Nano News & Events

Atom-thick CCD could capture images: Rice University scientists develop two-dimensional, light-sensitive material

Nanotech-Now - December 23, 2014 - 7:45am
An atomically thin material developed at Rice University may lead to the thinnest-ever imaging platform.
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Oregon researchers glimpse pathway of sunlight to electricity: Collaboration with Lund University uses modified UO spectroscopy equipment to study 'maze' of connections in photoactive quantum dots

Nanotech-Now - December 23, 2014 - 7:45am
Four pulses of laser light on nanoparticle photocells in a University of Oregon spectroscopy experiment has opened a window on how captured sunlight can be converted into electricity.
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Phospherene shows viability for devices

Nanotechweb - December 23, 2014 - 6:36am
Sandwiching phosphorene between boron nitride sheets makes it stable as well as demonstrating high electron mobility.
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IR microscope images ambipolar transistor

Nanotechweb - December 22, 2014 - 6:33am
Technique will help to improve real working devices made from semiconducting polymers.
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Instant-start computers possible with new breakthrough

Nanotech-Now - December 21, 2014 - 7:45am
To encode data, today's computer memory technology uses electric currents - a major limiting factor for reliability and shrinkability, and the source of significant power consumption. If data could in...
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Aculon Hires New Business Development Director

Nanotech-Now - December 21, 2014 - 7:45am
Aculon, Inc., a leading provider of easy-to-apply nanotechnology surface modification technologies, is pleased to announce the addition of Patrick Tang as Aculon's new Director of Business Development...
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Creation of 'Rocker' protein opens way for new smart molecules in medicine, other fields

Nanotech-Now - December 21, 2014 - 7:45am
Human cells are protected by a largely impenetrable molecular membrane, but researchers have built the first artificial transporter protein that carries individual atoms across membranes, opening the...
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How does enzymatic pretreatment affect the nanostructure and reaction space of lignocellulosic biomass?

Nanotech-Now - December 21, 2014 - 7:45am
Pretreatment of cellulosic biomass using cell wall degrading enzymes is a critical step in the release of sugars needed to produce biofuels and renewable, biobased chemicals and materials. A new study...
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Silicon Valley-Based Foresight Valuation Launches STR-IP™, a New Initiative for Startups to Discover the Value of Their Intellectual Property

Nanotech-Now - December 21, 2014 - 7:45am
Foresight Valuation Group, an intellectual property (IP) strategy and startup advisory firm, today announces its Startup-IP Program (STR-IP™), a new initiative aimed at helping technology startups bui...
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Iranian Scientists Use Nanotechnology to Increase Power, Energy of Supercapacitors

Nanotech-Now - December 21, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers increased the important properties of supercapacitors, including power, energy and lifetime by using nanotechnology.
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Iranian Researchers Produce Electrical Pieces Usable in Human Body

Nanotech-Now - December 21, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers in association with their colleagues from Harvard University and MIT succeeded in the production of biodegradable and biocompatible electrical pieces that can be used inside human'...
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Zenosense, Inc. - Hospital Collaboration - 400 Person Lung Cancer Detection Trial

Nanotech-Now - December 21, 2014 - 7:45am
Zenosense, Inc. (OTCQB: ZENO) ("Zenosense", the "Company"), a healthcare technology company primarily focused on developing and marketing devices to detect the MRSA "Super-Bug" and to detect signs of...
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BNNTs make “rebar” graphene

Nanotechweb - December 19, 2014 - 9:23am
Nanotubes made of boron nitride help strengthen carbon sheet.
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SUNY Poly NanoCollege Faculty Member Selected as American Physical Society Fellow: SUNY Poly Associate Professor of Nanoscience Dr. Vincent LaBella Recognized for Significant Technological Innovations that Enable Interactive Learning

Nanotech-Now - December 19, 2014 - 7:45am
As a testament to New York State's innovation-education model, as envisioned by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, the Colleges of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) at SUNY Polytechnic Institute (SUNY P...
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Switching to spintronics: Berkeley Lab reports on electric field switching of ferromagnetism at room temp

Nanotech-Now - December 19, 2014 - 7:45am
In a development that holds promise for future magnetic memory and logic devices, researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)'s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and Cornel...
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ORNL microscopy pencils patterns in polymers at the nanoscale

Nanotech-Now - December 19, 2014 - 7:45am
Scientists at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have used advanced microscopy to carve out nanoscale designs on the surface of a new class of ionic polymer materials for the fir...
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Unraveling the light of fireflies

Nanotech-Now - December 19, 2014 - 7:45am
Fireflies used rapid light flashes to communicate. This "bioluminescence" is an intriguing phenomenon that has many potential applications, from drug testing and monitoring water contamination, and ev...
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Instant read-out nanosensor screens drug “cocktails”

Nanotechweb - December 18, 2014 - 5:41am
New device could also help identify potential environmental hazards quickly and safely.
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Atomic BN sheets make perfect substrates

Nanotechweb - December 18, 2014 - 4:32am
Ultrathin hexagonal boron nitride improves the electronic properties of 2D materials like graphene and molybdenum disulphide thanks to its unusual dielectric screening behaviour.
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Bruker Introduces BioScope Resolve High-Resolution BioAFM System: Featuring PeakForce Tapping for Quantitative Bio-Mechanical Property Mapping

Nanotech-Now - December 17, 2014 - 7:45am
At the Sixth AFM BioMed Conference, Bruker (NASDAQ: BRKR) today announced the release of BioScope Resolve™, a biological atomic force microscope (bioAFM) that features the highest resolution imaging a...
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