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Tagged: nanotechnology

  • Nanogenerator Fueled by Vibrations

    An array of zinc-oxide nanowires that generates current when vibrated with ultrasonic waves could provide a new way to power biological sensors and nanodevices.

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  • A Nano Pressure Sensor

    Zinc-oxide nanowires that respond electrically when bent could be used to measure minute forces and pressures.

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  • Cheap Nano Solar Cells

    Carbon nanotubes could help make nanoparticle-based solar cells more efficient and practical.


  • Nano Memory

    A nanowire device 100 times as dense as today’s memory chips.

  • Self-Assembling Batteries

    By measuring nanoscale forces, researchers learn to make lithium-ion batteries that pull themselves together.


  • An Ultrafast Silicon Filter

    A 15-nanometer-thick porous silicon membrane could lead to microfluidics filters and make protein purification and blood dialysis more efficient.



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