News - 26 Oct 2012
In the relatively new scientific frontier of topological insulators, theoretical and experimental physicists have been studying the surfaces of these unique materials for insights into the behavior of...
News - 7 Jan 2012
Scientists from the Purdue University, Melbourne University and University of New South Wales have fabricated the smallest silicon-based wire in the world, with a current-conducting capability...
News - 16 Jul 2011
Scientists at Rice University have developed a cable made from carbon nanotubes that will serve as an energy-efficient electric grid.
Rice chemist Andrew R. Barron, author of a paper about the...
News - 15 Jul 2010
Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/34d17d/quantum_wells_wir) has announced the addition of John Wiley and Sons Ltd's new book "Quantum Wells, Wires and Dots:...
News - 14 Mar 2008
Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have created a road map that brings academia and the semiconductor industry one step closer to realizing carbon nanotube interconnects, and alleviating...
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 - 11 Aug 2006
Carbon nanotubes can conduct electricity better than metals due to something known as ballistic transport. In addition to high electrical conductivity, electrons move between nanotube wires using...
News - 7 Feb 2013
Modern telecommunications happens because of fast electrons and fast photons. Can it get better? Can Moore's law---the doubling of computing power ever 18 months or so---be sustained? Can the...
Article - 14 Dec 2004
Nanotubes and novel materials (‘nanomaterials’) are likely to be used across many industries, including packaging, space travel, automobiles, fuel catalysts, textiles and construction.
News - 3 Sep 2009
Hanns-Christoph Naegerl's research group has investigated how ultracold quantum gases behave in lower spatial dimensions. They successfully realized an exotic state, where, due to the laws of...