Article - 15 Aug 2012
In this interview, Professor Robert Dorey talks to AZoNano about his work on personal energy generation technologies, which will have many applications in the military sector, as well as in consumer...
Article - 9 Aug 2012
Solar power is gaining ground as a mainstream energy technology, but cost of materials and low efficiencies are still holding it back. Can nanomaterials help make solar panels more affordable?
Article - 23 Jul 2012
Conventional silicon-based microprocessors will eventually reach a performance limit - some say it will be very soon. Can nanotechnology provide a way to produce the computers of the future?
Article - 6 Jul 2012
Batteries are devices that store electrical energy by converting it to chemical energy, to be released slowly at a later time.
Article - 20 May 2008
This article illustrates the ability of the technique to characterize photovoltaic devices.
Article - 14 Nov 2007
Nanotechnologies promise to be the foundation of the next industrial revolution. What role can they play in abating poverty and inequity in the world?
Article - 3 Oct 2007
Surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS) is a technique allowing greatly increased Raman signals used for trace detection and characterization of biological specimens with extremely high spatial...
Article - 16 Aug 2007
Between the gas phase and the condensed phase of liquids and solids, lies an intermediate state of matter that is not quite one phase or the other. Called clusters, these small agglomerations of...
Article - 27 Feb 2007
Nanotechnology is being commercialised outside of general public awareness or debate, without any serious attempt to involve the community in decision making about its introduction, and in the absence...
Article - 9 Nov 2006
Researchers have developed a micromachined fluorescence detector that can be combined with excitation light sources using a precise semiconductor microfabrication technology. The device gives...