Archive: 10/05/2005

Silicon solution could lead to a truly long-life battery

New devices may provide power for decades Using some of the same manufacturing techniques that produce microchips, researchers have created a porous-silicon diode that may lead to improved betavoltaics. Such devices convert ...

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Chemists adapt casting technique to make ordered nanocarbons

Technique could revolutionize nanoelectronics manufacturing Carnegie Mellon University scientists have harnessed an experimental technology to produce polymer films with long-range-ordered nanostructure and easily convert ...

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Chandra X-ray observatory catches x-ray super-flares

Planetary protection: X-ray super-flares aid formation of 'solar systems' New results from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory about the Orion Nebula imply super-flares torched our young solar system. Such X-ray flares likely ...

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Undercover Tactics

Soft shell, hard core: nanotubes made of cyclic peptides with a synthetic polymer coating Ever since the discovery of carbon nanotubes in the early 1990s, scientists and engineers have been fascinated by the possibilities ...

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