In latest generation of tiny biosensors, size isn't everything
(Phys.org) —When it comes to nanomedicine, smaller is—surprisingly—not always better.
Researchers make flexible, transparent e-paper from silicon
Hybrid nanostructure with extreme light absorption looks promising for photovoltaics
Photon-plasmon nanowire laser offers new opportunities in light manipulation
Point-like defects in a quantum fluid behave like magnetic monopoles
Semiconductor 'shish kabob' nanostructures combine properties from different dimensions
Nanowire lens can reconfigure its imaging properties
Better solar cells, better LED light and vast optical possibilities
Changes at the atom level in nanowires offer vast possibilities for improvement of solar cells and LED light. NTNU-researchers have discovered that by tuning a small strain on single nanowires they can become ...
Energy storage device fabricated on a nanowire array
Scientists make single-mode laser out of a single nanowire
0-D: Zero-dimensional quantum dots identified by researchers
(Phys.org) —In physics, there's small, and then there's nullity – as in zero-dimensional.
Researchers improve performance of III-V nanowire solar cells on graphene
(Phys.org) —Imagine a field of small wires—standing at attention like a tiny field of wheat—gathering the Sun's rays as the first step in solar energy conversion.
New 'pomegranate-inspired' design solves problems for lithium-ion batteries
with silicon nanoparticles clustered like seeds in a tough carbon rind – overcomes several remaining obstacles to using silicon for a new generation of lithium-ion batteries, say its inventors at Stanford ...
Beyond the Moore's Law: Nanocomputing using nanowire tiles
An interdisciplinary team of scientists and engineers from The MITRE Corporation and Harvard University have taken key steps toward ultra-small electronic computer systems that push beyond the imminent end ...