Nano News & Events

Excitonic Dark States Shed Light on TMDC Atomic Layers: Berkeley Lab Discovery Holds Promise for Nanoelectronic and Photonic Applications

Nanotech-Now - September 12, 2014 - 7:45am
A team of Berkeley Lab researchers believes it has uncovered the secret behind the unusual optoelectronic properties of single atomic layers of transition metal dichalcogenide (TMDC) materials, the tw...
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Ceramics don't have to be brittle: Caltech materials scientists are creating materials by design

Nanotech-Now - September 12, 2014 - 7:45am
Imagine a balloon that could float without using any lighter-than-air gas. Instead, it could simply have all of its air sucked out while maintaining its filled shape. Such a vacuum balloon, which coul...
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Researchers Create World’s Largest DNA Origami

Nanotech-Now - September 12, 2014 - 7:45am
"Toward Larger DNA Origami" Authors: Alexandria N. Marchi and Ishtiaq Saaem, Duke University; Briana N. Vogen and Thomas H. LaBean, North Carolina State University; Stanley Brown, University of Cop...
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Development of Algorithm for Accurate Calculation of Average Distance Travelled by Low-Speed Electrons without Energy Loss that Are Sensitive to Surface Structure

Nanotech-Now - September 12, 2014 - 7:45am
The research team consisting of postdoctoral researcher Da Bo, former
postdoctoral researcher Hiroshi Shinotsuka, group leader Hideki
Yoshikawa and special researcher Shigeo Tanuma, Surfac...
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Industrial waste converted in coating for aircraft turbines

Nanotech-Now - September 12, 2014 - 7:45am
A group of specialists from the Center for Research in Advanced Materials (Cimav), have developed nanostructured coatings capable of withstanding temperatures exceeding 1000 degrees Celsius, which are...
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Iranian Scientists Discover Nanotechnology Method to Remove Limitations in Tumor Surgery

Nanotech-Now - September 12, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers from Iran University of Medical Sciences presented a new method to overcome limitations in the laser surgery of head and neck through nanotechnology.
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Iranian Nanotechnology Scientists Produce Polymeric Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering

Nanotech-Now - September 12, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Amirkabir University of Technology have produced polymeric scaffolds which could be used for tissue engineering purposes.
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Combining antibodies, iron nanoparticles and magnets steers stem cells to injured organs:Study published in Nature Communications details targeted nanomedicine therapy to regenerate heart muscle injured by heart attack

Nanotech-Now - September 12, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers at the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute infused antibody-studded iron nanoparticles into the bloodstream to treat heart attack damage. The combined nanoparticle enabled precise localization of...
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FinFETs go flexible

Nanotechweb - September 12, 2014 - 6:47am
New soft-etching technique could allow for new applications in consumer electronics, such as in the emerging field of the “Internet of Things”.
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Nanostructure toughens lightweight ceramics

Nanotechweb - September 12, 2014 - 3:44am
Structuring a ceramic metamaterial makes it not only strong and light, but also robust enough to recover its original shape when deformed.
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Graphene paints a corrosion-free future

Nanotechweb - September 11, 2014 - 3:29pm
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Graphene’s photothermoelectric effect for THz detection

Nanotechweb - September 11, 2014 - 2:27am
New device is as sensitive as the best THz radiation detectors but it is a million times faster.
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Malvern technology delivers Malvern reliability in multi-disciplinary lab at Queen Mary University London

Nanotech-Now - September 10, 2014 - 7:45am
The cross-disciplinary capabilities of Malvern Instruments' technology are being fully exploited at Queen Mary University London. The Zetasizer Nano, NanoSight Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis (NTA) and...
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State University of New York Trustees Unanimously Approve SUNY Polytechnic Institute (SUNY Poly) as New Name for Merged SUNY CNSE / SUNYIT

Nanotech-Now - September 10, 2014 - 7:45am
The State University of New York Board of Trustees today voted unanimously to approve SUNY Polytechnic Institute (SUNY Poly) as the new name for the recently merged SUNY College of Nanoscale Science a...
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JPK reports on the use of the NanoTracker Optical Tweezers system at the University of Leiden to study the organisation of genomic DNA

Nanotech-Now - September 10, 2014 - 7:45am
JPK Instruments, a world-leading manufacturer of nanoanalytic instrumentation for research in life sciences and soft matter, reports on the use of the NanoTracker™ Optical Tweezers system in the Labor...
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Phosphorus a promising semiconductor: Rice University physicists find 2-D form pays no heed to defects

Nanotech-Now - September 10, 2014 - 7:45am
Defects damage the ideal properties of many two-dimensional materials, like carbon-based graphene. Phosphorus just shrugs.
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Nanophase Opens New Polishing Applications Support Laboratory

Nanotech-Now - September 10, 2014 - 7:45am
Nanophase Technologies Corporation announced today the opening of a new polishing laboratory that will enable new product development and provide customer application support and process simulation fo...
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Diagnostic tool for therapeutic plasma medicine

Nanotech-Now - September 10, 2014 - 7:45am
The potential for deployment of cold plasma sources in medical and biological applications continues to increase in areas such as dentistry, surgery, wound sterilisation and general surface decontami...
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Indium/Copper Sulfide Compound Semi-Conductor Synthesized through New Method

Nanotech-Now - September 10, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers used a new inorganic pre-cursor in the presence of microwave and succeeded in presenting a novel method for the synthesis of a semi-conductor which can be used in solar cells.
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