Scientists demonstrate more efficient way to connect nanoparticles for single-electron devices
Controlling nanoclusters with surface defects could lead to construction of nanodevices (w/ Video)
Building chips from collapsing nanopillars
By turning a common problem in chip manufacture into an advantage, MIT researchers produce structures only 30 atoms wide.
Glass electrodes used in nanoscale pump
Researchers create self-assembling nanodevices that move and change shape on demand
By emulating nature's design principles, a team at Harvard's Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, Harvard Medical School and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute has created nanodevices made of DNA that self-assemble ...
Scientists Discover Light Force with 'Push' Power
(PhysOrg.com) -- A team of Yale University researchers has discovered a "repulsive" light force that can be used to control components on silicon microchips, meaning future nanodevices could be controlled ...
Revisiting quantum effects in MEMS
New calculations shows that the influence of quantum effects on the operating conditions of nanodevices has, until now, been overestimated.
Closing the terahertz gap could lead to better nanodevices
3-D view of 1-D nanostructures
Semiconductor gallium nitride nanowires show great promise in the next generation of nano- and optoelectronic systems. Recently, researchers at the McCormick School of Engineering have found new piezoelectric ...
Friction force differences offer new means for manipulating nanotubes
(PhysOrg.com) -- Nanotubes and nanowires are promising building blocks for future integrated nanoelectronic and photonic circuits, nanosensors, interconnects and electro-mechanical nanodevices. But some fundamental ...
New method for imaging defects in magnetic nanodevices
(Phys.org)—A team of researchers from the NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology, the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, and the University of Maryland have demonstrated a microscopy method ...
Atom-thick sheets unlock future technologies
(PhysOrg.com) -- A new way of splitting layered materials, similar to graphite, into sheets of material just one atom thick could lead to revolutionary new electronic and energy storage technologies.
Solving single molecule mobility
Nanotechnologists assemble intricate nanodevices, such as computer chips, molecule by molecule using bottom-up techniques that mirror nature. One approach shuttles molecules along surfaces into ...
With chemical modification, stable RNA nanoparticles go 3-D
(PhysOrg.com) -- For years, RNA has seemed an elusive tool in nanotechnology research -- easily manipulated into a variety of structures, yet susceptible to quick destruction when confronted with a commonly ...