Diamondoid nanotechnology

Diamondoid nanotechnology

University of Ulster Scientists Make a Nanorod Breakthrough

diamond nanorod

Engineers at the University of Ulster are the first researchers to create diamond nanorods with a diameter as thin as 2.1 nm, which is not only smaller than all the currently reported diamond 1D nanostructures (4-300 nm) but also smaller than the theoretical calculated value (2.7-9 nm) for energetically stable diamond nanorods.

This is only twice as wide as the “rod logic” rods in Nanosystems. These are still bulk technology, though, and not atomically precise. Near-term uses seem to be as low-power cold cathodes and the like. See also here and here.

By | 2017-06-01T14:06:22+00:00 May 15th, 2009|Nanodot, Nanotechnology|0 Comments

About the Author:

Leave A Comment