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Thinnest nanowire will make computing super fast


September 20th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 20 (IANS) World's thinnest nanowires will drive computers super fast in the near future using light, a new research claims.Nanowires will use a 'photonic chip' at its core ... Read more...

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Indian origin scientist designs nanosized batteries


July 31st, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 31 (IANS) A team led by an Indian origin scientist has packaged lithium ion batteries, which power mobiles and smartphones, into a single nanowire. The breakthrough could be ... Read more...

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Coiled nanowires bring stretchable electronics closer to reality


January 12th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): North Carolina State University researchers have created the first coils of silicon nanowire on a substrate that can be stretched to more than double their original length.The new ... Read more...

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Scientists build microbatteries with nanowire hearts


December 10th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): Robust, three-dimensional microbatteries that would charge faster and hold other advantages over conventional lithium-ion batteries are one-step closer to reality now.Rice University researchers have built microbatteries, which could ... Read more...

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Scientists create the world’s tiniest battery


December 10th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): Scientists led by Sandia National Laboratories researcher Jianyu Huang have created the world's tiniest battery.Its anode a single nanowire one seven-thousandth the thickness of a human hair, the ... Read more...

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High-speed graphene transistors could mean faster mobiles, computers


September 4th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 4(ANI): A group of UCLA researchers has fabricated the fastest graphene transistor to date, which could translate into faster electronic devices such as radios, computers and mobiles.Graphene, a one-atom-thick layer ... Read more...

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Silver and gold nanowires to improve touch screens


May 25th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 25 (ANI): Silver and gold nanowires can improve touch screen flexibility and durability, say scientists from Stanford University.Rather than the protective glass that shatters when dropped, wires can be ... Read more...

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Charging your iPod by running


April 26th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 26 (ANI): If you've forgotten to charge your iPod and a power plug is nowhere in sight, a simple run could help you get out of the trouble - if ... Read more...

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Diamond is a nanowire’s best friend!


February 17th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): A team of engineers and applied physicists has sculpted a novel nanowire from diamond crystal and shown that the wire can act as a source of single photons. ... Read more...

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Now, a quicker, cheaper SARS virus detector


May 30th, 2009 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 30 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Southern California have developed a quicker and cheaper breed of electronic detectors for viruses like SARS and other biological materials, which may prove ... Read more...

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Now, ‘racetrack’ memory for PCs to beat ‘back-up’ blues


April 4th, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 4 (ANI): No need to panic if your hard disk is about to crash and you have not yet copied your favourite pictures and notes on a CD, for a ... Read more...

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Batteries made of viruses can power cellphones to cars


April 3rd, 2009 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 3 (IANS) MIT researchers are relying on viruses to build futuristic low cost batteries that will power cars, cellphones and other electronic devices. These new 'viral' batteries will match the most ... Read more...

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Electronic biological chips bring ultra-portable detectors closer to reality


January 16th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 16 (ANI): A new study has raised Penn State researchers hopes for the development of a handheld device that will recognize and immediately report on a wide variety of ... Read more...

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Nanowires may help to boost solar cell efficiency


May 15th, 2008 - 2:29 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Electrical engineers have created experimental solar cells spiked with nanowires that could lead to highly efficient thin-film solar cells of the future.According to a report in ENN ... Read more...

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Lifting missing fingerprints from human skin


May 3rd, 2008 - 4:32 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 3 (IANS) In the battle against crime, forensic experts have enlisted a tool that would lift missing fingerprints from the human skin and help nab the killer! The portable system, ... Read more...

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