News tagged with nanowires

Probing the inner secrets of nanowires

(Phys.org) —Semiconductor nanowires (NWs) are vanishingly small: NWs from a recent batch made by scientists in PML's Quantum Electronics and Photonics Division measure about 200 nanometers in diameter (less ...

dateDec 13, 2013 in Nanophysics
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Tiny wires a step towards photonic chip

(PhysOrg.com) -- Australian researchers have engineered one of the world’s smallest ever nanowires for the next generation of telecommunication technology, bringing them one step closer to the holy grail of optics – ...

dateSep 19, 2011 in Nanophysics
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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 ...

dateNov 29, 2011 in Nanophysics
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The 'coolest' semiconductor nanowires

(PhysOrg.com) -- Semiconductor nanowires are essential materials in the development of cheaper and more efficient solar cells, as well as batteries with higher storage capacity. Moreover, they are important ...

dateMar 23, 2011 in Nanophysics
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Extra-short nanowires best for brain

If in the future electrodes are inserted into the human brain - either for research purposes or to treat diseases - it may be appropriate to give them a 'coat' of nanowires that could make them less irritating for the brain ...

dateJan 15, 2015 in Bio & Medicine
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