Nano News & Events

UT Arlington researchers develop transparent nanoscintillators for radiation detection for medical safety and homeland security

Nanotech-Now - September 30, 2014 - 7:45am
A University of Texas at Arlington research team says recently identified radiation detection properties of a light-emitting nanostructure built in their lab could open doors for homeland security and...
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Iranian Scientists Determine Grain Size, Minimize Time of Nanocomposite Synthesis

Nanotech-Now - September 30, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers proposed a method to reduce the time required for the synthesis of nanocomposites and to determine the size of the final grain.
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Nanoparticles Used to Improve Quality of Bone Cement

Nanotech-Now - September 30, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Shiraz University in association with researchers from Shiraz University of Medical Sciences succeeded in the production of cement nanopowder in a research the results of whic...
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'Pixel' engineered electronics have growth potential: Rice, Oak Ridge, Vanderbilt, Penn scientists lead creation of atom-scale semiconducting composites

Nanotech-Now - September 30, 2014 - 7:45am
A little change in temperature makes a big difference for growing a new generation of hybrid atomic-layer structures, according to scientists at Rice University, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Vanderb...
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Production of Anticorrosive Chromate Nanocoatings in Iran

Nanotech-Now - September 30, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers from University of Tehran proposed biocompatible anticorrosive coatings with nanometric thickness to increase corrosion resistance in metallic structures in various fields, including petro...
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Penn Team Studies Nanocrystals by Passing Them Through Tiny Pores

Nanotech-Now - September 30, 2014 - 7:45am
An interdisciplinary team of University of Pennsylvania researchers has now applied a cutting-edge technique for rapid gene sequencing toward measuring other nanoscopic structures. By passing nanoscal...
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University of Electro-Communications research: High density quantum dots for powerful solar cells

Nanotech-Now - September 30, 2014 - 7:45am
The September 2014 issue of the University of Electro-Communications e-Bulletin includes research highlights on self-organized indium arsenide quantum dots for solar cells; silicon nanophotonics; sol...
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Elsevier Publishes New Content on Graphene and Materials Science: Books Discuss Properties and Emerging Applications of Carbon Nanotubes, Graphene and Nanomaterials

Nanotech-Now - September 30, 2014 - 7:45am
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the publication of new content on graphene and materials science, including...
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Oxford Instruments launches 3rd annual Indian nanotechnology seminars in Kolkata and Delhi - sharing expertise with Nanotechnology researchers in India

Nanotech-Now - September 30, 2014 - 7:45am
Oxford Instruments is hosting its third series of annual seminars for the nanotechnology industry in India in November. ‘Bringing the Nanoworld Together 2014' seminars are being held in Kolkata (Novem...
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Teijin Aramid’s carbon nanotube fibers awarded with Paul Schlack prize: New generation super fibers bring wave of innovations to fiber market

Nanotech-Now - September 30, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers of Teijin Aramid, based in the Netherlands, and Rice University in the USA are awarded with the honorary ‘Paul Schlack Man-Made Fibers Prize' for corporate-academic partnerships in fiber r...
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HHG sheds new light on charge carrier dynamics

Nanotechweb - September 29, 2014 - 2:20am
New experiments could help us better understand how electrons and holes behave at material interfaces – important for a number of energy-based technologies.
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On the Road to Artificial Photosynthesis: Berkeley Lab Study Reveals Key Catalytic Factors in Carbon Dioxide Reduction

Nanotech-Now - September 28, 2014 - 7:45am
The excessive atmospheric carbon dioxide that is driving global climate change could be harnessed into a renewable energy technology that would be a win for both the environment and the economy. That...
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World's smallest reference material is big plus for nanotechnology

Nanotech-Now - September 28, 2014 - 7:45am
If it's true that good things come in small packages, then the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) can now make anyone working with nanoparticles very happy. NIST recently issued Ref...
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Solar cell compound probed under pressure

Nanotech-Now - September 28, 2014 - 7:45am
Gallium arsenide, GaAs, a semiconductor composed of gallium and arsenic is well known to have physical properties that promise practical applications. In the form of nanowires and nanoparticles, it ha...
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Iranian Scientists Obtain Nanostructured Steel Production Method

Nanotech-Now - September 28, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Isfahan University of Technology successfully obtained the production method of steel nanocomposite with particle size range of 50-100 nm.
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Quick Method Found for Synthesis of Organic Compounds with Less Pollution

Nanotech-Now - September 26, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian chemists from Kashan University used nanotechnology in the synthesis of an organic compound which can be used in solar cells.
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Smallest-possible diamonds form ultra-thin nanothread

Nanotech-Now - September 26, 2014 - 7:45am
A team including Carnegie's Malcolm Guthrie and George Cody has, for the first time, discovered how to produce ultra-thin "diamond nanothreads" that promise extraordinary properties, including strengt...
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Magnetic nanoemulsion measures blood glucose

Nanotechweb - September 26, 2014 - 2:33am
A new type of glucometer is label free and works by simply changing colour.
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Gold NPs kill MDR bacteria

Nanotechweb - September 25, 2014 - 4:27am
Functionalized gold nanoparticles can combat multi-drug-resistant pathogenic bacteria – including both Gram-negative and Gram-positive strains.
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Graphene and Amaranthus Superparamagnets: Breakthrough nanoparticles discovery of Indian researcher

Nanotech-Now - September 24, 2014 - 7:45am
Ms.T.Theivasanthi, a woman researcher of India has innovated superparamagnetic materials from graphene and a plant Amaranthus dubius. She has already made superparamagnetic materials from some mixed p...
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