Article - 2 Aug 2005
Nanomaterials and nanoparticles are being used in chemical synthesis, especially in the areas of catalysis, separations and remediation.
News - 22 Mar 2019
A very small structure from 32 gold atoms has been successfully synthesized by scientists. Precisely, 12 gold atoms enclosed by a shell of 20 extra gold atoms form the core of this unique...
News - 4 Mar 2008
Physicists at the Georgia Institute of Technology have made two important findings regarding gold on the nanoscale. They found that applying an electrical field on a surface-supported gold nanocluster...
News - 16 Jan 2017
Self-assembly of matter is one of the basic principles of nature, monitoring the growth of larger ordered and functional systems from smaller building blocks. It is possible to observe...
News - 16 Jun 2016
Diamonds and graphite are chemically the same yet physically different, just like how two minerals can differ from each other, one hard and translucent and the other soft and opaque. The changing...
News - 26 Sep 2015
With fossil-fuel sources dwindling, better biofuel cell design is a strong candidate in the energy field. In research published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society, Los Alamos researchers...
News - 8 Oct 2010
Researchers believe that the puzzle of catalytic gold is now partially solved. Gold can catalyse an oxidation reaction by first oxidising itself. New research evidence on gold-oxide phase at room...
News - 27 May 2010
The theoretical structure was confirmed via comparison to experimental results obtained by X-ray diffraction from powder samples of the pure cluster material.
The theoretical work was done in...
News - 16 Apr 2009
Researchers from Singapore's Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) have achieved another biomedical breakthrough with highly fluorescent gold nanoclusters for sub-cellular imaging....
News - 6 Sep 2008
For most of us, gold is only valuable if we possess it in large-sized pieces. However, the "bigger is better" rule isn't the case for those interested in exploiting gold's...