Article - 14 Nov 2007
This article examines a scalable inexpensive technique to grow grid patterns of nanotube arrays. The inter-grid spacing can be tailored as required giving a simple method of controlling the volume...
Article - 22 Jan 2007
In addition to lithographic techniques like photolithography and electron beam lithography used commonly in producing nanotechnology related devices, a rapidly emerging technique is soft lithography.
News - 20 May 2014
A device that essentially listens for light waves could help open up the last frontier of the electromagnetic spectrum—the terahertz range.
So-called T-rays, which are light waves too long...
News - 23 Mar 2017
Optical sensing can be incorporated onto lab-on-a-chip devices in a cost-effective and easier manner using a new fabrication process.
These devices incorporate laboratory functions onto a glass or...
News - 26 Jul 2008
Scientists at the University of Pennsylvania have created a one-step, repeatable method for the production of functional nanoscale patterns or motifs with adjustable features, size and shape using a...
Article - 16 Jan 2004
Purdue University researchers have developed a new method to quickly and inexpensively create microfluidic chips, analytic devices with potential applications in food safety, biosecurity, clinical...
News - 12 Jul 2012
Georgia Institute of Technology researchers have developed a flexible triboelectric generator based on the principle of generating electricity by rubbing two different plastic materials. This...
This video from Carl Zeiss shows the rat embryonic fibroblast cyclic stretched on PDMS-substrate at an amplitude of 8% and at 0.5 Hz.
News - 25 Mar 2014
Wrinkling is a common phenomenon for thin stiff film adhered on soft substrate. Various wrinkling phenomenon has been reported previously. Wu Dan, Yin Yajun, Xie Huimin,et al from Tsinghua University...
News - 3 Feb 2015
Lab-on-a-chip (LOC) systems have registered tremendous progress over the past 20 years. Myriad "chip" schemes have already emerged, ranging from the lung-on-a-chip and heart-on-a-chip to the...