Unique nanostructure produces novel 'plasmonic halos'
Using the geometric and material properties of a unique nanostructure, Boston College researchers have uncovered a novel photonic effect where surface plasmons interact with light to form "plasmonic halos" ...
'Dark plasmons' transmit energy
Microscopic channels of gold nanoparticles have the ability to transmit electromagnetic energy that starts as light and propagates via "dark plasmons," according to researchers at Rice University.
Breakthrough could lead to disposable e-readers
(PhysOrg.com) -- A breakthrough in a University of Cincinnati engineering lab that could clear the way for a low-cost, even disposable, e-reader is gaining considerable attention.
Glass electrodes used in nanoscale pump
Advance made in thin-film solar cell technology
Researchers have made an important breakthrough in the use of continuous flow microreactors to produce thin film absorbers for solar cells - an innovative technology that could significantly reduce the cost ...
IBM develops promising contender for cheaper solar cells
Researchers restore light sensitivity to retina using polymer-based optoelectronic interface
Panasonic turns on OLED lighting roadmap, announces record efficiency
AGC creates 15% lighter glass for mobile devices
Technology to suppress the degradation of crystalline silicon photovoltaic modules that causes output decline
Atsushi Masuda of Collaborative Research Team and Kohjiro Hara of Collaborative Module-Reliability Research Team, the Research Center for Photovoltaic Technologies of the National Institute of Advanced Industrial ...
Silicon Micro-islands and Nano-spikes Channel Water on Glass Slides
(PhysOrg.com) -- Working at the nanoscale level, University of Arkansas engineering researchers have created stable superhydrophilic surfaces on a glass substrate. The surfaces, made of randomly placed and densely distributed ...
Two-dimensional nanosheets enable high-quality thin film orientation control
A research group comprised of Dr. Takayoshi Sasaki, NIMS Fellow, Dr. Tatsuo Shibata, post doctorate researcher, and other collaborators at the International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics of the ...
New Mycotoxin detection device goes from prototype to production
Mycotoxins are naturally occurring fungi which typically grow on wheat-based foodstuffs, including cereals and bread, under humid conditions. They can cause a variety of adverse health effects in humans such ...
Sweet solutions for detecting disease
Based at the Institute of Chemistry in the Slovak Academy of Sciences, Ján Tkáč's research combines glycomics – the study of sugars in organisms – with biochip sensors based on nanoparticles and nanotubes. ...
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