News tagged with nanowires

A new twist on nanowires

Nanowires — microscopic fibers that can be “grown” in the lab — are a hot research topic today, with a variety of potential applications including light-emitting diodes (LEDs) and sensors. ...

Feb 22, 2012 4.5 / 5 (6) 0 | with audio podcast

Researchers coax gold into nanowires

Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh have coaxed gold into nanowires as a way of creating an inexpensive material for detecting poisonous gases found in natural gas. Along with colleagues at the National Energy Technology ...

Feb 21, 2012 5 / 5 (1) 0 | with audio podcast

Bright future for gaN nanowires

The gallium nitride nanowires grown by PML scientists may only be a few tenths of a micrometer in diameter, but they promise a very wide range of applications, from new light-emitting diodes and diode lasers ...

Nov 29, 2011 4.8 / 5 (4) 0 | with audio podcast