Article - 20 Nov 2003
Engineers at the University of California, Berkeley, have found an innovative way to grow silicon nanowires and carbon nanotubes directly on microstructures at room temperature. Posted June 23 2003
News - 26 Jun 2008
Materials scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a process to build complex, three-dimensional nanoscale structures of magnetic materials such as nickel...
News - 4 Oct 2007
Materials researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), together with colleagues from IBM and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, have pushed the measurement of thin...
News - 6 Aug 2007
A layer of ruthenium just a few atoms thick can be used to fine-tune the sensitivity and enhance the reliability of magnetic sensors, tests at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)...
News - 11 Jun 2019
As if they were bubbles growing in a recently-opened champagne bottle, minute circular regions of magnetism can be quickly enlarged to offer a precise technique of measuring the magnetic properties of...
News - 24 Sep 2013
While searching for ever smaller devices that can be used as data storage systems and novel sensors, physicists at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) have directly observed magnetization...
News - 11 Aug 2010
In a development that holds potential for both data storage and biomedical imaging, Ohio State University researchers have used a new technique to obtain the highest-ever resolution MRI scan of the...
News - 27 Jan 2009
Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have discovered that a carefully built magnetic sandwich that interleaves layers of a magnetic alloy with a few nanometers of...
News - 6 Aug 2008
"Ye canna change the laws of physics!" Scotty warned Captain Kirk on "Star Trek." But engineers and physicists at the University of Maryland may rewrite one of them.
Article - 12 Apr 2013
This article discusses the properties and applications of nickel iron oxide nanoparticles.