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nanowire

(ˈnænəʊˌwaɪə)
n
a microscopically thin wire
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The study leader, UCI doctoral candidate Mya Le Thai, cycled the testing electrode up to 200,000 times over 3 months without identifying any loss of capacity or power and without damaging any nanowires.
Difficulty of connection is one of the most important problems in the use of nanowires and their installment in electronic circuits.
The photo-generated electrons in the silicon nanowires migrate to the surface and reduce protons to generate hydrogen while the photo-generated holes in the titanium oxide nanowires oxidize water to evolve oxygen molecules.
These nanowires will enable information to present itself, along the racetrack, directly to the computer to be used, instead of time and energy being spent by the computer seeking the data.
have manipulated silicon to make nanowires of about 50 to 100 nm dia that boast a ZT as high as 1.
This book presents recent work on nanowires and nanotechnology.
The challenge, however, has been to assemble nanowires in regular patterns in order to build large numbers of devices such as transistors or diodes on a single chip.
All this happened when they decided to replace one material - indium tin oxide (ITO) - with a combination of graphene and silver nanowires, to create a film which matches the performance of regular screens, but at a fraction of the cost.
Cui's team synthesized very fine silver nanowires, and then placed a network of the wires on cotton.
Global nanowire market by electronics: Nanowires play an important role in nanorobots and quantum computers by helping these tiny machines to perform a specific task repeatedly with nanoscale accuracy.
CAM China will provide close support to customers using silver nanowires for touch sensors as well as new applications like solar cells, OLED lighting, and smart windows.
Instead of lithium, researchers experimented with using gold nanowires suspended in electrolyte gel to store electricity.