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Explained: Phonons

When trying to control the way heat moves through solids, it is often useful to think of it as a flow of particles.

Posted: Jul 10th, 2010

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Nanogenerator for mechanical energy harvesting

The journal, Nano Letters, recently published an article highlighting the fascinating nanogenerators developed by Dr. Yong Shi, a professor in the Mechanical Engineering Department at Stevens Institute of Technology.

Posted: Jul 9th, 2010

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Researchers use nanoparticles to shrink tumors in mice

Researchers at UCLA's California NanoSystems Institute and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center demonstrate that mesoporous silica nanoparticles (MSNs), tiny particles with thousands of pores, can store and deliver chemotherapeutic drugs in vivo and effectively suppress tumors in mice.

Posted: Jul 9th, 2010

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A new ultrabright source of entangled photon pairs

A new source of entangled photons twenty times brighter than all existing systems has been developed by a team from the Laboratoire de Photonique et de Nano-structures (LPN) of CNRS. This novel device is capable of considerably boosting the rate of quantum communications and constitutes a key component in future quantum logic processes.

Posted: Jul 9th, 2010

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