News tagged with liquid crystal

Nanotubes pass acid test

Rice University scientists have found the "ultimate" solvent for all kinds of carbon nanotubes (CNTs), a breakthrough that brings the creation of a highly conductive quantum nanowire ever closer.

dateJul 14, 2010 in Nanomaterials
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Sharp unveils 3D televisions in Japan

Japanese electronics giant Sharp unveiled a line of 3D televisions Monday, joining rivals Samsung Electronics and Sony Corp. in an increasingly competitive sector the industry hopes will drive profits.

dateMay 31, 2010 in Consumer & Gadgets
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The Earth's hidden weakness

(PhysOrg.com) -- Three thousand kilometres beneath our feet, the Earth's solid rock gives way to the swirling liquid iron of the outer core.

dateMay 28, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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Repulsive interactions

(PhysOrg.com) -- The recent state of the roads is a clear illustration of what happens when water freezes into crystals of ice. But despite its frequent occurrence, the crystallisation of water is remarkably ...

dateFeb 05, 2010 in Analytical Chemistry
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