Nano News & Events

Piezo controller series NV120/1 and NV120/1 CLE for dynamic applications

Nanotech-Now - October 14, 2014 - 7:45am
Piezosystem jena is a worldwide leader in nano and micro positioning. Our piezo devices are ideal for any application where the high precision positioning of components is needed. The NV120 series of...
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Microrobots armed with new force-sensing system to probe cells

Nanotech-Now - October 14, 2014 - 7:45am
Incorporating In-situ Force Sensing Capabilities in a Magnetic Microrobot Wuming Jing and David J. Cappelleri Purdue University This paper presents the preliminary design of a mic...
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Aledia’s Nanowire LED Technology Endorsed By 2014 Physics Nobel Prize Winner: Hiroshi Amano Serves on Company’s Scientific Advisory Board

Nanotech-Now - October 14, 2014 - 7:45am
Prof. Hiroshi Amano, a member of Aledia's Scientific Advisory Board, was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics, alongside Shuji Nakamura and Isamu Akasaki for their roles in inventing the blue light emit...
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Tailored flexible illusion coatings hide objects from detection

Nanotech-Now - October 14, 2014 - 7:45am
Developing the cloak of invisibility would be wonderful, but sometimes simply making an object appear to be something else will do the trick, according to Penn State electrical engineers.
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Small but heading for the big time: Nanobiotix reaches the second milestone payment of Bpifrance dedicated to NBTXR3 development in liver cancers

Nanotech-Now - October 14, 2014 - 7:45am
NANOBIOTIX (Euronext: NANO - ISIN: FR0011341205), a clinical-stage nanomedicine company pioneering novel approaches for the local treatment of cancer, announces today the second payment of €1.144 k fr...
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Solid nanoparticles can deform like a liquid: Unexpected finding shows tiny particles keep their internal crystal structure while flexing like droplets

Nanotech-Now - October 14, 2014 - 7:45am
A surprising phenomenon has been found in metal nanoparticles: They appear, from the outside, to be liquid droplets, wobbling and readily changing shape, while their interiors retain a perfectly stabl...
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Australian teams set new records for silicon quantum computing

Nanotech-Now - October 14, 2014 - 7:45am
Two research teams working in the same laboratories at UNSW Australia have found distinct solutions to a critical challenge that has held back the realisation of super powerful quantum computers.
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Aculon NanoClear Stencil Solution Wins 2014 Global Technology Award at SMTAI

Nanotech-Now - October 14, 2014 - 7:45am
Aculon NanoClear receives the 2014 Global Technology Award for the Stencil category at the recent SMTAi International.
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Nanoparticle-induced autophagy could help improve cancer treatments

Nanotechweb - October 14, 2014 - 3:58am
New finding could also be important for preventing inflammatory diseases such as lung fibrosis, and may even be used to help treat neurodegenerative diseases.
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Chemistry Nobel awarded for super-resolution microscopy

Nanotechweb - October 13, 2014 - 6:41am
Eric Betzig, Stefan Hell and William Moerner share 2014 prize.
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Raytheon, UMass Lowell open on-campus research institute: Industry leader’s researchers to collaborate with faculty, students to move key technologies forward through first-of-its-kind partnership

Nanotech-Now - October 12, 2014 - 7:45am
Raytheon and the University of Massachusetts Lowell today officially opened a new collaborative research facility that will advance innovative technologies in a state-of-the-art setting.
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New additions to Malvern Instruments’ ‘10 ways to…’ series guide rheological optimization of dispersion products

Nanotech-Now - October 12, 2014 - 7:45am
Two new additions to Malvern Instruments' popular ‘10 ways to…' whitepaper series provide practical guidance on using rheological testing to develop stable, high performance dispersions. Both whitepap...
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HZO Teams With Deutsche Telekom to Unveil the Waterproof Tolino Vision 2 eReader: The New HZO Protected eReader Ushers in a New Era of Waterproof Electronics, Providing a Seamless User Experience Without the Risk of Using Port Doors and Mechanical Seals

Nanotech-Now - October 12, 2014 - 7:45am
HZO, Inc., the total solutions leader in submersible thin film protective technology for any kind of electronic assembly, device, component or sensor, announced today that it has partnered with Deutsc...
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Electrically conductive plastics promising for batteries, solar cells

Nanotech-Now - October 12, 2014 - 7:45am
Radical Polymers and Their Application to Organic Electronic Devices Edward P. Tomlinson , Martha E. Hay , and Bryan W. Boudouris * School of Chemical Engineering, Purdue University ...
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DNA nano-foundries cast custom-shaped metal nanoparticles: DNA's programmable assembly is leveraged to form precise 3D nanomaterials for disease detection, environmental testing, electronics and beyond

Nanotech-Now - October 12, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University have unveiled a new method to form tiny 3D metal nanoparticles in prescribed shapes and dimensions using D...
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The Körber Foundation congratulates Stefan Hell on winning the 2014 Nobel Prize

Nanotech-Now - October 12, 2014 - 7:45am
In 2011, Stefan Hell received the Körber European Science Prize for his research work on the subject "Throwing light on the nanoscopic world".
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NIST researchers enabled by AFM-IR to publish first nanoscale IR spectra of individual plasmonic nanostructures

Nanotech-Now - October 12, 2014 - 7:45am
Anasys Instruments reports on the new AFM-IR results from the Energy Research Group at NIST just published in the journal for Advanced Optical Materials. The paper is entitled "Nanoscale imaging and s...
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Microspot Thin Film Thickness Measurements by Transmission and Reflectance Microspectroscopy

Nanotech-Now - October 12, 2014 - 7:45am
CRAIC FilmPro™ software is used with CRAIC Technologies microspectrometers to measure the thickness of thin films of microspot areas in both reflectance and transmission.
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Charged graphene gives DNA a stage to perform molecular gymnastics

Nanotech-Now - October 12, 2014 - 7:45am
When Illinois researchers set out to investigate a method to control how DNA moves through a tiny sequencing device, they did not know they were about to witness a display of molecular gymnastics.
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Arrowhead Issues Open Letter to Shareholders

Nanotech-Now - October 12, 2014 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted RNAi therapeutics, today issued the following open letter to shareholders from President and CEO, Christ...
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