Nanotechnology today is growing very rapidly and has infinite applications in
almost everything we do. The medicine we take, food we eat, chemicals we use,
car we drive and much much...
Article - 15 Dec 2006
Quantum dots are tiny nanocrystals that glow when stimulated by an external source such as ultraviolet (UV) light. How many atoms are included in the quantum dot determines their size and the size of...
Article - 12 Apr 2005
Specially prepared crystalline semiconductors that emit different colours of light when illuminated by lasers allow scientists to watch the inner workings of a living cell. The process consists of...
Article - 31 Oct 2003
Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory are using a bacteria to try and create a new generation of tiny machines for electronic and photonic devices. Posted February...
Article - 20 Nov 2003
Researchers have found that when the surface of a ZnS nanoparticle gets wet, its entire crystal structure rearranges to become more ordered. Posted August 27 2003
News - 19 Jun 2007
Deep inside a flooded mine in Wisconsin, scientists from several institutions including the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have discovered a world...
News - 17 Jul 2015
The Sun can be a better chemist, thanks to zinc oxide nanorod arrays grown on a graphene substrate and "decorated" with dots of cadmium sulphide. In the presence of solar radiation, this...
Article - 7 Nov 2003
French scientists using an innovative microscopic scanning technique say they have discovered that nerve cells almost buzz with molecular agitation when they communicate with each other. Posted...
Article - 22 May 2008
This article describes how the UVISEL Spectroscopic Phase Modulated Ellipsometer from HORIBA Jobin Yvon was used to characterize the influence of substrate to growth of Y2O3
Article - 19 Dec 2006
Can nanotechnology overcome the cost burdens of solar cells and come up with a clean, green, highly efficient renewable electricity souce.