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Atomistic spin-dynamics  

M. Stamenova and S. Sanvito

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Feb 2010
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Jul 2017
This article reviews recent advances towards the development of a truly atomistic time-dependent theory for spin-dynamics. The focus is on the s-d tight-binding model [where conduction ... More

Bifunctional nanomaterials for the imaging and treatment of cancer  

A. Burke, D. Carroll, Frank Torti, and S.V. Torti

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Feb 2010
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Jul 2017
This article examines the potential of bifunctional nanomaterials for the imaging and treatment of cancer. Several nanomaterials possess properties desirable for a cancer therapy and have ... More

Bioconjugated quantum dots for tumor molecular imaging and profiling  

P. Zrazhevskiy and X. Gao

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Feb 2010
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Jul 2017
This article discusses the use of bioconjugated quantum dots (QDs) for tumor molecular imaging and profiling. The need for personalized diagnostics and therapy is becoming apparent in all ... More

Carbon-nanotube field emission electron and X-ray technology for medical research and clinical applications  

Sigen Wang, Otto Zhou, and Sha Chang

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Feb 2010
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Jul 2017
This article describes carbon-nanotube based X-ray technologies for medical research and clinical applications, including an X-ray source, microfocus X-ray tube, microcomputed tomography ... More

Correlated electron transport in molecular junctions  

K.S. Thygesen and A. Rubio

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Feb 2010
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Jul 2017
This article focuses on correlated electron transport in molecular junctions. More specifically, it considers how electronic correlation effects can be included in transport calculations ... More

2D arrays of Josephson nanocontacts and nanogranular superconductors  

Sergei Sergeenkov

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Feb 2010
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Jul 2017
This article examines many novel effects related to the magnetic, electric, elastic and transport properties of Josephson nanocontacts and nanogranular superconductors using a realistic ... More

Defects and disorder in carbon nanotubes  

Philip G. Collins

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Feb 2010
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Jul 2017
This article examines the physical consequences of defects and disorder in carbon nanotubes (CNTs). It begins with a pedagogical categorization of the types of defects and disorder found ... More

Designing low-dimensional nanostructures at surfaces by supramolecular chemistry  

Nian Lin and Sebastian Stepanow

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Feb 2010
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Jul 2017
This article describes the use of supramolecular chemistry to design low-dimensional nanostructures at surfaces. In particular, it discusses the design strategies of two types of ... More

Disorder-induced electron localization in molecular-based materials  

Sven Stafström and Mikael Unge

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Feb 2010
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This article examines disorder-induced electron localization in molecular-based materials, using DNA and pentacene molecular crystals as examples. In DNA, the disorder is intrinsic and ... More

DNA-based self-assembly of nanostructures  

Joshua D. Carter, Chenxiang Lin, Yan Liu, Hao Yan, and Thomas H. LaBean

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Feb 2010
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Jul 2017
This article examines the DNA-based self-assembly of nanostructures. It first reviews the development of DNA self-assembly and DNA-directed assembly, focusing on the main strategies and ... More

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