Bottom up synthesis of nanowires through metal catalyzed vapor phase epitaxy is a very attractive process to generate high quality nanowires thus providing an additional degree of freedom in design of innovative devices that extend ... - Read More
Researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology have won a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency DARPA contract to develop three dimensional chip cooling technology able to handle heat loads as much as ten times greater ... - Read More
Engineering researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have developed a new method to kill deadly pathogenic bacteria including listeria in food handling and packaging This innovation represents an alternative to the use of antibiotics or chemical ... - Read More
A Northwestern University research team has found a way to manufacture single laser devices that are the size of a virus particle and that operate at room temperature These plasmonic nanolasers could be readily integrated ... - Read More
Early diagnosis is critical in treating Lyme disease However nearly one quarter of Lyme disease patients are initially misdiagnosed because currently available serological tests have poor sensitivity and specificity during the early stages of infection ... - Read More
EPFL researchers are using the electrical properties of a scanning electron microscope to change the size of glass capillary tubes Their method has already been patented as it could pave the way to many novel ... - Read More
Development of organic single molecule magnets opens a great many of applications for magnetic materials and new memory technologies Organic magnets are lighter more flexible and less energy intensive in production than conventional magnets Share ... - Read More
For years scientists around the world have dreamed of building a complete functional artificial cell Though this vision is still a distant blur on the horizon many are making progress on various fronts Prof Roy ... - Read More
Carbon nanotubes and magnetic molecules are considered building blocks of future nanoelectronic systems Their electric and mechanical properties play an important role Researchers of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and French colleagues from Grenoble and Strasbourg ... - Read More
As computer manufacturers cram ever more processing power onto tiny chips they face a growing problem The connections between electronic components that measure just a few billionths of a meter across allow electrons to leak ... - Read More
A twist on thin film technology may provide a way to optically detect and analyze multiple substances simultaneously leading to quicker diagnostics in such industries as health care and homeland security according to Penn State ... - Read More
A research team from Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology UNIST South Korea have developed high performance organic phototransistors OPTs based on single crystalline n channel organic nanowires The research was published recently in ... - Read More
For more than 20 years researchers have been using atomic force microscopy AFM to measure and characterize materials at the nanometer scale However AFM based measurements of chemistry and chemical properties of materials were generally ... - Read More
The first experimental observation of a quantum mechanical phenomenon that was predicted nearly 70 years ago holds important implications for the future of graphene based electronic devices Working with microscopic artificial atomic nuclei fabricated on ... - Read More
A diagnostic 'cocktail ' containing a single drop of blood a dribble of water and a dose of DNA powder with gold particles could one day lead to the treatment of the world's leading diseases ... - Read More
The adsorption of ions in microporous materials governs the operation of technologies as diverse as water desalination energy storage sensing and mechanical actuation Until now however researchers attempting to improve the performance of these technologies ... - Read More
Researchers at UCLA report that they have refined a method they previously developed for capturing and analyzing cancer cells that break away from patients' tumors and circulate in the blood With the improvements to their ... - Read More
Sometimes the best discoveries come by accident Share This See Also Organic Chemistry Nature of Water Chemistry Materials Science Nanotechnology Biochemistry Nanorobotics Mechanical engineering Molecule Nanotechnology A team of researchers at Washington University in St ... - Read More
Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a way to melt or weld specific portions of polymers by embedding aligned nanoparticles within the materials Their technique which melts fibers along a chosen direction within ... - Read More
In a sweeping review of the field of bio inspired engineering and biomimicry in the Feb 15 issue of the journal Science two engineers at the University of California San Diego identify three characteristics of ... - Read More
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