Can graphene be used as a nanoscopic ruler over a wide range of distances?
Combining silica (SiO2) with silicon-carbide (Si2C3) to produce a new porous film – Silicatene
Celebrate Canada Day with the JPhys+ team
This week’s image is taken from Jian Ye et al 2016 J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 49 205106. The authors from Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Jiangnan University have theoretically investigated the origin and tunability of magnetic resonances in gold… Read More ›
“One teacher taught me the importance of hard work, perseverance and persistence whereas another taught me to be humble, simple, kind and generous to others. The influence of both of these on me was significant and without their help, I would be tilling the land in India.”
New guest blog by CDT-PV, Centre for Doctoral Training in New and Sustainable Photovoltaics. Meet some of our students and find out about what we do!
What is a Journal Club? What skills and knowledge do you learn being part of one? Find out as one PhD student prepares to give his first presentation.
Find out which 5 posts are most read on the blog this year.
In our latest featured author interview Amanda Barnard, an OCE Science Leader and head of the CSIRO Virtual Nanoscience Laboratory, talks to us about her multidiscliplinary research and why using data-driven methods is the future of the field.
The second of our festive Images of the Week.
Anna Fontcuberta i Morral: an interview with Section Editor of JPhysD’s new renewable energy and sustainability section
As JPhysD launches its new section on the physics of renewable energy and sustainability, we got talking to its Section Editor; Professor Anna Fontcuberta i Morral.
Dr Joe Smerdon talks about his research with beautiful molecular layers and what world issue he would like to see science solve.
Our congratulations go to Professor Nikolay Zheudev of Southampton University for being awarded IOP’s Young Medal. Nikolay was presented the award in recognition of his global leadership and pioneering, seminal work in optical metamaterials and nanophotonics. Nikolay has served as… Read More ›
This week’s image is taken from one of the papers recently published in JPhysD as part of a special issue on plasma synthesis of nanoparticles and nanocrystals.
In the penultimate post of the series I look at a review discussing the state of art of nanopores for cheaper and faster DNA sequencing techniques.
In this summary of Christelle N Prinz’s topical review you can find out what happens when a nanowire meets a living cell and the challenges facing researchers trying to improve and expand the use of these nanostructures in biomedical applications.