Conference video: Assembly and Manipulation of Molecules at the Atomic Scale

By |2017-06-01T21:34:15-07:00August 29th, 2013|About Foresight, Artificial Molecular Machines, Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Foresight News, Foresight News Articles, Meetings & Conferences, Molecular Electronics, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanodot, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Research|

At the 2013 Conference the winner of the 2011 Feynman Prize for Experimental work presents STM studies showing how the manipulation of single molecules on a surface can yield insights to their mechanical, electronic, and optical properties, and be used in a controlled way to build pre-defined molecular architectures.

Next Foresight Conference on Nanotechnology in February 2014

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The Conference to be held February 7-9, 2014 in Palo Alto, California will emphasize the integration of nano-engineered devices and materials into larger, more complex systems.

Quantum dot conduction impacted by stoichiometry, not dangling bonds

By |2017-06-01T14:03:15-07:00May 29th, 2013|Articles, Energy, Molecular Electronics, Nano, Nanodot, Nanoscale Bulk Technologies, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Reports & publications, Research|

Quantum dots are semiconducting, nanoscale clusters that show electronic characteristics distinct from both bulk-scale materials and single molecules. Their special characteristics make quantum dots attractive for a broad [...]

Germanane: germanium&#39s answer to graphane

By |2017-06-01T14:03:15-07:00May 15th, 2013|Articles, Molecular Electronics, Nano, Nanodot, Nanoscale Bulk Technologies, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Reports & publications, Research|

Soon after graphene sheets were being produced on a laboratory scale routinely, researchers began producing the hydrogenated version graphane (with a hydrogen atom on each carbon). This step [...]

Silicene: silicon&#39s answer to graphene

By |2017-06-01T14:03:15-07:00May 1st, 2013|Molecular Electronics, Nano, Nanodot, Nanoscale Bulk Technologies, Nanotech, Reports & publications, Research|

**Updates: July 2014 -- Research out of Argonne National Lab suggested that silicene may have never actually been successfully synthesized, rather that spectra indicate a mixture of silicon [...]

Superparamagnetism-explicated-for us

By |2017-06-01T14:03:16-07:00April 17th, 2013|Molecular Electronics, Nano, Nanodot, Nanoscale Bulk Technologies, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Research|

Even though the sound of it is something quite atrocious, superparamagnetism may become a familiar term in the context of nanoscale electronics and devices. Loosely speaking, superparamagnetism is [...]

Controlled stepwise rotation on a single atom bearing

By |2017-06-01T14:03:18-07:00January 21st, 2013|Artificial Molecular Machines, Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Computational nanotechnology, Molecular Electronics, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanodot, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Productive Nanosystems, Research|

Electrons from a scanning tunneling microscope tip turn a five-arm rotor connected via a single ruthenium atom bearing to a tripod anchoring the molecular motor to a gold surface.

New Darpa program may accelerate synthetic biology path to advanced nanotechnology

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Darpa has launched a "Living Foundries" program to bring an engineering perspective to synthetic biology to greatly accelerate progress through standardization and modularization.

Mounting graphene on boron nitride improves its electronic properties

By |2017-06-01T14:21:12-07:00April 21st, 2012|Molecular Electronics, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanodot, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Research|

Creating a superlattice by placing graphene on boron nitride may allow control of electron motion in graphene and make graphene electronics practical.

Nanotechnology, DNA sequencing, and personalized medicine

By |2017-06-01T14:24:22-07:00February 20th, 2012|Bionanotechnology, Future Medicine, Health & longevity, Molecular Electronics, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanodot, Nanomedicine, Nanoscale Bulk Technologies, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Research|

Artist’s conception of a nanopore drilled into a layer of graphene to speed up DNA sequencing. One of the greatest promises of near-term nanotechnoloogy is cheaper DNA sequencing [...]

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