Article - 4 May 2013
Aluminum and zinc alkyls are the most popular metal alkyl compounds used in CVD process.
News - 24 Jun 2020
To the general public, lasers heat objects. And generally, that would be correct.
But lasers also show promise to do quite the opposite -- to cool materials. Lasers that can cool materials could...
News - 30 Jul 2015
More luminous and energy efficient than LEDs, white lasers look to be the future in lighting and light-based wireless communication
While lasers were invented in 1960 and are commonly used in...
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. The...
News - 21 Feb 2011
The sun provides more than enough energy for all our needs, if only we could harness it cheaply and efficiently. Solar energy could provide a clean alternative to fossil fuels, but the high cost of...
News - 18 Sep 2010
Fluorescent tags have become essential tools in a variety of medical applications ranging from drug discovery to diagnostics. The excitation wavelengths required for most common fluorophores either...
News - 22 Oct 2009
If the promise of nanotechnology is to be fulfilled, nanoparticles will have to be able to make something of themselves. An important advance towards this goal has been achieved by researchers with...
News - 30 Aug 2009
Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, have reached a new milestone in laser physics by creating the world's smallest semiconductor laser, capable of generating visible light in a...
News - 17 Feb 2009
New, less costly solar cell materials can meet energy demand without depleting resources, study finds
Unconventional solar cell materials that are as abundant but much less costly than silicon...
Article - 7 Aug 2017
The creation of a three-dimensional (3D) printed object through a process called additive manufacturing, or more commonly, 3D printing, is an evolving technology that seems to be limitless in its...