News - 18 Feb 2010
While airplane and rocket experiments have proved that gravity makes clocks tick more slowly - a central prediction of Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity - a new experiment in an atom...
News - 15 Oct 2009
In the quest for smaller, faster computer chips, researchers are increasingly turning to quantum mechanics -- the exotic physics of the small.
The problem: the manufacturing techniques required to...
Article - 18 Apr 2017
This article is the latest in a series summarizing the most current news from the world of graphene - including the latest research into novel applications, commercial developments, and new insights...
News - 15 Jun 2016
Airplanes exceeding the speed of sound create a shockwave that generates a popular “boom” of sound. Recently, a team of researchers from MIT and elsewhere found a similar method in a...
Article - 10 Jan 2013
North Carolina is fast becoming a leader in nanotech in the US. The region has a strong history of public investment in the sciences, and nanotechnology is no exception.
Article - 24 Aug 2009
Nanotechnology is widely regarded as one of the most important sources of new technology over coming decades and will have applications across a broad range of industries. The automotive and aerospace...
Article - 4 Mar 2004
Nanotechnology has a range of implications in the aerospace and defence industries. Areas that stand to benefit range from lighter, stronger aircraft materials, to functional, protective clothing...
Article - 28 Mar 2013
Magnesium is strong and light in its pure form. Hence it can be used for several high volume manufacturing applications including in aerospace and automobile components.
Article - 17 Feb 2006
This article serves as a basic introduction to the design and operation of an atomic force microscope. It covers basic concepts and technologies that help understand the construction and operation of...