Home > News > ADT Eyes Electronics and Sensors for Its Nanoscale Thin-Film Diamond
March 28th, 2007
ADT Eyes Electronics and Sensors for Its Nanoscale Thin-Film Diamond
Advanced Diamond Technologies, based in Romeoville, Illinois, makes thin films of diamond one carbon atom at a time. The result could be more powerful cellphones, superior imaging at the nanoscale and more accurate and sensitive biosensors.
ADT's UNCD films are comprised of diamond grains as small as 3-5 nanometers in diameter. The company calls this material "ultra-nanocrystalline diamond" and has trademarked the term as UNCDŽ. The diamond manufacturing process is born of research from the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory. And in fact, the two technical co-founders of ADT are either current or former researchers at Argonne.
Penn researchers develop new technique for making molybdenum disulfide: Extra control over monolayer material with advantages over graphene February 19th, 2015
Researchers build atomically thin gas and chemical sensors: Sensors made of molybdenum disulfide are small, thin and have a high level of selectivity when detecting gases and chemicals February 19th, 2015
Production of Biosensor in Iran to Detect Oxalic Acid February 18th, 2015
Improved fire detection with new ultra-sensitive, ultraviolet light sensor February 17th, 2015
UC research partnership explores how to best harness solar power March 2nd, 2015
Researchers turn unzipped nanotubes into possible alternative for platinum: Aerogel catalyst shows promise for fuel cells March 2nd, 2015
Important step towards quantum computing: Metals at atomic scale March 2nd, 2015
New Hopes for Treatment of Intestine Cancer by Edible Nanodrug March 2nd, 2015