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Protein Structure Determination with Small Angle X-Ray Scattering

Protein Structure Determination with Small Angle X-Ray Scattering

The small-angle X-ray scattering (SAXS) technique is now quite popular for the analysis of biological systems, particularly proteins in solution. SAXS measurements can help to determine the macromolecular shape conformation of proteins via envelope reconstruction. [More]
Chemical Nano-Analytics with nano-FTIR  - An Interview with Rainer Hillenbrand

Chemical Nano-Analytics with nano-FTIR - An Interview with Rainer Hillenbrand

In this interview, Rainer Hillenbrand, Nanooptics Group leader at CIC nanoGUNE and co-founder of neaspec, talks to AZoNano about the incredible possibilities of nano-FTIR, which neaspec implements in their neaSNOM near-field microscope. [More]
What are Quantum Dots?

What are Quantum Dots?

Over the past few years, fluorescent semiconductor nanoparticles have gained a lot of importance. In comparison with traditional fluorescent dyes, they show considerable benefits. [More]

Plasmonic and Superparamagnetic Nanoparticles

Localized surface plasmon resonance (LSPR) causes gold nanoparticles to display a strong red color while in aqueous dispersions. [More]
Antimicrobial Cu- and Mg-Doped ZnO Nanoparticles used in Cosmetics and Household Cleaners

Antimicrobial Cu- and Mg-Doped ZnO Nanoparticles used in Cosmetics and Household Cleaners

Antimicrobial nanoparticles have found use in a variety of applications. Building on its years of experience in nanoparticle synthesis, CAN has designed CAN dots Series D, a new particle system demonstrating antimicrobial activities against various germs such as fungi and bacteria. [More]

PbS Semiconductor Nanoparticles for Light Absorber or IR Emitter Applications

CANdots Series C lead sulfide (PbS) nanoparticles are a perfect choice for use as IR emitter or light absorber. The CANdots Series C completes CAN’s range of semiconductor particles that feature a bandgap in the infrared range. [More]
Fluorescent Nanoparticles for Applications Demanding Increased Requirements from Fluorescent Dye

Fluorescent Nanoparticles for Applications Demanding Increased Requirements from Fluorescent Dye

The Center for Applied Nanotechnology (CAN) offers fluorescent nanoparticles that are part of the CANdots Series A range and perfect for applications requiring fluorescent dyes [More]
Live Cell Alternating Magnetic Field Exposure System for In Vitro Time Lapse Imaging

Live Cell Alternating Magnetic Field Exposure System for In Vitro Time Lapse Imaging

The desire among researchers to perform in vitro time lapse imaging while exposing live cells to an alternating magnetic field has increased over the past decade. Nanotherics has now conquered the difficulties involved in performing such experiments, and is launching the Live Cell AMF exposure system for in vitro time lapse imaging. [More]
Materials Used in Microfluidic Device Manufacturing - Introduction and Comparision

Materials Used in Microfluidic Device Manufacturing - Introduction and Comparision

Microfluidics requires very low volumes of samples and reagents, and completes analyses in much shorter times than larger-scale techniques. As a result, this breakthrough technology can significantly lower overall expenses of many applications. [More]
Types and Effects of Flow Resistance in Microfluidic Devices

Types and Effects of Flow Resistance in Microfluidic Devices

Microfluidic flows are characterized by the dominance of viscosity effects over inertia. This action is represented by a very low Reynolds number, which allows a simplified version of the Navier-Stokes equation to be used to describe the fluid mechanics involved. [More]
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