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Found 216 articles associated to the institution National Institute for Materials Science.
 
Development of Coating Method that Accelerates Bonding with Bone by 3 Times
24-May-2013

Researchers at the International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (MANA) and Tokyo Medical and Dental University have developed a coating method which accelerates bonding with bone by 3 times.

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Formation of Functionalized Nanowires by Control of Self-Assembly Using Multiple Modified Amyloid Peptides
24-May-2013

Researchers in Japan and US have developed a new technique for efficiently creating functionalized nanowires for the first time ever.

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Discovery of New Gigantic Swelling Phenomenon of Layered Crystal Driven by Water
30-April-2013

A research group at the International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (MANA) of NIMS discovered an intriguing phenomenon in which an inorganic layered crystal expanded and contracted by 100 times its original size in a few seconds in an aqueous solution, displaying a behavior similar to a living cell.

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Success in Observation of Swelling of Single-Particle of Silicon Electrode for Lithium Ion Batteries during Charging Reaction
26-April-2013

The NIMS Global Research Center for Environment and Energy based on Nanomaterials Science (GREEN) and Tokyo Metropolitan University have measured the volumetric expansion of single particles of silicon accompanying the charging reaction. This finding demonstrated the importance of electrode design from the viewpoint of volumetric energy density.

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Optimizing nanoparticles for commercial applications
26-April-2013

Tsukuba, Japan 26 April - Nanoparticles are used in many commercial products catalysts to cosmetics. A review published today in the Science and Technology of Advanced Materials by researchers in Sweden and Spain describes recent work on the 3 main nanoparticles used in photocatalytic, UV-blocking and sunscreens.

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