Nanostructures enhance light trapping for solar fuel generation
Blunt nanostructures could make high-efficiency solar cells easier to fabricate
DNA as invisible ink can reversibly hide patterns
Electron microscopes take first measurements of nanoscale chemistry in action
(Phys.org) —Scientists' underwater cameras got a boost this summer from the Electron Microscopy Center at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory. Along with colleagues at the University ...
Researchers produce world's first programmable nanoprocessor
Engineers and scientists collaborating at Harvard University and the MITRE Corporation have developed and demonstrated the world's first programmable nanoprocessor.
Brittle silicon shows exceptional plasticity on the nanoscale
High-performance, low-cost ultracapacitors built with graphene and carbon nanotubes
By combining the powers of two single-atom-thick carbon structures, researchers at the George Washington University's Micro-propulsion and Nanotechnology Laboratory have created a new ultracapacitor that ...
Researchers mimic fly eye to produce superhydrophobic anti-fogging nanostructures
Quantum refrigerator offers extreme cooling and convenience
Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have demonstrated a solid-state refrigerator that uses quantum physics in micro- and nanostructures to cool a much larger object to ...
Researchers develop ErSb nanostructures with applications in infrared and terahertz ranges
In a feat that may provide a promising array of applications, from energy efficiency to telecommunications to enhanced imaging, researchers at UC Santa Barbara have created a compound semiconductor of nearly ...
Unavoidable disorder used to build nanolaser
Researchers the world round are working to develop optical chips, where light can be controlled with nanostructures. These could be used for future circuits based on light (photons) instead of electron - ...
'Molecular torch' between carbon nanotubes emits electroluminescence
Researchers use DNA strands to build decomposable nanostructures
Chemical engineers' research may lead to inexpensive, flexible solar cells (w/ Video)
(Phys.org) —Work by a team of chemical engineers at Penn State and Rice University may lead to a new class of inexpensive organic solar cells.