Piezoelectric nanowires allow electrical signals to be produced from mechanical actions


Related images(click to enlarge) Taking advantage of the unique properties of zinc oxide nanowires, researchers have demonstrated a new type of piezoelectric resistive switching device in which the write-read access of memory cells is controlled…

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Metallic glass: A crystal at heart


ScienceDaily (June 16, 2011) — Glass, by definition, is amorphous; its atoms lack order and are arranged every which way. But when scientists squeezed tiny samples of a metallic glass under high pressure, they got…

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