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Scientists harvest energy from light using bio-inspired artificial cells

December 12, 2019

Artificial biology insight could yield new way to store energy. By replicating biological machinery with non-biological components, scientists…
Team uses golden ‘lollipop’ to observe elusive interference effect at the nanoscale

November 12, 2019

Electrons in atoms are pretty talented. They can form chemical bonds, get kicked out of the atom and…
Scientists can now control thermal profiles at the nanoscale

August 12, 2019

At human scale, controlling temperature is a straightforward concept. Turtles sun themselves to keep warm. To cool a…
One linked particle’s hot, the other keeps its cool

August 12, 2019

Here’s a challenge: Put two linked sausages in a skillet and turn on the stove, but get only…
Engineers Demonstrate a ‘Hybrid Nanomanufacturing’ System

February 2, 2017

Nanoscale structures have properties that can’t be achieved in any other way, stemming from precise control over the…
Core technology springs from nanoscale rods

October 11, 2016

Rice University scientists have discovered how to subtly change the interior structure of semi-hollow nanorods in a way…
Uniform “Hairy” Nanorods Have Potential Energy, Biomedical Applications

September 16, 2016

Materials scientists have developed a new strategy for crafting one-dimensional nanorods from a wide range of precursor materials.…
Researchers Develop Faster, Precise Silica Coating Process for Quantum Dot Nanorods

July 14, 2016

Materials researchers at North Carolina State University have fine-tuned a technique that enables them to apply precisely controlled…
An Improved Method for Coating Gold Nanorods

March 19, 2015

Researchers have fine-tuned a technique for coating gold nanorods with silica shells, allowing engineers to create large quantities…
Shape-shifting groups of nanorods release heat differently

February 20, 2015

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory have revealed previously unobserved behaviors that show how…
Gold nanorods target cancer cells

December 18, 2014

  Using tiny gold nanorods, researchers at Swinburne University of Technology have demonstrated a potential breakthrough in cancer…
Landmark discovery in gold nanorod instability

December 8, 2014

Researchers at Swinburne University of Technology have discovered an instability in gold nanoparticles that is critical for their…
Mobile phones come alive with the sound of music, thanks to nanogenerators

August 13, 2014

Credit: Peter Griffin/Public Domain Charging mobile phones with sound, like chants from at football ground, could become a…
NIST Shows Ultrasonically Propelled Nanorods Spin Dizzyingly Fast

July 22, 2014

Vibrate a solution of rod-shaped metal nanoparticles in water with ultrasound and they’ll spin around their long axes…
Enhanced sputtering yields from single-ion impacts on gold nanorods

January 7, 2014

Manufacturers of increasingly minute computer chips, transistors and other products will have to take special note of research…
Update: New technique controls dimensions of gold nanorods while manufacturing on a large scale

November 20, 2013

NC State University researchers found they could control the dimensions of the nanorods by varying how quickly they…
New Technique Controls Dimensions of Gold Nanorods while Manufacturing on a Large Scale

November 20, 2013

North Carolina State University researchers have a developed a technique for efficiently producing nanoscale gold rods in large…
Manganese dioxide nanorod technology could lead to a better capacitor

April 17, 2013

A new process for growing forests of manganese dioxide nanorods may lead to the next generation of high-performance…
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