News tagged with nanoscale devices

Better batteries from the bottom up

( -- 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. They could ...

dateDec 09, 2010 in Nanophysics
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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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Solar Cell Researcher Explores Nanotech Ideas

( -- 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 devices. And ...

dateOct 05, 2009 in Nanomaterials
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