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Particle-Stabilized Emulsions and the Surprising Effects of Particle Charge and Nano-Scale Roughness - Sven Behrens

It has been known for more than a century that colloidal particles with the “right” wetting properties can stabilize emulsions, much like surfactants or amphiphilic polymers do. Today,…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on February 27th, 2017 7 plays 0  

Mythbusting Scientific Knowledge Transfer with nanoHUB.org: Collaborative Research and Dissemination with Quantifiable Impact on Research and Education - Timothy Fisher

In the 1960’s, university-based open source code development and sharing led to breakthroughs in the electronic design software that ultimately powered the semiconductor industry. Other…

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Nanoscience of Metal Silicate-Based Pigments - Tina Salguero

The colored component of several important ancient pigments, including Egyptian blue and Han blue, are based on alkali earth copper tetrasilicate materials. In recent work, we have found that these…

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Plasma Etching at IEN: An Overview of Equipment and Processes - Hang Chen

Plasma etching has become one of the most important techniques in IC fabrication. It plays a critical role in creating geometries of extremely small size for highly integrated devices. Plasma…

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Fabrication, Characterization, and Modeling of Silicon-on-Insulator Field-Effect-Transistor Nanoribbon Biosensors - Eric M. Vogel

For over 30 years, field effect transistors (FETs) have been used as sensors. In the past, Ion-Sensitive-FETs (ISFET) were based on bulk Metal-Oxide-Semiconductor (MOS) FET designs and the device…

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