News - 11 Dec 2012
The electronic properties of graphene films are directly affected by the characteristics of the substrates on which they are grown or to which they are transferred. Researchers are taking advantage of...
News - 9 Jan 2008
In the race to make solar cells cheaper and more efficient, many researchers and start-up companies are betting on new designs that exploit nanostructures--materials engineered on the scale of a...
Article - 6 Apr 2020
Doping is an important step in semiconductor manufacture and when doping with nanoparticles, semiconductors can be produced for highly sensitive sensing applications.
Article - 13 Jan 2020
In the modern world, industrial processes present many pressing environmental issues. Industrial pollution, emissions from numerous motor vehicles, airplane emissions, and urbanization have all...
News - 11 Sep 2007
Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory have developed new ways to make or modify nanorods and nanotubes of titanium oxide, a material used in a variety of...
Article - 23 Feb 2017
Until recently, magnets that operate at room temperature conditions have typically been metallic in nature and have utilized their d-orbitals to facilitate their magnetism.
Article - 20 Feb 2014
Photovoltaic cells are an excellent option for generation of low-carbon renewable energy.
Article - 31 Jan 2010
The definition of nanocomposite material has broadened significantly to encompass a large variety of systems such as one-dimensional, two-dimensional, three-dimensional and amorphous materials, made...
News - 15 Feb 2016
Graphene combines transparency, electrical conductivity, and high durability into a one-atom-thick sheet of carbon. Even though graphene is known to be a "wonder material," it has still not...
News - 27 Jan 2015
Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and University of California, Berkeley have demonstrated a new method for changing the quantity of...