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Nanotechnology

Briefs: Photonics/Optics
The size and shape of the nanostructure can be controlled as it is assembled piece by piece.
INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

Atomically thin materials are a promising alternative to silicon-based transistors; now researchers can connect them more efficiently to other chip elements.

INSIDER: Imaging

Physicists from the University of Sussex have developed an extremely thin, large-area semiconductor surface source of terahertz, composed of just a...

Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
The machines fold themselves within 100 milliseconds and can flatten and refold thousands of times.
Briefs: Wearables
Color changes of gold nanoparticles under the skin reveal concentration changes of substances in the body.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Researchers have developed a millimeter-thick accelerometer.
Briefs: Nanotechnology
The transistors enable power converters to perform at substantially improved efficiencies, especially in high-power applications.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The technology could boost quantum computers and other superconducting electronics.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Nearly 100% of all-carbon-based transistors are reclaimed while retaining future functionality of the materials.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
The new photonic architecture could transform digital communications, artificial intelligence, and quantum computing.
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Learn about tooling challenges and other considerations when designing micro-optics, including metrology equipment capabilities, and post-molding assembly.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The thruster provides a low-cost, extremely efficient propulsion source for miniature satellites.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
This affordable, scalable sensor could be a vital tool in the fight against air pollution and its associated health risks.
Briefs: Energy
This method increases burn rate of solid propellants.
Briefs: Materials
A new method could jump-start the creation of tiny medical devices for the body.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
Programmed magnetic nanobeads are used to detect the virus in 55 minutes or less.
Briefs: Nanotechnology
Bioinspired cellulose nanofibrils can be controlled by electricity.
Briefs: Energy
This technology provides highly efficient grid-scale electricity storage at a fifth of the cost of current storage technologies.
Special Reports: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Advanced Materials & Coatings - May 2021

New diamond super-material enhances military aircraft survivability…a gold film gives robots “chameleon skin”…shape-shifting nanomaterial offers exciting biotech...

INSIDER: Nanotechnology

Two-dimensional (2D) materials have a huge potential for providing devices with much smaller size and extended functionalities with respect to what can be achieved with...

INSIDER: Nanotechnology

Two-dimensional materials can be used to create smaller, high-performance transistors than the ones traditionally made of silicon, according to Professor Saptarshi Das of...

Blog: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Taking inspiration from the insect, Tufts researchers created light-activated composite devices that execute precise, visible movements and form complex three-dimensional shapes, like a "photonic sunflower. "
Briefs: Medical
Ultrasound is used to deliver antibodies to treat cancers, infectious diseases, and rheumatoid arthritis.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
These robust supercapacitors still work when stretched to eight times their original size.
Briefs: Nanotechnology
This invention holds potential for a range of biomedical applications, from controlled-release drug delivery to tissue engineering.
Special Reports: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Aerospace & Defense Sensing - April 2021

A microwave radiation sensor offers 100,000 times greater sensitivity...Nature-inspired sensors help autonomous machines to see better...New accelerometers aid the development of Electric Vertical...

Technology Leaders: Photonics/Optics
Powerful, tiny cameras provide unique streaming-video solutions for NASA robots and defense applications.
Articles: Photonics/Optics
The virtual event offers a mix of live plenary talks, on-demand technical presentations and discussions, online networking and special events.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The invention can become color-changing “artificial muscle.”

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