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University of Manchester’s National Graphene Institute Officially Opened by George Osborne

University of Manchester’s National Graphene Institute Officially Opened by George Osborne

The Chancellor of the Exchequer was invited to open the recently completed £61m National Graphene Institute at the University of Manchester on Friday 20th March.

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Can Graphene be Used in Batteries and Supercapacitors for Energy Storage?

Can Graphene be Used in Batteries and Supercapacitors for Energy Storage?

Nanomaterials, and graphene in particular, have been attracting significant interest as potential game changers for energy storage.

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The History and Working Principle of the Scanning Electron Microscope

The History and Working Principle of the Scanning Electron Microscope

Scanning electron microscopy uses a finely focused beam of electrons in order to produce a high resolution image of a sample.

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New Research into Using Magnetic Nanoparticles in Localised Brain Tissue Stimulation

New Research into Using Magnetic Nanoparticles in Localised Brain Tissue Stimulation

MIT researchers have created a technique to stimulate brain tissue using injected magnetic nanoparticles and external magnetic fields.

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What is Nanoscopy? Techniques and Applications

What is Nanoscopy? Techniques and Applications

The 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded to Eric Betzig, Stefan W. Hell and William E. Moerner for their breakthrough work in nanoscopy. Their work allows the field to be able to quite literally see past the photonic limits that govern optical microscopy.

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Interviews

Graphene Commercialisation: An Interview with Dr. Ania Servant

In this Thought Leader interview, Dr Ania Servant from the National Graphene Institute (NGI) at the University of Manchester, talks to AZoNano about the challenges standing in the way of Graphene commercialisation.

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Multifunctional Atomic Force Microscopes (AFM) from Hitachi High-Tech Science

Kanji Nagasawa, Executive Director of Hitachi High-Tech Science, speaks to AZoM.com about the company's new products, the AFM5100N and AFM5300E, and how Hitachi High-Tech Science Corporation operates within the Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) industry.

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Chemical Nano-Analytics with Nano-FTIR

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.

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Nanoscale Chemical Mapping with Bruker's Inspire

In this interview, Thomas Mueller talks about the development of the new Inspire™ system and the PeakForce IR method, which uses sSNOM technology to generate high-resolution chemical maps.

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The Features and Benefits of the Low Temp PanScan

Adam Kollin, President of RHK Technology, talks to AZoNano.com about the features and benefits of the Low Temp PanScan.

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