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.
Toshiba's 'NanoBattery' Recharges In Only One Minute
Toshiba Corporation today announced a breakthrough in lithium-ion batteries that makes long recharge times a thing of the past. The company's new battery can recharge 80% of a battery's energy capacity in ...
Team finds electricity can be generated by dragging saltwater over graphene
Scientists Make Flexible, Polymer-Based Data Storage
Liquid alloy shows solid-like crystal structure at surface
A substance used in nanotechnology contains unusual structures at its surface, a team of researchers led by Oleg Shpyrko, Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellow at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National ...
Bang-bang: a step closer to quantum supercomputers
Oxford scientists have come a step closer to quantum ‘supercomputers’ by creating a new technique called ‘bang-bang’ to hold quantum information.
3D nanotube assembly technique for nanoscale electronics
Toward world's smallest radio: nano-sized detector turns radio waves into music
Researchers in California today report development of the world’s first working radio system that receives radio waves wirelessly and converts them to sound signals through a nano-sized detector made of carbon nanotubes.
Nano-Sun: From Traditional Printing to High Resolution Nano-Printing
IBM researchers in collaboration with scientists from the ETH Zurich have demonstrated a new, efficient and precise technique to “print” at the nanoscale.
Tiniest modified opals ready to manipulate light flow as photonic crystals
The longest carbon nanotubes you've ever seen
Using techniques that could revolutionize manufacturing for certain materials, researchers have grown carbon nanotubes that are the longest in the world. While still slightly less than 2 centimeters long, ...
'Direct writing' of diamond patterns from graphite a potential technological leap
(Phys.org) —What began as research into a method to strengthen metals has led to the discovery of a new technique that uses a pulsing laser to create synthetic nanodiamond films and patterns from graphite, ...