Free online course on graphene will be available worldwide

Free online course on graphene will be available worldwide


November 26, 2014    Nanowerk

(Nanowerk News) Starting in 2015, Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden will be a global disseminator of knowledge. The beginning of the […]

Quantum mechanical calculations reveal the hidden states of enzyme active sites

Quantum mechanical calculations reveal the hidden states of enzyme active sites


November 26, 2014    Nanowerk

(Nanowerk News) Enzymes carry out fundamental biological processes such as photosynthesis, nitrogen fixation and respiration, with the help of clusters of metal […]

‘Mind the Gap’ between atomically thin materials

‘Mind the Gap’ between atomically thin materials


November 26, 2014    Nanowerk

(Nanowerk News) In subway stations around London, the warning to “Mind the Gap” helps commuters keep from stepping into empty space as […]

New plasma technique streamlines thin-film processing for electrodes, displays

New plasma technique streamlines thin-film processing for electrodes, displays


November 26, 2014    Nanowerk

(Nanowerk News) Energy storage devices and computer screens may seem worlds apart, but they’re not.When associate professor Qi Hua Fan of the […]

Theater arts research offers insight for designers, builders of robots

Theater arts research offers insight for designers, builders of robots


November 26, 2014    Nanowerk

(Nanowerk News) As an actress, producer, director and theatre arts lecturer at The University of Texas at Arlington, Julienne Greer knows the […]

Microscope puts spotlight on the surface structure of quantum dots for designing new solar devices

Microscope puts spotlight on the surface structure of quantum dots for designing new solar devices


November 26, 2014    Nanowerk

(Nanowerk News) A potential path to identify imperfections and improve the quality of nanomaterials for use in next-generation solar cells has emerged […]

ExaScience Life Lab gives wings to supercomputers

ExaScience Life Lab gives wings to supercomputers


November 26, 2014    imec

Scientists, but also engineers and medical researchers are forever asking more powerful supercomputers to advance their domains to new levels. Around 2020, […]

A path to brighter images and more efficient LCD displays

A path to brighter images and more efficient LCD displays


November 25, 2014    Nanowerk

(Nanowerk News) University of Utah engineers have developed a polarizing filter that allows in more light, leading the way for mobile device […]

A theoretical roadmap to making 2-D electronics with novel properties

A theoretical roadmap to making 2-D electronics with novel properties


November 25, 2014    Nanowerk

(Nanowerk News) Researchers at MIT say they have carried out a theoretical analysis showing that a family of two-dimensional materials exhibits exotic […]

Scientists discover novel metamaterial properties within hexagonal boron nitride

Scientists discover novel metamaterial properties within hexagonal boron nitride


November 25, 2014    Nanowerk

(Nanowerk News) U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) scientists, in collaboration with researchers from the University of Manchester, U.K.; Imperial College, London; University […]

Nanophosphor-based novel 2-in-1 biomarker and drug delivery system

Nanophosphor-based novel 2-in-1 biomarker and drug delivery system


November 25, 2014    Nanowerk

(Nanowerk News) Nanyang Technological University (NTU) has invented a unique biomarker with two exceptional functions.First, it lights up when it detects tumour […]

Tomorrow’s degradable electronics

Tomorrow’s degradable electronics


November 24, 2014    Nanowerk

(Nanowerk News) When the FM frequencies are removed in Norway in 2017, all old-fashioned radios will become obsolete, leaving the biggest collection […]

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