Article - 6 Mar 2013
In 2001, molecular nanowires millions of times tinier than a human hair were developed. Researchers discovered that nudging these tubes with a sharp tube can modify their ability to carry an electric...
Article - 16 Jun 2011
One of the scientific revolutions of the 20th century is Quantum Mechanics. It is a weird theory, extremely different from our day to day experiences, in which, for example, a particle can act as a...
Article - 15 Feb 2010
This article describes the characterization of Zinc Oxide Nanorod using XE-Series Atomic Force Microscope (AFM).
News - 15 Apr 2016
A team of researchers, led by chemist Paul Cherukuri from Rice University, have stumbled upon a Tesla coil’s robust force field, which causes the self-assembly of carbon nanotubes into long...
News - 4 Jul 2014
One of the hottest materials in condensed matter research today is graphene.
Graphene had an unlikely start: it began with researchers messing around with pencil marks on paper. Pencil...
News - 5 Sep 2007
Imagine using minuscule structures the size of molecules to harvest sunlight and convert it into electricity. Or employing the same structures to store hydrogen fuel so that it fits into a car’s...
Article - 12 May 2016
Frequency modulation KPFM (FM- KPFM) and amplitude modulation KPFM (AM-KPFM) are the two critical KPFM detection methods. This article provides an intuitive and geometrically rational probe model to...
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 - 14 Dec 2004
Nanotubes and novel materials (‘nanomaterials’) are likely to be used across many industries, including packaging, space travel, automobiles, fuel catalysts, textiles and construction.
Article - 17 Nov 2003
University of California, Berkeley, physicists have built first nano-scale motor - a gold rotor on a nanotube shaft that could ride on the back of a virus. Posted July 23 2003