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Nanolenses for High Resolution Imaging

Researchers at the Pohang University of Science and Technology in Korea have developed nanolenses capable of imaging objects too small for conventional lenses. They can also be used for ultraviolet lithography and detecting infrared light emitted by quantum dots. The ...

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Carbon Nanotubes Dangerous to the Environment

Carbon Nanotubes Dangerous to the Environment

Scientists from the research center Forschungszentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (FZD) have discovered worrying properties of carbon nanotubes, which indicate that nanotube production may be dangerous to the environment. Their discovery, they say, may halt an otherwise diverse and fertile research area.   ...

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Carbon Nanotubes ‘See’ Full Visible Spectrum

Carbon Nanotubes ‘See’ Full Visible Spectrum

Researchers at Sandia National Laboratory in Livermore, California have created the first carbon nanotube device capable of detecting light in the entire visible spectrum. This should enable scientists to study single molecules and how they react to light. The new ...

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Flexible, Transparent Nanotube-Based Loudspeakers

Flexible, Transparent Nanotube-Based Loudspeakers

Researchers from Tsinghua University and Beijing University have recently developed a thin film based on carbon nanotubes (CNT) that could replace conventional magnetic loudspeakers. By applying an audio frequency current through the CNT, the loudspeaker can generate sound with wide ...

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Carbon Nano-Tube Color A4 E-Paper

Carbon Nano-Tube Color A4 E-Paper

Samsung Electronics and Unidym have demonstrated the world’s first carbon nanotube-based color active matrix electrophoretic display (EPD) e-paper. The revolutionary color e-paper was demonstrated on a 14.3 inch display. The e-paper device jointly completed by Samsung and Unidym uses a ...

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NanoRadio – Smallest Radio Receiver in the World

NanoRadio – Smallest Radio Receiver in the World

A group of scientists led by Alex Zettl, a Physicist at the University of California, Berkeley, has developed a nanoscale radio, with a key circuitry consisting of a single carbon nanotube. Today, any wireless device, from cell phones to environmental ...

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High Speed Carbon Nanotube Based Chips

High Speed Carbon Nanotube Based Chips

A team of electrical engineers from Stanford University and Toshiba have developed nanotube wires that can withstand data transfer speeds comparable to those of commercially available chips. In a paper published in the “Nano Letters” Journal, the researchers reported they ...

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Longest Nanotube Created

Longest Nanotube Created

Researchers from the University of Cincinnati developed a new technique for growing ultra long carbon nanotubes. Although the nanotubes are still less than 2 cm long they have the potential to be longer, stronger and better conductors of electricity than ...

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