Nano News & Events

Growing 2D semiconductors the easy way

Nanotechweb - October 6, 2014 - 6:17am
Heterostructure composition can be controlled by modulating constituent vapour-phase reactants during growth.
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Beneq expands local US service capabilities through Maxima Sciences

Nanotech-Now - October 4, 2014 - 7:45am
Beneq Thin Film Equipment has entered an agreement with Maxima Sciences of Cincinnati, Ohio, to offer maintenance and service closer to its customers located throughout North America. This collaborati...
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A new dimension for integrated circuits: 3-D nanomagnetic logic: Field-coupled magnets could replace transistors in some computer chips

Nanotech-Now - October 4, 2014 - 7:45am
Electrical engineers at the Technische Universität München (TUM) have demonstrated a new kind of building block for digital integrated circuits. Their experiments show that future computer chips could...
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Blades of grass inspire advance in organic solar cells

Nanotech-Now - October 4, 2014 - 7:45am
Using a bio-mimicking analog of one of nature's most efficient light-harvesting structures, blades of grass, a research team has taken a major step in developing long-sought polymer architecture to bo...
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CQD ink makes good solar cell

Nanotechweb - October 3, 2014 - 3:45am
Device based on colloidal quantum-dot film has a record-breaking light-to-power conversion efficiency of 6%.
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Photonic crystals: how defects lead to a prison for light

Nanotechweb - October 3, 2014 - 2:45am
Researchers demonstrate how defects in a 3D crystal can create photonic bandgap cavities for light that may be useful for lasing, LEDS, information storage and sensitive pharmaceutical sensors
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Platinum meets its match in quantum dots from coal: Rice University's cheap hybrid outperforms rare metal as fuel-cell catalyst

Nanotech-Now - October 2, 2014 - 7:45am
Graphene quantum dots created at Rice University grab onto graphene platelets like barnacles attach themselves to the hull of a boat. But these dots enhance the properties of the mothership, making th...
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$18-million NSF investment aims to take flat materials to new heights: 2-D alternatives to graphene may enable exciting advances in electronics, photonics, sensors and other applications

Nanotech-Now - October 2, 2014 - 7:45am
Graphene, a form of carbon in which a single layer of atoms forms a two-dimensional, honeycomb crystal lattice, conducts electricity and heat efficiently and interacts with light in unusual ways. Thes...
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Arrowhead Expands Management Team with Appointment of Susan Boynton as Vice President Global Regulatory Affairs

Nanotech-Now - October 2, 2014 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted RNAi therapeutics, today announced that Susan Boynton has been appointed Vice President, Global Regulator...
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Nanobotmodels present metastasis and angiogenesis medical animation

Nanotech-Now - October 2, 2014 - 7:45am
Nanobotmodels medical animation starts "Cancer education project". It consist of several parts. First in production - metastasis mechanisms based on up-to-date researches.

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Breakthrough in ALD-graphene by Picosun technology

Nanotech-Now - October 2, 2014 - 7:45am
Picosun Oy, the leading manufacturer of high quality Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) equipment for global industries, reports the successful low temperature deposition of graphene, enabled by its PICOPL...
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Novel approach to magnetic measurements atom-by-atom

Nanotech-Now - October 2, 2014 - 7:45am
Having the possibility to measure magnetic properties of materials at atomic precision is one of the important goals of today's experimental physics. Such measurement technique would give engineers an...
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Nanoparticles Accumulate Quickly in Wetland Sediment: Aquatic food chains might be harmed by molecules "piggybacking" on carbon nanoparticles

Nanotech-Now - October 2, 2014 - 7:45am
A Duke University team has found that nanoparticles called single-walled carbon nanotubes accumulate quickly in the bottom sediments of an experimental wetland setting, an action they say could indire...
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'Stealth' nanoparticles could improve cancer vaccines

Nanotech-Now - October 2, 2014 - 7:45am
Cancer vaccines have recently emerged as a promising approach for killing tumor cells before they spread. But so far, most clinical candidates haven't worked that well. Now, scientists have developed...
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Stressed Out: Research Sheds New Light on Why Rechargeable Batteries Fail

Nanotech-Now - October 2, 2014 - 7:45am
Pity the poor lithium ion. Drawn relentlessly by its electrical charge, it surges from anode to cathode and back again, shouldering its way through an elaborate molecular obstacle course. This jou...
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New Absorber Will Lead to Better Biosensor: Biosensors are more sensitive and able to detect smaller changes in the environment

Nanotech-Now - October 2, 2014 - 7:45am
Biological sensors, or biosensors, are like technological canaries in the coalmine. By converting a biological response into an optical or electrical signal, they can alert us to dangers in our extern...
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Graphene chips are close to significant commercialization

Nanotech-Now - October 1, 2014 - 10:16am
A research team from the University of Texas and German nanotechnology company Aixtron have worked out a way to make wafer-scale graphene measuring between 100 and 300mm. The research offers the p...
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Sound control of nanorod ‘molecules’

Nanotechweb - October 1, 2014 - 9:53am
The assembly and disassembly of nanorods propelled by ultrasound provides an insight into biological motors.
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Excited “plasmonic lens” converts tunnel electrons into CV beam

Nanotechweb - October 1, 2014 - 3:53am
A new way to create cylindrical vector beams could benefit applications in quantum optics, microscopy and data storage and communications.
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UT Arlington researchers develop transparent nanoscintillators for radiation detection for medical safety and homeland security

Nanotech-Now - September 30, 2014 - 7:45am
A University of Texas at Arlington research team says recently identified radiation detection properties of a light-emitting nanostructure built in their lab could open doors for homeland security and...
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