Computational nanotechnology

De novo protein design space extends far beyond biology

By |2017-06-01T14:01:39-07:00February 3rd, 2016|Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Bionanotechnology, Computational nanotechnology, Foresight Kudos, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanodot, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Productive Nanosystems, Research|

A fully automated design protocol generates dozens of designs for proteins based on helix-loop-helix-loop repeat units that are very stable, have crystal structures that match the design, have very different overall shapes, and are unrelated to any natural protein.

Conference video: Nanoscale Materials, Devices, and Processing Predicted from First Principles

By |2017-06-01T14:01:40-07:00January 15th, 2016|About Foresight, Bionanotechnology, Computational nanotechnology, Foresight News Articles, Meetings & Conferences, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanodot, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Research|

Prof. William Goddard presented four advances from his research group that enable going from first principles quantum mechanics calculations to realistic nanosystems of interest with millions or billions of atoms.

Conference video: Mythbusting Knowledge Transfer Mechanisms through Science Gateways

By |2017-06-01T14:01:40-07:00January 14th, 2016|About Foresight, Computational nanotechnology, Foresight News Articles, Government programs, Meetings & Conferences, Nano, Nanodot, NanoEducation, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Nanotechnology Politics|

Prof. Gerhard Klimeck described the success of nanoHUB.org, a science and engineering gateway providing online simulations through a web browser for nanotechnology research and education.

Electron tomography reveals precise positions of individual atoms in aperiodic material

By |2017-06-01T14:01:40-07:00January 11th, 2016|Computational nanotechnology, Nano, Nanodot, Nanoscale Bulk Technologies, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Research|

The positions of 3769 tungsten atoms in a tungsten needle segment were determined to a precision of 19 pm (0.019 nm), including the position of a single atom defect in the interior of the sample, by using aberration-corrected scanning transmission electron microscopy and computerized tomography.

Architecture for atomically precise quantum computer in silicon

By |2017-06-01T14:01:42-07:00November 9th, 2015|Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Computational nanotechnology, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanodot, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Research|

Building on previous work on single atom transistors and single atom qubits, Australian researchers have incorporated a quantum error correction code to make possible a scalable 3D silicon chip architecture that could lead to operational quantum computers.

Chirality-assisted synthesis a new tool for nanotechnology

By |2017-06-01T14:01:42-07:00October 30th, 2015|Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Computational nanotechnology, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanodot, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Research|

A novel application of supramolecular chemistry allows molecules to join in only one direction, providing a new way to control the shape of large molecules.

Conference video: New Methods of Exploring, Analyzing, and Predicting Molecular Interactions

By |2017-06-01T14:01:42-07:00October 8th, 2015|Bionanotechnology, Complexity, Computational nanotechnology, Meetings & Conferences, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanobusiness, Nanodot, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Open Source, Research|

Prof. Art Olson discussed how we understand what we cannot see directly, how we integrate data from different sources, and how to develop software tools to move forward.

Atomically precise boron doping of graphene nanoribbons

By |2017-06-01T14:01:43-07:00September 28th, 2015|Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Computational nanotechnology, Environment, Health, and Safety, Healing/preserving environment, Molecular Electronics, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanodot, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Productive Nanosystems, Research|

The ability to dope graphene nanoribbons with boron atoms to atomic precision opens a range of possible new applications, from chemical sensing to nanoelectronics to photocatalysis to battery electrodes.

Conference video: Bringing Computational Programmability to Nanostructured Surfaces

By |2017-06-01T14:01:44-07:00September 11th, 2015|About Foresight, Computational nanotechnology, Foresight News Articles, Meetings & Conferences, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanodot, Nanotech, Nanotechnology|

Dr. Alex Wissner-Gross surveyed the interplay between programmability of bits and atoms in the development of technology, asking how the recent successes with programming bits can help nanotechnology progress in programming atoms.

Femtosecond imaging with near nanometer spatial resolution

By |2017-06-01T14:01:44-07:00August 31st, 2015|Computational nanotechnology, Nano, Nanodot, Nanoscale Bulk Technologies, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Research|

Analysis of multiple diffraction images provides high contrast, high quality, full field 3D imaging of surfaces illuminated by extreme ultraviolet photons from a tabletop laser.