Organic crystals change shape and then go back to their original shape when exposed to light of different colors.
A new theoretical design using nanowires provides a way to hide devices from visible light.
High-current transistors made from perfectly aligned carbon nanotubes show promise for use in flexible and high-speed nanoelectronics.
A new computer model could significantly advance nanoscale engineering.
Artificially structured metamaterials could transform telecommunications, data storage, and even solar energy, says David R. Smith.
Tiny fibers will save lives by stopping bleeding and aiding recovery from brain injury, says Rutledge Ellis-Behnke.
Solar cells, camera lenses, and LEDs could benefit from new antireflection coatings.
Electronics made of a single sheet of carbon could be created much smaller than those made with silicon.
Carbon nanotubes could help make nanoparticle-based solar cells more efficient and practical.
New publications, experiments and breakthroughs in nanotechnology--and what they mean.