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Squeezing light into metals: University of Utah engineers control conductivity with inkjet printer

Nanotech-Now - March 10, 2014 - 7:45am
Using an inexpensive inkjet printer, University of Utah electrical engineers produced microscopic structures that use light in metals to carry information. This new technique, which controls electrica...
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Up-Converted Radio: The way to treat radio waves in a noisy environment is to turn them into visible light

Nanotech-Now - March 10, 2014 - 7:45am
Ever worry about losing your mobile-phone reception? The problem is a weak microwave signal. The same problem hampers cosmologists looking at the early universe, a glimpse embodied in the cosmic micro...
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Colored diamonds are a superconductor’s best friend

Nanotech-Now - March 10, 2014 - 7:45am
Flawed but colorful diamonds are among the most sensitive detectors of magnetic fields known today, allowing physicists to explore the minuscule magnetic fields in metals, exotic materials and even hu...
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Harris & Harris Group Notes Metabolon's Collaboration Agreement With Human Longevity Inc. to Provide Metabolomic Profiling Services

Nanotech-Now - March 10, 2014 - 7:45am
Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: TINY), an investor in transformative companies enabled by disruptive science, notes the announcement by its portfolio company, Metabolon, Inc., that it has signed...
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Take Your Best Shot! JEOL Launches SEM/TEM Image Contest

Nanotech-Now - March 10, 2014 - 7:45am
JEOL USA has launched an imaging contest to showcase some of the best work of users of its electron microscopes. A winning image will be selected for each month of 2014, judged by JEOL's SEM and TEM...
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MANA Research Highlight: Smart nanofibers to treat kidney failure

Nanotech-Now - March 10, 2014 - 7:45am
A simple way to treat kidney failure. A new technique for purifying blood using a nanofiber mesh could prove useful as a cheap, wearable alternative to kidney dialysis.
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Harris & Harris Group, Inc. Establishes and Invests $350,001 in ProMuc, Inc.

Nanotech-Now - March 8, 2014 - 7:45am
Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:TINY), an investor in transformative companies enabled by disruptive science, is pleased to announce the founding of ProMuc, Inc., and our initial investment of $35...
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Nanopositioning Stage & Digital Controller for Imaging, Surface Metrology and Microscopy Available from PI

Nanotech-Now - March 8, 2014 - 7:45am
Piezo Nanopositioning Systems specialist PI (Physik Instrumente) LP - has introduced a new piezo-Z nanopositioning system for imaging and fast focusing applications. It consists of large aperture pie...
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Elmarco Enabled Industrial Electrospinning Technology for Laboratories: Elmarco introduces NS LAB, the electrospinning research tool designed for the needs of universities and research institutes

Nanotech-Now - March 8, 2014 - 7:45am
Elmarco introduces the updated Nanospider™ ("NS") LAB - the first product update to the world's best-selling nanofiber research tool which was originally launched in 2005 at the Nanotech exhibition in...
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New Data Model Boosts Space Science

Nanotech-Now - March 8, 2014 - 7:45am
6 planets, 2 moons & 1 comet - not often in space science does a single project offer new insights in such numbers of objects in our solar system. The Europe-wide consortium IMPEx does exactly that an...
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3D nanocatalysts go dodecahedron

Nanotechweb - March 7, 2014 - 3:17am
New bimetallic hollow structures could rival the best platinum catalysts available today
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Graphene oxide makes smart textiles

Nanotechweb - March 6, 2014 - 10:10am
Researchers have developed a new type of strong, flexible and high-capacitance yarn from the carbon material
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Tiny membrane converts radio waves to light

Nanotechweb - March 6, 2014 - 9:41am
Device could help build a "quantum internet"
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Carbodeon NanoDiamonds PTFE Coating doubles surface durability and reduces friction by up to 66 percent: New surface coating enables cost-effective CO2 and fuel reductions in machinery

Nanotech-Now - March 6, 2014 - 7:45am
Surface coatings specialist Carbodeon has released a new PTFE/NanoDiamond coating with twice the durability and up to 66 percent less friction than current products. The new coating has huge potential...
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Singapore's A*STAR IME will present 9 papers in optical device innovation and foundry-qualified platform development at world-class optical communications conference

Nanotech-Now - March 6, 2014 - 7:45am
A*STAR's IME will be presenting 9 papers at the upcoming Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and the National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (OFC/NFOEC) in San Francisco, USA, conf...
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Cypress’s TrueTouch® Touchscreen Controllers Compatible with Cima NanoTech’s SANTE® Silver Nanoparticle-Based Touch Sensors: Supporting Designs for Advanced Touch Applications

Nanotech-Now - March 6, 2014 - 7:45am
Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (Nasdaq: CY), the market leader in touch-sensing, announced its TrueTouch® capacitive touchscreen controllers support designs with SANTE® silver nanoparticle touch sensors...
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Green Chemistry Method Used for Production of Palladium Nanocatalyst

Nanotech-Now - March 6, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers used green chemistry method to produce a nanocatalyst for carbon-carbon bond formation.
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Production of Aluminum-Ceria Nanocatalyst through Micro-Emulsion Method

Nanotech-Now - March 6, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers succeeded in the production of alumina-ceria nanocatalyst through micro-emulsion method.
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Optimum Stable Conditions Achieved for Growth of Semiconducting Nanostructures on Metals

Nanotech-Now - March 6, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian scientists in association with researchers from University Putra Malaysia obtained stable optimum conditions for the growth of semiconducting nanostructures on metals and metal oxides.
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QD Vision Continues to Achieve Commercial Firsts with Quantum Dots: Company announces first production-ready green quantum dots at 30 nm FWHM

Nanotech-Now - March 6, 2014 - 7:45am
QD Vision, Inc., manufacturer of quantum dot Color IQ™ optical components for LCD products, today announced the commercial availability of the industry's first green quantum dots (QD) at 30 nanometers...
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