News tagged with nanowires

The science of sculpture, nano-style

( —The next breakthrough in highly efficient battery technologies and solar cells may very well be nanoscopic crystals of silicon assembled like skyscrapers on wafer-scale substrates. An important route for growth ...

dateJun 14, 2013 in Nanophysics
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Nanowire solar cells raise efficiency limit

Scientists from the Nano-Science Center at the Niels Bohr Institut, Denmark and the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland, have shown that a single nanowire can concentrate the sunlight up to 15 times of ...

dateMar 24, 2013 in Optics & Photonics
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3Qs: The 3-D printing of tomorrow

Ahmed Busnaina, the William Lincoln Smith Professor and director of the NSF Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing at Northeastern, has developed a method called directed assembly that he ...

dateMar 15, 2013 in Engineering
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It's a wrap! Nanowire opens gate to new devices

( -- In an interesting feat of nanoscale engineering, researchers at Lund University in Sweden and the University of New South Wales have made the first nanowire transistor featuring a concentric metal 'wrap-gate' ...

dateApr 07, 2011 in Nanophysics
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