Our selected headlines of nanomanufacturing news filtered from over twenty-five media sources.
Researchers optimize nanophotonic light trapping.
Materials scientists are imprinting nano-patterns in metals, a technology that could give metallic surfaces permanent functionality, like a lotus effect or reduced frictional properties.
Researchers have developed a new method which has the potential to revolutionize the way we search for, design and produce new materials.
Discovery could greatly improve energy-efficiency of separation and purification processes in the chemical and petrochemical industries.
Some day, your smartphone might completely conform to your wrist, and when it does, it might be covered in pure gold.
Researchers report a flexible approach to produce Fe nanocubes as building blocks for high-performance NO2 gas sensor devices, and hybrid FeAu nanocubes with magneto-plasmonic properties.
A recent study has evaluated frameworks and tools used in Europe to assess the potential health and environmental risks of manufactured nanomaterials. The study identifies a trend towards tools that provide protocols for conducting experiments, which enable more flexible and efficient hazard...
In a significant advance, particularly within the microelectronics realm, engineers have established electrical surface treatment of conducting thin films as a physical processing method to reduce surface roughness.
Whitman, Lloyd J. and Henderson, Lori A. and Meador, Michael A. and Friedersdorf, Lisa E. and Standridge, Stacey and Thomas, Treye and Howard, John and Biaggi-Labiosa, Azlin M. and Madsen, Lynnette D. and Cannizzaro, Chris and Jillavenkatesa, Ajit and Bobalek, John F.. National Science and...
MIT has been honored with the UNESCO Medal for contributions to the development of nanoscience and nanotechnologies by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)....
Scientists have demonstrated a new polysulfide entrapping strategy that greatly improves the cycle stability of Li-S batteries.
Scientists have perfected a technique based on the usage of graphene, that allows for terahertz waves to be controlled accurately, paving the way for numerous applications.
Based on actual fabrics and fibers, highly durable and high-luminance light-emitting clothes were realized. An era of wearable and fashionable displays is expected to arrive soon.
Researchers have developed a new nanoparticle coating for regular paper that needs no ink, and can be printed on with light, erased and reused more than 80 times.
Silicon nanowires fabricated using an imprinting technology could be the way of the future for transistor-based biosensors.
Researchers have developed a lightweight, portable nanofiber fabrication device that could one day be used to dress wounds on a battlefield or dress shoppers in customizable fabrics.
Selenium (Se) is a metalloid element found in trace amounts in the earth’s crust and which has found extensive application due to its semiconducting properties. The use in photocopiers, microelectronic circuits and other applications has created a demand which makes selenium a valuable element....
Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) being highly electrically conductive along the tube axis, have gained great research interests in recent years for connecting two conducting electrodes at the nanoscale - where the CNTs can be integrated into a micro- or nanoelectronic system. Therefore, the orientational...
A revolutionary machine that can unboil an egg is being used to develop graphene purification technology.
The Nanoscale Offset Printing System (NanoOPS) is a novel nanomanufacturing tool designed by the NSF Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing at Northeastern University.