Nano News & Events

Review highlights the potential for graphene and other 2D crystals in the energy sector

Nanotech-Now - February 6, 2015 - 7:45am
Graphene has many potential applications, among them energy generation, conversion and storage. Graphene - a single layer of carbon atoms - and related two-dimensional crystals combine high electrical...
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Aramid nanofibres make good battery separators

Nanotechweb - February 6, 2015 - 3:05am
New nanomaterial suppresses dendrite growth, for safer and better solid-ion batteries.
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Solvents help print CNT devices

Nanotechweb - February 5, 2015 - 5:50am
Polymer sorting technique in different solvents can separate semiconducting from metallic carbon nanotubes.
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Silicene makes stable FET

Nanotechweb - February 4, 2015 - 12:16pm
US-Italy team makes first field-effect transistor from 2D silicon sheet.
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Australian startup creates world’s first 100% cotton hydrophobic T-Shirts

Nanotech-Now - February 4, 2015 - 7:45am
An Australian startup has solved the age-old problem of stained white t-shirts by creating a fully hydrophobic T-shirt - the first in the world to be available to the public.
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New PEN Inc. Surface Cleaning Product to Redefine Personal Health and Safety: Entry Planned Into $50 Billion Global Cleaning Market

Nanotech-Now - February 4, 2015 - 7:45am
In direct response to the apparent failure of current cleaners and disinfectants to prevent the spread of illness, PEN Inc. (OTCQB: PENC) is developing a new category of cleaning products intended to...
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Penta-graphene, a new structural variant of carbon, discovered: The unique structure of the thin sheet of pure carbon was inspired by pentagonal tile pattern found in the streets of Cairo

Nanotech-Now - February 4, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University and universities in China and Japan have discovered a new structural variant of carbon called "penta-graphene" - a very thin sheet of pure carbon that h...
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Rediscovering spontaneous light emission: Berkeley researchers develop optical antenna for LEDs

Nanotech-Now - February 4, 2015 - 7:45am
Berkeley Lab researchers have developed a nano-sized optical antenna that can greatly enhance the spontaneous emission of light from atoms, molecules and semiconductor quantum dots. This advance opens...
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Entegris Launches Dispense System Optimized for 3D and MEMS Applications: New IntelliGen® MV system delivers process efficiencies and defect reduction in dispensing mid-viscosity fluids

Nanotech-Now - February 4, 2015 - 7:45am
Entegris, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENTG), a leader in yield-enhancing materials and solutions for highly advanced manufacturing environments, announced the latest addition to its IntelliGen® family of two-stage...
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Best practice guide for the safe handling and use of nanoparticles in packaging industries now available: A novel best practice guide is now available to support the safe handling and use of nanoparticles in packaging industries

Nanotech-Now - February 4, 2015 - 7:45am
A novel "Best Practice Guide for the Safe Handling and Use of Nanoparticles in Packaging Industries" is now available to support those working with nanomaterials at all stages in the development of pa...
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Nano Labs Announces the Opportunity to Submit the POLEC Liquid Cement Product for Test Trials to Be Used in the Construction of the New International Airport of Mexico City (NAICM)

Nanotech-Now - February 4, 2015 - 7:45am
Nano Labs Corp. (OTCQB: CTLE) ("Nano Labs" or "The Company") is pleased to announce it has signed an agreement through its subsidiaries "Pol-Ec International Technologies Corp USA" and POLEC S de RL (...
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Arrowhead to Report Fiscal 2015 First Quarter Financial Results

Nanotech-Now - February 4, 2015 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted RNAi therapeutics, today announced that it will report its financial results for the fiscal 2015 first qu...
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Iranian Scientists Apply Nanofibers to Produce Light Thermal Insulators

Nanotech-Now - February 4, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Amirkabir University of Technology studied the application of nanofibers in the structure of thermal insulators to increase their performance and decrease the final price.
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Harris & Harris Group Portfolio Company D-Wave Systems Raises an Additional $29 Million (CAD), Closing 2014 Financing at $62 Million (CAD)

Nanotech-Now - February 4, 2015 - 7:45am
Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:TINY), an investor in transformative companies enabled by disruptive science, notes the announcement by portfolio company, D-Wave Systems, Inc., that it has closed...
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Smartphones look for a cure for Alzheimer’s

Nanotechweb - February 4, 2015 - 7:37am
Sony has released an app that allows researchers at Stanford University to use your smartphone’s idle processing power to perform protein-folding calculations.
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Quantum-dot TVs seed a bright future

Nanotechweb - February 3, 2015 - 9:30am
Cadmium-free quantum dot technology looks set to puncture mainstream consumerism for the first time.
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Nanomaterials Used to Reduce Heat Generated by LED Panels

Nanotech-Now - February 2, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman in a joint research with their counterparts from Amirkabir University of Technology produced nanostructures that can be used in LED panels...
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Leader Describes Iran's Independence as Root Cause of Bullying Powers' Enmity

Nanotech-Now - February 2, 2015 - 7:45am
Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei described Iran's independence as the main cause of the bullying powers' hostility towards the country, adding that Iran needs to s...
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Performance Drop in Solar Cells Prevented by Nanotechnology

Nanotech-Now - February 2, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers used nanotechnology to produce solar cells that have high efficiency in the conversion of solar energy to electricity.
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Pinholes are Pitfalls for High Performance Solar Cells

Nanotech-Now - February 2, 2015 - 7:45am
The most popular next-generation solar cells under development may have a problem - the top layer is full of tiny pinholes, researchers at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate Univ...
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