Article - 17 Feb 2005
A recent study indicates that the emerging field of molecular electronics using nanoscale molecules as key components in computers and other electronic devices is in excellent health and has a bright...
Article - 26 Mar 2004
UCLA supramolecular chemists report in the journal Science an artificial molecular machine that functions like a nanoelevator. Posted March 23 2004
News - 7 Jul 2010
In the development of future molecular devices, new display technologies, and "artificial muscles" in nanoelectromechanical devices, functional molecules are likely to play a primary role....
News - 3 May 2010
Scientists at the University Bonn have succeeded in producing a molecule consisting of a double-stranded DNA - the so-called rotaxane - whose individual parts are movableFor years, biochemists have...
News - 30 Apr 2010
There is fresh buzz in nanomechanics. Scientists at the University of Bonn have succeeded for the first time in making, out of DNA double stands, an interlocked molecule (rotaxane) with freely...
News - 30 Jan 2007
A team of UCLA and California Institute of Technology chemists reports in the Jan. 25 issue of the journal Nature the successful demonstration of a large-scale, "ultra-dense" memory device...
Article - 9 Jul 2012
The computing industry demands ever smaller, faster, and more efficient processors, and we are beginning to encounter limits to just how small the necessary components can be made. Making switches...
News - 18 Jul 2008
Humans have long been trying to make the dream of nanoscopic robots come true. The dream is, in fact, taking on some aspects of reality. Nanoscience has produced components for molecular-scale...
News - 11 Feb 2009
Plasmonics -- a possible replacement for current computing approaches -- may pave the way for the next generation of computers that operate faster and store more information than electronically-based...
Article - 12 Sep 2019
In this case study, the high-speed AFM was used in combination with STED super-resolution optical microscopy to visualize DNA nanostructures.