Nanowire

06.08.15
Here's how 'flawless' materials break on a nanoscopic scale
06.08.15

Here's how 'flawless' materials break on a nanoscopic scale

Have you ever wondered why a supposedly defect-free material ends up cracking? University of Penns...

By J. Fingas,   06.08.15
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04.30.14
Nanowires three atoms wide could lead to paper-thin gadgets
04.30.14

Nanowires three atoms wide could lead to paper-thin gadgets

What's that odd shape, you ask? That's the world's thinnest nanowire -- and it could be the key to...

By J. Fingas,   04.30.14
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03.31.13
Inhabitat's Week in Green: TORQ Roadster, quantum-dot solar cells and an invisibility cloak
03.31.13

Inhabitat's Week in Green: TORQ Roadster, quantum-dot solar cells and an invisibility cloak

Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean t...

By Inhabitat,   03.31.13
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09.30.12
New process for nanotube semiconductors could be graphene's ticket to primetime (video)
09.30.12

New process for nanotube semiconductors could be graphene's ticket to primetime (video)

In many ways, graphene is one of technology's sickest jokes. The tantalizing promise of cheap to p...

By J. Trew,   09.30.12
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07.16.12
NCSU creates stretchable conductors from silver nanowires, lets gadgets go the extra inch
07.16.12

NCSU creates stretchable conductors from silver nanowires, lets gadgets go the extra inch

As often as we've seen flexible electronics, there haven't been many examples that could stretch --...

By J. Fingas,   07.16.12
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06.21.12
Researchers take nanowire transistors vertical, double up on density
06.21.12

Researchers take nanowire transistors vertical, double up on density

3D silicon is all the rage, and now nanowire transistors have further potential to keep Moore's La...

By S. Dent,   06.21.12
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05.31.12
Copper-nickel nanowires from Duke University could make ubiquitous printable circuits
05.31.12

Copper-nickel nanowires from Duke University could make ubiquitous printable circuits

Nanowires, although they're building steam, still have to overcome the not-so-small problem of cos...

By J. Fingas,   05.31.12
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01.06.12
This electric wire is four atoms thick, and you thought speaker cable was fiddly (video)
01.06.12

This electric wire is four atoms thick, and you thought speaker cable was fiddly (video)

This should come as a great relief to anyone planning a quantum computer self-build: wires still...

By S. Sakr,   01.06.12
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09.28.11
Ferroelectric transistor memory could run on 99 percent less power than flash
09.28.11

Ferroelectric transistor memory could run on 99 percent less power than flash

We've been keeping an optimistic eye on the progress of Ferroelectric Random Access Memory (FeRAM...

By S. Sakr,   09.28.11
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