Printable, Flexible Carbon-Nanotube Transistors
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.
Understanding light at the nanoscale: a nano-sized double-slit experiment
Plumbing Carbon Nanotubes
Nanoparticles Generate Supersonic Shock Waves to Target Cancer
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, ...
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
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 ...
Nanowire technology could make LCDs brighter, thinner, and cheaper
Can a single molecule behave as a mirror?
Carbon nanoballs as data storage units
Small, smaller, "nano" data storage! Interest is growing in the use of metallofullerenes - carbon “cages” with embedded metallic compounds - as materials for miniature data storage devices. Researchers ...
Feeling the Heat: Berkeley Researchers Make Thermoelectric Breakthrough in Silicon Nanowires
Energy now lost as heat during the production of electricity could be harnessed through the use of silicon nanowires synthesized via a technique developed by researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy’s ...