Scalable growth of high quality bismuth nanowires

Scalable growth of high quality bismuth nanowires


December 18, 2014    Nanowerk

(Nanowerk News) Bismuth nanowires have intriguing electronic and energy-harvesting application possibilities. However, fabricating these materials with high quality and in large quantities […]

Researchers develop novel chiral nanostructures from helical polymers and metal salts

Researchers develop novel chiral nanostructures from helical polymers and metal salts


December 18, 2014    Nanowerk

(Nanowerk News) The prestigious journal Angewandte Chemie publishes in its last issue a work (“Nanospheres, Nanotubes, Toroids, and Gels with Controlled Macroscopic […]

Organic electronics could lead to cheap, wearable medical sensors

Organic electronics could lead to cheap, wearable medical sensors


December 18, 2014    Nanowerk

(Nanowerk News) Future fitness trackers could soon add blood-oxygen levels to the list of vital signs measured with new technology developed by […]

Nanophotonics researchers demonstrate new way to plug ‘leaky’ light cavities

Nanophotonics researchers demonstrate new way to plug ‘leaky’ light cavities


December 18, 2014    Nanowerk

(Nanowerk News) Engineers at the University of California, San Diego have demonstrated a new and more efficient way to trap light, using […]

Theory details how ‘hot’ monomers affect thin-film formation

Theory details how ‘hot’ monomers affect thin-film formation


December 17, 2014    Nanowerk

(Nanowerk News) Like a baseball player sliding into third, a hot monomer skids in a straight line along a cold surface until […]

Novel ‘electronic skin’ for prosthetics, robotics detects pressure from different directions

Novel ‘electronic skin’ for prosthetics, robotics detects pressure from different directions


December 17, 2014    Nanowerk

(Nanowerk News) Touch can be a subtle sense, but it communicates quickly whether something in our hands is slipping, for example, so […]

NASA experiments with self-assembly techniques on the International Space Station

NASA experiments with self-assembly techniques on the International Space Station


December 17, 2014    Nanowerk

(Nanowerk News) They say good things come in small packages; sometimes so do exciting new discoveries.From research into things that are one-billionth […]

Nanotechnology and 3D printing create contact lens with embedded LED

Nanotechnology and 3D printing create contact lens with embedded LED


December 17, 2014    Nanowerk

(Nanowerk News) As part of a project demonstrating new 3-D printing techniques, Princeton researchers have embedded tiny light-emitting diodes into a standard […]

Defects are perfect in laser-induced graphene (w/video)

Defects are perfect in laser-induced graphene (w/video)


December 17, 2014    Nanowerk

(Nanowerk News) Researchers at Rice University have created flexible, patterned sheets of multilayer graphene from a cheap polymer by burning it with […]

Germanium used for semiconductor milestone

Germanium used for semiconductor milestone


December 16, 2014    Nanowerk

(Nanowerk News) A laboratory at Purdue University provided a critical part of the world’s first transistor in 1947 – the purified germanium […]

Nanoscale resistors for quantum devices

Nanoscale resistors for quantum devices


December 16, 2014    Nanowerk

(Nanowerk News) Researchers from the London Centre for Nanotechnology have made new compact, high-value resistors for nanoscale quantum circuits. The resistors could […]

World’s first time-controlled molecular self-organization

World’s first time-controlled molecular self-organization


December 16, 2014    Nanowerk

(Nanowerk News) At the National Institute for Materials Science, Senior Researcher Kazunori Sugiyasu and co-workers (Polymer Materials Unit, Advanced Key Technologies Division) […]

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