Keyword: Nanotechnology

Nanotechnology

Briefs: Photonics/Optics
A new way of assembling individual nanostructures will facilitate better design principles for plasmonic photonic devices.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
High-speed testing technology will enable advances such as new digital signal processing and computing platforms in the optical domain.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The "RadCNT" program use carbon-based transistors to study the interactions between ionizing and non-ionizing radiation.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Devices created using this technology could be used for control and sending of qubit/quantum memory states to remote locations.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Multifunctional magnetoelectric materials with high exchange represent a missing “holy grail” of materials physics.
Briefs: Energy
Using cellulose crystals as building blocks for the design and development of new low-density functional polymer composites.
Briefs: Energy
The advent of nanoparticle fuels enables new kinds of reactions, and new kinds of applications.
INSIDER: Materials

Researchers at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base are seeking to patent a novel process for manufacturing a type of material called preceramic polymer-grafted nanoparticles,...

Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A diamond composite is the ultimate optics and semiconducting super-material.
INSIDER: Defense

Since World War I, the vast majority of American combat casualties has come not from gunshot wounds but from explosions. Today, most soldiers wear a heavy, bullet-proof vest to...

Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
A key building block of microwave photonics is optical frequency combs, which provide hundreds of equidistant and mutually coherent laser lines.
INSIDER: Mechanical & Fluid Systems

A modern airplane’s fuselage is made from multiple sheets of different composite materials that must be wheeled into warehouse-sized ovens where the layers fuse together to form...

INSIDER: Defense

Mahmooda Sultana recently won funding to advance a potentially revolutionary, nanomaterial-based detector platform. The technology is capable of sensing everything from minute...

Briefs: Materials

In order to address issues related to mechanical and vibrational stresses that are commonly experienced in mounting, launch,...

INSIDER: Defense

Researchers from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory and Arizona State University (ASU) have designed a super-strong alloy of copper and tantalum that can withstand...

Briefs: Test & Measurement

The objective of this research program was to provide the fundamental understanding required for using the principles of electroanalytical chemistry to detect target...

Briefs: Energy

The Toxic Industrial Chemical/Toxic Industrial Material (TIC/TIM) Task Force MFR#1 published in February 2009 focuses on inhalation hazards in an operational environment and provides a list...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

TiO2 or ZnO nanoparticles (NPs) have a very strong finite-size dependency in their Raman spectra or photoluminescence (PL) spectra due to the phonon...

Briefs: Nanotechnology

The purpose of this research program was to create and study novel luminescence particles (phosphors} capable of sensing and retaining the time-temperature information to which they were...

INSIDER: Aerospace

Rice University materials scientists are making nanodiamonds and other forms of carbon by smashing nanotubes against a target at high speeds. The process will enrich the knowledge of...

INSIDER: Materials

Researchers at Drexel University and Dalian University of Technology in China have chemically engineered a new, electrically conductive nanomaterial that is flexible enough to fold, but...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

A research team at the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) has developed a small electronic sensing device that can alert users wirelessly to the presence of chemical...

INSIDER: Energy

Researchers at University West in Sweden are using nanoparticles in the heat-insulating surface layer that protects aircraft engines from heat. In tests, this increased the...

INSIDER: Nanotechnology

Transparent displays have a variety of potential applications — such as the ability to see navigation or dashboard information while looking through the windshield of a car or plane,...