Navigation Links
Nanowire research at Stevens makes cover of Applied Physics Letters
Date:2/23/2011

An article by Stevens Institute of Technology researchers featured as the cover page of Applied Physics Letters Volume 98, Issue 7 represents a step forward in techniques for the arrangement of nanowires.

Professors Dr. Chang-Hwan Choi and Dr. Eui-Hyeok (EH) Yang, and graduate students Wei Xu, Rajesh Leeladhar, and Yao-Tsan Tsai, focuses on nanowires, structures that are mere nanometers in diameter but have enormous potential in nanotechnology to create tiny circuits that would make possible nanoelectronics, nanophotonics, and nanobiotechnology. Such devices could forever change the way we harness energy, communicate, and treat disease.

"This highly promising research can lead to the development of reliable nano-actuators which in turn stand to benefit fields and applications as diverse as biomaterials, nano robots, artificial muscles, and high frequency nano antenna applications and is an affirmation of the cutting edge research that is taking place in the Micro/Nano Devices Laboratory," says Dr. Constantin Chassapis, Deputy Dean of the Charles V. Schaefer, Jr. School of Engineering and Science and Department Director of Mechanical Engineering.

The precise arrangement of nanowires on a large scale is crucial for any practical application. However, many current techniques for the controllable arrangement of nanowires suffer limitations.

The article, entitled, "Evaporative self-assembly of nanowires on superhydrophobic surfaces of nanotip latching surfaces," reports a technique that is highly effective in assembling nanowires. A colloid droplet of nanowires (i.e., nanowires dispersed in a water droplet) is placed on a nano-engineered superhydrophobic surface. As the droplet evaporates, two forces cause the nanowires to self-assemble on the specially-designed surface: hydrodynamic forces inside the droplet and capillary forces of the receding contact line of the droplet. Simple and convenient, the new self-assembly tec
'/>"/>

