Nano News & Events

Diamond structure channels photons in their millions

Nanotechweb - March 12, 2015 - 8:07am
Bull's-eye grating in diamond membrane could help improve nanosensors, single photon sources, and quantum memories for quantum computing and networking.
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Carbon nanotubes heat up

Nanotechweb - March 12, 2015 - 6:42am
Hot spots in CNT arrays could degrade device performance.
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Fractal patterns seen on emerging cancerous cells

Nanotechweb - March 12, 2015 - 5:30am
Study could point to new ways of preventing some cancers.
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Graphene quantum dots split Cooper pairs

Nanotechweb - March 12, 2015 - 5:29am
Quantum computers could benefit from new source of entangled electrons.
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Silicon Impulse, New Leti IC Design Platform, Offers One-Stop-Shop For Ultra-low-power Technologies: End-to-end Design Accelerator Platform Targets Energy-efficient Internet of Things Applications and New Devices Using FD-SOI Technology, while Expanding E

Nanotech-Now - March 11, 2015 - 7:45am
CEA-Leti today announced the launch of its Silicon Impulse IC design competence center, a comprehensive IC technology platform offering IC design, advanced intellectual property, emulator and test ser...
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Mid-IR frequency combs enable high resolution spectroscopy for sensitive gas sensing

Nanotech-Now - March 11, 2015 - 7:45am
A frequency comb source is a light source with a spectrum containing thousands of laser lines. The development of these sources has been revolutionary for fundamental science. It has allowed the const...
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Researchers snap-shot fastest observations of superconductivity yet

Nanotech-Now - March 11, 2015 - 7:45am
An international team of researchers has used infinitely short light pulses to observe ultrafast changes in the electron-level properties of superconductors, setting a new standard for temporal resolu...
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Researchers synthesize new thin-film material for use in fuel cells: Article in the journal APL Materials shows how to grow Bi2Pt2O7 pyrochlore, potentially a more effective cathode for future fuel cells

Nanotech-Now - March 11, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers from Cornell University have synthesized a new thin-film catalyst for use in fuel cells. In a paper published March 10 in the journal APL Materials, from AIP Publishing, the team reports t...
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The chameleon reorganizes its nanocrystals to change colors

Nanotech-Now - March 11, 2015 - 7:45am
Many chameleons have the remarkable ability to exhibit complex and rapid color changes during social interactions. A collaboration of scientists within the Sections of Biology and Physics of the Facul...
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High performance, lightweight supercapacitor electrodes of the future

Nanotech-Now - March 11, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers have developed a novel electrode to make low-cost, lightweight supercapacitors with superior performance, a development that could mean faster charging time and longer battery life in elec...
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Advantest to Exhibit at SEMICON China in Shanghai, China, March 17-19: Showcasing Broad Portfolio of Semiconductor Products, Technologies and Solutions

Nanotech-Now - March 11, 2015 - 7:45am
Leading semiconductor test equipment supplier Advantest Corporation (TSE: 6857) (NYSE: ATE) will showcase its broad product portfolio, including its semiconductor test solutions, nanotechnology produc...
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Are current water treatment methods sufficient to remove harmful engineered nanoparticle?

Nanotech-Now - March 11, 2015 - 7:45am
The increased use of engineered nanoparticles (ENMs) in commercial and industrial applications is raising concern over the environmental and health effects of nanoparticles released into the water sup...
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More study needed to clarify impact of cellulose nanocrystals on health: Few studies explore toxicity of cellulose nanocrystals

Nanotech-Now - March 11, 2015 - 7:45am
Are cellulose nanocrystals harmful to human health? The answer might depend on the route of exposure, according to a review of the literature by a Virginia Tech scientist, but there have been few stud...
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Seeing tiny twins: Strength in shrinking: Understanding why a material's behavior changes as it gets smaller

Nanotech-Now - March 11, 2015 - 7:45am
To fully understand how nanomaterials behave, one must also understand the atomic-scale deformation mechanisms that determine their structure and, therefore, their strength and function.
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ORNL microscopy directly images problematic lithium dendrites in batteries

Nanotech-Now - March 9, 2015 - 7:45am
Scientists at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have captured the first real-time nanoscale images of lithium dendrite structures known to degrade lithium-ion batteries. The ORN...
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The Universitat Politècnica de València is coordinating a European project to develop a device for the quick and early diagnosis of cancer

Nanotech-Now - March 9, 2015 - 7:45am
To develop a device based on nanophotonic technology that enables a quick and early diagnosis of different types of cancer -specifically breast, prostate, lung and colorectal- analysing only two or th...
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University of Tehran to Host 5th Ultrafine Grained, Nanostructured Materials Conference

Nanotech-Now - March 9, 2015 - 7:45am
The Department of Metallurgy and Materials Engineering of University of Tehran in association with University of Trento, Italy, will organize the Fifth Ultrafine Grained and Nanostructured Materials C...
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Iranian Scientists Apply Nanotechnology to Produce Electrical Insulator

Nanotech-Now - March 9, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers used nanotechnology to produce a new type of electrical insulator with high dielectric constant, which has applications in electronics, optoelectronics and electrochemical industri...
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Phenom-World announces the Phenom XL, world’s fastest desktop SEM to handle large samples

Nanotech-Now - March 9, 2015 - 7:45am
Phenom-World is proud to announce the Phenom XL, an addition to the highly successful Phenom desktop SEM product family. The Phenom XL is the world's first desktop Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) t...
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