News tagged with fabrication techniques

Trapping butterfly wings' qualities

Butterflies have inspired humans since the time of ancient Egypt, but now they're also inspiring researchers to look toward nature to help create the next generation of waterproof materials for electronics and sensors.

dateJan 04, 2012 in Materials Science
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Cornell scientists review future of graphene

(PhysOrg.com) -- Graphene is sort of a scientific rock star, with countless groups studying its amazing electrical properties and tensile strength and dreaming up applications ranging from flat-panel screens to elevators ...

dateNov 09, 2011 in Nanomaterials
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Simpler fabrication of nanogaps

Plasmons, which are density waves of electrons, are of great interest to pure and applied scientists because of their novel properties, and because of their application to sensing and photonic technologies. These applications ...

dateFeb 10, 2011 in Nanomaterials
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Turning clothes into silent witnesses

Forensic experts at the University of Abertay Dundee and the Scottish Police Services Authority (SPSA) are leading the way in the research of new ground-breaking forensic techniques within the field of fingerprints.

dateJan 31, 2011 in Engineering
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