Government launches “NanoSniffer” – a Microsensor based Explosive Trace Detector

What is the News? The Union Education Minister has launched a Microsensor based Explosive Trace Detector called “Nanosniffer”. About Nano Sniffer: Nanosniffer has been developed by NanoSniff Technologies, an IIT Bombay incubated startup. Purpose: It is the world’s first Microsensor based Explosive Trace Detector (ETD). It can detect explosives in less than 10 seconds. Not… Continue reading Government launches “NanoSniffer” – a Microsensor based Explosive Trace Detector

Significance of “Nanophotonics”

What is the News? Researchers from the University of Hyderabad have developed a technique named “mechanophotonics”. It has allowed them to move, slice, bend, and lift micron-sized wave guiding crystals using atomic force microscopy. Significance of Research: This ability to manipulate micron-sized crystals with precision and control is very useful in the field of nanophotonics.… Continue reading Significance of “Nanophotonics”