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Carbodeon enables 20 percent increase in polymer thermal filler conductivity with 0.03 wt.% nanodiamond additive at a lower cost than with traditional fillers: Improved materials and processes enable nanodiamond cost reductions of up to 70 percent for ele

Nanotech-Now - July 13, 2014 - 7:45am
Carbodeon, a Finnish-based producer of functionalised nanodiamond materials, can now achieve a 20 percent increase in polymer thermal performance by using as little as 0.03 wt.% nanodiamond material a...
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'Nano-pixels' promise thin, flexible, high resolution displays

Nanotech-Now - July 13, 2014 - 7:45am
A new discovery will make it possible to create pixels just a few hundred nanometres across that could pave the way for extremely high-resolution and low-energy thin, flexible displays for application...
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Even geckos can lose their grip

Nanotech-Now - July 11, 2014 - 7:45am
Not even geckos and spiders can sit upside down forever. Nanophysics makes sure of that. Mechanics researchers at Linköping University have demonstrated this in an article just published in Physical R...
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Projecting a Three-Dimensional Future: TAU researchers develop holography technology that could change the way we view the world

Nanotech-Now - July 11, 2014 - 7:45am
Since the 1960s, theatergoers have shelled out for crude 3-D glasses, polarized glasses, and shutter glasses to enhance their viewing experience. These basic devices, used to trick the brain into perc...
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Nanoparticle oligomers detect hydrogen

Nanotechweb - July 11, 2014 - 5:56am
Northwestern team has invented a large-area nanofabrication technique called reconstructable mask lithography to make plasmon-enhanced devices.
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Top-down meets bottom-up to make arrays of single-molecule detection wells

Nanotechweb - July 11, 2014 - 5:04am
A new technique improves isolation of individual molecules with nanoscale accuracy for single-molecule studies.
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Hydrogel matrix makes superhydrophobic surface

Nanotechweb - July 10, 2014 - 3:50am
New waterproof coating might be used in applications such as self-cleaning windows, antifouling films and as a sponge to help clear up oil spills.
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Nanotechnology merger - temicon and holotools join forces

Nanotech-Now - July 9, 2014 - 7:45am
The two German high-tech companies temicon GmbH and holotools GmbH join forces to expand their product portfolio in the area of micro and nanotechnologies. In the future they are going to operate unde...
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Motorized Miniature Screw-Actuator Provides 20 nm Resolution, Based on Piezo Effect

Nanotech-Now - July 9, 2014 - 7:45am
Precision Motion specialist Physik Instrumente (PI) has introduced two new, vacuum compatible versions of its compact N-470 PiezoMike precision screw-type actuator family.
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Highlights for 2014 national meeting of world’s largest scientific society

Nanotech-Now - July 9, 2014 - 7:45am
American Chemical Society 248th National Meeting & Exposition August 10-14, 2014 San Francisco
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Nanotechnology that will impact the Security & Defense sectors to be discussed at NanoSD2014 conference

Nanotech-Now - July 9, 2014 - 7:45am
Nano for Security & Defense International Conference (NanoSD2014) will be held in Avila, Spain (September 23-26, 2014) - designated by UNESCO a World Heritage City in 1985. The conference will provid...
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Using Sand to Improve Battery Performance: Researchers develop low cost, environmentally friendly way to produce sand-based lithium ion batteries that outperform standard by three times

Nanotech-Now - July 9, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers at the University of California, Riverside's Bourns College of Engineering have created a lithium ion battery that outperforms the current industry standard by three times. The key materia...
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High-precision positioning of wafers in inspection systems

Nanotech-Now - July 9, 2014 - 7:45am
The current standard wafer has a diameter of 8". The industry is moving towards manufacturing larger wafers. Technologies for production processes such as stealth dicing, lithography, doping, implant...
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UGA researchers use nanoparticles to enhance chemotherapy

Nanotech-Now - July 9, 2014 - 7:45am
University of Georgia researchers have developed a new formulation of cisplatin, a common chemotherapy drug, that significantly increases the drug's ability to target and destroy cancerous cells.
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Key Announcements made at TAPPI International Nanotechnology Conference

Nanotech-Now - July 9, 2014 - 7:45am
Over 230 delegates from 25 countries gathered in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada last week at TAPPI's 9th International Conference on Nanotechnology for Renewable Nanomaterials. "This year's confe...
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Malvern Instruments’ new Zetasizer Helix combines dynamic light scattering and Raman spectroscopy for advanced protein structure analysis

Nanotech-Now - July 9, 2014 - 7:45am
The new Zetasizer Helix from Malvern Instruments is a powerful tool for early stage biopharmaceutical development that enables the detailed study of mechanisms of protein aggregation. This new system...
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NSS Pays Tribute to Space Pioneer Frederick I. Ordway III

Nanotech-Now - July 9, 2014 - 7:45am
Frederick I. Ordway III, 87, of Huntsville, AL, passed away Tuesday. Fred was an icon of the space community. He joined with the L5 Society and the National Space Institute which later became today'...
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From pencil marks to quantum computers: Introducing graphene

Nanotech-Now - July 7, 2014 - 7:45am
One of the hottest materials in condensed matter research today is graphene. Graphene had an unlikely start: it began with researchers messing around with pencil marks on paper. Pencil "lead" is ac...
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New Method Introduced for Synthesis of Hydroxyapatite Nanoparticles

Nanotech-Now - July 7, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers used a new method to produce hydroxyapatite powder with smaller size and lower cost.
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Development of an interactive tool for the implementation of environmental legislation for nanoparticles manufacturers

Nanotech-Now - July 7, 2014 - 7:45am
Biannual i-NanoTool project meeting was held last 17th of June in Kokkola (Finland) in Technology Centre Ketek Ltd. facilities. i-NanoTool project is funded by LIFE+2012 Programme (LIFE12 ENV/ES/00032...
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