Nano News & Events

Entangled photons unlock new super-sensitive characterisation of quantum technology

Nanotech-Now - June 2, 2015 - 7:45am
A new protocol for estimating unknown optical processes, called unitary operations, with precision enhanced by the unique properties of quantum mechanics has been demonstrated by scientists and engine...
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Novel X-ray lens sharpens view into the nano world: DESY team produces innovative high-power X-ray lens

Nanotech-Now - June 2, 2015 - 7:45am
A team led by DESY scientists has designed, fabricated and successfully tested a novel X-ray lens that produces sharper and brighter images of the nano world. The lens employs an innovative concept to...
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UCF Research and Innovation Recognized at International Conference

Nanotech-Now - June 2, 2015 - 7:45am
Three groundbreaking technologies developed by UCF researchers have been recognized as among the top innovations to be presented at an international conference in two weeks.
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Nano focus: Are protein nanostructures safe for the food industry to use?

Nanotech-Now - June 1, 2015 - 8:20am
While many foods already contain naturally occurring nanostructures that are perfectly safe to consume, the potential to develop new nanoscale proteins for foods may carry unexplored risks that must b...
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STM avoids “tip crash”

Nanotechweb - June 1, 2015 - 2:37am
Tokyo researchers measure the electrical conductance at specific sites on a single-atom point contact using a scanning tunnelling microscopy technique.
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TCL Unveils First 65” TV Featuring QD Vision’s Color IQ™ Quantum Dot Technology: Emerging industry leader introduces expanded quantum dot TV lineup

Nanotech-Now - May 31, 2015 - 7:45am
Rapidly rising industry leader TCL has expanded its Color IQ™-based product family with the introduction of its Q65H9700 65’’ 4K UHD Quantum Dot TV. This is the second Color IQ™-based TV launched by...
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Nanotech Secures Additional Patents in Advanced Security Features: New patented features gain attention from the banknote industry

Nanotech-Now - May 31, 2015 - 7:45am
Nanotech Security Corp. (TSXV: NTS) (OTCQX: NTSFF), announced that the Company has been granted two patents; one from the United States Patent and Trademark Office and one from the European Patent Off...
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New 'designer carbon' from Stanford boosts battery performance

Nanotech-Now - May 31, 2015 - 7:45am
Stanford University scientists have created a new carbon material that significantly boosts the performance of energy-storage technologies. Their results are featured on the cover of the journal ACS C...
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Stanford breakthrough heralds super-efficient light-based computers: Light can transmit more data while consuming far less power than electricity, and an engineering feat brings optical data transport closer to replacing wires

Nanotech-Now - May 31, 2015 - 7:45am
Stanford electrical engineer Jelena Vuckovic wants to make computers faster and more efficient by reinventing how they send data back and forth between chips, where the work is done.
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Donuts, math, and superdense teleportation of quantum information

Nanotech-Now - May 31, 2015 - 7:45am
Putting a hole in the center of the donut--a mid-nineteenth-century invention--allows the deep-fried pastry to cook evenly, inside and out. As it turns out, the hole in the center of the donut also ho...
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OSU researchers prove magnetism can control heat, sound: Team leverages OSC services to help confirm, interpret experimental findings

Nanotech-Now - May 31, 2015 - 7:45am
Phonons--the elemental particles that transmit both heat and sound--have magnetic properties, according to a landmark study supported by Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) services and recently published...
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Two UCSB Professors Receive Early Career Research Awards: The Department of Energy’s award for young scientists acknowledges UC Santa Barbara’s standing as a top tier research institution

Nanotech-Now - May 31, 2015 - 7:45am
Two members of UC Santa Barbara’s faculty have been named recipients of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Early Career Research Program awards. Assistant professors Nathaniel Craig in the Department of...
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Global Carbon Nanotubes (CNT) Market Expected To Reach USD 3.42 Billion By 2022

Nanotech-Now - May 31, 2015 - 7:45am
Grand View Research.com has announced the addition of "Global Carbon Nanotubes Market Analysis And Segment Forecasts To 2022" Market Research report to their Database.
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SouthWest NanoTechnologies Introduces AgeNT™ Transparent Conductor System at SID Display Week, Booth #543

Nanotech-Now - May 31, 2015 - 7:45am
SouthWest NanoTechnologies (SWeNT), a leading manufacturer of carbon nanotube materials, is pleased to introduce AgeNT, an innovative, low-cost system for producing patterned transparent conductors fo...
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Nano-capsules designed for diagnosing malignant tumours: Japanese researchers have developed adaptable nano-capsules that can help in the diagnosis of glioblastoma cells - a highly invasive form of brain tumours

Nanotech-Now - May 31, 2015 - 7:45am
Polymersomes are hollow, synthetic, nano-sized capsules. They have been extensively studied for their potential in the targeted delivery of drugs within the body. PICsomes[1] are a novel class of poly...
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Physicists precisely measure interaction between atoms and carbon surfaces

Nanotech-Now - May 29, 2015 - 7:45am
Physicists at the University of Washington have conducted the most precise and controlled measurements yet of the interaction between the atoms and molecules that comprise air and the type of carbon s...
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Linking superconductivity and structure

Nanotech-Now - May 29, 2015 - 7:45am
Superconductivity is a rare physical state in which matter is able to conduct electricity--maintain a flow of electrons--without any resistance. It can only be found in certain materials, and even th...
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How spacetime is built by quantum entanglement: New insight into unification of general relativity and quantum mechanics

Nanotech-Now - May 29, 2015 - 7:45am
A collaboration of physicists and a mathematician has made a significant step toward unifying general relativity and quantum mechanics by explaining how spacetime emerges from quantum entanglement in...
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Chemists discover key reaction mechanism behind the highly touted sodium-oxygen battery

Nanotech-Now - May 29, 2015 - 7:45am
Chemists at the University of Waterloo have discovered the key reaction that takes place in sodium-air batteries that could pave the way for development of the so-called holy grail of electrochemical...
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New technique speeds nanoMRI imaging: Multiplexing technique for nanoscale magnetic resonance imaging developed by researchers in Switzerland cuts normal scan time from two weeks to two days

Nanotech-Now - May 29, 2015 - 7:45am
NanoMRI is a scanning technique that produces nondestructive, high-resolution 3-D images of nanoscale objects, and it promises to become a powerful tool for researchers and companies exploring the sha...
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