News tagged with nanoscale devices

Nanotechnology for water purification

Nanotechnology refers to a broad range of tools, techniques and applications that simply involve particles on the approximate size scale of a few to hundreds of nanometers in diameter. Particles of this size have some unique ...

dateJul 29, 2010 in Nanomaterials
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Water droplets shape graphene nanostructures

A single-atom-thick sheet of carbon, like those seen in pencil marks -- offers great potential for new types of nanoscale devices, if a good way can be found to mold the material into desired shapes.

dateDec 17, 2009 in Nanophysics
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Solar Cell Researcher Explores Nanotech Ideas

(PhysOrg.com) -- A UT Dallas researcher envisions a time soon when plastic sheets of solar cells are inexpensively stamped out in factories and then affixed to cell phones, laptops and other power-hungry mobile ...

dateOct 05, 2009 in Nanomaterials
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Bilayer graphene gets a bandgap

Graphene is the two-dimensional crystalline form of carbon, whose extraordinary electron mobility and other unique features hold great promise for nanoscale electronics and photonics. But there's a catch: ...

dateJun 10, 2009 in Nanophysics
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