<b>New type of graphene photodetector could enable low-cost cameras for self-driving cars and robots</b>

New type of graphene photodetector could enable low-cost cameras for self-driving cars and robots

An international team of researchers recently reported its success in creating a new type of graphene-based photodetector. The team integrated three concepts to achieve the new device: metallic plasmonic antennas, ultra sub-wavelength waveg...
<b>Atom-thin transistor uses half the voltage of common semiconductors, boosts current density</b>

Atom-thin transistor uses half the voltage of common semiconductors, boosts current density

University at Buffalo researchers is reporting a new, two-dimensional transistor made of graphene and the compound molybdenum disulfide that could help usher in a new era of computing. As described in a paper accepted at the 2020 IEEE Int...
<b>Exotic nanotubes move in less-mysterious ways</b>

Exotic nanotubes move in less-mysterious ways

Rice University graduate student Ashleigh Smith McWilliams holds a vial of fluorescing boron nitride nanotubes. She led a study to capture video of the nanotubes in motion to prove their potential for materials and medical applications. Bor...
<b>Researchers Create an Advanced Alternative to 3D Printing</b>

Researchers Create an Advanced Alternative to 3D Printing

Elaborate paper cards, pop-up children’s booksand paper snowflakes are interesting not only to crafters but also to other individuals. New research allows each kirigami motif to bend into multiple shapes. Image Credit: Northwestern Univer...
<b>A megalibrary of nanoparticles</b>

A megalibrary of nanoparticles

Using straightforward chemistry and a mix-and-match, modular strategy, researchers have developed a simple approach that could produce over 65,000 different types of complex nanoparticles, each containing up to six different materials and e...
<b>Avoiding the Crack of Doom</b>

Avoiding the Crack of Doom

Avoiding the Crack of Doom...
<b>Eco-friendly method for the synthesis of iron oxide nanoparticles</b>

Eco-friendly method for the synthesis of iron oxide nanoparticles

A team of scientists from Ural Federal University (Yekaterinburg), Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology and other collaborator have published an article about a new method for the synthesis of magnetic nanoparticles. Today na...
<b>Carbon nanocomposites are now one step closer to practical industrial</b>

Carbon nanocomposites are now one step closer to practical industrial

Carbon-nanocomposite after finishing the molding process. The sample will be tested for piezoresistive response after minor finishing touches. These materials can be shaped into almost any size and form. A research team from the Center for...
<b>Novel formulation permits use of toxin from rattlesnake venom to treat chronic pain</b>

Novel formulation permits use of toxin from rattlesnake venom to treat chronic pain

Crotoxin, extracted from the venom of the South American rattlesnake Crotalus durissus terrificus, has been studied for almost a century for its analgesic, anti-inflammatory and antitumor activities Crotoxin, extracted from the venom of the...
<b>New Research Could Help Use Black Phosphorus for Novel Optoelectronics Chips</b>

New Research Could Help Use Black Phosphorus for Novel Optoelectronics Chips

Many compact systems using mid-infrared technology continue to face compatibility issues when integrating with conventional electronics. Black phosphorus has garnered attention for overcoming these challenges thanks to a wide variety of use...