Nano News & Events

A new way to make sheets of graphene:Technique might enable advances in display screens, solar cells, or other devices

Nanotech-Now - May 26, 2014 - 7:45am
Graphene's promise as a material for new kinds of electronic devices, among other uses, has led researchers around the world to study the material in search of new applications. But one of the biggest...
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Argonne scientists discover new phase in iron-based superconductors

Nanotech-Now - May 26, 2014 - 7:45am
Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory have discovered a previously unknown phase in a class of superconductors called iron arsenides. This sheds light on a debate o...
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Flatland optics with graphene

Nanotech-Now - May 26, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers from CIC nanoGUNE, in collaboration with ICFO and Graphenea, introduce a platform technology based on optical antennas for trapping and controlling light with the one-atom-thick material g...
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L-shaped nanoantenna optimally converts light polarization

Nanotechweb - May 26, 2014 - 6:43am
New experiments could help make better flat lenses and holograms
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Production of Nanostructured Crack-Free Ceramic Coating in Iran

Nanotech-Now - May 24, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Sharif University of Technology in association with researchers from Laser and Optic Research Center produced crack-free ceramic coating using nanotechnology.
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Antibacterial Nanocomposite Produced in Iran's N. Science, Technology Research Institute

Nanotech-Now - May 24, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian chemistry researchers from Nuclear Science and Technology Research Institute succeeded in the production of an antibacterial nanocomposite that can be used in medical industries and dentistry.
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Richard Berry Receives TAPPI Nanotechnology Division’s First Technical Award

Nanotech-Now - May 24, 2014 - 7:45am
Dr. Richard Berry of CelluForce has been named the first recipient of TAPPI's International Nanotechnology Division's Technical Award. This award recognizes outstanding accomplishments or contribution...
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Agilent Technologies Announces Addition of ILM and STM Capabilities to Atomic Force Microscope

Nanotech-Now - May 24, 2014 - 7:45am
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced the availability of inverted light microscope (ILM) and scanning tunneling microscope (STM) capabilities for the recently introduced Agilent 7500 at...
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Tiny gold bars focus light into graphene

Nanotechweb - May 23, 2014 - 11:00am
A simple way of creating and controlling surface plasmon polaritons (SPPs) in graphene could lead to the development of new electronic devices that use light
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How do nanowires move?

Nanotechweb - May 23, 2014 - 4:04am
New study sheds more light on the random Brownian motion of nanoparticles near a wall
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Photonex Roadshow brings together a range of high calibre speakers for a 'themed' one-day-only conference.

Nanotech-Now - May 22, 2014 - 7:45am
Photonex Scotland Roadshow includes an in-depth conference on the latest techniques and instrumentation available in subjects such as: the application of super-resolution microscopy to observe single...
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Nanometrics Announces Upcoming Investor Events

Nanotech-Now - May 22, 2014 - 7:45am
Nanometrics Incorporated (Nasdaq:NANO), a leading provider of advanced process control metrology and inspection systems, today announced the company's participation in the following investor events:
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Agilent Technologies Adds Averager Capability to PCIe Digitizers, Extends Range of Real-Time Processing Functions

Nanotech-Now - May 22, 2014 - 7:45am
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today introduced a new averager real-time processing function for its PCIe digitizer family.
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Leica Microsystems Debuts New Pulsed STED Laser at ELMI Meeting 2014 in Oslo, Norway: Laser Achieves Resolutions Below 30 nm With the Super-Resolution Microscope Leica TCS SP8 STED 3X

Nanotech-Now - May 22, 2014 - 7:45am
Leica Microsystems is introducing a new pulsed 775 nm STED laser with the super-resolution system Leica TCS SP8 STED 3X, which achieves sub 30 nm resolution through pulsed stimulated emission depletio...
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Illinois researchers combine weak chemical forces to strengthen a novel imaging technology

Nanotech-Now - May 22, 2014 - 7:45am
When Associate Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Hyunjoon Kong, graduate student Cartney Smith, and colleagues set out to improve MR imaging (MRI), they turned current contrast agent...
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New analysis eliminates a potential speed bump in quantum computing: Global symmetry not required for fast quantum search

Nanotech-Now - May 22, 2014 - 7:45am
A quantum particle can search for an item in an unsorted "database" by jumping from one item to another in superposition, and it does so faster than a classical computer ever could.
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OCSiAl’s world first: capability for unlimited, low-cost production of Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes announced at Institute of Materials: Introducing TUBALL® OCSiAl: carbon nanotube modifier that enhances a broad range of materials’ performance

Nanotech-Now - May 22, 2014 - 7:45am
OCSiAl, an international technology firm headquartered in Luxembourg with manufacturing operations in Novosibirsk, Russia, unveiled a breakthrough technology for the production of single wall carbon n...
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Regional Growth Fund success sees Malvern Instruments stepping up UK recruitment

Nanotech-Now - May 22, 2014 - 7:45am
Malvern Instruments (Malvern, Worcestershire, UK) has been successful in securing £3 million support from the UK Government's Regional Growth Fund (RGF) that will lead to the creation of 47 new jobs i...
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New lithium battery created in Japan: Using a parasitic conduction mechanism, technology described in the journal 'APL Materials' promises safer batteries in the future

Nanotech-Now - May 22, 2014 - 7:45am
The long life of lithium ion batteries makes them the rechargeable of choice for everything from implantable medical devices to wearable consumer electronics. But lithium ion batteries rely on liquid...
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Nanocatalyst Stable in Petrochemical Processes Synthesized in Iran

Nanotech-Now - May 22, 2014 - 7:45am
Chemical engineers from Sahand University of Industry in Iran's Northwestern city of Tabriz succeeded in the production of a nanocatalyst to be used in processes that provide the feed for petrochemica...
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