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Experiments settle long-standing debate about mysterious array formations in nanofilms

Scientists at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have conducted experiments confirming which of three possible mechanisms is responsible for the spontaneous formation of three-dimensional pillar arrays in nanofilms. These protrusions appear suddenly when the surface of a molten nanofilm is exposed to an extreme temperature gradient and self-organize into hexagonal, lamellar, square, or spiral patterns.

May 19th, 2011

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Nanotechnology patch for the heart restores damaged areas

Scientists built a scaffold-looking structure consisting of carbon nanofibers and a government-approved polymer. Tests showed the synthetic nanopatch regenerated natural heart tissue cells - called cardiomyocytes - as well as neurons. In short, the tests showed that a dead region of the heart can be brought back to life.

May 19th, 2011

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Wie die Zellmembran funktioniert

Wichtige Details zur molekularen Entschluesselung der Struktur von Zellmembranen beschreibt eine soeben erschienene Publikation des Forscherteams um Georg Pabst vom Institut fuer Biophysik und Nanosystemforschung der Oesterreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften.

May 18th, 2011

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Free webinar addresses high brightness LED test techniques

Keithley Instruments, Inc., a world leader in advanced electrical test instruments and systems, will broadcast a free, web-based seminar titled "Meeting the Electrical Measurement Demands of High Power, High Brightness LEDs" on Thursday, May 26, 2011.

May 18th, 2011

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Nanotechnology-tuned solar cells

Solar cells that are more effective and cost less in production: Within the EU-project N2P (Nano to Product) researchers developed nano tuned surfaces to gain both.

May 18th, 2011

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