Nanowires

Research Highlights

Photonics: Better connected

15 February 12

A novel link between optical fibers and nanometer-scale silicon structures could aid the development of integrated optical circuits

Biosensors: A handy kit

13 April 11

A silicon-based microfluidic chip that distinguishes different viral strains shows potential for the quick on-site diagnosis of infectious diseases

Biosensors: Hormonal attractions

16 March 11

Ultrasmall silicon wires could detect subtle changes in estrogen receptor-binding DNA sequences that are implicated in breast cancer