Tags Science and Technology of Advanced Materials

Tag: Science and Technology of Advanced Materials

Quantum dot imaging advances

      Luminescing nanosized crystals are showing promise for peering deeply into body tissues, but first they need to be made safe. (ACN Newswire) - Investigations of 'quantum dots'...

Electronics at the nanoscale: challenges and opportunities for making metal nanowires

Molecular nanowires can be used for many applications, from LED lights to medical devices. Tsukuba, Japan - (ACN Newswire) - Silver, gold and copper nanowires are leading contenders...

The Future of Stretchable Electronics

Stretchable devices could have a wide range of potential uses, from wearable health monitors to elastic solar cells to artificial skin Tsukuba, Japan - (ACN Newswire) - Stretchable...

Progress in Self-assembling Nanomaterials

Mimicking how the biological world arranges itself could help advance the next generation of nanomaterials. Tsukuba, Japan - (ACN Newswire) - Collaboration between material scientists, biologists and chemists...

Using Big Databases to find Superconductors of the Future

A more systematic, data-driven approach could identify materials that can improve our energy use. Tsukuba, Japan - (ACN Newswire) - Japanese researchers have found an approach to more...

Out of the fog: honeycomb films

Research into porous films made via the condensation of humid air could lead to materials with applications ranging from medicine to photovoltaics. Tsukuba, Japan - (ACN...

Energizing heat for smart appliances

Materials that harvest heat and turn it into electricity could lead to more cost-effective devices. Tsukuba, Japan - (ACN Newswire) - Scientists are getting closer to designing thermoelectric...

Opening up to cancer

Nanomaterials that respond to cancer-specific stimuli show potential in the targeted delivery of treatments and imaging compounds, but many challenges remain. Tsukuba, Japan - (JCN Newswire) - Nanosystems...