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Article ID: 708053

World's Finest Gold Specimen Probed With Los Alamos Neutrons

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Using neutron characterization techniques a team of scientists have peered inside one of the most unique examples of wire gold, understanding for the first time the specimen's structure and possible formation process. The 263 gram, 12 centimeter tall specimen, known as the Ram's Horn, belongs to the collection of the Mineralogical and Geological Museum Harvard University (MGMH).

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13-Feb-2019 1:05 PM EST
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    12-Feb-2019 11:00 AM EST

Article ID: 707785

Hyperbolic Metamaterials Enable Nanoscale ‘Fingerprinting’

American Institute of Physics (AIP)

Hyperbolic metamaterials are artificially made structures that can be formed by depositing alternating thin layers of a conductor such as silver or graphene onto a substrate. One of their special abilities is supporting the propagation of a very narrow light beam. This narrow beam can then be used to “fingerprint” and obtain spatial and material information about nanometer-scale objects -- allowing identification without complete images. Researchers report their work in APL Photonics.

Released:
8-Feb-2019 11:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 707807

Hearne Joins ORNL as Director of the Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

The Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has named Sean Hearne director of the Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences.

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8-Feb-2019 3:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 707759

New Research Hits a Nerve

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

New research by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientists and collaborators at the University of California, Irvine shows that synthetic solid-state nanopores can have finely tuned transport behaviors much like the biological channels that allow a neuron to fire.

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8-Feb-2019 2:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 707786

UA Little Rock nanotechnology researchers discover new method to quantify graphene at the cellular level

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

An article written by University of Arkansas at Little Rock researchers, students, and collaborators has been accepted for publication into “Nanoscale,” a peer-reviewed scientific journal, as well as included in the 2018 Nanoscale HOT Article Collection. The article, “Quantification of cellular associated graphene and induced surface receptor responses,” presents a new, combination-based way to quantify and analyze the effect of graphene at the single cell level.

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8-Feb-2019 11:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 707675

Biochemists make ‘Elbow Room’ for Nanostructures with new Toolkit

University of California San Diego

New findings published in “Nature Communications” could apply to the manufacture of self-assembling nanomaterials and the creation of environmentally responsive sensors. This could lead to new methods for making nanoscale devices and more economical medical, point-of-care diagnostics.

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6-Feb-2019 3:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 707610

CFN Staff Spotlight: Priscilla Antunez Guides Partnerships that Advance Nanoscience to Impact Society

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Priscilla Antunes, the new assistant director for strategic partnerships at Brookhaven Lab's Center for Functional Nanomaterials (CFN), is helping scientists establish partnerships with universities, other research labs, and industry to increase the impact of their research.

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6-Feb-2019 9:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 707510

Argonne Researchers Develop New Method to Reduce Quantum Noise

Argonne National Laboratory

New method for alleviating the effects of “noise” in quantum information systems addresses a challenge that scientists around the globe are working to meet in the race toward a new era of quantum technologies.

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4-Feb-2019 2:35 PM EST

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