<b>Turning low-cost printers into high-tech producers</b>

Turning low-cost printers into high-tech producers

The research is also the cover story of the April edition of Advanced Engineering Materials , a monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal. Parts produced with these printers historically have had poor strength and toughness, which prevented...
<b>A bendable touch panel with silver nano ink printing</b>

A bendable touch panel with silver nano ink printing

JST has recognized the results of NexTEP's project, "A Sensor Film for Touch Panels Using Thin Metallic Wire" as a success. This development task was based on the research of Professor Tatsuo Hasegawa, Principal Research Manager at the Flex...
<b>New integrated device for nanometer-scale sensing</b>

New integrated device for nanometer-scale sensing

Researchers at Eindhoven University of Technology have developed a new, integrated optical sensor that provides increased resolution in measurements and paves the way for fully integrated and compact optical sensors including lasers and det...
<b>Nanoscale imaging of dopant nanostructures in silicon-based devices</b>

Nanoscale imaging of dopant nanostructures in silicon-based devices

Credit: Gramse et al. When fabricating integrated circuits and different types of silicon-based devices, researchers need to position dopant nanostructures in specific ways with high levels of precision. However, arranging these structures...
<b>Splitting water molecules for a renewable energy future</b>

Splitting water molecules for a renewable energy future

The future economy based on renewable and sustainable energy sources might utilize battery-powered cars, large-scale solar and wind farms, and energy reserves stored in batteries and chemical fuels. Although there are examples of sustainabl...
<b>Hierarchical self-assembly of atomically precise nanoclusters</b>

Hierarchical self-assembly of atomically precise nanoclusters

Scheme illustration of the 1-D-3-D assemblies of Ag 29( SSR) 12 nano-building blocks including Ag 29 -0-D cluster dots in the presence of PPh3 , Ag 29 -1-D linear chains (1-D array) in the presence of Cs and DMF, Ag 29 -2-D grid networks (2...
<b>From Jets to your Home: NASA Helps Optimize Air Purifiers with Modeling Expertise</b>

From Jets to your Home: NASA Helps Optimize Air Purifiers with Modeling Expertise

Whether trapping microscopic germs or an abundance of pet hair, air filters help homes and offices alike maintain a clean environment. With any technology, research and development can be a huge undertaking, but with a bit of help from NASA,...
<b>Nanomaterials hold promise for producing hydrogen from water</b>

Nanomaterials hold promise for producing hydrogen from water

Hydrogen holds promise as an inexpensive form of clean energy, but finding an efficient and affordable way to produce the fuel from water - a technique known as water-splitting - remains a key scientific challenge. A researcher from the Uni...
<b>Device could help detect signs of extraterrestrial life </b>

Device could help detect signs of extraterrestrial life 

“Fully Automated Microchip Electrophoresis Analyzer for Potential Life Detection Missions” Analytical Chemistry Although Earth is uniquely situated in the solar system to support creatures that call it home, different forms of life coul...
<b>Gravitational lenses could be the key to measuring the expansion rate of the Universe</b>

Gravitational lenses could be the key to measuring the expansion rate of the Universe

One of the tenets of our cosmological model is that the universe is expanding. For reasons we still don't fully understand, space itself is stretching over time. It's a strange idea to wrap your head around, but the evidence for it is conclu...