Nano News & Events

Emergence of a 'devil's staircase' in a spin-valve system

Nanotech-Now - July 2, 2015 - 7:45am
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 - July 2, 2015 - 7:45am
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 - July 2, 2015 - 7:45am
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 - July 2, 2015 - 7:45am
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 - July 2, 2015 - 7:45am
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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Taking the heat off silicon optical devices

Nanotechweb - July 1, 2015 - 6:10am
Pulsed laser deposition offers a cooler CMOS-compatible approach for fabricating photoluminescent silicon nanocrystal fabrication.
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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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X-rays and electrons join forces to map catalytic reactions in real-time: New technique combines electron microscopy and synchrotron X-rays to track chemical reactions under real operating conditions

Nanotech-Now - June 30, 2015 - 7:45am
A new technique pioneered at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory reveals atomic-scale changes during catalytic reactions in real time and under real operating conditions.
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Graphene breakthrough as Bosch creates magnetic sensor 100 times more sensitive than silicon equivalent

Nanotech-Now - June 30, 2015 - 7:45am
Graphene Week 2015 is awash with outstanding research results, but one presentation has created quite a stir at this Graphene Flagship conference. To a stunned audience, Robert Roelver of Stuttgart-ba...
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Angstron Materials Appoints VP for Business Development And Engineering

Nanotech-Now - June 30, 2015 - 7:45am
Angstron Materials Inc., today announced the appointment of Ian Fuller as vice president for business development and engineering.
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Chivalrous Knight Does Pro Bono

Nanotech-Now - June 28, 2015 - 7:45am
Knight Therapeutics Inc. (TSX:GUD) ("Knight" or the "Company"), a leading Canadian specialty pharmaceutical company, announced today that it has (1) extended a secured loan of US$15 million to Pro Bon...
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