Archive: 10/5/2005

The World’s Smallest Fountain Pen?

The miniscule tip on an atomic-force microscope (AFM) helps researchers both "see" and manipulate the nanoscale environment. Now, engineers have created two novel technologies that enable such tips to write ...

Oct 05, 2005 not rated yet 0

Hydrogen ions caught in the act of wandering

Erik T.J. Nibbering of the Max Born Institute for Nonlinear Optics and Short Pulse Spectroscopy (MBI) and colleagues report for the first time experimental evidence of the motions of hydrogen ions (protons, H+) from acids ...

Oct 05, 2005 4.3 / 5 (7) 0

The write stuff?

Imagine being able to communicate in your own handwriting with your mobile phone, PDA, laptop or PC without any cables. The VPen does just that. It looks like a space age pen, but works like a mouse, pen, keyboard ...

Oct 05, 2005 5 / 5 (2) 0