14 Mar 2017
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
This schematic depicts the production of iron nanocubes using magnetron-sputtering inert-gas condensation and the use of these cubes in NO2 sensors. 
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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
Nanoparticles by Design Unit members: (from left to right) Dr. Stephan Steinhauer, Dr. Jerome Vernieres, Prof. Mukhles Sowwan, and Dr. Panagiotis Grammatikopoulos
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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
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...
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Nanoparticles by Design Unit Introduction Video ナノ粒子技術研究ユニット紹介ビデオ

29 Aug 2016
August 2016 Nanoparticles by Design Unit (Professor Mukhles Sowwan)  
Type: Video
13 Jun 2016
Sometimes it is the tiny things in the world that can make an incredible difference. One of these things is the nanoparticle. Nanoparticles may be small, but they have a variety of important...
Type: News Article
25 May 2016
The detection of carbon monoxide (CO) in the air is a vital issue, as CO is a poisonous gas and an environmental pollutant. CO typically derives from the incomplete combustion of carbon-based fuels,...
Type: News Article
6 Aug 2015
There are no magic bullets for global energy needs. But fuel cells in which electrical energy is harnessed directly from live, self-sustaining chemical reactions promise cheaper alternatives to...
Type: News Article
Palladium nanoparticles encapsulated in a Magnesium Oxide shell
6 Aug 2015
Electron Microscopy image depicting the Palladium- Magnesium Oxide core-shell combination. The white dots are Palladium nanoparticles. The slight haze around each nanoparticle is the porous magnesium...
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