News - 20 Nov 2012
TowerJazz, the global specialty foundry leader, and Xtendwave, a fabless semiconductor company focused on the development of physical-layer communication technologies, today announced the selection of...
News - 23 Apr 2012
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has developed an atom-based miniature magnetic sensor for measuring magnetic activity in the human brain. The sensor holds potential for...
News - 6 Dec 2011
Researchers belonging to the University of Limoges in France have demonstrated the possibility of creating three-dimensional silicon oxide nanodots on silicon films at the micrometric scale, within a...
News - 10 Jul 2011
Picosun Oy, Finland-based global manufacturer of state-of-the-art Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) equipment, reports successful process for preparation of gold thin films with plasma-enhanced ALD...
News - 9 Jun 2011
Fangzhen Teng, a geologist in the University of Arkansas, has been awarded a CAREER award worth $458,928 for a five-year period by the National Science Foundation (NSF) for his unique and novel...
News - 16 Feb 2011
Physicists at the Joint Quantum Institute, University of Maryland, have built a circuit that is hardly more than a whiff of gas moving within laser beams.
The team has endeavored to make the...
Article - 9 Dec 2020
Using quantum physics, researchers are on the cusp of creating sensors that will see further, deeper, and around corners.
Article - 6 Apr 2020
It became apparent in the early 2000s that AFM cantilevers could be used as chemical and biochemical nanomechanical sensors through coating the probe tip with various chemical substances.
Article - 29 Aug 2019
This article discusses how to characterize MEMS devices by integrating an environmental chamber and a microscanning laser doppler vibrometer.
News - 30 Nov 2010
The University of Pittsburgh scientists have developed a light sensor with four nanometer width and light detecting capacity on a nearly atomic scale.
The average width of a human hair is 80,000...