Nanoelectronics
Nanoelectronics refer to the use of nanotechnology in electronic components. The term covers a diverse set of devices and materials, with the common characteristic that they are so small that inter-a...
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A Nanophotonic Comeback For Incandescent Bulbs?
Researchers combine the warm look of traditional light bulbs with 21st-century energy efficiency. Incandescent lighting and its warm, familiar glow is well over a century old yet survives virtually un...
A chemically powered autonomous molecular nanomotor
A group of scientists at the University of Manchester in the U.K. has developed the first chemically powered autonomous molecular nanomotor—the motor mechanism is itself a transport medium ...
How to build a nanoscale computer
Carbon nanotube eating silkworms and the strange future of wearable devices
How LG's OLED displays will shape the future
LG believes that OLED will fundamentally change the future of our home and portable devices. See some of the concepts that OLED technology will enable in the...
Researchers use world's smallest diamonds to make wires three atoms wide
Scientists at Stanford University and the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have discovered a way to use diamondoids - the smallest possible bits of diamond - to assemble ato...
Scientists Build Nanoscale Submarines Powered By Light
Though they’re not quite ready for boarding a lá “Fantastic Voyage,” nanoscale submarines created at Rice University are proving themselves seaworthy. Each of the single-molecule, 244-atom submersible...
Mini Carbon-Capturing Motors May Help Lower Carbon Dioxide Levels In The Oceans
To help address the growing problem of water pollution, a group of scientists have created tiny motors that can rapidly remove carbon dioxide from the water. Researchers have developed carbon-capturin...
Artificial Photosynthesis: Solar-Powered Green Chemistry Rehabilitates CO2
A breakthrough in artificial photosynthesis has been achieved with the development of a hybrid system of semiconducting nanowires and bacteria that can capture carbon dioxide emissions before they ar...
Sun damage keeps happening even after you go inside, new study says
Some of the damage caused by sunlight -- the DNA damage that can lead to sun burns and even skin cancer -- may occur after sun exposure ends, according to a new study. And the damage may rely on the p...
Make Way for the Real Nanopod: Berkeley Researchers Create First Fully Functional Nanotube Radio
BERKELEY, CA — Make way for the real nanopod and make room in the Guinness World Records. A team of researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab...
LG to sell first OLED 4K TV -- for $11K
LG Electronics today announced it is now selling the world's first OLED TV with 4K (3840 x 2160-pixel) resolution. The sets, available in 77-in. and 65-in. screen sizes, will come in a curved panel fo...
New nanogenerator may charge iPods and cell phones with a wave of the hand
A new nanogenerator may charge iPods and cell phones with a wave of the hand. Scientists from Georgia describe technology that converts mechanical energy from body movements or even the flow of blood ...
MIT’s nano paper to clean up oil spills
The mesh of nanowires behind MIT’s new material for absorbing oil and other organic pollutants, here shown at increasing magnifications (left to right). Image courtesy / Francesco Stellacci, MIT, and ...
Guided growth of nanowires leads to self-integrated circuits
Teaching nanowires self-control from the outset enabled scientists to produce complex electronic nanocomponents.
Beyond the Moore's Law: Nanocomputing using nanowire tiles
An interdisciplinary team of scientists and engineers from The MITRE Corporation and Harvard University have taken key steps toward ultra-small electronic computer systems that push beyond the imminen...
Nanocircuitry
Nanocircuits are electrical circuits operating on the nanometer scale. This is well into the quantum realm, where quantum mechanical effects become very important. One nanometer is equal to 10 meter...
Nanolithography
Nanolithography is the branch of nanotechnology concerned with the study and application of fabricating nanometer-scale structures, meaning patterns with at least one lateral dimension between the siz...
Molecular scale electronics
Molecular scale electronics, also called single molecule electronics, is a branch of nanotechnology that uses single molecules, or nanoscale collections of single molecules, as electronic components. ...
Molecular scale electronics - Wikipedia
Molecular electronics
Molecular electronics is the study and application of molecular building blocks for the fabrication of electronic components. It is an interdisciplinary area that spans physics, chemistry, and materia...
Microscanner
A microscanner (or micro-scanning mirror) is a micro-opto-electromechanical system (MOEMS) in the category of micro-mirror actuators for dynamic light modulation. Depending upon the type of microscann...
Microscanner - Wikipedia
Nanobatteries
Nanobatteries are fabricated batteries employing technology at the nanoscale, a scale of minuscule particles that measure less than 100 nanometers or 10 meters. In comparison, traditional Li-Ion techn...
Nanofluidic circuitry
Nanofluidic circuitry is a nanotechnology aiming for control of fluids in nanometer scale. Due to the effect of an electrical double layer within the fluid channel, the behavior of nanofluid is observ...
Nanofluidic circuitry - Wikipedia
Piezotronics
Piezotronics effect is using the piezoelectric potential (piezopotential) created in materials with piezoelectricity as a “gate” voltage to tune/control the charge carrier transport properties for fab...
Piezotronics - Wikipedia
Smartdust
Smartdust is a system of many tiny microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) such as sensors, robots, or other devices, that can detect, for example, light, temperature, vibration, magnetism, or chemicals...
A chemically powered autonomous molecular nanomotor
A group of scientists at the University of Manchester in the U.K. has developed the first chemically powered autonomous molecular nanomotor—the motor mechanism is itself a transport medium ...
A Nanophotonic Comeback For Incandescent Bulbs?
Researchers combine the warm look of traditional light bulbs with 21st-century energy efficiency. Incandescent lighting and its warm, familiar glow is well over a century old yet survives virtually un...
Electromigrated nanogaps
Electromigrated Nanogaps are gaps formed in metallic bridges formed by the process of electromigration.
A nanosized contact formed by electromigration acts like a waveguide for electrons. The nano...
Artificial Photosynthesis: Solar-Powered Green Chemistry Rehabilitates CO2
A breakthrough in artificial photosynthesis has been achieved with the development of a hybrid system of semiconducting nanowires and bacteria that can capture carbon dioxide emissions before they ar...