nanoelectronics

Less than a nanometer thick, stronger and more versatile than steel

Scientists create stable nanosheets containing boron and hydrogen atoms with potential applications in nanoelectronics and quantum information technology. What’s thinner than thin? One answer is two-dimensional materials — exotic materials…

High-precision imaging revealed what holds on the smallest light responsive gold chain

Manufacture of chemical sensors and catalysts based on gold nanoclusters gained new light from recent cutting-edge research. Chemists at the University of…

Researchers design superhydrophobic 'nanoflower' for biomedical applications

Plant leaves have a natural superpower — they're designed with water repelling characteristics. Called a superhydrophobic surface, this trait allows leaves to…

Nano-sandwiching improves heat transfer, prevents overheating in nanoelectronics

Many of today's silicon-based electronic components contain 2D materials such as graphene. Incorporating 2D materials like graphene — which is composed of a…

Breakthrough in nanoresearch – Quantum chains in graphene nanoribbons

A material that consists of atoms of a single element, but has completely different properties depend-ing on the atomic arrangement – this may sound strange,…

Electronic stickers to streamline large-scale 'internet of things'

As society moves toward connecting all objects to the internet – even furniture and office supplies – the technology that enables these objects to communicate…

Cognitive Power Electronics 4.0 is gaining momentum

The Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Systems and Device Technology IISB in Erlangen offers innovative power electronic solutions that are used in…

Graphene flakes for future transistors

Tiny and very promising for possible applications in the field of nanoelectronics: they are the graphene nanoflakes studied by a SISSA's team and protagonists…

Polymer-coated silicon nanosheets as alternative to graphene: A perfect team for nanoelectronics

Silicon nanosheets are thin, two-dimensional layers with exceptional optoelectronic properties very similar to those of graphene. Albeit, the nanosheets are…

Fraunhofer IISB releases foxBMS, a universal, royalty free and fully open battery management system

The public release of foxBMS, including all the hardware schematics, the software source code and documentation, is scheduled for the end of 2016. The system…

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