News - 29 Sep 2015
Optical rectennas, antenna-rectifier diodes that convert light into DC current, have been built using multiwall carbon nanotubes with integrated nanoscale rectifiers.
The produced optical...
News - 28 Dec 2010
In the future, tiny antennas made of metal with the ability to capture the sunlight might lead to a more efficient photovoltaic power generation.
Physicists of the University of Würzburg have...
News - 25 Oct 2010
With the 14 October passing of fractal geometry founder Benoit Mandelbrot, the world’s loss of a great mind has also brought up the question “what good are fractals anyway?”...
News - 1 Oct 2010
Our attempts to use solar energy continue to be very ineffective; the true masters of this craft are photosynthetic plants, algae, and bacteria. Science is trying to emulate these organisms.
News - 9 Mar 2009
The University of Cincinnati has long been known for its world-record-breaking carbon nanotubes. Now researchers at the University of Cincinnati have discovered new uses by spinning carbon nanotubes...
News - 16 Dec 2014
DELMIC develops and manufactures products which are focused on high performance, user friendly, integrated microscopy solutions. Users of the SPARC technology at Chalmers University of Technology in...
News - 24 Aug 2016
Research findings prove the capabilities of silicon nanoparticles for flexible data processing in optical communication systems.
A team of physicists from ITMO University (Saint...
News - 16 Jan 2012
Baolab Microsystems has announced that it will have evaluation kits of its recently announced 3D NanoCompass available at the end of February 2012. This electronic 3-axis CMOS MEMS NanoCompass...
News - 30 Jul 2012
Scientists from CNRS and Aix Marseille Université have successfully created a bio-inspired light called nanoantenna for the first time using two gold nanoparticles, short DNA strands and a tiny...
News - 1 Apr 2010
Seeking a way to confirm that patients have taken their medication, University of Florida engineering researchers have added a tiny microchip and digestible antenna to a standard pill capsule.