Nanotubes with two walls have singular qualities
Rice University researchers have determined that two walls are better than one when turning carbon nanotubes into materials like strong, conductive fibers or transistors.
Novel approach for high performance field emission electron sources
Enhancing the electron emission of multiwall carbon nanotubes (MWCNT) is key for applications ranging from cold cathodes used in high-resolution electron microscopes to portable X-ray imaging systems. In a paper recently ...
Kitchen sponge supercapacitor has many porous benefits
Rotating nanotube motors offer glimpse of future nanodevices
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 on three-dimensional ...