Self-rolled tubes make miniature electronics
Scientists develop method for fabricating individual magnetic quantum dots
DNA as invisible ink can reversibly hide patterns
Single-Molecule Magnets Open New Door for Information Technology
Sweeping lasers snap together nanoscale geometric grids
Down at the nanoscale, where objects span just billionths of a meter, the size and shape of a material can often have surprising and powerful electronic and optical effects. Building larger materials that ...
General principles to explain DNA brick self-assembly
Laser technique for low-cost self-assembly of nanostructures
Researchers from Swinburne University of Technology and the University of Science and Technology of China have developed a low-cost technique that holds promise for a range of scientific and technological ...
Battery recipe: Deep-fried graphene pom-poms
Researchers devise a means for growing near 2-D chemical gardens (w/ Video)
Programmable glue made of DNA directs tiny gel bricks to self-assemble
A team of researchers at the Wyss Institute of Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University has found a way to self-assemble complex structures out of bricks smaller than a grain of salt. The new ...
Chemical engineers' research may lead to inexpensive, flexible solar cells (w/ Video)
(Phys.org) —Work by a team of chemical engineers at Penn State and Rice University may lead to a new class of inexpensive organic solar cells.
Architect unveils concept of 4D printing at TED conference (w/ video)
Self-assembled monolayers create p-n junctions in graphene films
Researchers are creating graphene p-n junctions by transferring films of the electronic material to substrates that have been patterned by compounds that are either strong electron donors or electron acceptors.
New technique allows production of complex microchip structures in one self-assembling step
Researchers at MIT have developed a new approach to creating the complex array of wires and connections on microchips, using a system of self-assembling polymers. The work could eventually lead to a way of making more densely ...