News tagged with electrostatic force

Carbon nanotubes for molecular magnetic resonances

Researchers at ICFO have developed a new technique for measuring very weak forces on a molecular scale. Thanks to the use of carbon nanotubes, they have achieved the highest level of sensitivity to date. These results published ...

dateJun 09, 2013 in Nanophysics
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Snap-proof space tether

(Phys.org) —Space tethers hold intriguing potential for satellite manoeuvring, attitude control and even power generation. But about half of all orbital tether tests have either failed to deploy or snapped, ...

dateApr 02, 2013 in Space Exploration
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Seeing an atomic thickness

Scientists from NPL, in collaboration with Linkoping University, Sweden, have shown that regions of graphene of different thickness can be easily identified in ambient conditions using Electrostatic Force ...

dateMay 19, 2011 in Nanophysics
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