Keyword: Nanotechnology

Briefs: Aerospace
Synthesis of fiber-metal laminates is performed using RF plasma spray deposition.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
High-yield synthesis of carbon nanotubes is enabled via free electron laser ablation.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
Water-sensing smartphone screens, a NASA-developed RF switch, and an ultrasound patch.
Briefs: Imaging
The ultra-compact, wearable hologram sensor immediately notifies the user of volatile gas detection.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
A new imaging method allows researchers to see inside complex semiconductors, without destroying them.
Articles: Imaging
With an optical microscope, spectra can be acquired from a sample area smaller than a micron.
Briefs: Imaging
Northwestern researchers have developed a new microscopy method that allows scientists to see the building blocks of “smart” materials.
Briefs: Motion Control
Oscillatory and rotational motions of different parts are combined to pave the way to developing super-miniaturized mechanical devices.
Briefs: Materials
Applications include anti-fouling and anti-contamination, aerodynamic and hydrodynamic drag reduction, and adhesive joining of composite parts.
Briefs: Materials
Applications include aerospace and automotive components, prosthetics, sporting goods, and other uses where strength-to-weight ratio is important.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
High-quality coated components can be integrated into complex systems in a sustainable way.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
This novel gel-creation method could open applications in water filtration, batteries, and smart windows.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The organic composite material is soft, stretchable, and has good thermoelectric properties for many wearable applications.
5 Ws: Materials
A specially designed hydrogel works against all types of bacteria, including antibiotic-resistant ones.
Briefs: Materials
The microchips are about 100 times smaller than conventional microchips.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Superalloys that withstand extremely high temperatures could be finely tuned for specific properties such as mechanical strength.
Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
The technology potentially enables a new generation of miniaturized electronic and optoelectronic devices.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
High-frequency sound waves can be used to build new materials, make smart nanoparticles, and even deliver drugs to the lungs for painless, needle-free vaccinations.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
The size and shape of the nanostructure can be controlled as it is assembled piece by piece.
Briefs: Materials
The new material could provide efficient and reusable protection from shock, vibration, and explosion.
Briefs: Materials
The coating repels insects on aircraft wing surfaces and motor vehicles and reduces surface imperfections on other low-friction or non-stick surfaces.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
This system enhances processing via real-time, non-destructive defect tracking.
Briefs: Automotive
The system could one day replace LiDAR and cameras in automated manufacturing, biomedical imaging, and autonomous driving.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
The machines fold themselves within 100 milliseconds and can flatten and refold thousands of times.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Color changes of gold nanoparticles under the skin reveal concentration changes of substances in the body.
Briefs: Transportation
The transistors enable power converters to perform at substantially improved efficiencies, especially in high-power applications.
Application Briefs: Transportation
The SuperElastic Tire — a NASA Glenn innovation — can be used on both Earth and Mars.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The technology could boost quantum computers and other superconducting electronics.
Briefs: Materials
Using gold nanomaterials, this disk can hold data securely for more than 600 years.

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