Archive for the ‘Nanotechnology’ Category

The Single Atom Transistor Concept

Worlds Smallest Single Atom Transistor A group of researchers including Michelle Simmons and her colleagues developed a single phosphorus atom transistor using a Scanning Tunneling Microscope (STM) at the University of New South Wales. The 3-dimensional perspective of the device is shown in the figure above. Till date, this is known to be the smallest transistor ever built, and ever to be built in future. Thus, this device will be known to be the stepping stone to quantum computers. The single phosphorus atom device was manipulated using the STM. Using the STM to design and control nano-scale circuits was very…

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Camouflage Yourself With the Nano-Mirage Effect

  Remember the James Bond flick “Die Another Day” where Pierce Brosnan camouflages his Aston Martin to escape from the villain, and also move undetected? Yes, the very same mechanism has now been developed by researchers at the University of Texas at Dallas. They were able to detect a unique characteristic in carbon nano-tubes with a kind of mirage effect which helps to switch on and turn off invisibility on demand. Though the innovation is at its initial stage, the camouflage effect can be soon brought on to cars and other devices with further development. The camouflage effect is brought…

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Nanoparticle Based Tattoos Help in Diagnosing Chronic Diseases

There will come a time when all medical conditions of a patient will be updated 24X7. But, for this to work, every person has to wear something that tracks all the body chemical imbalances, chronic diseases, diabetes, heart rates, glucose levels, and so on. Heather Clark, a professor of pharmaceutical sciences at the Northeastern University, has developed a new type of tattoo embedded with nanoparticles. The tattoo is inked with conductive or fluorescent materials, which makes the diagnosis much easier due to its light weight and small size. Heather was able to produce an invisible nanoparticle tattoo that had the…

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New Nanomaterial Developed to Kill Drug Resistant Bacteria

Nanotechnology has once again proved its worth in the medical field. Researchers had recently developed a solution that can be rubbed on the skin to remove all bacteria’s that cannot be killed by the existing antibiotics and drugs. More advanced studies have led to the discovery of a microbial agent that can be directly injected into the body to kill the strong bacteria’s. The basic semiconductor manufacturing principle was used to manufacture such an agent. The research team included people from the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology and IBM. YOU MAY ALSO LIKE AIRPLANES TO BE BUILT WITH CARBON NANOTUBE…

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Airplanes to be built with Carbon Nanotube Composites

As explained earlier, the nanomaterials are lighter, stronger and long lasting than other materials. This advantage has been exercised in replacing the aluminium body of airplanes with composite materials including nanomaterials. Related Articles NANOTECHNOLOGY LATEST RESEARCH ON NANOTECHNOLOGY NANOELECTRONICS IMPLICATIONS OF NANOTECHNOLOGY As such a composite material has less weight; the whole body weight of the airplane will almost reduce to half the original weight. This will help in reducing the fuel consumption of the airplane. Another advantage is regarding the change in shape when an accident occurs. When a plane made of aluminium comes in contact with a barrier,…

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Nanocircuits

Nanocircuits In this article the basic nanocircuitry is explained in detail. The different parameters like transistors, interconnections and architecture are also explained in detail. The implementing methods and production methods are also explained in detail. Related Articles NANOTECHNOLOGY NANOMATERIALS NANOTECHNOLOGY – TOOLS AND INSTRUMENTS NANOELECTRONICS JUNCTIONLESS TRANSISTORS TO REVOLUTIONIZE CHIP TECHNOLOGY As the term implies, nanocircuits are basic electrical circuits that are designed and operated in the nanometre scale. Even though, the nanocircuit of a processor that is used nowadays will be billion times smaller, the performance will be moreover the same with perhaps greater efficiency. Thus hundreds of nanocircuits…

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Nanoelectronics

Nanoelectronics This article explains the basics of Nanoelectronics and its concept. The different approaches are also explained in detail. Related Articles NANOTECHNOLOGY NANOMATERIALS LATEST RESEARCH ON NANOTECHNOLOGY IMPLICATIONS OF NANOTECHNOLOGY   Nanoelectronics are based on the application of nanotechnology in the field of electronics and electronic components. Although the term Nanoelectronics may generally mean all the electronic components, special attention is given in the case of transistors. These transistors have a size lesser than 100 nanometres. Visibly, they are very small that separate studies have to be made for knowing the quantum mechanical properties and inter-atomic design. As a result,…

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Implications of Nanotechnology

Nanotechnology Implications In this article, the different implications in nanotechnology is explained in detail. The benefits f nanotechnology in different fields along with the health implications is explained in detail. Related Articles NANOTECHNOLOGY NANOMATERIALS MOLECULAR NANOTECHNOLOGY (MNT) LATEST RESEARCH ON NANOTECHNOLOGY NANOTECHNOLOGY – TOOLS AND INSTRUMENTS The fields in which the implication of nanotechnology extends are numerous. Some of the most common fields are computing, engineering, biology, chemical, communications, material science different systems and many more. Through nanotechnology, there are a lot of benefits and improvements in a various field of technology. Some of the processes and fields that will…

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Nanotechnology – Tools and Instruments

Nanotechnology – Tools and Instruments In this article, the different tools and techniques that are used for producing and imaging a nanoscaled object is explained in detail. Atomic Force Microscope (AFM) and Scanning Tunneling Microscope (STM) is also explained in detail. Before going into details, it is important that you know the basics of this article. Take a look at some of the links given below to know more. Related Articles NANOTECHNOLOGY NANOMATERIALS MOLECULAR SELF-ASSEMBLY IN NANOTECHNOLOGY MOLECULAR NANOTECHNOLOGY (MNT) LATEST RESEARCH ON NANOTECHNOLOGY NANOELECTRONICS In Nanotechnology, the main scanning probes that have been used from the beginning are the…

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Latest Research on Nanotechnology

Nanotechnology – Latest Research In this article, the latest research that is being undergone in the field of nanotechnology is explained in detail. Many kinds of researches and approaches are taking place in the field of nanotechnology. Some of the basic approaches are explained below. Before going to the approaches, the links of some of the main articles related to nanotechnology are given below.  Click on them to know more. Related Articles NANOTECHNOLOGY NANOMATERIALS MOLECULAR SELF-ASSEMBLY IN NANOTECHNOLOGY MOLECULAR NANOTECHNOLOGY (MNT) Bottom-up Approach The basic idea of the bottom up approach is to design and integrate the smaller building blocks…

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