Navigation Links
NIST shows ultrasonically propelled nanorods spin dizzyingly fast
Date:7/22/2014

shaker beneath. They then vibrated the shaker at an ultrasonic tone of 3 megahertzmuch too high for you or your dog to hearand watched the motors and beads move.

As the motors rotate in water, they create a vortex around them. Beads that get close get swept up by the vortex and swirl around the rods. By measuring how far the beads are from the rods and how fast they move, the group was able to work out how quickly the motors were spinningwith an important caveat.

"The size of the nanorods is important in our measurements" says NIST physicist Andrew Balk. "We found that even small variations in the rod's dimensions cause large measurement uncertainties, so they need to be fabricated as uniformly as possible for future studies and applications."

According to the researchers, the speed of the nanomotors' rotation seems to be independent of their forward motion. Being able to control the "speed and feed" of the nanomotors independently would open up the possibility that they could be used as rotary tools for machining and mixing.

Future avenues of research include trying to discover exactly why the motors rotate and how the vortex around the rods affects their interactions with each other.


'/>"/>

Contact: Mark Esser
mark.esser@nist.gov
301-975-8735
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2

Related biology technology :

1. DNA Test from DNA Spectrum Shows Heritage Like a Map of the Past
2. METTLER TOLEDO Shows How Tunable Diode Lasers (TDLs) Can Be Installed Where No TDLs Have Gone Before
3. Studies Show Pterostilbene Shows Promise for Anti-Aging and Maintaining Healthy Brain
4. Study shows how water dissolves stone, molecule by molecule
5. Clinical trial shows tongue-controlled wheelchair outperforms popular wheelchair navigation system
6. India Shows Commitment to Pharma Excellence at CPhI Worldwide 2013
7. Study shows over 200 mobile apps related to dermatology
8. Novel topological crystalline insulator shows mass appeal
9. Photonics Pros Love Their Work, New SPIE Survey Shows
10. Research Shows That SurePure Technology Offers Alternative to Thermal Pasteurization of Human Breast Milk
11. MedReps.com Report Shows Biotech Workers Earn the Most in Medical Sales
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
NIST shows ultrasonically propelled nanorods spin dizzyingly fast
(Date:9/18/2014)... , Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- DeepResearchReports.com adds ... Acetic Acid Industry" and "2014 Deep Research Report ... to its research database. Photo - ... Research Report on Global and China Acetic Acid ... on China and Global ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... 2014 Texas Governor Rick Perry, ... A&M Health Science Center CEO Brett Giroir, M.D., ... and Human Services (HHS), State of Texas and ... influenza vaccine manufacturing facility in Bryan, Texas, which ... the Texas A&M Biocorridor – a rapidly evolving ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... , Sept. 18, 2014 Research ... "Global Human Albumin Industry Report 2014" report ... Albumin Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth ... albumin industry. The report provides a basic ... industry chain structure. The human albumin market analysis is ...
(Date:9/18/2014)...  MEI Pharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: MEIP ), an ... for cancer, announced today that Daniel P. Gold , ... NewsMakers in the Biotech Industry conference on Friday, ... Millennium Broadway Hotel & Conference Center in New ... be accessed at www.meipharma.com . A replay will be ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Acetic Acid Market & Sodium Stannate Industry (China, Global) Research Report 2Acetic Acid Market & Sodium Stannate Industry (China, Global) Research Report 3Acetic Acid Market & Sodium Stannate Industry (China, Global) Research Report 4Texas A&M Dedicates National Pandemic Influenza Vaccine Manufacturing Facility, on Track for 2016 Start-Up Phase 2Texas A&M Dedicates National Pandemic Influenza Vaccine Manufacturing Facility, on Track for 2016 Start-Up Phase 3Texas A&M Dedicates National Pandemic Influenza Vaccine Manufacturing Facility, on Track for 2016 Start-Up Phase 4Global Human Albumin Industry Report 2014 2Global Human Albumin Industry Report 2014 3MEI Pharma To Present At BioCentury's NewsMakers Conference 2MEI Pharma To Present At BioCentury's NewsMakers Conference 3
... a self-powering cell phone that never needs to be ... user into the energy it needs to keep running. ... to the recent work of Tahir Cagin, a professor ... Texas A&M University. , Utilizing materials known in scientific ...
... announce that Matthew Heyman joined the organization as vice president of ... ... Rockville, Md. (Vocus) December 1, 2008 -- The ... Heyman joined the organization as vice president of external affairs and ...
... /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- BMP Sunstone,Corporation (Nasdaq: BJGP ) ... will attend the 20th Annual Piper Jaffray Health Care,Conference. ... Annual Piper Jaffray Health Care Conference is being held ... at the New York,Palace Hotel in New York City. ...
Cached Biology Technology:Self-powered devices possible, says Texas A&M researcher 2Self-powered devices possible, says Texas A&M researcher 3USP Names Matthew Heyman Vice President of External Affairs and Strategic Integration 2USP Names Matthew Heyman Vice President of External Affairs and Strategic Integration 3
(Date:9/18/2014)... Mass. A novel robotic system that can operate ... being tested as part of a biomedical research partnership ... the aim of determining if the robot, in conjunction ... faster, more accurate, less costly, and less discomforting for ... to deliver prostate cancer therapies with greater precision. , ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... acquire and creatively manipulate spoken language is unique to ... 6 million years of human evolution to make this ... candidate gene we now have," says Wolfgang Enard, Professor ... efforts to understand the molecular biological basis of language ... results of his latest study, undertaken in collaboration with ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... seem to be cheerful, happy-go-lucky characters, so you might ... life. , In fact some dogs are distinctly ... Sydney shows. , "This research is exciting because ... objectively and non-invasively. It offers researchers and dog owners ... that changes," said Dr Melissa Starling, from the Faculty ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Trial begins for MRI-compatible robot designed to improve accuracy of prostate biopsies 2Trial begins for MRI-compatible robot designed to improve accuracy of prostate biopsies 3Trial begins for MRI-compatible robot designed to improve accuracy of prostate biopsies 4Trial begins for MRI-compatible robot designed to improve accuracy of prostate biopsies 5Language evolution: Quicker on the uptake 2Language evolution: Quicker on the uptake 3Dogs can be pessimists too 2Dogs can be pessimists too 3
... Recent nationwide outbreaks of food-borne illnesses have triggered ... confidence. A symposium at the University of Minnesota ... food-safety issue. The conference, "How Safe is ... take place beginning at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, April ...
... Commerce Department,s National Institute of Standards and Technology ... process for manufacturing integrated circuits at the nanometer ... to develop a method for engineering the first-ever ... As described in a paper published ...
... RELEASE, 31 March 2009] Researchers at the Swedish medical ... of the brain,s frontal and parietal parts, to increase the ... how the billions of neurons in the brain interact. One ... is a mechanism in the brain,s neuronal network that restricts ...
Cached Biology News:NIST-Cornell team builds world's first nanofluidic device with complex 3-D surfaces 2NIST-Cornell team builds world's first nanofluidic device with complex 3-D surfaces 3NIST-Cornell team builds world's first nanofluidic device with complex 3-D surfaces 4Computer simulations explain the limitations of working memory 2
GLP-compliant, CLIA-certified DNA sequencing service. ASQ and SQA certified quality assurance staff. Auditors welcome....
Great for biotinylating DNA/RNA probes...
A component of the Acridinium protein labeling kit....
... polyclonal antibody to human XAB2 (amino terminus) ... identified through its interaction with XPA. Immunoprecipitation ... of XAB2 interacts with the transcription-coupled repair-specific ... with RNA polymerase II. Microinjection experiments with ...
Biology Products: