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November 24, 2015
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Sanftes Abtasten mit einer Lichtpinzette

Freiburger Forscher haben eine Methode entwickelt, die über Lichtkräfte weiche, strukturierte Oberflächen vermisst Oberflächen trennen das Äußere vom Inneren, steuern chemische Reaktionen und regulieren den Austausch von Licht, Wärme und Feuchtigkeit. In der Natur und Technik spielen sie deshalb eine … Continue reading

December 12, 2012
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Seeing in Color at the Nanoscale

Berkeley Lab scientists develop a new nanotech tool to probe solar-energy conversion If nanoscience were television, we’d be in the 1950s. Although scientists can make and manipulate nanoscale objects with increasingly awesome control, they are limited to black-and-white imagery for … Continue reading

November 9, 2012
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Folding Funnels Key to Biomimicry

Berkeley Lab Finding that Protein Folding Funnels Also Apply to Self-Assembly Should Benefit Biomimicry and Nanosynthesis Proteins are able to self-assemble into a wide range of highly ordered structures that feature a diverse array of properties. Through biomimicry – technological … Continue reading

September 14, 2012
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IBM Scientists First to Distinguish Individual Molecular Bonds

Atomic force microscopy helps scientists to reveal the bond order and length of bonds within molecules Technique can be used to study future devices made from graphene Zurich, Switzerland – 14 Sep 2012: IBM scientists have been able to differentiate … Continue reading

February 27, 2012
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IBM Research Nanophysics Breakthrough Captures First-Ever Image of Charge Distribution in a Single Molecule

— Scientists use special kind of atomic force microscopy at low temperatures and in ultrahigh vacuum to image the charge distribution within a single molecule — The new technique will further the understanding of nanoscale physics and could help develop … Continue reading

November 8, 2011
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Berkeley Lab Researchers Ink Nanostructures with Tiny ‘Soldering Iron’

Researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have shed light on the role of temperature in controlling a fabrication technique for drawing chemical patterns as small as 20 nanometers. This technique could provide … Continue reading

August 2, 2010
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IBM and University of Aberdeen Collaborate to Identify Molecules from the Deep Sea

–For the first time, atomic force microscopy helps scientists reveal the exact chemical structure of a natural compound –Using this fast and accurate technique could open new possibilities in drug discovery and treatments –Compound was extracted from a mud sample … Continue reading