My watch list
my.chemeurope.com  
Login  

62 Current news about the topic functional materials

rss

You can refine your search further. Select from the filter options on the left to narrow down your results.

Using acoustic waves to move fluids at the nanoscale

17-Nov-2016

A team of mechanical engineers at the University of California San Diego has successfully used acoustic waves to move fluids through small channels at the nanoscale. The breakthrough is a first step toward the manufacturing of small, portable devices that could be used for drug discovery and ...

more

image description
Making silicon-germanium core fibers a reality

Laser recrystallization can create functional materials for faster transistors, optical transmission

27-Oct-2016

Glass fibres do everything from connecting us to the internet to enabling keyhole surgery by delivering light through medical devices such as endoscopes. But as versatile as today's fiber optics are, scientists around the world have been working to expand their capabilities by adding ...

more

image description
'Helix-to-Tube,' a simple strategy to synthesize covalent organic nanotubes

01-Sep-2016

Kaho Maeda, Dr. Hideto Ito, Professor Kenichiro Itami of the JST-ERATO Itami Molecular Nanocarbon Project and the Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules (ITbM) of Nagoya University, and their colleagues have reported on the development of a new and simple strategy, "helix-to-tube" to ...

more

Integration of novel materials with silicon chips makes new 'smart' devices possible

22-Jul-2016

Researchers from North Carolina State University and the U.S. Army Research Office have developed a way to integrate novel functional materials onto a computer chip, allowing the creation of new smart devices and systems. The novel functional materials are oxides, including several types of ...

more

image description
Fast, stretchy circuits could yield new wave of wearable electronics

31-May-2016

The consumer marketplace is flooded with a lively assortment of smart wearable electronics that do everything from monitor vital signs, fitness or sun exposure to play music, charge other electronics or even purify the air around you -- all wirelessly. Now, a team of University of ...

more

First single-enzyme method to produce quantum dots revealed

11-May-2016

Quantum dots (QDs) are semiconducting nanocrystals prized for their optical and electronic properties. The brilliant, pure colors produced by QDs when stimulated with ultraviolet light are ideal for use in flat screen displays, medical imaging devices, solar panels and LEDs. One obstacle to mass ...

more

image description
Bath semiconductor research boosted by new nano-scale patterning equipment

24-Mar-2016

The University of Bath is the only university in the UK to have installed a unique Nano-Lithography printing system, enabling Bath to lead the way in the development of advanced manufacturing techniques for nano-engineered semiconductors. Based in the University's Department of Electronic & ...

more

image description
The complexity of modeling

05-Nov-2015

In recent years, advances in materials synthesis techniques have enabled scientists to produce increasingly complex functional materials with enhanced or novel macroscopic properties. For example, ultra-small core-shell metallic nanoparticles used for catalysis, high entropy alloys made of 6 or 7 ...

more

image description
Printing lightweight, flexible, and functional materials

23-Sep-2015

3D printing is revolutionizing the production of lightweight structures, soft robots and flexible electronics, but the technology struggles with complex, multimaterial integration. Towards this objective, Harvard researchers have designed new multimaterial printheads that mix and print ...

more

image description
Engineers invent transparent coating that cools solar cells to boost efficiency

23-Sep-2015

Every time you stroll outside you emit energy into the universe: Heat from the top of your head radiates into space as infrared light. Now three Stanford engineers have developed a technology that improves on solar panel performance by exploiting this basic phenomenon. Their invention shunts away ...

more

Page 5 From 7
Subscribe to e-mail updates relating to your search

You will receive via e-mail the latest search results matching your search criteria. This service is free of charge and can be cancelled at any time.

Your browser is not current. Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 does not support some functions on Chemie.DE