Nano News & Events

Bar-Ilan U. researcher first to observe 'god particle' analogue in superconductors: Introduces 'tabletop' technique for examining the standard model of physics' most celebrated missing link

Nanotech-Now - February 21, 2015 - 7:45am
The Nobel Prize-winning discovery of the Higgs boson - the "God particle" believed responsible for all the mass in the universe - took place in 2012 at CERN's Large Hadron Collider, an underground fac...
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Researchers build atomically thin gas and chemical sensors: Sensors made of molybdenum disulfide are small, thin and have a high level of selectivity when detecting gases and chemicals

Nanotech-Now - February 21, 2015 - 7:45am
The relatively recent discovery of graphene, a two-dimensional layered material with unusual and attractive electronic, optical and thermal properties, led scientists to search for other atomically th...
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Iranian Scientists Use Biosensors to Determine Dopamine Level

Nanotech-Now - February 21, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers succeeded in designing of a biosensor to determine dopamine level, which has high detection limit and decreases clinical diagnosis costs due to its high accuracy and speed.
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AXT Extend Nanotechnology Offerings to Include NT-MDT AFM Solutions

Nanotech-Now - February 20, 2015 - 7:45am
AXT would like to announce its new partnership with NT-MDT, one of the world's leading manufacturers of Atomic Force Microscopes (AFM). NT-MDT has been involved in the producing instrumentation for na...
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Keysight Technologies to Demonstrate In-circuit, Functional, Boundary Scan Test Solutions at IPC APEX EXPO

Nanotech-Now - February 20, 2015 - 7:45am
Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS) will demonstrate in-circuit, functional and boundary scan test solutions at IPC APEX EXPO, Booth 3815, San Diego Convention Center, Feb. 24-26.
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Global Gold Nanoparticles Market Hit To Reach USD 4.86 Billion By 2020: Grand View Research, Inc

Nanotech-Now - February 20, 2015 - 7:45am
North America dominated the global gold nanoparticles market accounting for over 30% of global volume in 2013.
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“Hopping” electrodeposition makes gold nanodot plating

Nanotechweb - February 20, 2015 - 5:01am
New method might be used to make plasmonic photonic crystals, optoelectronic on-chip interconnects and chemical and biological sensors.
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Catenane structure makes “sense-and-treat” device

Nanotechweb - February 20, 2015 - 4:04am
Interlocked rings switch from one catalytic state to another thanks to an external trigger.
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Van der Waals heterostructures make good LEDS

Nanotechweb - February 19, 2015 - 6:07am
The structures, which are only around 10-40 atoms thick, might be used in semi-transparent devices, such as displays, and in flexible electronics.
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CNTs show feasibility for practical devices

Nanotechweb - February 18, 2015 - 12:43pm
A study of carbon nanotube transistors identifies the origin of device variability and ways to improve it.
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United Nanotech Innovations Lists Materials for Trade on INSCX™ Exchange and Appoints Fullerex as Merchant

Nanotech-Now - February 18, 2015 - 7:45am
United Nanotech Innovations Pvt Ltd. (UNIPL), Bangalore, India a part of UAE based Darwish Bin Ahmed Group has formally joined INSCX™ Exchange, the world marketplace for nano-materials, polymers, TiO2...
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Arrowhead to Present at 2015 RBC Capital Markets' Global Healthcare Conference

Nanotech-Now - February 18, 2015 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted RNAi therapeutics, today announced that Arrowhead's chief operating officer Bruce Given, M.D., will prese...
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Insight into inner magnetic layers: Measurements at BESSY II have shown how spin filters forming within magnetic sandwiches influence tunnel magnetoresistance -- results that can help in designing spintronic component-

Nanotech-Now - February 18, 2015 - 7:45am
In doing so, the teams enhanced our understanding of processes that are important for future TMR data storage devices and other spintronic components. Their results have now been published in Nature C...
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Half spheres for molecular circuits: Corannulene shows promising electronic properties

Nanotech-Now - February 18, 2015 - 7:45am
Imagine taking a fullerene (C60) and cutting it in half like a melon. What you get is a corannulene (C20H10), a molecule that, according to a just-published study conducted with SISSA's collaboration,...
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Novel crumpling method takes flat graphene from 2-D to 3-D

Nanotech-Now - February 18, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed a unique single-step process to achieve three-dimensional (3D) texturing of graphene and graphite. Using a commercially ava...
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A rapid extension of nanographene sheets from readily available hydrocarbons: Precisely controlled synthesis of structurally uniform carbon sheets could advance nanographene materials science

Nanotech-Now - February 18, 2015 - 7:45am
Commercially available hydrocarbons were used as templates to synthesize uniform nanographene sheets using a series of sheet extending agents and a new transition metal catalyst, which were developed...
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Voltage tester for beating cardiac cells

Nanotech-Now - February 18, 2015 - 7:45am
Electrical impulses play an important role in cells of the human body. For example, neurons use these impulses to transmit information along their branches and the body also uses them to control the c...
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Improved fire detection with new ultra-sensitive, ultraviolet light sensor

Nanotech-Now - February 18, 2015 - 7:45am
A new study published today in Scientific Reports has discovered that a material traditionally used in ceramics, glass and paint can be manipulated to produce an ultra-sensitive UV light sensor, pavin...
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Novel solid-state nanomaterial platform enables terahertz photonics

Nanotech-Now - February 18, 2015 - 7:45am
Scientists are pioneering the use of nanomaterials in compact, sensitive, fast, low-cost terahertz detectors with potential in applications such as biomedical diagnostics, airport security screening a...
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A new spin on spintronics: Michigan team tests radiation-resistant spintronic material, possibly enabling electronic devices that will work in harsh environments

Nanotech-Now - February 18, 2015 - 7:45am
A team of researchers from the University of Michigan and Western Michigan University is exploring new materials that could yield higher computational speeds and lower power consumption, even in harsh...
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