News tagged with nanoscale electronics

Tiny wires change behavior at nanoscale

Thin gold wires often used in high-end electronic applications are wonderfully flexible as well as conductive. But those qualities don't necessarily apply to the same wires at the nanoscale.

dateAug 29, 2011 in Nanomaterials
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Coherent diffractive imaging in living color

( -- Exactly 150 years after the first color photograph was produced, scientists have devised a way of employing the full spectrum of colors from synchrotron and free-electron laser x radiation to image nanometer-sized ...

dateAug 11, 2011 in Optics & Photonics
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Splitsville for boron nitride nanotubes

( -- For Hollywood celebrities, the term "splitsville" usually means "check your prenup." For scientists wanting to mass-produce high quality nanoribbons from boron nitride nanotubes, "splitsville" could mean ...

dateJun 28, 2011 in Nanomaterials
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