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Bruker Introduces First of Its Kind Dimensional Analysis System: The Novel Contour CMM™ System Fully Integrates 3D Coordinate Measurements with Nanoscale Surface Height, Texture, Waviness and Form Characterization

Nanotech-Now - April 27, 2016 - 7:45am
At the 30th Control International (www.control-messe.de) trade fair for quality assurance, Bruker (NASDAQ: BRKR) today announced the release of the innovative and unique Contour CMM™ dimensional anal...

Bruker Introduces Dimension FastScan Pro Industrial AFM: Providing Nanometer-Resolution at High Scan Rates for up to 300-mm Samples

Nanotech-Now - April 27, 2016 - 7:45am
Bruker today announced the release of the Dimension FastScan Pro™ Automated AFM Nano-Metrology System for high-volume measurement environments. FastScan Pro renders performance previously achievable o...

Flipping a chemical switch helps perovskite solar cells beat the heat

Nanotech-Now - April 27, 2016 - 7:45am
Thin films of crystalline materials called perovskites provide a promising new way of making inexpensive and efficient solar cells. Now, an international team of researchers has shown a way of flippi...

The reliability of material simulations put to test

Nanotech-Now - April 27, 2016 - 7:45am
Several international scientists from over 30 universities and institutes teamed to investigate to what extent quantum simulations of material properties agree when they are performed by different res...

Scientists propose non-animal tools for assessing the toxicity of nanomaterials: Particle and Fibre Toxicology publishes recommendations from expert group meeting

Nanotech-Now - April 27, 2016 - 7:45am
A workshop organized last year by the PETA International Science Consortium Ltd has resulted in an article published today in the journal Particle and Fibre Toxicology. It describes aerosol generation...

New spin Seebeck thermoelectric device with higher conversion efficiency created

Nanotech-Now - April 27, 2016 - 7:45am
A thermoelectric (TE) device*1 using cutting edge thermoelectric conversion technology has been created by a team comprising NEC Corporation, NEC TOKIN Corporation and Tohoku University.

Physicists detect the enigmatic spin momentum of light

Nanotech-Now - April 27, 2016 - 7:45am
Ever since Kepler's observation in the 17th century that sunlight is one of the reasons that the tails of comets to always face away from the sun, it has been understood that light exerts pressure in...

The light stuff: A brand-new way to produce electron spin currents - Colorado State University physicists are the first to demonstrate using non-polarized light to produce a spin voltage in a metal

Nanotech-Now - April 27, 2016 - 7:45am
With apologies to Isaac Asimov, the most exciting phase to hear in science isn't "Eureka," but "That's funny..." A "that's funny" moment in a Colorado State University physics lab has led to a fund...

XEI Scientific and the University of Southern California collaborate on the use of downstream plasma cleaning in sample preparation and publish a paper in ACS Photonics

Nanotech-Now - April 27, 2016 - 7:45am
XEI Scientific Inc. reports on the latest publication from their user group at the Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles. The paper rele...

Rare Earth atoms see the light: Physicist Dirk Bouwmeester discovers a promising route for combined optical and solid state-based quantum information processing

Nanotech-Now - April 27, 2016 - 7:45am
Tiny units of matter and chemistry that they are, atoms constitute the entire universe. Some rare atoms can store quantum information, an important phenomenon for scientists in their ongoing quest for...

The Graphene Flagship Enters Core One

InterNano Industry News - April 27, 2016 - 3:45am
In October 2013 the European Commission as part of its Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) scheme launched the Graphene Flagship. This large scale, international research collaboration is moving fo...
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Electrically Conductive Graphene Ink Enables Printing of Biosensors

InterNano Industry News - April 27, 2016 - 3:45am
Haydale, a leader in the development of enhanced graphene and nanoparticulate materials, reports on a presentation that describes the development of roll-to-roll gravure printing of biosensors based u...
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University members prepare for the opening of Scott Hall - CMU The Tartan Online

InterNano Industry News - April 27, 2016 - 3:45am
CMU The Tartan OnlineUniversity members prepare for the opening of Scott HallCMU The Tartan OnlineThe Sherman and Joyce Bowie Scott Hall is the most recent addition to the Carnegie Mellon campus. The new home for the Biomedical Engineering Department, Nano Fabrication, and Wilton E. Scott Institute for Energy Innovation, set to officially open on ...
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Speedy printing of smart surfaces

InterNano Industry News - April 27, 2016 - 3:45am
A roll-to-roll printer stamps nanoscale features onto sheets of materials
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Reclaiming mercury from spent fluorescent bulbs

InterNano Industry News - April 27, 2016 - 3:45am
New process might offer a more energy-efficient alternative to current recycling methods
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