New graphene transistor promises life after death of silicon chip (Update)
Researchers have used the world's thinnest material to create the world's smallest transistor – a breakthrough that could spark the development of a new type of super-fast computer chip.
Researchers demonstrate 'avalanche effect' in solar cells
Researchers at TU Delft (Netherlands) and the FOM Foundation for Fundamental Research on Matter have found irrefutable proof that the so-called avalanche effect by electrons occurs in specific, very small ...
Re-inventing nature for cheaper solar power
A research team in Sydney has created molecules that mimic those in plants which harvest light and power life on Earth.
Graphene's love affair with water
Graphene has proven itself as a wonder material with a vast range of unique properties. Among the least-known marvels of graphene is its strange love affair with water.
Scientists build world's first single-molecule car
Magnetic fields created using nanotechnology could make computers up to 500 times faster
Magnetic fields created using nanotechnology could make computers up to 500 times more powerful if new research is successful.
LCDs get brighter with nano polarization recycler
Rice scientists attach motor to single-molecule car
In follow-on work to last year's groundbreaking invention of the world's first single-molecule car, chemists at Rice University have produced the first motorized version of their tiny nanocar. The research is p ...
Scientists discover water is sticky on a small scale
Self Assembling Chips
In nature a phenomenon called "self assembly" is a delicate process that forms seashells, creates the enamel on teeth and transforms water into complex snowflakes. IBM Research has, for the first time ever, ...
Nano World: Invisibility through nano
Invisibility cloaks that bend light might develop using nanotechnology, experts tell UPI's Nano World.
IBM Brings Single-Atom Data Storage, Molecular Computers Closer to Reality
IBM today announced two major scientific achievements in the field of nanotechnology that could one day lead to new kinds of devices and structures built from a few atoms or molecules.
Nanoscale computer memory retrieves data 1,000 times faster
Scientists from the University of Pennsylvania have developed nanowires capable of storing computer data for 100,000 years and retrieving that data a thousand times faster than existing portable memory devices such as Flash ...