Graphene films grown over epitaxial metal films deposited on single-crystalline substrates give unique micropits with rectangular and triangular shapes, reflecting the crystallographic orientation of the substrate.
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Metals encapsulated within carbon nanotubes by capillary action are prevented from crystallizing by the confined space of the nanotubes.
Gallium arsenide is infiltrated for the first time within porous nanoparticle-based periodic multilayers to yield a new structure displaying finely tuned enhanced optical reflectance.
A new heteroepitaxial method of producing Ti02 nanomaterials with size, shape, and array control is discovered.
In situ mechanical testing of 50-mm-diameter bundles of uniaxially compressed carbon nanotubes reveals periodic buckle nucleation and propagation.
New nanocontainer with an integrated switch
Nikolaus Korber recommends “Concepts of Nanochemistry”, a “fun to read” textbook with high didactic quality addressed to university teachers, students, and the interested general public.