Home  |  Top News  |  Most Popular  |  Video  |  Multimedia  |  News Feeds  |  Feedback
  Medicine  |  Nature & Earth  |  Biology  |  Technology & Engineering  |  Space & Planetary  |  Psychology  |  Physics & Chemistry  |  Economics  |  Archaeology
Top > Technology & Engineering >
Breakthrough in Nanotechnology

Published: August 29, 2012.
By University of Central Florida
http://www.ucf.edu

A University of Central Florida assistant professor has developed a new material using nanotechnology, which could help keep pilots and sensitive equipment safe from destructive lasers. UCF Assistant Professor Jayan Thomas, in collaboration with Carnegie Mellon University Associate Professor Rongchao Jin chronicle their work in the July issue of the journal Nano Letters. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/nl301988v)


Full Story »


More news from University of Central Florida


psychology
Drivers, Don't Trade in Your Smartphone for Google Glass Yet
Texting while driving with Google Glass is clearly a distraction, a new University of Central Florida study has concluded -- but there is a twist. In the study, texting Glass users outperformed smartphone users when regaining control of their vehicles after a traffic incident.
medicine
Who's Your Daddy? UCF Team Programs Computer to Find Out
A University of Central Florida research team has developed a facial recognition tool that promises to be useful in rapidly matching pictures of children with their biological parents and in potentially identifying photos of missing children as they age.
technology
Breakthrough in Energy Storage: Electrical Cables That Can Store Energy
Imagine being able to carry all the juice you needed to power your MP3 player, smartphone and electric car in the fabric of your jacket? Sounds like science fiction, but it may become a reality thanks to breakthrough technology developed at a University of Central Florida research lab.
technology
Ultrafast Laser Technique Developed to Observe Electron Action
University of Central Florida physicist Zenghu Chang has done it again. For a third time this year, his research group has published an article in a Nature journal.
biology
New Grasshopper Species Named After Grammy Winner
A newly discovered grasshopper by University of Central Florida scientists now bears the name of Grammy-award winning singer and activist Ana Lila Downs Sanchez. The scientists named the new species discovered on the side of a mountain road near Oaxaca, Mexico, after the Mexican-American singer as a nod to her efforts to preserve indigenous culture and penchant for wearing colorful, local costumes as part of her performances.
Related »

Detector 
8/18/10 

Extreme Darkness: Carbon Nanotube Forest Covers NIST's Ultra-dark Detector
By National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Power 
1/25/13 

NIST's 'Nanotubes on a Chip' May Simplify Optical Power Measurements
By National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Laser 
8/11/14 
NIST Therapy for Ultraviolet Laser Beams: Hydrogen-treated Fibers
By National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
To make a better optical fiber for transmitting laser beams, the first idea that comes to mind is probably not a nice long hydrogen bath. …
Laser 
6/11/14 
★★★ 

Chemical Sensor on a Chip
By Vienna University of Technology
Laser 
7/11/13 
NIST Shows How to Make a Compact Frequency Comb in Minutes
By National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Laser frequency combs-high-precision tools for measuring different colors of light in an ever-growing range of applications such as advanced atomic clocks, medical diagnostics and astronomy-are not only getting smaller …
Laser 
12/14/11 
Sharpening the Lines: New Advance Could Lead to Even Smaller Features in the Constant Quest for More Compact, Faster Microchips
By Massachusetts Institute of Technology
The microchip revolution has seen a steady shrinking of features on silicon chips, packing in more transistors and wires to boost chips' speed and data capacity. But in recent …
More » 
 
© Newsline Group  |  About  |  Privacy Policy  |  Feedback  |  Mobile  |  Japanese Edition