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Researching Graphene Nanoelectronics For A Post-silicon World
2011-11-10 13:47:09

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute researchers use supercomputer to study effects of stacking graphene nanoribbons.

2011-11-09 10:27:17

Tiny wires could help engineers realize high-performance solar cells and other electronics, according to University of Illinois researchers.

2011-09-27 17:53:23

Researchers are developing a new type of computer memory that could be faster than the existing commercial memory and use far less power than flash memory devices.

Image 1 - Gold Nanowires Offer Breakthrough In Cardiac Patches
2011-09-27 05:21:25

Researchers have developed cardiac patches using gold nanowires, which could create parts of tissue whose cells beat in time, mimicking the way the natural heart muscle works.

Copper Film Could Lower Touch Screen, LED And Solar Cell Costs
2011-09-27 04:03:32

Nanowires of copper could eliminate busted cell phone screens and make solar cells more competitive with fossil fuels.

Why Carbon Nanotubes Spell Trouble For Cells
2011-09-19 04:10:52

It's been long known that asbestos spells trouble for human cells. Scientists have seen cells stabbed with spiky, long asbestos fibers, and the image is gory: Part of the fiber is protruding from the cell, like a quivering arrow that's found its mark.

Image 1 - Down To The Wire
2011-09-01 09:40:25

Berkeley Lab researchers develop inexpensive technique for making high quality nanowire solar cells.

2011-08-29 20:36:07

Thin gold wires often used in high-end electronic applications are wonderfully flexible as well as conductive.

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2011-08-08 14:23:36

The discovery of a fundamental, previously unknown property of microbial nanowires in the bacterium Geobacter sulfurreducens that allows electron transport across long distances could revolutionize nanotechnology and bioelectronics.


Word of the Day
coruscant
  • Emitting flashes of light; glittering.
The word 'coruscant' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to flash' or 'to sparkle'.
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