Nanowire
A nanowire is a nanostructure, with the diameter of the order of a nanometer (10 meters). It can also be defined as the ratio of the length to width being greater than 1000. Alternatively, nanowires c...
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'Water-oozing' nanorods could be used to harvest water from the air
Researchers at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory accidentally created nanorods that expel water as humidity rises.
Carbon Nanotubes Have Been Found In Human Lungs For The First Time Ever : SCIENCE : Tech Times
Researchers have found carbon nanotubes in the lungs of 64 asthmatic children in Paris, marking the first time ever that carbon nanotubes have been observed inside the human body. In five of these cas...
Artificial Photosynthesis: Solar-Powered Green Chemistry Rehabilitates CO2
A breakthrough in artificial photosynthesis has been achieved with the development of a hybrid system of semiconducting nanowires and bacteria that can capture carbon dioxide emissions before they ar...
MIT’s nano paper to clean up oil spills
The mesh of nanowires behind MIT’s new material for absorbing oil and other organic pollutants, here shown at increasing magnifications (left to right). Image courtesy / Francesco Stellacci, MIT, and ...
Graphene-based nano-antennas may enable cooperating smart dust swarms
Cooperating swarms of micron-sized devices (motes) offer completely new solutions and capabilities that can hardly be imagined. However, cooperation requires communication, and conventional radio or o...
Carbon nanotube - Targeting Quantum Optoelectronics Using Carbon Nanotubes
Keio Spintronics Network - Kato Laboratory , University of Tokyo] Targeting Quantum Optoelectronics Using Carbon Nanotubes Kato Lab in the Institute of Engi...
Carbon nanotube - Stanford Researchers Build Complex Circuits Made of Carbon Nanotubes
Researchers at Stanford University have built one of the most complex circuits from carbon nanotubes yet. They showed off a simple hand-shaking robot with a sensor-interface circuit last week a...
Carbon nanotube - Video
A brief video explaining what a carbon nanotube is and what they might bring to future technologies. Audio from Earth & Sky, produced for Too Small To See. w...
'Water-oozing' nanorods could be used to harvest water from the air
Researchers at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory accidentally created nanorods that expel water as humidity rises.
Nanoantenna
A nantenna (//nano antenna) is a nanoscopic rectifying antenna, an experimental technology being developed to convert light to electric power. The concept is based on the rectenna (rectifying antenna...
Carbon nanobud
In nanotechnology, carbon nanobuds form a material (discovered and synthesized in 2006) which combines two previously discovered allotropes of carbon: carbon nanotubes and spheroidal fullerenes (or, i...
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Molecular nanowires
Molecular wires (or sometimes called molecular nanowires) are molecular-scale objects which conduct electrical current. They are the fundamental building blocks for molecular electronic devices. Their...
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Carbon Nanotubes Have Been Found In Human Lungs For The First Time Ever : SCIENCE : Tech Times
Researchers have found carbon nanotubes in the lungs of 64 asthmatic children in Paris, marking the first time ever that carbon nanotubes have been observed inside the human body. In five of these cas...
Carbon nanotube metal matrix composites
Carbon nanotube metal matrix composites (CNT-MMC) are an emerging class of new materials that are being developed to take advantage of the high tensile strength and electrical conductivity of carbon n...
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Nanoknife
A nanoknife is a carbon nanotube-based prototype compression cutting tool intended for sectioning of biological cells. Working principle is similar to that of a 'cheese slicer', a nanometer-thin indiv...
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Potential applications of carbon nanotubes
Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) are cylinders of one or more layers of graphene (lattice). Diameters of SWNTs and MWNTs are typically 0.8 to 2 nm and 5 to 20 nm, respectively, although MWNT diameter...
Carbon nanotube quantum dot
A carbon nanotube quantum dot (CNT QD) is a small region of a carbon nanotube in which electrons are confined.
A CNT QD is formed when electrons are confined to a small region within a carbon nano...
Carbon nanotube actuators
The exceptional electrical and mechanical properties of carbon nanotubes have made them alternatives to the traditional electrical actuators for both microscopic and macroscopic applications. Carbon n...
Carbon nanotube chemistry
Because of their hydrophobic nature, carbon nanotubes tend to agglomerate hindering their dispersion is solvents or viscous polymer melts. The resulting nanotube bundles or aggregates reduce the mecha...
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Carbon nanotubes in photovoltaics
Organic photovoltaic devices (OPVs) are fabricated from thin films of organic semiconductors, such as polymers and small-molecule compounds, and are typically on the order of 100 nm thick. Becaus...
Nanorod
In nanotechnology, nanorods are one morphology of nanoscale objects. Each of their dimensions range from 1–100 nm. They may be synthesized from metals or semiconducting materials. Standard aspec...
Optical properties of carbon nanotubes
Within materials science, the optical properties of carbon nanotubes refer specifically to the absorption, photoluminescence (fluorescence), and Raman spectroscopy of carbon nanotubes. Spectroscopic m...
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Buckypaper
Buckypaper is a thin sheet made from an aggregate of carbon nanotubes or carbon nanotube grid paper. The nanotubes are approximately 50,000 times thinner than a human hair. Originally, it was fabricat...
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Mechanical properties of carbon nanotubes
This article considers the mechanical properties of carbon nanotubes in the radial (transverse) direction. Carbon nanotubes are one of the strongest materials in nature. Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) are lo...
Carbon nanotube field-effect transistor
A carbon nanotube field-effect transistor (CNTFET) refers to a field-effect transistor that utilizes a single carbon nanotube or an array of carbon nanotubes as the channel material instead of bulk si...
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