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
Nanowire clothing could keep people warm—without heating everything else
To stay warm when temperatures drop outside, we heat our indoor spaces—even when no one is in them. But scientists have now developed a novel nanowire coating for clothes that can both generate heat and ...
Printed CNT transistor circuits may lead to cheaper OLED displays
Atom-thick CCD could capture images: Scientists develop two-dimensional, light-sensitive material
An atomically thin material developed at Rice University may lead to the thinnest-ever imaging platform.
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 ...
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.
Liberating devices from their power cords: New structural 'supercaps' take a lickin', keep on workin'
(Phys.org) —Imagine a future in which our electrical gadgets are no longer limited by plugs and external power sources. This intriguing prospect is one of the reasons for the current interest in building ...