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
Color pixels made of nanowires offer new paradigm for digital cameras
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
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.
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 ...
Bacterial nanowires: Not what we thought they were
For the past 10 years, scientists have been fascinated by a type of "electric bacteria" that shoots out long tendrils like electric wires, using them to power themselves and transfer electricity to a variety ...
Nanotrees harvest the sun's energy to turn water into hydrogen fuel
(PhysOrg.com) -- University of California, San Diego electrical engineers are building a forest of tiny nanowire trees in order to cleanly capture solar energy without using fossil fuels and harvest it for ...