Article - 22 May 2008
This article describes how to characterize the influence of substrate to growth of Y2O3.
Article - 19 Sep 2006
Nanowires are just like normal electrical wires other than the fact that they are extremely small. Nanowires can be made from a range of conducting and semiconducting materials like copper, silver,...
Article - 9 Mar 2005
Energy conversion efficiency rates of solar cells could be improved by the application of nanomaterials and nanotechnologies. On top of looking at materials systems and techniques for improving solar...
Article - 25 Nov 2004
The team of researchers managed to achieve this breakthrough in III-V semiconductor construction by using a ‘bottom-up’ approach in the production process, rather than the conventional method of...
News - 15 Sep 2008
University of Utah engineers devised a new way to slice thin wafers of the chemical element germanium for use in the most efficient type of solar power cells. They say the new method should lower the...
News - 28 May 2009
Most chemical elements become superconducting at low temperatures or high pressures, but until now, copper, silver, gold, and the semiconductor germanium, for example, have all refused...
News - 17 Feb 2010
The use of germanium instead of silicon as basic material of transistors would enable faster chips containing smaller transistors. However, a number of problems still have to be solved. Transistors...
News - 11 Jul 2019
Crystals can be seen in many everyday objects: ice cubes, snowflakes, gemstones, table salt, are a few examples. Not visible to the naked eye, but of special significance to researchers, are...
News - 30 Nov 2017
Germanium nanoparticles with enhanced photoluminescence have been developed by researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory, making them potentially promising materials for solar...
News - 6 Feb 2017
The first transistor based on germanium capable of being programmed between electron- (n) and hole- (p) conduction was demonstrated by scientists from the Nanoelectronic Materials Laboratory...