Nanotechnology is an international scientific journal published by Institute of Physics Publishing (IOP). The journal is devoted to all areas of nanotechnology.
Anti-counterfeit 'fingerprints' made from silver nanowires
Unique patterns made from tiny, randomly scattered silver nanowires have been created by a group of researchers from South Korea in an attempt to authenticate goods and tackle the growing problem of counterfeiting.
Moving light across a semiconducting nanowire via surface acoustic waves
Researchers at the MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology at the University of Twente in collaboration with the Paul Drude Institute in Berlin have succeeded in moving light from one end of a semiconducting nanowire ...
Self-charging battery gets boost from nanocomposite film
Brain process takes paper shape
A paper-based device that mimics the electrochemical signalling in the human brain has been created by a group of researchers from China.
Researchers take magnetic waves for a spin
Researchers at New York University have developed a method for creating and directing fast moving waves in magnetic fields that have the potential to enhance communication and information processing in computer chips and ...
Carbon nanotube sponge shows improved water clean-up
A carbon nanotube sponge capable of soaking up water contaminants, such as fertilisers, pesticides and pharmaceuticals, more than three times more efficiently than previous efforts has been presented in a ...
Stain-free, self-cleaning clothing on the horizon
(Phys.org) —Since 2011, the Harvard research team that created Slippery Liquid-Infused Porous Surfaces has demonstrated a spate of sleek applications for the super-slick coating known as SLIPS, which repels ...
Two-dimensional nanosheets enable high-quality thin film orientation control
A research group comprised of Dr. Takayoshi Sasaki, NIMS Fellow, Dr. Tatsuo Shibata, post doctorate researcher, and other collaborators at the International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics of the ...
Researchers looking to use nanographene oxide to destroy tumors
Air quality measurements: New manufacturing method for nano gas sensors opens doors
Nano-sized gas sensors in mobile telephones that measure the atmospheric humidity are nothing new as such. However, so far it was necessary to rely on complex lithographic methods to produce the required nano-structure of ...
Researchers strike gold with nanotech vaccine
Scientists in the US have developed a novel vaccination method that uses tiny gold particles to mimic a virus and carry specific proteins to the body's specialist immune cells.
Scientists use electron 'ink' to write on graphene 'paper'
Moth-inspired nanostructures take the color out of thin films
Inspired by the structure of moth eyes, researchers at North Carolina State University have developed nanostructures that limit reflection at the interfaces where two thin films meet, suppressing the "thin-film ...
Hybrid energy harvester generates electricity from vibrations and sunlight
New player in electron field emitter technology makes for better imaging and communications
(Phys.org) —Scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the University of Maryland, College Park, have built a practical, high-efficiency nanostructured electron source. Described ...