- About Us
- Career Center
- Nano-Social Network
- Nano Consulting
- My Account
April 19th, 2005
Researchers from the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research in India have showed that it is possible to make live Chlamydomonas reinhardtii cells rotate while pinned in a laser trap. The energy of a light beam can be used to manipulate and trap cells much like the way wind moves objects a larger scale.
The ultimate goal is to design controllable motored nanomachines, according to the researchers.
|Related News Press|
Nanoscale photodetector shows promise to improve the capacity of photonic circuits: Researchers at the University of Rochester have fabricated a device in which light can induce a current using a silver nanowire -- an important step toward harnessing light to speed up the next ge October 6th, 2015
Laser-wielding physicists seize control of atoms' behavior October 5th, 2015
Nanomachines: Pirouetting in the spotlight September 29th, 2015
Using DNA origami to build nanodevices of the future September 1st, 2015
One step closer to a single-molecule device: Columbia Engineering researchers first to create a single-molecule diode -- the ultimate in miniaturization for electronic devices -- with potential for real-world applications May 25th, 2015