26 Dec '16, 7pm

Stanford, SLAC researchers use diamondoids to synthesize three-atom-wide nanowires

Stanford, SLAC researchers use diamondoids to synthesize three-atom-wide nanowires 26 December 2016 Scientists at Stanford University and the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have discovered a one-pot synthesis process using diamondoids—the smallest possible bits of diamond—to assemble atoms into hybrid metal–organic chalcogenide nanowires with solid inorganic cores having three-atom cross-sections, representing the smallest possible nanowires. By grabbing various types of atoms and putting them together LEGO-style, the new technique could potentially be used to build tiny wires for a wide range of applications, including fabrics that generate electricity, optoelectronic devices that employ both electricity and light, and superconducting materials that conduct electricity without any loss. The scientists reported their results in Nature Materials...

Full article: http://www.greencarcongress.com/2016/12/20161226-slac.html

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A team of researchers from Stanford University and the US Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have...