Researchers make flexible, transparent e-paper from silicon
Hybrid nanostructure with extreme light absorption looks promising for photovoltaics
Imaging electric charge propagating along microbial nanowires
The claim by microbiologist Derek Lovley and colleagues at the University of Massachusetts Amherst that the microbe Geobacter produces tiny electrical wires, called microbial nanowires, has been mired in ...
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 ...