Nano News & Events

Influential Interfaces Lead to Advances in Organic Spintronics

Nanotech-Now - 13 min 15 sec ago
Spintronics is an emerging field of electronics in which devices work by manipulating the quantum mechanical spin1 of electrons, in addition to their elementary electric charge. Just as conventional t...
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NIST ‘How-To’ Website Documents Procedures for Nano-EHS Research and Testing

Nanotech-Now - 13 min 15 sec ago
As engineered nanomaterials increasingly find their way into commercial products, researchers who study the potential environmental or health impacts of those materials face a growing challenge to acc...
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Ultra-stable JILA microscopy technique tracks tiny objects for hours

Nanotech-Now - 13 min 15 sec ago
JILA researchers have designed a microscope instrument so stable that it can accurately measure the 3D movement of individual molecules over many hours--hundreds of times longer than the current limit...
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Harris & Harris Group Portfolio Company, AgBiome, Announces Partnership to Accelerate the Discovery of Next Generation Insect-Resistant Crops

Nanotech-Now - 13 min 15 sec ago
Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:TINY), an investor in transformative companies enabled by disruptive science, notes that its portfolio company, AgBiome, a leading agricultural research firm, has f...
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Proposed TSCA Nanomaterial Rule ‘Premature’, Says Former EPA Toxicologist

Nanotech-Now - 13 min 15 sec ago
US EPA has proposed a new rule requiring reporting and recordkeeping for certain manufactured and processed nanomaterials under Section 8(a) of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). “EPA’s propose...
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Emergence of a 'devil's staircase' in a spin-valve system

Nanotech-Now - 13 min 15 sec ago
Complex magnetic structures are at the heart of promising new materials for devices in "spintronics", a field of research aiming at more energy efficient data storage and processing. A prominent examp...
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Leti Announces Launch of First European Nanomedicine Characterisation Laboratory: Project Combines Expertise of 9 Partners in 8 Countries to Foster Nanomedicine Innovation and Facilitate Regulatory Approval

Nanotech-Now - 13 min 15 sec ago
CEA-Leti today announced the launch of the European Nano-Characterisation Laboratory (EU-NCL) funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programm[1]e. Its main objective is to...
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Bruker Introduces Second-Generation Inspire Nanochemical Imaging Solution: Featuring Unique PeakForce IR and IR EasyAlign Technology

Nanotech-Now - 13 min 15 sec ago
Bruker today announced the release of its second-generation Inspire™ infrared (IR) nanocharacterization system, which features 10-nanometer spatial resolution infrared chemical mapping in an easy-to-...
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GLOBALFOUNDRIES Completes Acquisition of IBM Microelectronics Business: Transaction adds differentiating technologies, world-class technologists, and intellectual property

Nanotech-Now - 13 min 15 sec ago
GLOBALFOUNDRIES today announced that it has completed its acquisition of IBM’s Microelectronics business.
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Measurement of Tiny Amounts of Heavy Metals in Baby Food Samples

Nanotech-Now - 13 min 15 sec ago
Iranian researchers produced a nanosorbent that can adsorb and measure small amounts of heavy metals in children food samples.
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Spectrometry reaches mass-consumer simplicity

Nanotechweb - July 1, 2015 - 10:51am
The first ever spectrometer to use quantum-dot materials demonstrates the possibility of devices as small, cheap and simple as smart-phone cameras.
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Samsung's New Graphene Technology Will Double Life Of Your Lithium-Ion Battery

Nanotech-Now - July 1, 2015 - 8:34am
Samsung claims to be developing a new technology that can extend the life of a lithium-ion battery to double its current capacity on a single charge. Battery life has always been a prickly issue fo...
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Graphene/hBN metastructure goes hyperbolic

Nanotechweb - July 1, 2015 - 4:02am
Researchers succeed in controlling "hyperbolic polaritons" in a hybrid metastructure made from carbon sheets and hexagonal boron nitride.
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How Graphene–based Nanomaterials and Films Revolutionize Science Explained in July 9 Webinar Hosted by Park Systems

Nanotech-Now - June 30, 2015 - 7:45am
Park Systems, world-leader in atomic force microscopy (AFM) is hosting a webinar to provide advanced scientific research into new classes of Nanoscale Graphene-based materials poised to revolutionize...
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Keysight Technologies Introduces Ultrafast-Scanning 9500 Atomic Force Microscope: New Integrated Software, Hardware Delivers Unmatched Scan Rates

Nanotech-Now - June 30, 2015 - 7:45am
Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS) today announced the availability of the ultrafast-scanning 9500 atomic force microscope. The Keysight 9500 AFM system seamlessly integrates new software, a new...
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Rice University boots up powerful microscopes: New electron microscopes will capture images at subnanometer resolution

Nanotech-Now - June 30, 2015 - 7:45am
Rice University, renowned for nanoscale science, has installed microscopes that will allow researchers to peer deeper than ever into the fabric of the universe.

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The Hydrogen-Fuel cell will revolutionize the economy of the world: New non-platinum and nanosized catalyst for polymer electrolyte fuel cell

Nanotech-Now - June 30, 2015 - 7:45am
Canadelectrochim have discovered a new non-platinum and nano-sized catalyst for the fuel cell based on Mother Nature which mimics the plant leaf.
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A group of University of Wisconsin

Nanotech-Now - June 30, 2015 - 7:45am
A group of University of Wisconsin-Madison engineers and a collaborator from China have developed a nanogenerator that harvests energy from a car's rolling tire friction.
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Efforts to Use Smart Nanocarriers to Cure Leukemia Yield Promising Results

Nanotech-Now - June 30, 2015 - 7:45am
Academic researchers in Iran succeeded in the synthesis of a type of smart drug delivery system that is used in the treatment of leukemia.
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Making new materials with micro-explosions: ANU media release: Scientists have made exotic new materials by creating laser-induced micro-explosions in silicon, the common computer chip material

Nanotech-Now - June 30, 2015 - 7:45am
Scientists have made exotic new materials by creating laser-induced micro-explosions in silicon, the common computer chip material.
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