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Oxford Instruments Asylum Research Releases New Application Note: “AFM Applications in Polymer Science and Engineering”

Nanotech-Now - January 22, 2015 - 7:45am
Oxford Instruments Asylum Research has released a new application note, "AFM Applications in Polymer Science and Engineering," written by former NIST researcher Dr. Donna Hurley. Polymer scientists we...
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Spain nanotechnology at nano tech 2015 (Tokyo, Japan)

Nanotech-Now - January 22, 2015 - 7:45am
The Phantoms Foundation and ICEX Spain Trade and Investment, in cooperation with the Embassy of Spain (Economic and Commercial Office) in Tokyo bring together, for the eighth time, a nanoscience and n...
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Self-assembled nanotextures create antireflective surface on silicon solar cells: Nanostructured surface textures-with shapes inspired by the structure of moths' eyes-prevent the reflection of light off silicon, improving conversion of sunlight to electri

Nanotech-Now - January 22, 2015 - 7:45am
Reducing the amount of sunlight that bounces off the surface of solar cells helps maximize the conversion of the sun's rays to electricity, so manufacturers use coatings to cut down on reflections. No...
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Opals turn atom spectra upside down

Nanotechweb - January 20, 2015 - 10:26am
The natural simplicity of atoms as perfect resonators reveals new optical behaviour in photonic crystals.
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Self-destructive Effects of Magnetically-doped Ferromagnetic Topological Insulators: Magnetic atoms that create exotic surface property also sow the seeds of its destruction

Nanotech-Now - January 20, 2015 - 7:45am
The discovery of "topologically protected" electrical conductivity on the surface of some materials whose bulk interior acts as an insulator was among the most sensational advances in the last decade...
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New laser could upgrade the images in tomorrow’s tech

Nanotech-Now - January 20, 2015 - 7:45am
A new semiconductor laser developed at Yale has the potential to significantly improve the imaging quality of the next generation of high-tech microscopes, laser projectors, photo lithography, hologra...
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Nanotechnology Used to Produce Ceramic Membrane with High Thermal Stability

Nanotech-Now - January 20, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers used nanotechnology to produce a new type of ceramic membrane with high thermal stability.
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Iran Designs Nano Medicine-Career Easing Chemotherapy Side Effects

Nanotech-Now - January 20, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers at the Amirkabir University of Technology produced a Nano medicine-career for prostate cancer, expected to reduce chemotherapy side effects.
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Magnetic Nanosorbents Able to Eliminate Chemical Contaminants

Nanotech-Now - January 20, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Shahid Beheshti University succeeded in the production of a nanosorbent that can separate high percentages of contaminants in natural samples.
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Malaysian Nanotechnology Company Nanopac Innovation Ltd. lists on the NSX

Nanotech-Now - January 20, 2015 - 7:45am
Nanopac Innovation Ltd. is pleased to announce that effective July 23, 2014, the Company is listed on the National Stock Exchange of Australia (NSX), Australia's second largest listing market, as tick...
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New “triggered-release” mechanism could improve drug delivery

Nanotech-Now - January 20, 2015 - 7:45am
More efficient medical treatments could be developed thanks to a new method for triggering the rearrangement of chemical particles.
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Nanoparticles Able to Eliminate Pathogen Bacteria Biofilm

Nanotech-Now - January 20, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Kerman University of Medical Sciences studied the effect of nanoparticles on bacterial biofilms to find new methods for the treatment of bacteria infectious diseases.
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Nanoparticles for clean drinking water

Nanotech-Now - January 20, 2015 - 7:45am
One way of removing harmful nitrate from drinking water is to catalyse its conversion to nitrogen. This process suffers from the drawback that it often produces ammonia. By using palladium nanoparticl...
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Solving an organic semiconductor mystery: Berkeley Lab researchers uncover hidden structures in domain interfaces that hamper performance

Nanotech-Now - January 20, 2015 - 7:45am
Organic semiconductors are prized for light emitting diodes (LEDs), field effect transistors (FETs) and photovoltaic cells. As they can be printed from solution, they provide a highly scalable, cost-e...
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Molecular motors make contracting gel

Nanotechweb - January 19, 2015 - 5:33am
Light-driven device could find use in a wide range of applications, including artificial muscles, nano- and micro-robots, and advanced mechanical motors that work using nanomachines.
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Going with the flow

Nanotech-Now - January 18, 2015 - 7:45am
Previous research has already demonstrated that substantial quantities of self-motile or active agents such as bacteria in a fluid environment can be harnessed to do mechanical work like moving micros...
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Two or one splashing? It's different! Physicist at the University of Bonn observe light-matter interaction with two atoms for the first time

Nanotech-Now - January 18, 2015 - 7:45am
If two children splash in the sea high water waves will emerge due to constructive superposition. Different observations are made for the microscopic world in an experiment at the University of Bonn,...
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Improved interface for a quantum internet

Nanotech-Now - January 18, 2015 - 7:45am
Quantum computers are no longer just a theoretical concept. In recent years, researchers have assembled and successfully tested the building blocks for a future quantum computer in the laboratory. Mor...
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Charge instability detected across all types of copper-based superconductors: Findings may help researchers synthesize materials that can superconduct at room temperature

Nanotech-Now - January 18, 2015 - 7:45am
Superconductors made of copper-oxide ceramics called cuprates are capable of conducting electricity without resistance at record-high temperatures--but still only at about one-third of room temperatur...
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Phenomenon that fights with superconductivity universal across both flavors of cuprates

Nanotech-Now - January 18, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers have spotted charge ordering - a phenomenon that interferes with superconductivity - in electron-doped copper-oxide crystals for the first time. The discovery is a critical step towards ac...
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