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  • A superconducting quantum interference device made with carbon nanotubes may be able to measure changes in the magnetic moment of a single molecule.

    • Marco Aprili
    News & Views
  • Researchers have combined photolithography and self-assembly to pattern a silicon wafer

    • Peter Rodgers
    Research Highlights
  • Single photoconducting nanowires made from an organic polymer may lead to smaller solar cells and photo-detectors

    • Jessica Thomas
    Research Highlights
  • Nanosized objects can be easily manipulated on a low-friction workbench made of multiwalled carbon nanotubes

    • Ai Lin Chun
    Research Highlights
  • Disk-like molecules can be self-assembled into nanowires and crosslinked to form robust structures

    • Samia Mantoura
    Research Highlights
  • The charge on a quantum dot controls the magnetic properties of a single manganese atom embedded in it

    • Adarsh Sandhu
    Research Highlights
  • RNA molecules can be used as scaffolds for the synthesis of CdS nanocrystals of the same size

    • Stuart Cantrill
    Research Highlights
  • Quantum ‘back-action’ has been used to lower the temperature of a vibrating nanobeam

    • Peter Rodgers
    Research Highlights
  • The 'molecular fingerprinting' technique known as SERS has now been applied to living samples for the first time

    • Ai Lin Chun
    Research Highlights
  • Multiwalled carbon nanotubes can stimulate the growth of a single-celled organism when cultured in yeast medium

    • Ai Lin Chun
    Research Highlights
  • A single molecule fixed to the wall of a nanopore can be switched between two states using light

    • Stuart Cantrill
    Research Highlights
  • The efficiency of amorphous-silicon solar cells can be improved by adding a layer of gold nanoparticles

    • Adarsh Sandhu
    Research Highlights
  • A synthetic nanoparticle crystal can be used as a filter for hypersonic vibrational frequencies

    • Jessica Thomas
    Research Highlights
  • The outer edges of a branched molecule can be zipped together to form a nanoparticle with a conjugated polymer coating

    • Stuart Cantrill
    Research Highlights
  • Neuronal electronic signal transfer is controlled and measured using silicon nanowire device arrays

    • Jessica Thomas
    Research Highlights
  • Measuring the strength of silicon nanobeams indicates the importance of surface roughness in determining failure due to fracture

    • Jessica Thomas
    Research Highlights
  • Gold nanodisk arrays demonstrate surface-enhanced Raman scattering intensities that depend on disk thickness and gap size

    • Ai Lin Chun
    Research Highlights
  • Shining light on carbon nanotube FETs coated with photoactive porphyrin molecules changes their conductance properties

    • Ai Lin Chun
    Research Highlights
  • ‘Self-catalytic’ metal–organic chemical vapour deposition brings high-quality indium nitride nanoflowers into bloom

    • Adarsh Sandhu
    Research Highlights