Nanotechnology Now





Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button


DHgate

Home > News > Nanowires formed using extrusion technique

November 18th, 2003

Nanowires formed using extrusion technique

Abstract:
A newly discovered natural way to form nanoscale wires from bulk droplets could simultaneously cut their cost and increase yields. The discovery could also lead to advances in composite materials, electronics and pharmaceuticals, researchers said. "Today, if you want a tiny wire, you force material through a tiny nozzle," said the University of Chicago's Wendy Zhang, who helped explain the mechanism behind the extrusion method. "At the nanoscale, however, we think it will be better to use naturally occurring processes like ours, rather than brute force. We also believe our method will be more economical than growing high-aspect-ratio shapes like wires." (more on earlier article)

Source:
EETimes

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

Discoveries

Nanostructures Increase Corrosion Resistance in Metallic Body Implants May 24th, 2015

Iranian Scientists Use Magnetic Field to Transfer Anticancer Drug to Tumor Tissue May 24th, 2015

Basel physicists develop efficient method of signal transmission from nanocomponents May 23rd, 2015

This Slinky lookalike 'hyperlens' helps us see tiny objects: The photonics advancement could improve early cancer detection, nanoelectronics manufacturing and scientists' ability to observe single molecules May 23rd, 2015

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE




  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More










ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project