News - 5 May 2012
In a paper published in the Nature Nanotechnology journal, a research team from the Northwestern University has been reviewing the progress made in the development of nanoelectromechanical (NEM)...
News - 10 Feb 2012
A team of researchers at IBM Research – Zurich, the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of Pennsylvania has developed a nano-sized silicon carbide tip that has a wear resistance...
Article - 15 Jul 2006
A brief review of buckminsterfullerene is presented. Aspects such as the definition, discovery, production, properties, structure and applications are covered.
Article - 23 Sep 2003
There is no other element in the periodic table bonding to itself in a drawn-out network with the robustness of the carbon-carbon bond.
News - 31 May 2014
Imperfections in the regular atomic arrangements in crystals determine many of the properties of a material, and their diffusion is behind many microstructural changes in solids. However, imaging...
News - 17 Oct 2011
The AVS 58th International Symposium & Exhibition will be held Oct. 30 - Nov. 4, 2011, at the Nashville Convention Center in Nashville, Tenn. More than 1,200 talks will be delivered on...
News - 10 Aug 2009
Carbon nanotubes - tiny, rolled-up tubes of graphite - promise to add speed to electronic circuits and strength to materials like carbon composites, used in airplanes and racecars. A major problem,...
News - 28 Jun 2013
Linde Electronics, the global electronics business of The Linde Group, today launches a revolutionary new carbon nanotube ink to drive innovation in the development of next generation displays,...
News - 28 Oct 2010
Astronomers have discovered bucket loads of buckyballs in space. They used NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope to find the little carbon spheres throughout our Milky Way galaxy -- in the space between...
News - 17 Dec 2009
A single-atom-thick sheet of carbon, like those seen in pencil marks -- offers great potential for new types of nanoscale devices, if a good way can be found to mold the material into desired shapes....