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Nanotechnology

Twisting graphene quantum dots to impart chirality
Twisted graphene quantum dots, with chiral amino acids around their edges, enable a new biocompatible nanomaterial that displays chiral selectivity when interacting with live cells.

A physical analytical model has been developed for a novel graphene-nanoribbon-based device.

2 May 2016
Quantum dots exhibit a measurable rapid photoluminescence response to neuron-like electric fields and can thus be used to observe neuronal action potentials.
27 April 2016
DNA can align liquid crystal molecules, providing a convenient and inexpensive template for the fabrication of new LCD devices.
25 April 2016
The butterfly proboscis is a unique, naturally engineered device for acquiring liquid food, and may inspire novel developments in micro- and nanofluidic engineering.
21 April 2016
Combining a plasmonic photomixer with a novel two-section digital distributed feedback laser diode enables generation of high-power, wavelength-tunable terahertz radiation at room temperature.
19 April 2016
UV partners develop LED technology to trap mosquitoes
Seoul Viosys and SETi violeds devise system that could limit spread of Zika virus.
3 May 2016
Coherent sees continued surge in laser orders
Transition from LCD to organic LED displays drives majority of $500M bookings figure posted in latest quarter.
3 May 2016
ESO’s Guide Star Facility now fully operational
Chile-based facility upgrade features four Toptica guide star lasers.
29 April 2016
MKS: Newport deal set to complete imminently
Dennis Werth lined up for leadership role, with current Newport CEO offered post on the MKS board of directors.
27 April 2016
 
Thomas Perkins: Atomic force microscopy measures properties of proteins and protein folding