Nano News & Events

Graphene for Real-World Devices: New research in phonon scattering sheds more light on graphene as a replacement for silicon

Nanotech-Now - May 7, 2014 - 7:45am
Graphene, a one-atom-thick form of the carbon material graphite, has been hailed as a wonder material — strong, light, nearly transparent, and an excellent conductor of electricity and heat. But a num...
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SEMATECH Achieves Breakthrough Defect Reductions in EUV Mask Blanks: Technologists at SEMATECH Successfully Reduce Defects from Multi-layer Deposition of Mask Blanks, Meeting the Defect Requirements for Early Introduction of EUV

Nanotech-Now - May 7, 2014 - 7:45am
SEMATECH announced today that researchers have reached a significant milestone in reducing tool-generated defects from the multi-layer deposition of mask blanks used for extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lith...
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Removal of Organic Pollutant Tripled by New Nanocomposite Compared to Pure Titania

Nanotech-Now - May 7, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Malayer University succeeded in the production of a type of nanocomposite that helps better removal of organic pollutants up to three times in comparison with pure titania.
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Pixelligent Joins Nation¹s Leading Lighting Center ­ Smart Lighting ERC at RPI

Nanotech-Now - May 7, 2014 - 7:45am
Pixelligent Technologies, the global manufacturer of PixClear™ high index materials and nanocrystal dispersions for the solid state lighting and flat panel display industries, announced today that it...
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Graphenea gets new corporate image, celebrates fourth anniversary: After four years of existence, Graphenea has revamped its corporate image and website this month

Nanotech-Now - May 7, 2014 - 7:45am
On our company website, one can still find the high quality graphene oxide and graphene films, as well as other graphene products. Alongside, the Graphenea website boasts a list of publications, addre...
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A dip in seawater energizes graphene

Nanotechweb - May 7, 2014 - 6:04am
First observations of an induced "waving potential" when graphene is dipped into an ionic solution suggests possible applications in self-powered sensors and monitors, as well as in remote ocean devices.
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Iranian Researchers Study Interaction of Vitamins with Boron Nitride Nanotubes

Nanotech-Now - May 5, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from the University of Mazandaran studied the performance of boron nitride nanotubes in the presence of vitamins through a computational method.
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Iranian, Lebanese Researchers Discuss Enhancement of Nano-Science Cooperation

Nanotech-Now - May 5, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian and Lebanese academicians and scientists voiced their enthusiasm for expanding mutual cooperation in nano-science fields.
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New rapid synthesis developed for bilayer graphene and high-performance transistors: UCSB researchers demonstrate ultra-fast and deterministic growth of high-quality and large-area bilayer graphene films with controlled stacking order required for low-pow

Nanotech-Now - May 5, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers at University of California, Santa Barbara, in collaboration with Rice University, have recently demonstrated a rapid synthesis technique for large-area Bernal (or AB) stacked bilayer grap...
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Antimicrobial edible films inhibit pathogens in meat

Nanotech-Now - May 5, 2014 - 7:45am
Antimicrobial agents incorporated into edible films applied to foods to seal in flavor, freshness and color can improve the microbiological safety of meats, according to researchers in Penn State's Co...
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Iranian, Finnish Scientists Present New Model to Determine Nanocomposites Properties

Nanotech-Now - May 5, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Isfahan University of Technology in association with Finnish researchers from Alto University presented a micromechanical model that is able to predict mechanical properties o...
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Production of Nanocapsule from Sea-Buckthorn Extract in Iran

Nanotech-Now - May 5, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Pharmaceutical Sciences Branch of Islamic Azad University used sea-buckthorn extract to produce nanocapsules which are able to protect the drugs located in them and have appli...
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Shining a light on heart disease

Nanotech-Now - May 5, 2014 - 7:45am
A study to investigate how nanoparticles could be used to improve the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease has received £3 million funding.
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Edgy Look at 2D Molybdenum Disulfide: Berkeley Lab Researchers Observe 1D Edge States Critical to Nanoelectronic and Photonic Applications

Nanotech-Now - May 5, 2014 - 7:45am
The drive to develop ultrasmall and ultrafast electronic devices using a single atomic layer of semiconductors, such as transition metal dichalcogenides, has received a significant boost. Researchers...
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High Quality Three-Dimensional Nanoporous Graphene

Nanotech-Now - May 5, 2014 - 7:45am
Three-dimentional (3D) nanoporous graphene with preserved 2D Dirac electronic characters was successfully synthesized by Dr. Yoshikazu Ito and Prof. Mingwei CHEN at Advanced Institute for Materials Re...
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Battelle Develops Self-Healing Smart Beads That Detect and Repair Corrosion

Nanotech-Now - May 5, 2014 - 7:45am
Battelle scientists have developed a tiny bead, the Battelle Smart Corrosion Detector™ bead, that not only detects corrosion but delivers a payload to help heal the microscopic cracks that rust create...
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Buzz Aldrin, Elon Musk Lead List of Luminaries at NSS International Space Development Conference in Los Angeles: May 14-18 Event is Open to the Public with Paid Registration

Nanotech-Now - May 3, 2014 - 7:45am
The 33rd Annual International Space Development Conference (ISDC 2014) kicks off on Wednesday, May 14, for five days of presentations, panels, exhibits, lunches and dinners celebrating this year's the...
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Dolomite Microfluidics and Sphere Fluidics partner to deliver world leading droplet based technology

Nanotech-Now - May 3, 2014 - 7:45am
Sphere Fluidics and The Dolomite Centre Ltd. have now signed an exclusive distributor agreement for Sphere Fluidics' trademarked range of unique biochips, surfactants and other specialist chemicals fo...
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TenasiTech secures investment to ‘toughen up’ acrylic glass

Nanotech-Now - May 3, 2014 - 7:45am
TenasiTech Pty Ltd is pleased to announce that it has secured almost a million dollars in investment to drive the commercialisation of its range of plastics nanoadditive products. A consortia of Angel...
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Arrowhead to Present at Deutsche Bank 39th Annual Health Care Conference

Nanotech-Now - May 3, 2014 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted RNAi therapeutics, today announced that Bruce Given, M.D., Chief Operating Officer, will present at the D...
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