Contact: Christine del Rosario
cdelrosa@stevens.edu
201-216-5561
Stevens Institute of Technology
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Nanowire biocompatibility in the brain: So far so good
2. Sensitive nanowire disease detectors made by Yale scientists
3. Iowa State, Ames Lab researchers describe the pump that bacteria use to resist drugs
4. Researchers achieve a full film frame of a family of proteins essential for cell function
5. Researchers find local wildlife protection safeguards entire range
6. Elsevier and the Arabidopsis Information Resource connect research articles
7. Stanford researchers develop new technology for cheaper, more efficient solar cells
8. Tip sheet: Caltech researchers presenting at AAAS
9. AAAS Symposium: New research facilitates scientific knowledge transfer
10. Further research needed to develop evidence-based nutrition guidelines for cancer survivors
11. Brupbacher Prize goes to B. Vogelstein and J. Hoeijmakers for research on colorectal and skin cancer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/5/2015)... The biosensors market is proving highly attractive ... newer sectors, and development of devices resulting in higher ... seen the entry of multiple participants each year with ... (Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150805/255570 ) Recent ... Global Biosensors Market ( http://www.frost.com/nee9 ), finds that ...
(Date:8/4/2015)... AMRI ) today reported financial and operating results for the second ... Second quarter contract revenue of $ 85.2 million, ... margins of 26 % , Second quarter ... from royalties in the current quarter , Operating ... pleased to present another strong financial quarter, with all our divisions ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... SHENZHEN , Kina, 31. juli 2015 ... ) bliver afholdt af BGI fra den 22. - 25. ... Konferencen fejrer sin 10-års fødselsdag i år. ... verdens mest indflydelsesrige årlige møder på ,omik,-feltet, og er ... forsamlinger. ICG-10 fokuserer på nylige gennembrud ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Innovative Biosensors Incite Use in Non-Traditional Applications 2Innovative Biosensors Incite Use in Non-Traditional Applications 3Innovative Biosensors Incite Use in Non-Traditional Applications 4AMRI Announces Second Quarter 2015 Results 2AMRI Announces Second Quarter 2015 Results 3AMRI Announces Second Quarter 2015 Results 4AMRI Announces Second Quarter 2015 Results 5AMRI Announces Second Quarter 2015 Results 6AMRI Announces Second Quarter 2015 Results 7AMRI Announces Second Quarter 2015 Results 8AMRI Announces Second Quarter 2015 Results 9AMRI Announces Second Quarter 2015 Results 10AMRI Announces Second Quarter 2015 Results 11AMRI Announces Second Quarter 2015 Results 12AMRI Announces Second Quarter 2015 Results 13AMRI Announces Second Quarter 2015 Results 14AMRI Announces Second Quarter 2015 Results 15AMRI Announces Second Quarter 2015 Results 16AMRI Announces Second Quarter 2015 Results 17AMRI Announces Second Quarter 2015 Results 18AMRI Announces Second Quarter 2015 Results 19AMRI Announces Second Quarter 2015 Results 20AMRI Announces Second Quarter 2015 Results 21AMRI Announces Second Quarter 2015 Results 22AMRI Announces Second Quarter 2015 Results 23AMRI Announces Second Quarter 2015 Results 24Den 10. internationale konference om Genomics (ICG-10) åbner i oktober 2
... 23, 2007, President Bush stated that, in order to substantially ... alternative fuels, by setting a mandatory fuels standard to require ... This mandate coupled with a $1.01 ethanol refiner ... subsidy per ton of biomass production for growers are putting ...
... beliefs about inconclusive DNA testing for hereditary breast cancer ... an especially strong predictor of whether women had been ... a study in the October issue of Genetics ... of Medical Genetics (ACMG). The journal is published ...
... rely on friends to help get what they need and, ... the University of Wisconsin-Madison, many microbes, plants and animals benefit ... was funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and published ... Science , describes the complex relationship between a beetle, two ...
Cached Biology News:Mandate for biofuels production requires science-based policy and global perspective 2Study looks at psychological impact of gene test for breast cancer 2Study looks at psychological impact of gene test for breast cancer 3Beetles get by with a little help from their friends 2
(Date:8/28/2015)... India , August 28, 2015 ... by Product (Media, Sera, Cryogenic Storage Systems, Thawing Equipment, ... (Therapeutic, Regenerative Medicine, Clinical Trials), End User - Global ... Market is expected to reach USD 3,731.03 Million by ... a CAGR of 11.65% between 2015 and 2020. ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... ... 2015 , ... Since the initial launch of FireflySci Inc. (FFS) in early 2015, the company ... Images such as the Fonz in a lab coat and Large Marge have been ... spectroscopy field. , FireflySci is proud to be the only cuvette manufacturer is ...
(Date:8/27/2015)... , Aug. 27, 2015 The ... a patient,s eyes—and life—were saved by doctors at Vanderbilt ... working with NNFF, NovaBay Pharmaceuticals and Dr. John ... Center at Seton Medical Center in ... treatment used a breakthrough approach, pioneered by Dr. Crew, ...
(Date:8/27/2015)... ... August 27, 2015 , ... Inc. Magazine released its annual list of the ... 1,361 in growth for the three years through 2014. Being named to the Inc. ... organizations in the country. , “We are thrilled to make the Inc. 5000 ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Biopreservation Market Worth 3,731.03 Million USD by 2020 2Biopreservation Market Worth 3,731.03 Million USD by 2020 3Biopreservation Market Worth 3,731.03 Million USD by 2020 4Biopreservation Market Worth 3,731.03 Million USD by 2020 5Cuvette Manufacturer FireflySci Launches Back to School Deals with Complimentary Shipping On All Orders 2Patient's Life and Eyes Saved from Gruesome Flesh-Eating Infection Consuming Her Face 2Patient's Life and Eyes Saved from Gruesome Flesh-Eating Infection Consuming Her Face 3iLab Solutions Named to 2015 Inc. 5000 List 2iLab Solutions Named to 2015 Inc. 5000 List 3
... PALO ALTO and SANTA ROSA, Calif., Feb. 4 ... Medlogics Device Corporation,announced today that the companies have ... CV Therapeutics, proprietary biopolymer stent,coating technology to develop ... stock and is entitled to development milestone payments,royalties ...
... Feb. 4 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --,(OTC Bulletin Board: KWBT) Kiwa ... Wei Li, met to discuss cooperative ventures with,members ... Inc. of,Ottawa (Toronto Venture Exchange Symbol: SXS)., ... Li was Dr. Jianqiang,Zhou who is the Chief ...
... (NYSE: WYE ),announced today that it will ... and Medical Device Conference on Thursday,February 7, 2008 ... will be,Geno Germano, President, U.S. Pharmaceuticals & Women,s ... webcast live for investors at, http://www.wyeth.com and ...
Cached Biology Technology:CV Therapeutics and Medlogics Device Corporation Sign Licensing Agreement for CVT's Innovative Stent Coating Technology 2CV Therapeutics and Medlogics Device Corporation Sign Licensing Agreement for CVT's Innovative Stent Coating Technology 3Kiwa Bio-Tech Products Group Discusses Cooperative Efforts With Canadian Agricultural Ministry and Canadian Company 2Kiwa Bio-Tech Products Group Discusses Cooperative Efforts With Canadian Agricultural Ministry and Canadian Company 3Wyeth to Present at the Merrill Lynch 2008 Global Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology and Medical Device Conference 2
... Array (MSTA) slides were designed to study protein ... multiple species. Tissue slices from three different ... can then be treated as a single histological ... situ hybridization. This format allows a ...
... MacMelt software is used on ... melting profile of any DNA sequence ... in optimizing placement of primers and ... denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis (DGGE), constant ...
... To score SNPs, Polymorphic uses proven, validated ... in DNA analysis. We use high throughput ... be confirmed by sequencing in both directions. ... sequence context information, further confirming the location ...
... Model 192 and PowerPac basic power supply are ... acids in agarose gels. This Model 192 cell ... cm UV-transparent gel tray with fluorescent ruler, and ... 100-120 and 220-240 V, provides output of 10-300 ...
Biology Products: