Nanowire

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...

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08.04.11
Nanowire batteries now as 'small as possible,' could one day be included with nano toys
08.04.11

Nanowire batteries now as 'small as possible,' could one day be included with nano toys

That black dot isn't a battery, it's an ultra-thin disc containing thousands of individual nanowi...

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04.27.11
MIT's genetically modified viruses boost solar-cell efficiency by herding nanotubes
04.27.11

MIT's genetically modified viruses boost solar-cell efficiency by herding nanotubes

The wizards of MIT have done it again. Having checked artificial leaves and Operabots off the to-do...

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04.06.11
NASA makes longer, straighter piezoelectric nanowires in microgravity, no flat iron needed
04.06.11

NASA makes longer, straighter piezoelectric nanowires in microgravity, no flat iron needed

Piezoelectric nanowires are the stuff that make power-generating pants a possibility, and that prod...

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12.12.10
World's smallest battery uses a single nanowire, plant-eating virus could improve Li-ion cells tenfold
12.12.10

World's smallest battery uses a single nanowire, plant-eating virus could improve Li-ion cells tenfold

When it comes to building better batteries, building electrodes with greater surface area is key, a...

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10.03.10
Glowing nanowires could light up your life, one particle at a time
10.03.10

Glowing nanowires could light up your life, one particle at a time

A gadget without LEDs is like hug without a squeeze or apple pie without cheese -- no blinkenlights...

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09.28.10
A grand tour of nanotechnology at Nokia Research Center, Cambridge
09.28.10

A grand tour of nanotechnology at Nokia Research Center, Cambridge

We've all seen what a bumpy ride Nokia's had over the last few months -- disappointing profits, the...

By R. Lai,   09.28.10
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09.13.10
UC Berkeley researchers craft ultra-sensitive artificial skin, robots dream of holding eggs
09.13.10

UC Berkeley researchers craft ultra-sensitive artificial skin, robots dream of holding eggs

Researchers and engineers have been toiling on synthetic skins for years now, but most of 'em have r...

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09.03.10
Silicon oxide forms solid state memory pathways just five nanometers wide
09.03.10

Silicon oxide forms solid state memory pathways just five nanometers wide

Silicon oxide has long played the sidekick, insulating electronics from damage, but scientists at R...

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