News - 10 Jul 2019
Solar energy harvested by semiconductors—materials whose electrical resistance is in between that of regular metals and insulators—can trigger surface electrochemical reactions to generate...
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 - 12 Apr 2019
It is possible to obtain graphene from graphite. However, what about borophene? There does not exist anything called borite.
In contrast to its carbon counterpart, two-dimensional borophene...
News - 1 Apr 2019
High-resolution optical microscopy techniques assure innovations in biology, medicine, and materials science. Now, their potentials essentially reach those of scanning electron...
News - 11 Mar 2019
According to a famous saying, nothing in this world is perfect, and this is not bad always. As part of a research at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley...
News - 25 Jan 2019
An innovation in fabricating atom-thin processors has been reported by an international team of scientists. This discovery could have extensive influence on nanoscale chip manufacture and in labs...
News - 11 Dec 2018
Electron microscopy is one of the most extensively used techniques for inspecting protein structure. The analysis of these structures is extremely important to describe their function, feeding...
News - 5 Apr 2018
Raith, the world leading manufacturer of nanofabrication instrumentation, introduces VELION, the only FIB-SEM in the world which truly defines FIB as the priority technique.
With the new VELION...
News - 16 Jan 2018
A team of researchers working at The University of Manchester have demonstrated new possibilities for observing nanomaterials in liquids by building a graphene ‘petri-dish’.
News - 15 Dec 2017
Similar to sandblasting at the nanometer scale, focused beams of ions ablate hard materials in order to develop intricate three-dimensional patterns.
The beams are capable of producing small...