Article - 12 Dec 2006
Because of the large surface area to volume ratio in MEMS devices as the size scale decreases, the surface forces such as adhesion and friction become increasingly critical and dominate over inertial...
Article - 24 Aug 2006
Materials scientists and engineers have made significant developments in the improvement of methods of synthesis of nanomaterial solids. A brief review is given in this article.
Article - 5 Apr 2011
Major applications and strategies of tip functionalization are analyzed. Methods are described for force-volume molecular recognition mapping and single point force measurements. Results indicate that...
Article - 15 Jul 2005
a new way to realize miniature fuel cells (FC) is demonstrated using nanostructured porous silicon (PS) as a protonic conductor. Using a chemical grafting technique an inorganic, structurally stable,...
Article - 14 Nov 2007
This article examines a scalable inexpensive technique to grow grid patterns of nanotube arrays. The inter-grid spacing can be tailored as required giving a simple method of controlling the volume...
Article - 7 Dec 2005
Silica thin films templated by two triblock copolymers (P123 and F127) from the pluronics family and having the p6m two dimensional symmetry were investigated by X-ray Reflectivity (XR) before and...
Article - 21 Jun 2016
When it comes to the fiber optic data highway, silicon photonics (SiP) sets the pace. Data rates in the TBit/s range can benefit rapid Internet access, cloud computing, big data, server farms, and an...
Article - 16 Jun 2016
RHK talk to Prof. Rob Carpick, professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania and a long time RHK microscope and controller user, about the new R9 controller that is being used...
Article - 13 Jun 2016
Dr. Antonietta Gatti, talks to AZoNano.com about nanopathology and how this revolutionary approach to medicine is changing diagnosis and treatment.
Article - 10 Jun 2016
Over the past few years, nanomaterials altered with organic molecules have been applied in a wide range of technologies such as smart nanomaterials, nanomedicine, and biosensing. An organic monolayer...