News tagged with nanoscale devices

Better batteries from the bottom up

(PhysOrg.com) -- Rice University researchers have moved a step closer to creating robust, three-dimensional microbatteries that would charge faster and hold other advantages over conventional lithium-ion batteries. ...

Dec 09, 2010
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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.

Dec 17, 2009
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