Self-Assembling Nanostructures

Self-assembling next-generation materials for faster fabrication

  Using polymer blends, scientists rapidly generated highly ordered patterns that could be used in

DNA nanotech leaps 100-fold via self-assembling DNA bricks

DNA bricks enable self-assembly of 3D nanostructures from 10,000 unique components, advancing DNA nanotech from

Molecular Robotics advance could enable a new generation of self-assembling programmable devices

Autonomously growing synthetic DNA strands Synthetic biologists and nanobiologists are re-purposing DNA, the hereditary material

From a window to a mirror and back again with nanoparticles

By finely tuning the distance between nanoparticles in a single layer, researchers have made a

Never seen before self-assembled materials with unprecedented complexity

New technique leverages controlled interactions across surfaces to create self-assembled materials with unprecedented complexity Building

Smarter Self-assembly Opens New Pathways for Next Generation Nanotechnology Electronic Devices

Brookhaven Lab scientists discover a way to create billionth-of-a-meter structures that snap together in complex

Mimosa-Inspired Material Folds Up Like Origami When Wet

Inspired by the Mimosa plant’s folding response to touch, researchers have engineered a material that

Nanoworld Snow Blowers: a New Method for Self-Assembly

In the nanoworld, tiny particles of gold can operate like snow blowers, churning through surface

Intense Lasers Cook Up Complex, Self-Assembled Nanomaterials

New technique developed at Brookhaven Lab makes self-assembly 1,000 times faster and could be used

Scientists program the lifetime of self-assembled nanostructures

Such materials could seal blood vessels during surgery and re-open them subsequently. Materials that self-assemble

Bacterial Armor Holds Clues for Self-Assembling Nanostructures

Berkeley Lab Study Reveals Key Details in Formation of S-layer Nanosheets Imagine thousands of copies