Leading the charge for panel-powered car
A car powered by its own body panels could soon be driving on our roads after a breakthrough in nanotechnology research by a QUT team.
Nanoparticles give up forensic secrets
A group of researchers from Switzerland has thrown light on the precise mechanisms responsible for the impressive ability of nanoparticles to detect fingermarks left at crime scenes.
A new dimension for integrated circuits: 3-D nanomagnetic logic
Electrical engineers at the Technical University Munich (TUM) have demonstrated a new kind of building block for digital integrated circuits. Their experiments show that future computer chips could be based ...
Non-volatile memory improves energy efficiency by two orders of magnitude
Researchers build first 3D magnetic logic gate
Used-cigarette butts offer energy storage solution
A group of scientists from South Korea have converted used-cigarette butts into a high-performing material that could be integrated into computers, handheld devices, electrical vehicles and wind turbines ...
Fundamental photoresist chemistry findings could help extend Moore's Law
(Phys.org) —Over the years, computer chips have gotten smaller thanks to advances in materials science and manufacturing technologies. This march of progress, the doubling of transistors on a microprocessor ...
Graphene quantum dot flash memories look promising for data storage
Novel cost-effective nanoimprint lithography method improves ordering in periodic arrays from BCPs
Block copolymers (BCPs) are the most attractive alternative to date for the fabrication of well-defined complex periodic structures with length scales below 100 nm. Such small structures might be used in a wide range of technological ...
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 ...