November 29th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers at the University of Central Florida have developed a technique to incorporate 2-D materials into thin and flexible supercapacitor nanostructures that rapidly provide sufficient power and remain stable after countless charging cycles.
July 13th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Bowties to advance quantum phenomena, recycled plastic lumber, and other materials stories that may be of interest for July 13, 2016.
April 14th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
ORNL scientists report on a new processing technique that could help bring 2-D electronic devices to the forefront, establishing a “path to replace silicon as the choice for semiconductors in some applications,” according to an ORNL press release.
March 28th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
The latest innovations in self-cleaning surfaces, materials, and technologies focus on low-maintenance, energy-efficient solutions for many industries with major scale-up potential.
June 12th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers at Kiel University are continuing the trend of materials with unexpected properties—they have fabricated a new breed of flexible ceramics by synthesizing interconnected 3-D networks of 1-D nanostructures of tin oxide.
May 5th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Metal-to-insulator transition, pseudoparticles zoom through zinc oxide, and other materials stories that may be of interest for May 5, 2015.
April 8th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers at Brown University have pioneered a new technique that allows them to produce multilayered and multistructured 2-D semiconductor materials, which are particularly promising for the future of electronics, optical devices, and more.
December 9th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
A couple of University of California, Los Angeles researchers have devised a patterned surface that resembles a bed of nails and is superrepellent against all liquid assaults—a true superomniphobic surface.
September 16th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers from California Institute of Technology say that bendable ceramics are more than possible—they report the fabrication of alumina nanostructures that are 99.9% air and can bend and deform with the best of them, springing back to shape after compressions of over 50% strain.
July 8th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers from The Johns Hopkins University and the U.S. Army Research Laboratory have manufactured self-folding, biocompatible, silicon nanostructures—that can capture single live cells in solution.