News tagged with nanowires

Nanowires for sustainable, renewable energy

Recent studies have revealed that semiconductor nanowires offer unique advantages for a wide range of applications. An EU-funded project is breaking new ground in the move towards sustainable and efficient energy harvesting ...

dateJun 13, 2018 in Nanophysics
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Nanowires could make lithium ion batteries safer

From cell phones and laptops to electric vehicles, lithium-ion batteries are the power source that fuels everyday life. But in recent years, they have also drawn attention for catching fire. In an effort to develop a safer ...

dateApr 25, 2018 in Nanophysics
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Scientists observe nanowires as they grow

At DESY's X-ray source PETRA III, scientists have followed the growth of tiny wires of gallium arsenide live. Their observations reveal exact details of the growth process responsible for the evolving shape and crystal structure ...

dateFeb 09, 2018 in Nanophysics
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