Superhard carbon material could crack diamond
Transistor performance improves due to quantum confinement effects
Tiny 'Lego brick'-style studs make solar panels a quarter more efficient
(Phys.org) —Rows of aluminum studs help solar panels extract more energy from sunlight than those with flat surfaces.
New paradigm for solar cell construction demonstrated
(Phys.org) —For solar panels, wringing every drop of energy from as many photons as possible is imperative. This goal has sent chemistry, materials science and electronic engineering researchers on a quest ...
Bionic plants: Synthetic nanoparticles enhance photosynthetic activity of plants
Plants have many valuable functions: They provide food and fuel, release the oxygen that we breathe, and add beauty to our surroundings. Now, a team of MIT researchers wants to make plants even more useful ...
Rechargeable lithium-sulfur batteries get a boost from graphene
Lasers could produce much sought-after band gaps in graphene
Plasmonic device converts light into electricity
Printed CNT transistor circuits may lead to cheaper OLED displays
Scientists make single-mode laser out of a single nanowire
Ink with tin nanoparticles could print future circuit boards
Graphene's 'quantum leap' takes electronics a step closer
(PhysOrg.com) -- Writing in the journal Nature Physics, the academics, who discovered the world's thinnest material at The University of Manchester in 2004, have revealed more about its electronic properties.
Bright future for protein nanoprobes
(Phys.org) —The term a "brighter future" might be a cliché, but in the case of ultra-small probes for lighting up individual proteins, it is now most appropriate. Researchers at the U.S. Department of ...
Researchers change coercivity of material by patterning surface
(Phys.org) —Researchers from North Carolina State University have found a way to reduce the coercivity of nickel ferrite (NFO) thin films by as much as 80 percent by patterning the surface of the material, ...