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Nanoscience is the ability to manipulate atoms and molecules. This fast-moving field is transforming our ability to custom-design objects and processes at sizes smaller than 1/1000th the width of a hair.

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optical imaging reveals bioluminescent signals in a specimen

Optical imaging advances nanomaterials and nanotherapeutics

3-D quantitative imaging will provide data on the safety of novel nanomaterials ...

Research Areas: Engineering, Nanoscience

blue, green and orange luminescent nanoribbons

Nanoribbons add color to luminescent paint

Unique synthesis process generates nanostructures that give off blue, green and orange light ...

Research Areas: Nanoscience, Chemistry & Materials

a gallery of nanoparticles and thin films made with a flame-based process

Making electric inks less expensive

Unique fire-based recipe enables precision control of fabrication process...

Research Areas: Nanoscience, Engineering

the tiny tech radio program describes advances in nanoscience

'Tiny Tech' on the radio and the web

Radio program on nanotechnology gives insight to the public...

Research Areas: Nanoscience, Education

schematic shows the process to create nanochannels

Novel polymer membranes improve energy technologies

Material surface properties and pore dimensions adjust depending on the application...

Research Areas: Chemistry & Materials, Nanoscience

nanotubes skewer thin polymer crystals of three different sizes

Repelling water with buckypaper

Enhanced nanotube mat could be used in sensor or electronics applications...

Research Areas: Chemistry & Materials, Nanoscience

to fabricate biodegradable polymers, calcium carbonate nanoparticles from eggshells offer an alternative to fillers derived from rocks

Polymers based on eggshells

Crystalline nanoparticles enhance fabrication of biodegradable materials ...

Research Areas: Nanoscience, Chemistry & Materials

nanoscale containers form when bowl-shaped molecules assemble around guest molecules depending on their size and number

Replacing organic solvents with water

Nanoscale molecular containers just need water to form...

Research Areas: Chemistry & Materials, Nanoscience

schematic depicts unintentional doping of nickel nanoparticles with phosphorus

Phosphorus-doping limits nickel nanoparticles

Conventional synthesis can cause unintentional doping of particles...

Research Areas: Nanoscience, Chemistry & Materials

carbon nanotubes are the foundation of this platform used to repair damaged cardiac tissue

Nanotubes help repair cardiac tissue

Nanoscale platform promotes cardiac cell growth...

Research Areas: Nanoscience, Engineering

images of nanolasers on silicon

Nanolasers on Silicon

Advance promises a bright future for devices that integrate electronics and photonics...

Research Areas: Engineering, Nanoscience

woman in a laboratory

Nanotechnology Attracts Diverse Student Population

Engineering courses incorporating nanotechnology appeal to underrepresented groups...

Research Areas: Engineering, Nanoscience, Education

dragonfly head magnified

Nanoscience As Art

Art exhibit showcases nanoscale science and elements from nature...

Research Areas: Engineering, Nanoscience, Education

nanohub tools image quantum dots and atomistic devices

Modeling Nanoelectronic Devices

Researchers share computationally intensive research on nanoHUB...

Research Areas: Engineering, Nanoscience

many classrooms use nanohub tools

Wide Reach for Internet-based Nanotools

Teachers use nanoHUB research tools for classroom activities and homework...

Research Areas: Engineering, Nanoscience, Education

nanotech fabrication techniques make 3-d optical circuits possible

Creating 3-D Optical Circuits

Nanofabrication techniques enable novel circuits that transmit data faster than 1 terabit per second...

Research Areas: Engineering, Nanoscience

laser-illuminated gold bowtie nanoantenna arrays

Concentrating Light With Nanoantennas

Nanoscale optical antennas may improve solar detectors and lab-on-a-chip technology...

Research Areas: Engineering, Nanoscience

nanoscale structures can extract energy from higher frequencies of radiation

Scavenging Thermal Energy

Nanostructures harvest energy from terahertz waves...

Research Areas: Engineering, Nanoscience

diamond nanoposts embedded in silver enhance single photon emission

Lighting Up Diamonds

Approach controls the amount of light emitted from diamond nanostructures...

Research Areas: Engineering, Nanoscience

copper sulfide reacts with a filamentous virus

Viruses Build Solar Cell Materials

Biological assembly process promises more efficient, affordable energy source...

Research Areas: Nanoscience, Engineering

nanohub moves simulation tools into the classroom faster than textbook updates

Innovation Zips into Classrooms via nanoHUB

Network accelerates adoption of research tools into curricula...

Research Areas: Education, Engineering, Nanoscience

diagram of the microsystem design

Fabricating Tiny Features

Microsystems manipulate sharp nanoscale tips with nanoscale precision...

Research Areas: Engineering, Nanoscience

nanostencil lithography can produce ultra-small, ultra-flexible components

The Dawn of Flexible Electronics

Fabrication method creates curved electro-optical components...

Research Areas: Nanoscience, Engineering

fabrication technique creates nanoscale patterns on a wafer

Flexible Fabrication Techniques for Nanostructures

High-speed nanolithography initiates next-generation electronics...

Research Areas: Engineering, Nanoscience

a fiber nanogenerator on a plastic substrate

Spinning Nanofibers Into Energy-efficient Cloth

Nanospun fibers power wearable consumer and health care devices...

Research Areas: Nanoscience, Engineering

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