Nano News & Events

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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Got Images? Win an iPad with Your Best Asylum Research AFM Images

Nanotech-Now - March 6, 2014 - 7:45am
Asylum Research, an Oxford Instruments company, invites all Cypher™ and MFP-3D™ AFM users to enter their best AFM data, including images, force curves, or videos, in the Asylum Research Image Contest...
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How 19th Century Physics Could Change the Future of Nanotechnology: University of Cincinnati physics researchers have developed a new way of using an old technique that could help build better nanotechnology

Nanotech-Now - March 6, 2014 - 7:45am
A new twist on a very old physics technique could have a profound impact on one of the most buzzed-about aspects of nanoscience.
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Graphene-copper interconnects are cool

Nanotechweb - March 5, 2014 - 3:08am
New hybrid structure could help electronic chips better dissipate unwanted heat
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Nano-LEDS brighten nanocircuit prospects

Nanotechweb - March 4, 2014 - 12:49pm
Electrically driven nanoscale light source connects electronic and optical circuits.
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‘Four!' Heads Up, Wide Use of More Flexible Metallic Glass Coming Your Way: Advances in Glass Alloys Lead to Strength, Flexibility

Nanotech-Now - March 4, 2014 - 7:45am
What do some high-end golf clubs and your living room window have in common? The answer is glass, but in the golf clubs' case it's a specialized glass product, called metallic glass, with the ability...
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The Universitat Politècnica de Valencia coordinates a European project that will improve data communications performance

Nanotech-Now - March 4, 2014 - 7:45am
The Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV), through the Nanophotonics Technology Center, leads SITOGA, an ambitious European research project that aims to develop new technology which will, among o...
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Harris & Harris Group Portfolio Company, HZO, Wins "Best of Show" at VCIR Winter Conference

Nanotech-Now - March 4, 2014 - 7:45am
Harris & Harris Group Inc. (NASDAQ: TINY), an investor in transformative companies enabled by disruptive science, announces that its portfolio company, HZO, Inc., was voted "Best of Show" at the 31st...
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Electronics based on a 2-D electron gas: A new material could open the door to a new kind of electronics: researchers at the Vienna University of Technology have created a stable two-dimensional electron gas in strontium titanate

Nanotech-Now - March 4, 2014 - 7:45am
Usually, microelectronic devices are made of silicon or similar semiconductors. Recently, the electronic properties of metal oxides have become quite interesting. These materials are more complex, yet...
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Advantages emerge in using nanostructured material when forging mechanical components

Nanotech-Now - March 4, 2014 - 7:45am
In his PhD thesis, the Industrial Engineer Daniel Salcedo-Perez has studied the process to forge mechanical components using nanostructured material. Specifically, he has been able to produce matrices...
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Optical nano-tweezers take over the control of nano-objects: Researchers at ICFO have invented nano-optical tweezers capable of trapping and moving an individual nano-object in 3 dimensions using only the force of light

Nanotech-Now - March 4, 2014 - 7:45am
As science and technology go nano, scientists search for new tools to manipulate, observe and modify the "building blocks" of matter at the nanometer scale. With this in mind, the recent publication i...
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Detecting levels of antibiotics in blood paves the way to individualized treatment

Nanotech-Now - March 4, 2014 - 7:45am
A new methodology for rapidly measuring the level of antibiotic drug molecules in human blood serum has been developed, paving the way to applications within drug development and personalised medicine...
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Arrowhead Receives Regulatory Approval to Begin Phase 2a Trial of Chronic Hepatitis B Candidate ARC-520

Nanotech-Now - March 4, 2014 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted RNAi therapeutics, today announced that it received regulatory approval to begin a Phase 2a clinical tria...
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FEI Company Announces Date for Investor Conference Participation

Nanotech-Now - March 4, 2014 - 7:45am
FEI Company (Nasdaq:FEIC) announced that Fletcher Chamberlin, Investor Relations & Communications Director, will present at the Cowen and Company 34th Annual Health Care Conference at 11:20 a.m. EST o...
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Silver nanoparticle on graphene oxide support: An efficient catalyst for organic transformations

Nanotech-Now - March 4, 2014 - 7:45am
Silver (Ag) has a high catalytic activity towards many organic and inorganic transformations such as NOx reduction and catalytic oxidation of CO to CO2. In practical applications, catalysts like Ag ar...
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Nanotubes make for better lithium-ion batteries

Nanotechweb - March 3, 2014 - 3:57am
Semiconducting or metallic? SWCNT electronic type affects lithiation
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Researchers create coating material to prevent blood clots associated with implanted devices

Nanotech-Now - March 2, 2014 - 7:45am
A team of researchers from UCLA and the University of Michigan has developed a material that could help prevent blood clots associated with catheters, heart valves, vascular grafts and other implanted...
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Coupled carbon and peptide nanotubes achieved for the first time: twins nanotubes

Nanotech-Now - March 2, 2014 - 7:45am
CIQUS researchers (Universidade de Santiago de Compostela) obtained hybrid structures with complementary properties of nanotubes and self-assembling cyclic peptide nanotubes.
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