Nanotechnologies News

Jun 15, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Scientists have demonstrated for the first time a visible light source using graphene as a filament. Optical image of remarkably bright visible light emission from suspended mechanically exfoliated few-layer graphene, which is visible even to the naked eye, without additional magnification. Image credit: Young Duck Kim et al. “We have created what is essentially the world’s thinnest light bulb,” said Prof James Hone of Columbia University, a...

Jun 4, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A team of researchers led by Dr Roderick Davidson II of Vanderbilt University has created nano-spirals with unique optical properties that would be almost...

May 26, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A group of scientists led by Dr Latha Venkataraman of Columbia University has developed a single-molecule diode that may have real-world technological...

May 20, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A team of scientists at Sichuan University in China has developed the first light-emitting, transparent and flexible paper out of environmentally friendly...

Apr 17, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A team of researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and the Kavli Energy NanoSciences Institute,...

Feb 4, 2015 by Sci-News.com

An international team of scientists led by Dr Li Tao from the University of Texas at Austin, Texas, has created the first transistor made of silicene,...

Sep 23, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology have designed new mussel-inspired waterproof adhesives that could be used to heal wounds or repair...

Nov 29, 2013 by Sci-News.com

Australian scientists have revealed the bacterial killing potential of black silicon, a type of silicon that has been etched to create long narrow nanoprotrusions...

Oct 10, 2013 by Sci-News.com

According to scientists at Rice University, a material called carbyne will be the strongest material if and when anyone can make it in bulk. Nanorods or...