World’s first diamond nanoelectromechanical switch
Japanese researchers have succeeded in the batch fabrication of suspended structures (cantilevers and bridges) of single crystal diamond for nano/micro electromechanical systems.
Growing nanowires horizontally yields new benefit: 'nano-LEDs'
While refining their novel method for making nanoscale wires, chemists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology discovered an unexpected bonus -- a new way to create nanowires that produce light ...
New ultracapacitor recharges in under a millisecond
Impact hypothesis loses its sparkle
Shock-synthesized diamonds said to prove a catastrophic impact killed off North American megafauna can't be found.
'White graphene' to the rescue: Hexagonal boron nitride sheets may help graphene supplant silicon
What researchers might call "white graphene" may be the perfect sidekick for the real thing as a new era unfolds in nanoscale electronics.
Graphene organic photovoltaics, or, will joggers' t-shirts someday power their cell phones?
A University of Southern California team has produced flexible transparent carbon atom films that the researchers say have great potential for a new breed of solar cells.
Large sheets of graphene film produced for transparent electrodes (w/ Video)
Nano-infused filters prove effective: Scientists build better catalyst with nanotube membranes
(PhysOrg.com) -- Rice University researchers and their colleagues in Finland and Hungary have found a way to make carbon nanotube membranes that could find wide application as extra-fine air filters and as ...
Graphene films clear major fabrication hurdle
Graphene, the two-dimensional crystalline form of carbon, is a potential superstar for the electronics industry. With freakishly mobile electrons that can blaze through the material at nearly the speed of ...
Naval research laboratory takes a close look at unique diamonds
The song says that "diamonds are a girl's best friend," but scientists at the Naval Research Laboratory are finding that diamonds are a researcher's best friend too.
Producing graphene layers using crystallization
Researchers make graphene hybrid
Rice University researchers have found a way to stitch graphene and hexagonal boron nitride (h-BN) into a two-dimensional quilt that offers new paths of exploration for materials scientists.
Dry printing of nanotube patterns to any surface could revolutionize microelectronics
(PhysOrg.com) -- Watch a gecko walk up a wall. It defies gravity as it sticks to the surface no matter how smooth it appears to be.
Panasonic Develops A Gallium Nitride (GaN) Inverter IC for Motor Drive with High Efficiency
Panasonic today announced the development of a Gallium Nitride (GaN) -based monolithic inverter integrated circuit (IC) for motor drive. The integrated six GaN-based transistors can be independently driven ...