Nano News & Events

Why does 'Tumbaga' look like pure gold?

Nanotechweb - October 27, 2014 - 3:11am
Gold appears to segregate at copper-gold alloy surface – a result that will be important for making better nanocatalysts.
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Iran to Hold 3rd Int'l Engineering Materials, Metallurgy Conference

Nanotech-Now - October 26, 2014 - 7:45am
The Third International Engineering Materials and Metallurgy Conference and Exhibition will be held in association with Tarbiat Modarres University at the venue of Shahid Beheshti International Confer...
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Haydale Secures Exclusive Development and Supply Agreement with Tantec A/S: New reactors to be built and commissioned by Tantec A/S represent another step forward towards the commercialisation of graphene

Nanotech-Now - October 26, 2014 - 7:45am
aydale, the company focused on enabling technology for the commercialisation of graphene, has entered into an exclusive development and supply agreement with Tantec A/S (Tantec), a leading manufactur...
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QuantumWise guides the semiconductor industry towards the atomic scale

Nanotech-Now - October 26, 2014 - 7:45am
QuantumWise has released a new version of their software platform for atomic-scale modeling, Virtual NanoLab, and the simulation engine Atomistix ToolKit. The focus of this release is applications to...
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NYU Researchers Break Nano Barrier to Engineer the First Protein Microfiber

Nanotech-Now - October 26, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers at the New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering have broken new ground in the development of proteins that form specialized fibers used in medicine and nanotechnology. For as...
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Iranian Scientists Apply Nanotechnology to Produce Surgery Suture

Nanotech-Now - October 26, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Isfahan University of Technology used nanotechnology to produce surgery suture.
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Iranian, Malaysian Scientists Study Nanophotocatalysts for Water Purification

Nanotech-Now - October 26, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers from Iran University of Science and Technology in association with their colleagues from Advanced Materials Research Center in Malaysia produced a new photocatalyst with very high efficien...
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Iran-Made Respiratory Nano Masks Provided to Hajj Pilgrims

Nanotech-Now - October 26, 2014 - 7:45am
Respiratory masks modified with nanofibers were provided to Hajj pilgrims in Mecca by Iran's Fanavaran Nano-Meghyas Company to protect them against probable various diseases during their residence in...
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National Synchrotron Light Source II Achieves 'First Light'

Nanotech-Now - October 26, 2014 - 7:45am
The National Synchrotron Light Source II detects its first photons, beginning a new phase of the facility's operations. Scientific experiments at NSLS-II are expected to begin before the end of the ye...
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Novel Rocket Design Flight Tested: New Rocket Propellant and Motor Design Offers High Performance and Safety

Nanotech-Now - October 26, 2014 - 7:45am
Los Alamos National Laboratory scientists recently flight tested a new rocket design that includes a high-energy fuel and a motor design that also delivers a high degree of safety.

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MEMS & Sensors Technology Showcase: Finalists Announced for MEMS Executive Congress US 2014

Nanotech-Now - October 26, 2014 - 7:45am
Six companies selected from a pool of applicants will compete in MEMS Industry Group's (MIG)'s MEMS & Sensors Technology Showcase at MEMS Executive Congress.
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Nanoparticle technology triples the production of biogas

Nanotech-Now - October 24, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers of the Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICN2), a Severo Ochoa Centre of Excellence, and the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) have developed the new BiogàsPlus, a...
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SUNY Polytechnic Institute Invites the Public to Attend its Popular Statewide 'NANOvember' Series of Outreach and Educational Events

Nanotech-Now - October 24, 2014 - 7:45am
The month-long NANOvember celebration will showcase New York State's pioneering nanotechnology-based ecosystem with exciting events in Albany, Utica, and Rochester.
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Advancing thin film research with nanostructured AZO: Innovnano’s unique and cost-effective AZO sputtering targets for the production of transparent conducting oxides

Nanotech-Now - October 24, 2014 - 7:45am
Innovnano (www.innovnano-materials.com), an expert manufacturer of high performance ceramic powders, has developed a range of nanostructured AZO (aluminium-doped zinc oxide) specifically for the produ...
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Graphene laminate make good thermal coating for plastics

Nanotechweb - October 24, 2014 - 3:57am
Carbon sheet improves the thermal conductivity of PET by up to 600-fold.
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Mechanism behind nature's sparkles revealed

Nanotech-Now - October 22, 2014 - 1:36pm
Researchers from the University of Bristol have revealed "a universal explanation" for many of the dazzling coloured and silvery reflections in the natural world. The team revealed that disordered...
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Materials for the next generation of electronics and photovoltaics: MacArthur Fellow develops new uses for carbon nanotubes

Nanotech-Now - October 22, 2014 - 7:45am
One of the longstanding problems of working with nanomaterials--substances at the molecular and atomic scale--is controlling their size. When their size changes, their properties also change. This sug...
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Special UO microscope captures defects in nanotubes: University of Oregon chemists provide a detailed view of traps that disrupt energy flow, possibly pointing toward improved charge-carrying devices

Nanotech-Now - October 22, 2014 - 7:45am
University of Oregon chemists have devised a way to see the internal structures of electronic waves trapped in carbon nanotubes by external electrostatic charges.
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Super stable garnet ceramics may be ideal for high-energy lithium batteries

Nanotech-Now - October 22, 2014 - 7:45am
Scientists at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have discovered exceptional properties in a garnet material that could enable development of higher-energy battery designs.
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Could I squeeze by you? Ames Laboratory scientists model molecular movement within narrow channels of mesoporous nanoparticles

Nanotech-Now - October 22, 2014 - 7:45am
Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory have developed deeper understanding of the ideal design for mesoporous nanoparticles used in catalytic reactions, such as hydrocarbon conv...
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