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2010-12-23 17:47:31

Scientists from the Kavli Institute of Nanoscience at Delft University of Technology and Eindhoven University of Technology have succeeded in controlling the building blocks of a future super-fast quantum computer.

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2010-12-14 11:02:26

Newly fabricated devices are a step toward quantum computing.

2010-12-13 17:10:34

You can touch a functioning light bulb and know right away that it's hot.

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2010-12-10 09:44:45

Snake-like “Medusa front” offers “a view never before seen” to improve lithium batteries.

2010-12-09 20:06:18

New high resolution images of electrode wires made from materials used in rechargeable lithium ion batteries shows them contorting as they become charged with electricity.

2010-11-29 00:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sigma-Aldrich (Nasdaq: SIAL) today announced a distribution agreement with Nanosys, Inc., an advanced materials architect.

2010-11-16 21:35:23

Researchers have demonstrated a new imaging tool for rapidly screening structures called single-wall carbon nanotubes, possibly hastening their use in creating a new class of computers and electronics that are faster and consume less power than today's.

2010-11-15 13:45:42

Combined optic and electronic technology holds promise for new nanoscale sensing devices.

2010-11-10 14:22:27

New ultra-clean nanowires produced at the Nano-Science Center, University of Copenhagen will have a central role in the development of new high-efficiency solar cells and electronics on a nanometer scale.

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2010-11-08 15:50:00

Blinking numbers on a liquid-crystal display (LCD) often indicate that a device's clock needs resetting, but the blinking number on a small LCD signals the success of a five-year effort to power conventional electronic devices with nanoscale generators that harvest mechanical energy from the environment using an array of tiny nanowires.


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