5 Feb 2021 - 19:00
The video shows that as silicon atoms are deposited in the presence of nanoparticles, columns grow in the shape of an inverted cone.
Type: Video
5 Feb 2021 - 19:00
This technology is available for licensing. For details, see the non-confidential disclosure...
Type: Press release
16 Oct 2019 - 17:00
A catalyst’s utility is influenced by its surface charge and how that charge is transferred. Until recently, studying charge transfer has relied on complex imaging techniques that are both expensive...
Type: News Article
16 Oct 2019 - 09:34
The ruthenium nanocluster (Ru) is attached to a support structure and heated to 200oc. Over time, the metal reacts with oxygen in the air, forming ruthenium oxide (RuOx). This reaction is detected by...
Type: Photo
6 Sep 2017 - 08:47
As the world shifts towards renewable energy, moving on from fossil fuels, but at the same time relying on ever more energy-gobbling devices, there is a fast-growing need for larger high-performance...
Type: News Article
6 Sep 2017 - 08:34
The porosity of the nanostructured Tantalum (in black) enables the formation of silicon channels (in blue) allowing lithium ions to travel faster within the battery. The rigidity of the tantalum...
Type: Photo
6 Sep 2017 - 08:31
Starting from a copper frame (in orange on the right), the anode is built layer by layer by alternatively depositing Silicon (top) and nanostructured tantalum metal (bottom) with great control.
Type: Photo
6 Sep 2017 - 08:29
Members of the Nanoparticles by Design Unit besides the Cluster Beam Deposition machine used to manufacture the new silicon anode. From left to right: Dr. Marta Haro Remon, Dr. Stephan Steinhauer, Dr...
Type: Photo
14 Mar 2017 - 14:18
While nanoparticles sound like a recent discovery, these tiny structures have been used for centuries. The famous Lycurgus cup, made by 4th century Roman artisans, features dichroic glass, with gold...
Type: News Article
This schematic depicts the production of iron nanocubes using magnetron-sputtering inert-gas condensation and the use of these cubes in NO2 sensors.
14 Mar 2017 - 14:09
This schematic depicts the production of iron nanocubes using magnetron-sputtering inert-gas condensation and the use of these cubes in NO2 sensors. 
Type: Photo
Nanoparticles by Design Unit members: (from left to right) Dr. Stephan Steinhauer, Dr. Jerome Vernieres, Prof. Mukhles Sowwan, and Dr. Panagiotis Grammatikopoulos
14 Mar 2017 - 14:07
Nanoparticles by Design Unit members: (from left to right) Dr. Stephan Steinhauer, Dr. Jerome Vernieres, Prof. Mukhles Sowwan, and Dr. Panagiotis Grammatikopoulos
Type: Photo
The Lycurgus cup is an example of ancient artisans’ use of nanoparticles in works of art. The gold component is thought to be responsible for the red color when illuminated from behind, and the silver particles are responsible for the green appearance when light is shining on it from the front.
14 Mar 2017 - 14:05
The Lycurgus cup is an example of ancient artisans’ use of nanoparticles in works of art. The gold component is thought to be responsible for the red color when illuminated from behind, and the...
Type: Photo
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