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'High Q' NIST Nanowires May be Practical Oscillators
Release Date: 11/27/2007

Nanowires grown at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have a mechanical “quality factor” at least 10 times higher than … more

NIST Demos Industrial-Grade Nanowire Device Fabrication
Release Date: 10/25/2007

In the growing catalog of nanoscale technologies, nanowires—tiny rows of conductor or semiconductor atoms—have attracted a great deal of interest … more

Measurements from the Edge: Magnetic Properties of Thin Films
Release Date: 09/27/2007

Spectroscopic image showing the microwave-frequency magnetic resonances of an array of parallel, metallic thin film nanowires ("stripes"). The … more

NIST, SRC-NRI Enter Partnership to Drive Search for Next-Generation Computer Technology
Release Date: 09/13/2007

Collaboration Aims to Strengthen the Nation's Lead in Nanoelectronics   Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC), the world’s leading … more

Speed Bumps Less Important Than Potholes for Graphene
Release Date: 07/20/2007

For electrical charges racing through an atom-thick sheet of graphene, occasional hills and valleys are no big deal, but the potholes—single-atom … more

Silicon Nanowires Upgrade Data-Storage Technology
Release Date: 06/08/2007

Scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), along with colleagues at George Mason University and Kwangwoon University … more

New Fabrication Technique Yields Nanoscale UV LEDs
Release Date: 05/24/2007

[Top] Micrograph of a complete nanowire LED with the end contact. The long nanowire (A) is about 110 micrometers long, a shorter nanowire (B) … more

Placing Single Nanowires: NIST Makes the Connection
Release Date: 04/26/2007

(a) Schematic of NIST single nanowire manipulation system.(b) Scanning electron microscope image shows a single silicon nanowire positioned in an … more

Novel Nano-Etched Cavity Makes LEDs 7 Times Brighter
Release Date: 07/20/2006

  Etched nanostructured rings around an LED can make it more than seven times brighter. The novel technique developed at NIST may have … more

Laser Trapping of Erbium May Lead to Novel Devices
Release Date: 04/28/2006

Physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have used lasers to cool and trap erbium atoms, a “rare earth” heavy metal … more

Like Fireflies and Pendulum Clocks, Nano-oscillators Synchronize Their Behavior
Release Date: 09/14/2005

A simulation made with NIST micromagnetic software shows the interaction of "spin waves" emitted by two nano-oscillators that generate microwave … more

New Design Developed for Silicon Nanowire Transistors
Release Date: 06/30/2005

In an advance for nanoscale electronics, researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have demonstrated a new design … more

Gold Nano Anchors Put Nanowires in Their Place
Release Date: 11/10/2004

[Top] Scanning electron microscope image shows rows of horizontal zinc-oxide nanowires grown on a sapphire surface. The gold nanoparticles are … more

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