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Tagged: nanowire

  • Nano Sponge For Oil Spills

    A nanowire membrane that sops up oil while repelling water could be used for cleaning up oil spills.


  • Nanowires for Displays

    Copper nanowires could be used in ultra-thin field-emission displays that are brighter and sharper than flat-panel displays.

  • IBM's Faster, Denser Memory

    Researchers led by Stuart Parkin are developing a new type of memory chip that combines the benefits of magnetic hard drives and flash.


  • Power from Fabrics

    Nanowires that convert motion into current could lead to textiles that can generate power.


  • The Year in Nanotech

    Better batteries and super-sticky glues are becoming possible because of nanomaterials.

  • A Better Resonator

    Researchers have made defect-free gallium-nitride nanowires that could replace bulky quartz crystals in cell-phone receivers.

  • Tiny Solar Cells

    Photovoltaics made of nanowires could lead to cheaper solar panels.


  • Nanowire LEDs

    Infrared light-emitting nanowires could lead to optical communications on microchips.


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