Approaches based on self-assembly of systems from individual components offer tremendous cost advantages and almost a magical ease of manufacturing compared to lithographic methods.
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=2549 | 18 Apr 2010
New methods based on colloidal chemistry to control the size and shape of platinum particles could be used in many applications, especially industrial catalysis. New processing methods, superlattice...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1319 | 25 Jul 2005
The nanotechnology team at Hewlett-Packard has found a way of improving computer power by replacing transistors with the ‘crossbar latch’, which is a bistable-switch latch in the field of molecular...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1206 | 21 Apr 2005
A recent study indicates that the emerging field of molecular electronics using nanoscale molecules as key components in computers and other electronic devices is in excellent health and has a bright...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1112 | 17 Feb 2005
In a development that brings the promise of mass production to nanoscale devices, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory scientists have transformed carbon nanotubes into conveyor belts capable of...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=819 | 6 May 2004
‘Smart’ bio-nanotubes being developed at the University of California could be used in drug release and gene delivery applications. The process involves using the electrical charges of lipid bilayer...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1345 | 11 Aug 2005
The successful growth of nanotechnology can only occur if the right tools and instruments are available. Current and future markets, global competition, technical challenges faced by manufacturers,...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1295 | 7 Jul 2005
This article considers the different ways that physics operates at nanoscale level, and also looks at the self-assembly process. The article concludes by looking at the tools and devices used in cell...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1207 | 21 Apr 2005
There is great interest in the diverse range of products that molecular manufacturing might produce during the next twenty years, with medicine, electronics, computing and aerospace just four of the...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1065 | 16 Nov 2004
Molecular manufacturing was identified as the original concept of nanotechnology, with the debate focusing on its possible application in the fields of medicine and the environment. Fighting disease,...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1061 | 10 Nov 2004