Scientists enhance light emission in 2D semiconductors by a factor of 100
Nanocones could be key to making inexpensive solar cells
Hot electrons do the impossible in catalytic chemistry
Pyroelectric nanogenerator charges Li-ion battery with harvested energy
Self-rolled tubes make miniature electronics
Universal transistor serves as a basis to perform any logic function
ORNL microscopy directly images problematic lithium dendrites in batteries
Scientists at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have captured the first real-time nanoscale images of lithium dendrite structures known to degrade lithium-ion batteries. The ORNL team's ...
Printed CNT transistor circuits may lead to cheaper OLED displays
Researchers create unique graphene nanopores with optical antennas for DNA sequencing
(Phys.org) —High-speed reading of the genetic code should get a boost with the creation of the world's first graphene nanopores – pores measuring approximately 2 nanometers in diameter – that feature ...
Peering into how rechargeable lithium ion batteries function
Nanoparticle electrodes in lithium-ion batteries have both near-surface and interior contributions to their redox capacity, each with distinct rate capabilities. Using combined electron microscopy, synchrotron ...
Novel crumpling method takes flat graphene from 2D to 3D
Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed a unique single-step process to achieve three-dimensional (3D) texturing of graphene and graphite. Using a commercially available ...
Princeton team explores 3D-printed quantum dot LEDs
Molecular beacons shine light on how cells 'crawl'
Adherent cells, the kind that form the architecture of all multi-cellular organisms, are mechanically engineered with precise forces that allow them to move around and stick to things. Proteins called integrin ...
'Diamane': Diamond film possible without the pressure
(Phys.org) —Perfect sheets of diamond a few atoms thick appear to be possible even without the big squeeze that makes natural gems.