6 Sep 2017
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
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
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
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
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...
Type: Photo
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
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