News - 18 May 2007
Researchers at Northwestern University have made significant strides in the development of quantum dot infrared photodetectors -- technology that may provide new imaging techniques with applications...
News - 29 Dec 2015
In the nanoworld, tiny particles of gold can operate like snow blowers, churning through surface layers of an important class of semiconductors to dig unerringly straight paths. The surprising...
News - 21 Feb 2014
A new laser developed by a research group at Caltech holds the potential to increase by orders of magnitude the rate of data transmission in the optical-fiber network—the backbone of the...
News - 6 Sep 2010
Progress on controlling the growth and doping of semiconductor nanowires makes these structures promising building blocks for nanoelectronics and nanophotonics.
They are often grown by...
News - 20 Jul 2009
Even Albert Einstein might have been impressed. His theory of general relativity, which describes how the gravity of a massive object, such as a star, can curve space and time, has been successfully...
News - 17 Mar 2009
The world's largest international conference on optical communications begins next week and continues from March 22-26 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego. The Optical Fiber...
News - 4 Mar 2008
Materials known as photonic crystals could form the building blocks of future optical computers and micro-scale communications devices. Scientists have developed a low-cost and versatile way to make...
Article - 12 Mar 2013
Narciso Gambacorti, Nanocharacterization Program Manager at CEA-Leti talks to AZoNano about Picosecond Acoustic Analysis for Nanotechnology.
Article - 16 Aug 2006
If manipulation of individual molecules was possible, then materials with optical and electronic characteristics that are not visualized in bulk could also be designed.