Nanoscience News

05/02/2018

Butterfly Wings Inspire Light-Manipulating Surface for Medical Implants

Nanoscale structures based on ones found in nature make eye implants more effective and last longer​

05/02/2018

Breakthrough in Optical Frequency Synthesizer Using Integrated Photonics

In a project funded by DARPA, researchers from NIST, UCSB  and  Caltech have made a remarkable breakthrough in optical frequency synthesizers.

04/25/2018

Glowing Contact Lens Could Prevent A Leading Cause of Blindness

Worn during sleep, the lens interrupts the process that destroys cells of the retina.

04/19/2018

Asimow Group Breaks New Ground on Quasicrystal Synthesis

Paul Asimow and his research group examine the properties of exotic solids known as quasicrystals via high-impact shock recovery experiments.​

04/18/2018

Breakthrough Made in Atomically Thin Magnets

Cornell researchers have become the first to control atomically thin magnets with an electric field.​

03/30/2018

Majorana Trilogy Completed

Scientists provide a complete toolbox for the final proof of Majorana existence, paving the way towards Majorana quantum bits.​

03/27/2018

Drawing Inspiration from Plants and Animals to Restore Tissue

Nanofiber dressings heal wounds, promote regeneration.​

03/27/2018

In Field Tests, Device Harvests Water from Desert Air

MIT-developed system could provide drinking water even in extremely arid locations.​

03/21/2018

Novel Semiconductor-Superconductor Structure Features Versatile Gallium Nitride

Applications could include ultrafast wireless communications, high-voltage switches and high-intensity lighting and photonics.​

03/14/2018

Towards a Better Catalyst

Platform optimizes the design of new, tunable catalytic systems.​

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