BGU’s expertise in nanoscience is advancing water desalination, drug delivery, alternative energy, computing, and homeland security.
Manipulating the tiniest building blocks of the material world – atoms – BGU scientists are developing new materials to convert light and heat into electrical energy, and to produce lightweight cars and planes of unprecedented strength. Bulky night vision goggles are being transformed into lightweight eyeglasses. Researchers are developing incredibly small transistors to power computers, membranes for desalinating water, and nanostructures that can deliver targeted drugs to diseased cells. Read more about the Ilse Katz Institute for Nanoscale Science and Technology (IKI).
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Space Tech of the Future: Nano-Satellites (Video)
BGU's tiny satellites can do everything that a regular satellite can do, and more - at a fraction of the cost.
BGU Develops Technology to See in the Dark
The infrared film can convert eye glasses into night goggles, and improve visibility on cameras and cars.
Helping a Wider Audience Enjoy Broadway Shows
The GalaPro app transcribes performances for the hearing-impaired in real-time.