Telescoping nanotubes offer new option for nonvolatile memory
New 'layered-layered' materials for rechargeable lithium batteries
Researchers at the Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory have developed a new approach to increasing the capacity and stability of rechargeable lithium-ion batteries.
Scientist warns of nanotechnology dangers
A British scientist is warning that hundreds of nanotechnology products are about to go on sale despite a lack of biological safety testing.
IBM Scientists Demonstrate World's Fastest Graphene Transistor
(PhysOrg.com) -- In a just-published paper in the magazine Science, IBM researchers demonstrated a radio-frequency graphene transistor with the highest cut-off frequency achieved so far for any graphene device ...
Carbon Nanotubes Improve Fuel Cells
IBM builds first IC around a single carbon nanotube
IBM today announced that its researchers have built the first complete electronic integrated circuit around a single “carbon nanotube” molecule, a new material that shows promise for providing enhanced ...
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 solar cell technology captures high-energy photons more efficiently
(Phys.org) —Getting the blues is rarely a desirable experience—unless you're a solar cell, that is.
Color hologram uses plasmonic nanoparticles to store large amounts of information
First graphene-based flexible display produced
(Phys.org) —A flexible display incorporating graphene in its pixels' electronics has been successfully demonstrated by the Cambridge Graphene Centre and Plastic Logic, the first time graphene has been used ...
Surface plasmons enhance nanostructure possibilities
Physicists pioneer new super-thin technology (Update)
Researchers have used the world's thinnest material to create a new type of technology, which could be used to make super-fast electronic components and speed up the development of drugs.
Nanoparticles Unlock the Future of Superalloy Metals
Sandia National Laboratories is pioneering the future of superalloy materials by advancing the science behind how those superalloys are made.
Gold nanorods assemble themselves into rings
Rice University chemists have discovered that tiny building blocks known as gold nanorods spontaneously assemble themselves into ring-like superstructures.