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Nano World: Carbon nanotube capacitors

Carbon nanotubes could help release and hold electrical energy, for potential use in everything from microchips to hybrid cars, experts told UPI's Nano World.

Feb 03, 2006
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Physicists Store Images in Vapor

Books are written on solid pieces of paper for an obvious reason: the atoms in a solid don’t move around much, keeping the words and pictures in place for centuries. Trying to store letters and images in ...

Jun 23, 2008 feature
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Titania Nanotube Arrays Harness Solar Energy

Penn State researchers are finding new ways to harness the power of the sun using highly-ordered arrays of titania nanotubes for hydrogen production and increased solar cell efficiency.

Jan 25, 2006
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Paint-on semiconductor outperforms chips

Researchers at the University of Toronto have created a semiconductor device that outperforms today's conventional chips -- and they made it simply by painting a liquid onto a piece of glass. The finding, which ...

Jul 12, 2006
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