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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.

2010-11-05 00:00:38

FibeRio Announces Release of Cyclone L-1000: Enables Forcespinning™ Nanofibers FibeRio Technology Corporation – The Force For Nanofibers - is announcing the launch of the first ever nanofiber production equipment utilizing Forcespinning™ Technology at the Filtration 2010 and Materials Research Society conferences in Philadelphia and Boston, respectively, from November 30 - December 2.

2010-10-19 17:10:25

Twisting spires, concentric rings, and gracefully bending petals are a few of the new three-dimensional shapes that University of Michigan engineers can make from carbon nanotubes using a new manufacturing process.

2010-10-19 16:46:16

In cold weather, many children can't resist breathing onto a window and writing in the condensation.


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mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
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