Nanoscience News

02/15/2018

Chemists Create Tinted Windows That Also Generate Electricity

The invention could lead to power-producing smart windows for buildings, cars and display screens, according to the authors.

02/15/2018

Researchers From TU Delft Combine Spintronics and Nanophotonics in 2D Material

The discovery might lead to the development of an energy-efficient way of processing data, in data centres, for example.

02/15/2018

Scientists Discover ‘Chiral Phonons’ – Atomic Rotations in a 2-D Semiconductor Crystal

Experiments confirm the first chiral phonon that could enable exotic forms of electronics.​

Experiments confirm the first chiral phonon that could enable exotic forms of electronics.​

02/05/2018

Expanding the Reach of the Bionic Leaf

With eye on population growth, postdoc teams with Silver, Nocera on project to aid agriculture in developing world.

01/22/2018

Small But Fast: A Miniaturized Origami-Inspired Robot Combines Micrometer Precision with High Speed

The millimeter-scale robot opens new avenues for microsurgery,  microassembly   and  micromanipulation.

01/16/2018

Majoranas on the Rise

By using new manufacturing methods, researchers have successfully observed Majoranas in significantly improved conditions. ​​

01/15/2018

Physicists Build Muscle for Shape-Changing, Cell-Sized Robots

These microscale machines could become a powerful platform for robotics at the size scale of biological microorganisms.​

01/11/2018

High-resolution X-ray Gratings Enable State-of-the-Art Spectrometer

Tech will enable future x-ray missions to detect high-energy astrophysical sources such as black hole winds and hot gas in the cosmic web.​

01/03/2018

Scientists Explore Quantum Properties in the Two-Dimensional Limit

TU Delft investigated thin slices of SrIrO3, a material that belongs to the family of complex oxides.​

12/20/2017

Two Holograms in One Surface

Nanoscale silicon posts can reflect light differently depending on the angle of incoming light

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