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. ...
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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...
Magnetic nanoring
A magnetic nanoring is a ring-shaped nanoscale magnet, first proposed in 2000 as a structure for realizing multi-layer, ferromagnetic random access memory.
Nanoionics
Nanoionics is the study and application of phenomena, properties, effects and mechanisms of processes connected with fast ion transport (FIT) in all-solid-state nanoscale systems. The topics of inter...
Super AMOLED
AMOLED (active-matrix organic light-emitting diode) is a display technology for use in mobile devices and television. OLED describes a specific type of thin-film-display technology in which organic co...
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Organic semiconductor
An organic semiconductor is an organic material with semiconductor properties, that is, with an electrical conductivity between that of insulators and that of metals. Single molecules, oligomers, an...
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...
Atomic-terrace low-angle shadowing
Atomic Terrace Low Angle Shadowing (ATLAS) is a technique for the fabrication of material independent planar arrays of nanowires. The technique involves the low angle incidence of flux material on vi...
Atomic-terrace low-angle shadowing - Wikipedia
Patterning by etching at the nanoscale
Patterning by Etching at the nanoscale (PENs) is a soft lithographic technique in which the bonds in the polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) matrix are broken to controlably etch PDMS (i.e. dissolve) at a slo...
Patterning by etching at the nanoscale - Wikipedia
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...