Nanowire

May 31, 2012
Copper-nickel nanowires from Duke University could make ubiquitous printable circuits
May 31, 2012

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 o...

By J. Fingas,   May 31, 2012
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January 6, 2012
This electric wire is four atoms thick, and you thought speaker cable was fiddly (video)
January 6, 2012

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,   January 6, 2012
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September 28, 2011
Ferroelectric transistor memory could run on 99 percent less power than flash
September 28, 2011

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 (...

By S. Sakr,   September 28, 2011
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August 4, 2011
Nanowire batteries now as 'small as possible,' could one day be included with nano toys
August 4, 2011

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 individu...

By S. Sakr,   August 4, 2011
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April 27, 2011
MIT's genetically modified viruses boost solar-cell efficiency by herding nanotubes
April 27, 2011

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...

By J. Hicks,   April 27, 2011
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April 6, 2011
NASA makes longer, straighter piezoelectric nanowires in microgravity, no flat iron needed
April 6, 2011

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...

By M. Gorman,   April 6, 2011
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December 12, 2010
World's smallest battery uses a single nanowire, plant-eating virus could improve Li-ion cells tenfold
December 12, 2010

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...

By S. Hollister,   December 12, 2010
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October 3, 2010
Glowing nanowires could light up your life, one particle at a time
October 3, 2010

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...

By T. Stevens,   October 3, 2010
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September 28, 2010
A grand tour of nanotechnology at Nokia Research Center, Cambridge
September 28, 2010

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 prof...

By R. Lai,   September 28, 2010
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