News - 9 Oct 2020
Physicists have created a broadband detector of terahertz radiation based on graphene. The device has potential for applications in communication and next-generation information transmission systems,...
News - 8 Sep 2020
A team of international researchers has been successful in achieving coherent amplification of terahertz (THz) radiation in graphene at room temperature.
A scanning-electron microscopic top-view...
News - 18 Aug 2020
Carbon nanotube fibers made at Rice University are now stronger than Kevlar and are inching up on the conductivity of copper.
The Rice lab of chemical and biomolecular engineer Matteo Pasquali...
News - 23 Jun 2020
Rice University engineers have created a light-powered catalyst that can break the strong chemical bonds in fluorocarbons, a group of synthetic materials that includes persistent environmental...
News - 22 Jun 2020
Human life relies on exceptional arrays of biochemical reactions. Thus, gaining insights into the functions of biomolecules necessitates real-time tracking of such reactions.
An artistic impression...
News - 12 Jun 2020
Miniaturization has enabled so many unfathomable dreams. Shrinking down electronic circuits has allowed us to access technology like smartphones, health watches, medical probes, nano-satellites,...
News - 4 May 2020
Every now and then, scientists need to control the process of mixing liquids in vessels so small that the thinnest needle or even a hair wouldn't fit in there. At the same time, controlling the...
News - 26 Mar 2020
EPFL scientists have created a new nanodevice that works around 100 times faster than the transistors used in computers, and over 10 times faster than that of existing fastest transistors.
News - 13 Mar 2020
Ten years ago, researchers at Drexel University had created the first-ever sample of a group of nanomaterials, known as MXenes. Today, these materials are being extensively studied.
News - 11 Mar 2020
For over ten years, two-dimensional (2D) nanomaterials, like graphene, have been hyped as crucial materials for making improved antennas, batteries, microchips, and a host of other devices.