Self-charging battery gets boost from nanocomposite film
Scientists use electron 'ink' to write on graphene 'paper'
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 ...
Hybrid energy harvester generates electricity from vibrations and sunlight
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 ...
Roll-to-roll process prints thousands of cheap, flexible memory elements
Nanometer-scale diamond tips improve nano-manufacturing
(Phys.org)—One of the most promising innovations of nanotechnology has been the ability to perform rapid nanofabrication using nanometer-scale tips. The fabrication speed can be dramatically increased by ...
Researchers explore Li-air battery reversibility on the nanoscale
Graphene quantum dot flash memories look promising for data storage
Scientists develop method for fabricating individual magnetic quantum dots
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.