Professor Eiji Iwase and graduate student Tomoya Koshi of Waseda University, Japan, have created a metal wire that can reconstruct itself utilizing electric field trapping of gold nanoparticles.
Professor Eiji Iwase (Faculty of Science and Engineering) and 1st year graduate student Tomoya Koshi (Graduate School of Fundamental Science and Engineering) have created a metal wire that can reconstruct itself utilizing electric field trapping of gold nanoparticles.
The reconstructive ability achieved in this research is expected to impact the hard-wiring of flexible devices and temperature-prone substrate electronics.
The content of this research was presented at the 28th International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (January 18-22, 2015). The research presentation was selected as an “Outstanding Oral Paper Award Finalist” and garnered much interest.
Presentation Title: Tomoya Koshi, Eiji Iwase, “Self-healing Metal Wire using an Electric Field Trapping of Gold Nanoparticles for Flexible Devices,” Proceedings of the 28th IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS2015), pp. 81-84, Estoril, Portugal, January 18-22, 2015.
Waseda University's article
Waseda University | ResearchSEA
Organic-inorganic heterostructures with programmable electronic properties
30.03.2017 | Technische Universität Dresden
Researchers use light to remotely control curvature of plastics
23.03.2017 | North Carolina State University
The Institute of Semiconductor Technology and the Institute of Physical and Theoretical Chemistry, both members of the Laboratory for Emerging Nanometrology (LENA), at Technische Universität Braunschweig are partners in a new European research project entitled ChipScope, which aims to develop a completely new and extremely small optical microscope capable of observing the interior of living cells in real time. A consortium of 7 partners from 5 countries will tackle this issue with very ambitious objectives during a four-year research program.
To demonstrate the usefulness of this new scientific tool, at the end of the project the developed chip-sized microscope will be used to observe in real-time...
Astronomers from Bonn and Tautenburg in Thuringia (Germany) used the 100-m radio telescope at Effelsberg to observe several galaxy clusters. At the edges of these large accumulations of dark matter, stellar systems (galaxies), hot gas, and charged particles, they found magnetic fields that are exceptionally ordered over distances of many million light years. This makes them the most extended magnetic fields in the universe known so far.
The results will be published on March 22 in the journal „Astronomy & Astrophysics“.
Galaxy clusters are the largest gravitationally bound structures in the universe. With a typical extent of about 10 million light years, i.e. 100 times the...
Researchers at the Goethe University Frankfurt, together with partners from the University of Tübingen in Germany and Queen Mary University as well as Francis Crick Institute from London (UK) have developed a novel technology to decipher the secret ubiquitin code.
Ubiquitin is a small protein that can be linked to other cellular proteins, thereby controlling and modulating their functions. The attachment occurs in many...
In the eternal search for next generation high-efficiency solar cells and LEDs, scientists at Los Alamos National Laboratory and their partners are creating...
Silicon nanosheets are thin, two-dimensional layers with exceptional optoelectronic properties very similar to those of graphene. Albeit, the nanosheets are less stable. Now researchers at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have, for the first time ever, produced a composite material combining silicon nanosheets and a polymer that is both UV-resistant and easy to process. This brings the scientists a significant step closer to industrial applications like flexible displays and photosensors.
Silicon nanosheets are thin, two-dimensional layers with exceptional optoelectronic properties very similar to those of graphene. Albeit, the nanosheets are...
20.03.2017 | Event News
14.03.2017 | Event News
07.03.2017 | Event News
30.03.2017 | Health and Medicine
30.03.2017 | Health and Medicine
30.03.2017 | Medical Engineering