Mono-Substituted and Di-Substituted Alkoxysiloxanes
Synthesis of Melting Gels Using Mono-Substituted and Di-Substituted Alkoxysiloxanes
The Application of Quantum Dots in Display Technology
Quantum Dots (QDs), a nanoscale material with unique optical properties governed by quantum mechanics, have been incorporated into a new display technology under development at QD Vision, Inc.
The Savannah ALD System - An Excellent Tool for Atomic Layer Deposition presents an article regarding the savannah ALD system - an excellent tool for atomic layer deposition.
Molecular Self-Assembly on Gold Using Thioacetates
High-purity thioacetates are stable molecules that can be deprotected to generate complex thiols which can then be self-assembled on gold.
Nanostructured Materials Through Ultrasonic Spray Pyrolysis
Nanostructured Materials Through Ultrasonic Spray Pyrolysis
Quantum Dots: An Emerging Class of Soluble Optical Nanomaterials
We presents an article concering Quantum Dots: An Emerging Class of Soluble Optical Nanomaterials.
Boron Nitride Nanotubes: Properties, Synthesis and Applications
Boron nitride nanotubes (BNNT) are close structural analogs of carbon nanotubes (CNT), which are high aspect ratio nanotubular material, where carbon atoms are alternately substituted by nitrogen and boron atoms.
Nanocomposite Coatings with Tunable Properties Prepared by Atomic Layer Deposition
Nanocomposite Coatings with Tunable Properties Prepared by Atomic Layer Deposition
Graphene Quantum Dots: Properties, Synthesis & Applications
Properties, synthesis & applications of Graphene Quantum Dots explained. GQDs have advantages of nontoxicity, good solubility, stable photoluminescence & better surface grafting.
Graphene Nanoribbons: Production and Applications
Graphene is a one-atomic-layer thick two-dimensional material made of carbon atoms arranged in a honeycomb structure. Its fascinating electrical, optical, and mechanical properties ignited enormous interdisciplinary interest from the physics, chemistry, and materials science fields.
Self-Assembled Monolayers: Advantages of Pure Alkanethiols
We presents an article regarding Self-Assembled Monolayers: Advantages of Pure Alkanethiols.
PCBM-Based n-Type Semiconductors
PCBM-based n-type semiconductors - Find p- and n-type organic semiconductors available from Sigma-Aldrich with PCBM library & properties.
The Use of Block Copolymers in Nanoscale Patterning
This article reviews the use of block copolymers to coat a surface to make unique nanoscale patterns on a substrate (shown below). Using this method, as opposed to etching with a laser, can improve resolution from the current limit of...
Materials for Advanced Thermoelectrics
Thermoelectric materials comprise a wide range of solid compounds distinguished by their ability to convert thermal and electrical energy.
Novel Graphene‑Based Nanostructures Production, Functionalization, and Engineering
Novel Graphene‑Based Nanostructures Production, Functionalization, and Engineering
Manufacturing, Characterization and Use of Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes
Carbon nanotubes are materials that possess remarkable properties and offer extraordinary possibilities.
Metal-Organic Complexes for Doping Organic Semiconductors and Surface Doping
The conductivity of organic semiconductors can be increased, and the barriers to charge-carrier injection from other materials can be reduced, by the use of highly reducing or oxidizing species to n- or p-dope, respectively, the semiconductor.
Carbon Nanomaterials: Elemental Analyses and Quantification of Their Accumulation in Living Cells
Carbon nanomaterials (CNMs), such as single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs), multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs), and graphene (Figure 1), have diverse commercial applications including lighter and stronger composite materials, improved energy storage devices, more sensitive sensors, and smaller transistors.
Recent Advances in Scalable Synthesis and Processing of Two-Dimensional Materials
Advances in scalable synthesis and processing of two-dimensional materials
Nanoparticle-based Zinc Oxide Electron Transport Layers for Printed Organic Photodetectors
Recent progress in the area of solution-processed functional materials has led to the development of a variety of thin-film optoelectronic devices with significant promise in the industrial and consumer electronics fields.
Electronic and Biomedical Applications of High-Purity Single-Walled Nanotubes (SWNTs)
We presents an article concerning the applications of high-purity single-walled nanotubes in electronic and biomedical fields.
Zirconia (ZrO2) Nanocrystals and their Nanocomposite Applications
Target applications for the ZrO2 include AR/VR, optical devices such as diffractive optical elements, wafer-level optics, sensors, and micro-lens arrays, and various display technologies including organic light-emitting diodes, quantum dots, and mini and micro light-emitting diodes.

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