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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BGU Develops Generator for NASA
The miniaturized solar-powered generator will be deployed on the first 2020 NASA flight to the space station.
BGU Scientist Makes Smart Devices From Mere Molecules
The possible applications are endless, ranging from clean energy to telecommunications to medicine.
BGU Develops CSI Tool for Better Blood Analysis
The chip reduces the amount of blood sample needed from a crime scene for superior identification.