Nano News & Events

Sweeping lasers snap together nanoscale geometric grids: New technique creates multi-layered, self-assembled grids with fully customizable shapes and compositions

Nanotech-Now - June 24, 2015 - 7:45am
Down at the nanoscale, where objects span just billionths of a meter, the size and shape of a material can often have surprising and powerful electronic and optical effects. Building larger materials...
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Newly-Developed Biosensor in Iran Detects Cocaine Addiction

Nanotech-Now - June 24, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers produced a type of biosensor that can detect very small amounts of cocaine in blood.
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Optical tweezers produce “nanojets”

Nanotechweb - June 24, 2015 - 12:30am
The traps could be used to manipulate biological molecules such as DNA and perhaps even help assemble nanomachines of the future.
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Kirigami patterns make composite materials more stretchy, while staying strong

Nanotechweb - June 24, 2015 - 12:30am
Method could be used to make flexible electronics and optoelectronic devices.
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Iranian Scientists Design Nano Device to Detect Cyanogen Toxic Gas

Nanotech-Now - June 23, 2015 - 9:31am
Iranian researchers studied the effect of a type of nanosheet on the adsorption of cyanogen toxic gas.
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Thin semiconductors go through the Mott transition

Nanotechweb - June 22, 2015 - 5:17am
New findings could help in the development of photonic devices, such as light emitters and lasers made from 2D transition metal dichalcogenides.
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Graphene light bulb shines bright

Nanotechweb - June 22, 2015 - 4:42am
Devices could be used to make transparent, flexible displays of the future.
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Researchers first to show that Saharan silver ants can control electromagnetic waves over an extremely broad range of the electromagnetic spectrum—findings may lead to biologically inspired coatings for passive radiative cooling of objects

Nanotech-Now - June 20, 2015 - 7:45am
Nanfang Yu, assistant professor of applied physics at Columbia Engineering, and colleagues from the University of Zürich and the University of Washington, have discovered two key strategies that enabl...
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PI Planar XY Air Bearing Stage Provides Better Motion Fidelity

Nanotech-Now - June 20, 2015 - 7:45am
Nanopositioning specialist PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P., a leader and solution provider in motion control and positioning components and systems, introduces the new PIglide HS planar XY air bearing st...
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RMC-Boeckeler Introduces LN-Ultra Cryosectioning System for Serial Section Applications

Nanotech-Now - June 20, 2015 - 7:45am
RMC-Boeckeler recently announced the release of the RMC LN-Ultra cryosectioning system designed for both biological and industrial applications that require low temperature serial sectioning, especial...
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A dynamic approach to educating industry-ready nanotechnology technicians

Nanotech-Now - June 20, 2015 - 7:45am
Seattle’s Hub for Industry-Driven Nanotechnology Education (Seattle, USA), an imaginative educational body with a flexible and highly productive model for nanotechnician training, has identified dynam...
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Nanowire LED Innovator Aledia Completes $31 Million Series B Financing

Nanotech-Now - June 20, 2015 - 7:45am
New Investors Include Automotive-lighting Leader Valeo, IKEA GreenTech, the Venture Capital Arm of IKEA, and Bpifrance, the French National Industrial Bank; Development-and-Supply Contracts Signed wit...
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Polymeric Nanocarrier to Increase Effectiveness of Anticancer Drugs Produced in Iran

Nanotech-Now - June 20, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers studied the effect of application of a type of polymer as the carrier of anticancer drugs.
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X-ray imaging reveals secrets in battery materials: Imaging and data analysis techniques offer new approach to probing material properties

Nanotech-Now - June 20, 2015 - 7:45am
In a new study, researchers explain why one particular cathode material works well at high voltages, while most other cathodes do not. The insights, published in the 19 June issue of the journal Scien...
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Scientists film shock waves in diamond: X-ray laser opens up new avenues of research in material science

Nanotech-Now - June 20, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers have used ultra-short pulses of X-rays to film shock waves in diamonds. The study headed by DESY scientists opens up new possibilities for studying the properties of materials. Thanks to t...
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Biomedical breakthrough: Carbon nanoparticles you can make at home

Nanotech-Now - June 20, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers have found an easy way to produce carbon nanoparticles that are small enough to evade the body's immune system, reflect light in the near-infrared range for easy detection, and carry paylo...
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Stanford engineers find a simple yet clever way to boost chip speeds: Inside each chip are millions of tiny wires to transport data; wrapping them in a protective layer of graphene could boost speeds by up to 30 percent

Nanotech-Now - June 20, 2015 - 7:45am
A typical computer chip includes millions of transistors connected with an extensive network of copper wires. Although chip wires are unimaginably short and thin compared to household wires both have...
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Solegear Further Strengthens its Product Development Team: New Hire Seeks to Create New, Disruptive, Sustainable Materials

Nanotech-Now - June 18, 2015 - 7:45am
Solegear Bioplastic Technologies Inc. (TSX VENTURE:SGB) is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Sadaf Shafiei Sabet to its biopolymer engineering team.
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A new look at surface chemistry: Technique for studying the atomic structure of material surfaces holds promise for catalysis, corrosion and other critical reactions

Nanotech-Now - June 18, 2015 - 7:45am
For the first time in the long and vaunted history of scanning electron microscopy, the unique atomic structure at the surface of a material has been resolved. This landmark in scientific imaging was...
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Toward nanorobots that swim through blood to deliver drugs (video)

Nanotech-Now - June 18, 2015 - 7:45am
Someday, treating patients with nanorobots could become standard practice to deliver medicine specifically to parts of the body affected by disease. But merely injecting drug-loaded nanoparticles migh...
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