Breakthrough synthesis method to speed commercialization of graphene
Samsung Electronics announced a breakthrough synthesis method to speed the commercialization of graphene, a unique material ideally suited for electronic devices. Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology ...
Study shows graphene able to withstand a speeding bullet
Graphene Nanoelectronics: Making Tomorrow’s Computers from a Pencil Trace
A key discovery at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute could help advance the role of graphene as a possible heir to copper and silicon in nanoelectronics.
Understanding light at the nanoscale: a nano-sized double-slit experiment
Plumbing Carbon Nanotubes
Beetle spawns new material
The Namib Desert, one of the driest regions in the world, gets less than half an inch of rain per year. But early in the morning, a light fog drifts over the desert, offering the plants and animals living in ...
Nanoparticles Generate Supersonic Shock Waves to Target Cancer
Beyond LEDs: Brighter, new energy-saving flat panel lights based on carbon nanotubes
Even as the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics has enshrined light emitting diodes (LEDs) as the single most significant and disruptive energy-efficient lighting solution of today, scientists around the world continue ...
Nano-boric acid makes motor oil more slippery
One key to saving the environment, improving our economy and reducing our dependence on foreign oil might just be sitting in your mother's medicine cabinet.
Researchers Hear the Sound of Quantum Drums
Forty years ago, mathematician Mark Kac asked the theoretical question, "Can one hear the shape of a drum?"
Air-purifying church windows early nanotechnology
Stained glass windows that are painted with gold purify the air when they are lit up by sunlight, a team of Queensland University of Technology experts have discovered.
New energy storage device could recharge electric vehicles in minutes
Scientists discover ground-breaking material: Graphane
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at The University of Manchester have produced a ground-breaking new material, graphane, which has been derived from graphene.
Carbon's new champion: Theorists calculate atom-thick carbyne chains may be strongest material ever
(Phys.org) —Carbyne will be the strongest of a new class of microscopic materials if and when anyone can make it in bulk.