News - 19 Sep 2005
Nanorods of many materials are proving very successful, and their properties often exceed that of nanotubes, making them excellent candidates for industrial applications. Theoretical calculations...
News - 27 Feb 2012
A research team led by Nader Engheta from the University of Pennsylvania is working on ways to use light in place of electricity. The team has developed the first physical illustration of...
News - 3 Feb 2010
Stephan Link wants to understand how nanomaterials align, and his lab's latest work is a step in the right direction.
Link's Rice University group has found a way to use gold nanorods as...
News - 30 Oct 2008
Nanorobots that are introduced into the body to eradicate tumor cells or clean out clogged arteries are not just science fiction; they are a realistic vision of the technological possibilities of the...
News - 1 Oct 2011
A research team led by Stephan Link of Rice University Laboratory has found a method to manipulate light dispersed by gold nanorods utilizing liquid crystals. This method paves the way to fabricate...
News - 15 Oct 2008
Ayusman Sen, head of the Department of Chemistry at Penn State, makes tiny, metallic objects do something extraordinary -- he makes them swim. Sen's work is driven by catalysis, the chemical...
News - 22 Feb 2012
Researchers seeking to enhance fuel-cell catalysts made of nanoparticles have discovered that the catalytic activity of nanoparticles can be correlated with the type and count of their surface...
News - 8 Feb 2012
The manner in which nanoparticles travel and diffuse in a fluid or on a surface under extreme to non-ideal conditions is the basis of some of the latest nanotechnology advancements.
News - 21 Oct 2010
Just as landscape photographs shot in low-angle light dramatically accentuate subtle swales and mounds, depositing metal vapors at glancing angles turns a rough surface into amazing nanostructures...
Article - 22 Mar 2009
This article examines the features and applications of Gold Nanotriangles, Nanohexagons, Nanopolygons and Nanorods (Maltose).