Intel, UCSB Develop World's First Hybrid Silicon Laser
Researchers from Intel and the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) have built the world’s first electrically powered Hybrid Silicon Laser using standard silicon manufacturing processes. This breakthrough ...
'Nanomechanical Oscillators' Could Lead to New Class of Computers
Graphene Nanoelectronics: Making Tomorrow’s Computers from a Pencil Trace
A key discovery at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute could help advance the role of graphene as a possible heir to copper and silicon in nanoelectronics.
Molecular memory a game-changer
A team at Rice University has determined that a strip of graphite only 10 atoms thick can serve as the basic element in a new type of memory, making massive amounts of storage available for computers, handheld media players, ...
Printable, Flexible Carbon-Nanotube Transistors
Understanding light at the nanoscale: a nano-sized double-slit experiment
Plumbing Carbon Nanotubes
Nanoparticles Generate Supersonic Shock Waves to Target Cancer
Nano-boric acid makes motor oil more slippery
One key to saving the environment, improving our economy and reducing our dependence on foreign oil might just be sitting in your mother's medicine cabinet.
Researchers Hear the Sound of Quantum Drums
Forty years ago, mathematician Mark Kac asked the theoretical question, "Can one hear the shape of a drum?"
New energy storage device could recharge electric vehicles in minutes
Carbon's new champion: Theorists calculate atom-thick carbyne chains may be strongest material ever
(Phys.org) —Carbyne will be the strongest of a new class of microscopic materials if and when anyone can make it in bulk.
Small in size, big on power: New microbatteries the most powerful yet
(Phys.org) —Though they be but little, they are fierce. The most powerful batteries on the planet are only a few millimeters in size, yet they pack such a punch that a driver could use a cellphone powered ...