Swiss researchers have used polymer actuators to create a two-fingered robotic gripper that can pick up objects of arbitrary shape, weight or deformability.
Researchers from Northwestern University have assembled silicate nanosheets into thin dielectric films for solution-processed field-effect transistors.
A novel method was developed, in which block copolymer micelles can directly infiltrate into nanopores and 1D micellar nanotubes can be easily fabricated.
Interfaces to capture, detect, and analyze circulating tumor cells are reviewed, which give a valuable insight into tumor progression and metastasis.
The month’s top articles from the field of nanooptics, optoelectronics, optical devices, detectors & sensors, micro/nano resonators and more.
Cross-linked hydrogel-particle films with tunable size, shape, porosity and optical transmission are obtained with a simple evaporation method.
In this comprehensive review, the main research routes and technologies that are being followed to deliver high-performance electronic skin are discussed.
An innovative and cheap method to produce bi- and trimodal Au–Ag and a hierarchical nanoporous Ni–Mn with excellent electrochemical properties is developed.
A new sensor technology could enable touchless displays that respond to moisture emitted by the human body.
A unique 3D reduced graphene oxide–cobalt oxide composite material presents promising properties as an anode for lithium-ion batteries.