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2013-10-02 13:51:47

A trio of researchers at North Dakota State University, Fargo, and the University of South Dakota have turned to computer modeling to help decide which of two competing materials should get its day in the sun as the nanoscale energy-harvesting technology of future solar panels -- quantum dots or nanowires.

Carbon Nanotube Computer Could One Day Replace Modern Computers
2013-09-26 04:50:46

Stanford engineers have built the world’s first carbon nanotube computer, validating the concept of carbon nanotubes as a potential replacement for the conventional silicon chips used in modern electronic devices.

2013-09-21 23:00:37

Transparency Market Research adds new "Global Nanoelectromechanical System Market - NEMS Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, Analysis, Growth, and Forecast, 2012 - 2018" market

2013-09-04 07:55:12

Electronic devices with touchscreens are ubiquitous, and one key piece of technology makes them possible: transparent conductors.

Your Signature In Lights
2013-08-12 06:20:58

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology want to put your signature up in lights – tiny lights, that is.

2013-06-24 10:33:34

For decades, electronic devices have been getting smaller, and smaller, and smaller.

Nanowires Precisely Positioned Using Sound Waves
2013-06-19 10:28:48

The smaller components become, the more difficult it is to create patterns in an economical and reproducible way, according to an interdisciplinary team of Penn State researchers who, using sound waves, can place nanowires in repeatable patterns for potential use in a variety of sensors, optoelectronics and nanoscale circuits.

Flexible, Clear Graphene-metal Nanowire Electrode
2013-05-30 15:05:35

A hybrid transparent and stretchable electrode could open the new way for flexible displays, solar cells, and even electronic devices fitted on a curvature substrate such as soft eye contact lenses

Motion Converted To Electronic Signals For Tactile Imaging By Piezoelectric 'Taxel' Arrays
2013-04-25 21:27:07

Using bundles of vertical zinc oxide nanowires, researchers have fabricated arrays of piezotronic transistors capable of converting mechanical motion directly into electronic controlling signals. The arrays could help give robots a more adaptive sense of touch, provide better security in handwritten signatures and offer new ways for humans to interact with electronic devices.

Nanowires Grown On Graphene Have Surprising Structure
2013-04-24 12:04:44

When a team of University of Illinois engineers set out to grow nanowires of a compound semiconductor on top of a sheet of graphene, they did not expect to discover a new paradigm of epitaxy.


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