Article - 1 Jul 2006
AdNano zinc oxide has the potential to improve products by providing valuable additional functions in a wide variety of applications. Examples include transparent cosmetic UV protection and...
News - 19 Feb 2009
Diamond lost its title of the "world's hardest material" by 58%
to a rare natural substance, according to a new research by Chinese scientists.
Pan Zicheng at Shanghai
News - 23 Jan 2014
Research teams at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin and at the University of Limerick, Ireland, have discovered a novel solid state reaction which lets kesterite grains grow within a few seconds and at...
News - 20 Oct 2010
When it comes to tests of strength, graphite -- actually layered sheets of carbon atoms -- fares badly. Subject it to ultra-high pressure, though, and graphite becomes diamond, the hardest substance...
News - 15 Apr 2014
Changes at the atom level in nanowires offer vast possibilities for improvement of solar cells and LED light. NTNU-researchers have discovered that by tuning a small strain on single nanowires they...
News - 22 Jun 2011
Keithley Instruments has introduced compact discs (CD) that provide all the information obtained from its nanotechnology-focused webinars and tutorials.
The webinars on the CD are categorized into...
News - 23 Apr 2008
Silicon is the workhorse among semiconductors in electronics.
But in opto-electronics, where light signals are processed along with
electronic signals, a semiconductor that is capable of emitting...
News - 4 Mar 2014
A new twist on a very old physics technique could have a profound impact on one of the most buzzed-about aspects of nanoscience.
Researchers at the University of Cincinnati have found that...
News - 29 Apr 2013
Using bundles of vertical zinc oxide nanowires, researchers have fabricated arrays of piezotronic transistors capable of converting mechanical motion directly into electronic controlling signals....
Article - 4 Jul 2017
Out of the many boron nitride (BN) structural forms, cubic-BN (c-BN) nanodots (NDs) offer the potential for a variety of new opportunities across a plethora of applications.