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Engineers Create Smallest FM Radio Transmitter Using Graphene
2013-11-19 10:30:16

A team of engineers at Columbia University have created the smallest ever FM radio transmitter using a form of carbon known as graphene. The paper describing the device and its potential was published online on Nov. 17 in the journal Nature Nanotechnology.

Researchers Improve Nanopore-based Technology For Detecting DNA Molecules
2013-11-18 08:34:01

If we wanted to count the number of people in a crowd, we could make on the fly estimates, very likely to be imprecise, or we could ask each person to pass through a turnstile.

New Hologram Technology Created Using Tiny Nanoantennas
2013-11-15 10:27:00

Researchers have created tiny holograms using a "metasurface" capable of the ultra-efficient control of light, representing a potential new technology for advanced sensors, high-resolution displays and information processing.

Researchers Grow Large Graphene Crystals That Have Exceptional Electrical Properties
2013-11-14 14:36:18

When it comes to the growth of graphene — an ultrathin, ultrastrong, all-carbon material — it is survival of the fittest, according to researchers at The University of Texas at Austin.

2013-11-13 23:26:55

HEAD's Graphene Speed Pro Tennis Racquet recognized as best use of innovative technology in recreation category of Popular Science Best of What's New Award. Phoenix,

2013-11-13 23:04:13

In-demand research report “Market Opportunities for Quantum Dots in Lighting and Displays” elaborated by NanoMarkets has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. London,

Researchers Develop Technique For Imaging Individual Carbon Nanotubes
2013-11-13 07:50:55

Despite their almost incomprehensibly small size – a diameter about one ten-thousandth the thickness of a human hair – single-walled carbon nanotubes come in a plethora of different “species,” each with its own structure and unique combination of electronic and optical properties.

X-rays Reveal Unexpected Property Of Widely Used Nanoparticles
2013-11-12 15:02:07

A new chapter has been opened in our understanding of the chemical activity of nanoparticles says a team of international scientists.

Quest For ‘Invisibility Cloak’ Remains Elusive, It So Appears
2013-11-12 07:43:18

Limitations in current cloaking technology allow objects to be temporarily concealed at only narrow wavelengths of light or microwaves, while many newer designs actually make things more visible, experts at the University of Texas acknowledged on Monday.


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