News - 15 Jan 2021
Lithium-ion batteries (LIB) are used extensively in various day-to-day products, such as cell phones, hybrid cars, etc. But despite the wide usage of these batteries, their charge and discharge...
News - 7 Jan 2021
Home appliances, mobile phones, cars and other day-to-day technologies have been completely transformed by ultrasmall integrated circuits.
(a) Wide and (b) magnified images of the fabricated Si...
News - 5 Nov 2020
Researchers from the Institute of Industrial Science, the University of Tokyo (UTokyo-IIS) have designed novel linear nanomotors that can be moved in controlled directions using light. This work opens...
News - 27 Oct 2020
Nanomechanics at Rice University and the University of Houston are getting ready to rev their engines for the second international Nanocar Race.
While they'll have to pump the brakes for a bit...
News - 6 Oct 2020
According to predictions from a new study performed by an international group of researchers, diamond can conduct electricity similar to metals when it is deformed to nanoscale strains.
News - 5 Oct 2020
OCSiAl has opened its state-of-the-art R&D and technical support center designed to develop next gen materials with graphene nanotubes. The new center is located in Luxembourg – a hub...
News - 17 Sep 2020
Graphene nanotubes have unique properties that make them the only universal additive able to improve the properties of diverse materials. Using OCSiAl technology for the mass production of graphene...
News - 17 Jun 2020
According to the British Royal Automobile and the French Automobile clubs, the first car was created in 1770 by the Frenchman Joseph Cugnot. This "Fardier" (French name for a trolley used to...
News - 1 Jun 2020
People love their electric cars. But not so much the bulky batteries and related power systems that take up precious cargo space.
Help could be on the way from a gallium oxide-based transistor...
News - 19 May 2020
Magnetic field sensors are largely used in industry, medicine, as well as in applied and fundamental physics. For example, it is impossible to assemble a car without magnetic sensors. Viktor Belyaev...