Content Tagged with: Nanomaterials

Nanomaterial gives robots chameleon skin

A new film made of gold nanoparticles changes color in response to any type of movement. Its unprecedented qualities could allow robots to mimic chameleons and octopi — among other futuristic applications. Unlike other materials that try to emulate nature’s color changers, this one can respond to any type of...

By Jules Bernstein | | Science / Technology

Small magnets reveal big secrets

Work by international research team could have wide-ranging impact on information technology applications

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

Product authentication at your fingertips

UC Riverside-led research brings rapid and reversible switching of plasmonic color to solids

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

Magnonic devices can replace electronics without much noise

Magnonic devices of the future could use low power to avoid performance losses

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Physicists name and codify new field in nanotechnology: ‘electron quantum metamaterials’

UC Riverside’s Nathaniel Gabor and colleague formulate a vision for the field in a perspective article

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

Genetically engineered virus spins gold into beads

The discovery could make production of some electronic components cheaper, easier, and faster

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology