Nano News & Events

Copper nanostructure improves liquid fuel yields

Nanotechweb - April 10, 2014 - 4:48am
Nanocrystalline catalyst could help store renewable energy more efficiently
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Industry Veteran Fergus Clarke Joins Picodeon as CEO: Appointment comes as Picodeon prepares for growth

Nanotech-Now - April 9, 2014 - 7:45am
Picodeon, a Finnish coating technology specialist today announced that Fergus Clarke has joined the company as Chief Executive Officer. Clarke brings over 25 years of global high technology management...
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Preview of Hands-on Nanotechnology Demos at ‘Chemistry of Wine’ Fundraiser to Show Nanotech Magic

Nanotech-Now - April 9, 2014 - 7:45am
NanoTecNexus (NTN), a premier nanotech educational organization, and members of the Graduate Society of NanoEngineers (GSN), a society formed within the Department of NanoEngineering at UCSD, will del...
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First principles approach to creating new materials: Solid-state chemistry and theoretical physics combined to help discover new materials with useful properties

Nanotech-Now - April 9, 2014 - 7:45am
Traditionally, scientists discover new materials, and then probe them to try to better understand their properties. Theoretical materials physicist Craig Fennie does it in reverse.
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Scientists disagree on responsible research

Nanotech-Now - April 9, 2014 - 7:45am
Science and responsibility Responsible research has been put firmly on the political agenda with, for instance, EU's Horizon 2020 programme in which all research projects must show how they contrib...
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TMC13 Deposition Rate Controller now supports Multi-Crystal sensors

Nanotech-Now - April 9, 2014 - 7:45am
The latest TMC13 Deposition Rate Controller from Henniker Scientific is further extended with 0.01Hz frequency resolution and support for multi-crystal sensors with each crystal being controlled indiv...
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Graphene 2014: outstanding program is online 700 attendees registered

Nanotech-Now - April 9, 2014 - 7:45am
Graphene 2014, the International Conference & Exhibition on Graphene, to be held in Toulouse (France), from May 06-09 announces the online program.
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Graphene nanoribbons as electronic switches: A new theoretical study shows the conductivity conditions under which graphene nanoribbons can become switches in externally controlled electronic devices

Nanotech-Now - April 9, 2014 - 7:45am
One of graphene's most sought-after properties is its high conductivity. Argentinian and Brazilian physicists have now successfully calculated the conditions of the transport, or conductance mechanism...
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Domain walls in nanowires cleverly set in motion: Important prerequisite for the development of nano-components for data storage and sensor technology / Publication in Nature Communications

Nanotech-Now - April 9, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) have achieved a major breakthrough in the development of methods of information processing in nanomagnets. Using a new trick, they have been ab...
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Scalable CVD process for making 2-D molybdenum diselenide: Rice, NTU scientists unveil CVD production for coveted 2-D semiconductor

Nanotech-Now - April 9, 2014 - 7:45am
Nanoengineering researchers at Rice University and Nanyang Technological University in Singapore have unveiled a potentially scalable method for making one-atom-thick layers of molybdenum diselenide -...
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Trees go high-tech: process turns cellulose into energy storage devices

Nanotech-Now - April 9, 2014 - 7:45am
Based on a fundamental chemical discovery by scientists at Oregon State University, it appears that trees may soon play a major role in making high-tech energy storage devices.
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Microwaves reverse magnetization

Nanotechweb - April 9, 2014 - 6:37am
New technique might be used to optimize hard drive writing times or help advance new MRAM device technologies
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First principles shine a light on LED design

Nanotechweb - April 9, 2014 - 5:35am
Studies of light-emitting diodes based on diffusion theory rather than simulations will for the first time allow lighting engineers to predict LED behaviour.
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Harris & Harris Group Notes Mersana's Collaboration Agreement With Subsidiary of Takeda Pharmaceutical Co.

Nanotech-Now - April 9, 2014 - 1:03am
Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:TINY), an investor in transformative companies enabled by disruptive science, notes the announcement by portfolio company, Mersana Therapeutics, Inc., that it has e...
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Quantum Photon Properties Revealed in Another Particle—the Plasmon

Nanotech-Now - April 7, 2014 - 7:45am
For years, researchers have been interested in developing quantum computers—the theoretical next generation of technology that will outperform conventional computers. Instead of holding data in bits,...
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Nanomaterials Directory 2014 - Updates to 2015

Nanotech-Now - April 7, 2014 - 7:45am
The Nanomaterials Directory 2014 is the first publication ever to collate all nanomaterials producers and product developers in a single-volume, categorised by nanomaterials, types sold and countries...
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Researchers probe the next generation of 2D materials

Nanotech-Now - April 7, 2014 - 7:45am
As the properties and applications of graphene continue to be explored in laboratories all over the world, a growing number of researchers are looking beyond the one-atom-thick layer of carbon for alt...
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To bridge LEDs' green gap, scientists think small... really small: Nanostructures half a DNA strand-wide show promise for efficient LEDs

Nanotech-Now - April 7, 2014 - 7:45am
Nanostructures half the breadth of a DNA strand could improve the efficiency of light emitting diodes (LEDs), especially in the "green gap," a portion of the spectrum where LED efficiency plunges, sim...
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Hawk Trade Secures Funding and Development Capital for Nanotec Industries: Nanotec Industries successfully negotiates funding for development of nano-sized treatment and imaging delivery device facility through Hawk Trade

Nanotech-Now - April 7, 2014 - 7:45am
Nanotec Industries a technology company focused on the medical applications of nanotechnology, has announced that it has been granted development capital by Tokyo-based investment fund, Hawk Trade.
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Peer Reviewed and Approved for Science by the the Washington Academy of Sciences

Nanotech-Now - April 7, 2014 - 7:45am
The Washington Academy of Sciences awards the first Lifeboat Foundation book as "Peer Reviewed & Approved for Science".
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