News tagged with metal oxides

Metal oxide 'can transform'

( -- A team including Oxford University scientists has been investigating what happens to the top layer of atoms on the surface of a material that splits water and has potential uses in nanoelectronics.

dateFeb 15, 2010 in Nanomaterials
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Mechanical devices stamped on plastic

( -- Microelectromechanical devices -- tiny machines with moving parts -- are everywhere these days: they monitor air pressure in car tires, register the gestures of video game players, and reflect light onto ...

dateFeb 26, 2010 in Engineering
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Metal oxides hold the key to cheap, green energy

Harnessing the energy of sunlight can be as simple as tuning the optical and electronic properties of metal oxides at the atomic level by making an artificial crystal or super-lattice 'sandwich' says a Binghamton University ...

dateApr 19, 2012 in Nanomaterials
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