Water-soluble silicon leads to dissolvable electronics
Researchers make flexible, transparent e-paper from silicon
Towards a global quantum network: Photoelectron trapping in double quantum dots
First-of-its-kind tube laser created for on-chip optical communications
Hybrid nanostructure with extreme light absorption looks promising for photovoltaics
Organic semiconductor transistor made of a single nanoparticle achieves highest mobility yet
Defects in 2D semiconductors could lead to multi-colored light-emitting devices
SolaRoad: World's first solar cycle path to open in the Netherlands
Imtech, in conjunction with the Province of Noord-Holland, Ooms Civiel, has developed the world's first solar road located in Krommwnie, Holland. The solar cycle path will be connected to the national grid ...
Improving organic transistors that drive flexible and conformable electronics
A revolution is coming in flexible electronic technologies as cheaper, more flexible, organic transistors come on the scene to replace expensive, rigid, silicon-based semiconductors, but not enough is known ...
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.
Hybrid materials could smash the solar efficiency ceiling
(Phys.org) —A new method for transferring energy from organic to inorganic semiconductors could boost the efficiency of widely used inorganic solar cells.
Rice-sized laser, powered one electron at a time, bodes well for quantum computing
Princeton University researchers have built a rice grain-sized laser powered by single electrons tunneling through artificial atoms known as quantum dots. The tiny microwave laser, or "maser," is a demonstration ...
Rediscovering spontaneous light emission
Berkeley Lab researchers have developed a nano-sized optical antenna that can greatly enhance the spontaneous emission of light from atoms, molecules and semiconductor quantum dots. This advance opens the ...
A first: Stanford engineers build computer using carbon nanotube technology
A team of Stanford engineers has built a basic computer using carbon nanotubes, a semiconductor material that has the potential to launch a new generation of electronic devices that run faster, while using ...