- Search Google News - Latest nanotechnology news
items from around the globe.
- Topix.net: Nanotech - News about nanotechnology,
collected from various sources on the web.
- Scientists Produce Long, Hair-Like Nanotubes -
Researchers from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and collaborators at Tsinghua
University in Beijing have created a simplified method for making long, continuous,
hair-like strands of carbon nanotubes that are as much as eight inches in length.
- Nano Technology: No, its not all hype - BusinessWeek
Online - excellent article on which companies are doing what in nanotechnology
research and applications.
- Introducing Molecular Electronics - Introduces
the basic concepts, looks at the promise that this new technology holds, and describes
the fundamental questions on how to achieve the proper results.
- Moletronics: Future Electronics - Surveys recent
works within the field.
- Non-Metallic Room Temperature Magnet - New Scientist
- Russian physicist Tatiana Makarova heated and compressed buckyballs to create
an at-room-temperature magnetic sheet.
- Single Molecule Organic Transistors - Scientists
from Lucent Technologies' Bell Labs have created organic transistors with a single-molecule
- Nanotubes Fall into Line - Technology Review -
IBM researchers develop a technique for growing nanocrystals which yield perfectly
aligned, dense groves of single-wall nanotubes, and controls exactly where the
crystals are deposited.
- Space Elevators Get A Lift - Space Daily - using
nanotubes to construct the cable for a space elevator
- Carbon Nanotube Transistors - IBM News - IBM scientists
have developed a breakthrough transistor technology by building the world's first
array of transistors out of carbon nanotubes using a new technique called "constructive
- Carbon Nanotube Integrated Circuit - Physics News
- current densities hundreds of times greater than that of common metals; also:
heat conductivity almost as high as that of diamond; superconductivity in nanotube
ropes; nanotube/buckyball peapods; nanotubes as atomic force microscope probes.
- Tighten your nano belt! - Why Files - Nanobelts
join nanotubes in the world of nanotechnology.
- Researchers close in on single-atom switch - EETimes
- Japan's Institute of Physical and Chemical Research is close to developing the
first single-electron tunneling transistor capable of operating at room temperature.
- Nanoelectromechanical systems (NEMS) face the future
- PhysicsWeb - A host of novel applications and new physics could be unleashed
as microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) shrink towards the nanoscale (significant
useful technical detail)
- Designer Molecules: It's Time to Think Small -
Far Eastern Economic Review - Nanotechnology has long had the potential to revolutionize
a host of industries. Now it's on the threshold of having real-world applications.
- Honey, I shrunk the scientist - MSNBC: Technology
on the Frontier - Virtual reality technology enables microscopic probing
- Size Matters: Smaller is Better - Cornell Magazine
OnLine - The Nanobiotechnology Center at Cornell University, and what their interdisciplinary
group is up to.
- Intel Builds World's Smallest Transistors - Transistors
three atoms thick could boost chip speeds sixfold in five years.
- NEC: Press Release - Ultra Precise Nanometer-scale
3D Production Technology used to make world's smallest wineglass
- Is the future nano? - Chembytes e-zine - Overview
of nanotechnology: yesterday and today.
- The New Nanofrontier - Scientific American - Nano-copter,
Nano-arm, Nano-hand, and Nano-box
- World's Smallest Nanotubes - Scientists from the
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) have succeeded in fabricating
the smallest single-walled carbon nanotube in the world, with a diameter of only
0.4 nanometers. (Standard nanotubes are 1.3 nm).
- Nanotubes gain larger kin - Technology Research
News - ory. Researchers at Drexel University have discovered giant nanotubes in
the pores of glassy carbon, an industrial material. These graphite polyhedral
crystals range up to several orders of magnitude larger than their nanometer-wide
cousins, and come in a wide variety of shapes.
- First Chemical Reaction performed via STM - Major
Milestone: scientists at the University of Berlin use a scanning tunneling microscope
(STM) to manipulate single molecules to perform a complete chemical reaction.
- Inorganic Nanotubes - About.com - The arrangement
of atoms into cylindrical nanocrystals is a stable phase for numerous elements.
The inert nature of boron nitride and tungsten disulfide nanotubes makes them
particularly durable molecular components for NEMS.
- University of California, Berkeley - The Zettl
Research Group create tiny frictionless bearings and springs out of nested multi-walled
- A Mechanical Artificial Red Cell: Respirocytes
- First nanorobot device design paper ever published in a peer-reviewed, mainstream
- San Jose Mercury News - Nanotechnology from science
fiction to fact
- Hewlett-Packard Labs Worldwide - News - HP Labs
scientists have created the first molecular-based logic gate.
- Small world - It's a small, small, small, small
world by Ralph C. Merkle. This is an extended web version of the article published
in the Feb/Mar 1997 issue of MIT Technology Review. This version has greater technical
detail and embedded links
- The Problem of Nonsense in Nanotechnology - MNT,
being a new, highly interdisciplinary field with revolutionary implications, is
bound to attract more than its fair share of bogosity. Short paper by K Eric Drexler.
- Feynman - There's Plenty of Room at the Bottom
- a transcript of the classic talk given by Richard Feynman at the annual meeting
of the American Physical Society at Caltech.