News tagged with electronic structure

Nanodevice, build thyself

As we continue to shrink electronic components, top-down manufacturing methods begin to approach a physical limit at the nanoscale. Rather than continue to chip away at this limit, one solution of interest involves using ...

dateJan 14, 2016 in Nanophysics
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How nanoparticles give electrons away

Whether it is in catalytic processes in the chemical industry, environmental catalysis, new types of solar cells or new electronic components, nanoparticles are everywhere in modern production and environmental technologies, ...

dateDec 14, 2015 in Nanomaterials
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Physicist shrinking electron-laser technology

Free electron lasers—powerful devices that can peer deep into molecular structure and the ultrafast timescales of chemistry—cost billions to build and are miles long, but an Arizona State University professor is constructing ...

dateOct 14, 2015 in General Physics
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