News - 21 Apr 2009
Nanocomp Technologies, Inc., a developer of energy saving performance materials and component products from carbon nanotubes (CNTs), today announced that it has been awarded two new contracts by the...
News - 16 Apr 2009
Among their many other interesting properties, carbon nanotubes have been found to act as catalysts for some important chemical reactions, including some that could be used to make cleaner fuels. But...
News - 29 Oct 2008
Quantum dots (QD)-nanoscale particles that confine electrons and can emit and absorb light-have been studied in lasers, solar paneling, and biomedical therapeutics. Nina Markovic, affiliated faculty...
News - 27 Sep 2007
Physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have transferred information between two “artificial atoms” by way of electronic vibrations on a microfabricated...
News - 31 May 2007
A University of Alberta research team has combined two fields of study in nanotechnology to create a third field that the researchers believe will lead to revolutionary advances in computer...
Article - 20 Aug 2007
Solar Roadways may hold the key to solving climate change and global warming. Solar Roadways are electric roads that produce their own electricity and would conserve fuel and reduce pollution.
Article - 6 May 2005
The use of techniques such as Atomic Force Microscopy, Scanning Tunnelling Micrscopy and Ellipsometry have allowed the characterization of azurin molecules in air self-assembled on gold. Evidence also...
News - 11 Feb 2020
Electronic cloth and wearable tech could be the path forward. However, to reach there, it is essential for the wiring to be flexible, strong, and efficient.
Researchers have discovered that a...
News - 27 Jun 2019
Apart from speeding up computers, nanowires have the potential to make solar cells more efficient and LEDs more colorful. That is, if the extremely small semiconductors are able to transform electric...
News - 11 Dec 2017
Regardless of their size, the functioning of computers or mobile phones depends on the interaction among a wide range of materials. Hence, researchers and engineers ought to have an in-depth...