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2012-01-12 21:48:38

A Rice University laboratory has found a way to turn common carbon fiber into graphene quantum dots, tiny specks of matter with properties expected to prove useful in electronic, optical and biomedical applications.

2012-01-09 19:45:20

Rice University researchers have figured out what gives armchair nanotubes their unique bright colors: hydrogen-like objects called excitons.

2011-12-31 08:00:00

The Control Systems and Electronics Engineering Sciences are two of the new key sections in the Engineering Sciences category of the Sciences Social Network Sciencia.org.

Image 1 - Researchers Use Nanophotonics For Optical Look Inside Living Cells
2011-12-22 05:10:27

An endoscope that can provide high-resolution optical images of the interior of a single living cell, or precisely deliver genes, proteins, therapeutic drugs or other cargo without injuring or damaging the cell, has been developed by researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)'s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab).

2011-12-19 16:21:13

Testing the effectiveness of new pharmaceuticals may get faster thanks to a new technique incorporating quantum dots developed at the University of Central Florida.

2011-12-15 17:16:17

The efficiency of conventional solar cells could be significantly increased, according to new research on the mechanisms of solar energy conversion led by chemist Xiaoyang Zhu at The University of Texas at Austin.

Image 1 - Nanophotonics Help Reshape On-chip Computer Data Transmission
2011-11-16 04:13:41

New nanoscale light-emitting diode is thousands of times more energy efficient that laser-based devices and ultrafast; could transform computer data transmission at the chip level.

2011-11-15 21:18:47

By nestling quantum dots in an insulating egg-crate structure, researchers at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) have demonstrated a robust new architecture for quantum-dot light-emitting devices (QD-LEDs).

Image 1 - Lasers Inspired By Nature
2011-10-13 03:44:09

Researchers at Yale University are studying how two types of nanoscale structures on the feathers of birds produce brilliant and distinctive colors.

2011-10-03 11:56:06

A nanoscale game of "now you see it, now you don't" may contribute to the creation of metamaterials with useful optical properties that can be actively controlled.


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