Smart or intelligent materials are engineered to respond to their environment…These materials are embedded with their own sensors, actuators and control systems that are responsive to presence of light, temperature, pressure or other environmental conditions, and can cause the material surface to change its shape, texture, color or temperature. When engineered at atomic or molecular scale, these materials can be made sensitive enough Continue reading
Self assembling nanostructures enable the fabrication of faster and more energy efficient integrated circuits…Since the advent of microchips, photolithographic techniques have been used to fabricate
microchips. It involves etching the circuits on a silicon wafer, by removing unwanted portions of silicon layers from the wafer.
Nanoparticles help overcome previously insurmountable challenges to the fight against cancer.
Nanoparticles, particles in the range of 1 to 100 nm in size, are now finding applications in diagnostic imaging and targeted drug delivery. These are expected to Continue reading