Category Archives: Nanotech

Carbon Nanotube Speakers Could Be Powered by Lasers

A UT Dallas team’s study published in the Journal of Applied Physics expands the extraordinary capabilities of nanotechnology to include laser-powered acoustic speakers made from assemblies of carbon nanotubes. The study confirms earlier research that carbon nanotubes that are stretched … Continue reading

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Coloured lights sculpt nanoparticles

From New Scientist: Kevin Stamplecoskie and Juan Scaiano at the University of Ottawa in Ontario, Canada, can grow silver particles shaped as hexagons, rods, triangles, spheres or dodecahedrons by shining green, red, orange, violet and blue light on the liquid … Continue reading

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