Nano News & Events

Iranian, Spanish Scientists Produce Recyclable Catalyst by Using Nanoparticles

Nanotech-Now - September 4, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Qazvin Center of Payam-e Noor University in association with researchers from the University of Valencia in Spain produced a catalyst that can be easily recycled and separated...
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Breakthrough for Carbon Nanotube Solar Cells: Polychiral carbon nanotube mixture absorbs more sunlight

Nanotech-Now - September 4, 2014 - 7:45am
Lighter, more flexible, and cheaper than conventional solar-cell materials, carbon nanotubes (CNTs) have long shown promise for photovoltaics. But research stalled when CNTs proved to be inefficient,...
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2D-crystal jigsaw puzzle helps make high-quality heterojunction

Nanotechweb - September 4, 2014 - 2:35am
Interface between two dichalcogenides could be used to fabricate transistors, LEDs and solar cells within a single atomically thin layer.
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Superabsorbing rings could lead to better cameras and solar cells

Nanotechweb - September 3, 2014 - 10:29am
Quantum effect could be put to work in a range of optical technologies.
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Nanopositioner PZ700 with increased life time and freedom from maintenance

Nanotech-Now - September 2, 2014 - 7:45am
After more than one year in long-term test the nanopositioner PZ700 from piezosystem jena do not show any abrasion or breakdown. The nanopositioner PZ700 is designed for dynamic, single axis positioni...
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A new, tunable device for spintronics: An international team of scientists including physicist Jairo Sinova from the University of Mainz realises a tunable spin-charge converter made of GaAs

Nanotech-Now - September 2, 2014 - 7:45am
Spin-charge converters are important devices in spintronics, an electronic which is not only based on the charge of electrons but also on their spin and the spin-related magnetism. Spin-charge convert...
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Nanoscale assembly line

Nanotech-Now - September 2, 2014 - 7:45am
ETH researchers have realised a long-held dream: inspired by an industrial assembly line, they have developed a nanoscale production line for the assembly of biological molecules.
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New analytical technology reveals 'nanomechanical' surface traits

Nanotech-Now - September 2, 2014 - 7:45am
Surface stress variation as a function of applied compressive stress and temperature in microscale silicon Ming Gan and Vikas Tomara School of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Purdue Univer...
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New Vice President Takes Helm at CNSE CMOST: Catherine Gilbert To Lead CNSE Children’s Museum of Science and Technology Through Expansion And Relocation

Nanotech-Now - September 2, 2014 - 7:45am
The SUNY College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE)/SUNY Institute of Technology (SUNYIT) today announced Catherine Gilbert has been appointed Vice President of the CNSE Children's Museum of...
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Copper shines as flexible conductor

Nanotech-Now - September 2, 2014 - 7:45am
Bend them, stretch them, twist them, fold them: modern materials that are light, flexible and highly conductive have extraordinary technological potential, whether as artificial skin or electronic pap...
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Fonon Announces 3D Metal Sintering Technology: Emerging Additive Nano Powder Manufacturing Technology

Nanotech-Now - September 2, 2014 - 7:45am
FONON, the industry leader in developing high-tech fiber and CO2 laser systems for marking, cutting and engraving applications, is proud to unveil the Its New Additive manufacturing Equipment - the b...
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SouthWest NanoTechnologies CEO Dave Arthur to Discuss “Carbon Nanotubes and Automotive Applications” at The Automotive Composites Conference and Expo 2014 (ACCE2014)

Nanotech-Now - September 2, 2014 - 7:45am
On Tuesday, September 9, 2014, SouthWest NanoTechnologies' CEO, Dave Arthur, will deliver a talk titled "Carbon Nanotubes and Automotive Applications" at The Automotive Composites Conference and Expo...
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Leading European communications companies and research organizations have launched an EU project developing the future 5th Generation cellular mobile networks

Nanotech-Now - September 2, 2014 - 7:45am
A consortium of 15 leading telecommunications operators, vendors, research centers and academic institutions have launched "MiWaveS" (Millimeter-Wave Small Cell Access and Backhauling), a European col...
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Ultra-Low Frequency Vibration Isolation Stabilizes Scanning Tunneling Microscopy at UCLA’s Nano-Research Group

Nanotech-Now - September 2, 2014 - 7:45am
The Weiss Group, a renown nanotechnology research unit of UCLA's(University of California, Los Angeles) California NanoSystems Institute, utilizes Negative-Stiffness vibration isolation to provide ult...
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Raman Whispering Gallery Detects Nanoparticles

Nanotech-Now - September 1, 2014 - 2:46pm
A Raman microlaser sensor can detect and count individual particles — including viruses — as small as 10 nm. Researchers led by Dr. Lan Yang of Washington University achieved Raman lasing in a sili...
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Binary metal oxide surface goes electrocatalytic

Nanotechweb - September 1, 2014 - 5:29am
Ni-Co film has lots of active edges.
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Device contact: more than just a phase

Nanotechweb - August 31, 2014 - 12:17pm
Manipulating the phase of MoS2 at contact points provides excellent low-resistance junctions for ultrathin transistors.
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Novel 'butterfly' molecule could build new sensors, photoenergy conversion devices

Nanotech-Now - August 31, 2014 - 7:45am
Exciting new work by a Florida State University research team has led to a novel molecular system that can take your temperature, emit white light, and convert photon energy directly to mechanical mot...
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Ligands can make for patchy nanocrystal surface

Nanotechweb - August 29, 2014 - 8:06am
Surprisingly, capping ligands only offer sparse covering say US researchers.
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New technique uses fraction of measurements to efficiently find quantum wave functions

Nanotech-Now - August 29, 2014 - 7:45am
The result of every possible measurement on a quantum system is coded in its wave function, which until recently could be found only by taking many different measurements of a system and estimating a...
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