News tagged with self assembly

Designer's toolkit for dynamic DNA nanomachines

The latest DNA nanodevices created at the Technische Universitaet Muenchen (TUM)—including a robot with movable arms, a book that opens and closes, a switchable gear, and an actuator—may be intriguing in their own right, ...

dateMar 26, 2015 in Bio & Medicine
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Highlight: Quasi-Crystalline Order at Nanoscale

Nanoparticles have a strong tendency to form periodic structures. Mixing and matching of two different types of nanoparticles allows the formation of binary nanoparticle superlattices isostructural to ionic or intermetallic ...

dateJan 11, 2010 in Nanomaterials
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Researchers find new route to nano self-assembly

( -- If the promise of nanotechnology is to be fulfilled, nanoparticles will have to be able to make something of themselves. An important advance towards this goal has been achieved by researchers with the U.S. ...

dateOct 22, 2009 in Nanomaterials
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