Article - 23 Feb 2004
A USC professor in the Electrical Engineering Department has led a study that has demonstrated for the first time that minuscule antennas, in the form of carbon nanotube transistors, can dramatically...
Article - 8 Apr 2005
Space applications can benefit from using nanomaterials and nanotechnologies in their production processes. This article considers the use of nanopowders in power systems, aerogels, magnetic...
Article - 6 Apr 2005
NASA is testing its ‘TETwalker’ nanobot, which is a protean ‘smart robot’ which changes shape to adapt to different space environments. Replacing the electric motor with MEMS and NEMS will lead to...
News - 29 Jun 2009
An international team of researchers has modified chlorophyll from an alga
so that it resembles the extremely efficient light antennae of bacteria. The
team was then able to determine the...
News - 18 May 2015
Graphene antennae in the microwave part of the spectrum can be tuned by an applied voltage. This is the latest result, published in the renown physics journal Applied Physics Letters, by a...
News - 2 Feb 2012
By Cameron Chai
A research team from the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) of the Department of Energy has demonstrated that point defects in graphene are helpful in transferring atomic-scale...
News - 25 Feb 2011
The Austrian research group led by physicist Rainer Blatt suggests a fundamentally novel architecture for quantum computation.
They have experimentally demonstrated quantum antennae, which enable the...
News - 21 Mar 2011
By Cameron Chai
Jennifer T. Bernhard, professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign says that of late, antennae have been developed through...
News - 7 Aug 2012
By Will Soutter
A collaborative initiative between researchers from MIT, the University of Texas at Austin and Zhejiang University in China has yielded a new metamaterial that is capable of...
News - 14 May 2009
A new discovery concerning the properties of green sulphur bacteria might
prove useful in the development of a new generation of solar cells. Chlorosomes,
nature's largest and most efficient...