Nano News & Events

A superior near-infrared organic light emitting diode

InterNano Industry News - June 24, 2017 - 3:45am
Researchers have shown record external quantum efficiencies for diodes based on organic red/NIR oligomers free from heavy/toxic metals and combining electron-withdrawing (A) moieties together with electron-donating (D) ones, in a previously poorly studied A-D-A motif.
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Can crab shells provide a 'green' solution to malaria?

InterNano Industry News - June 24, 2017 - 3:45am
Study shows how a mixture of chitin and silver nanoparticles inhibits growth of mosquito larvae.
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Discovery of new transparent thin film material could improve electronics and solar cells

InterNano Industry News - June 24, 2017 - 3:45am
Conductivity is highest-ever for thin film oxide semiconductor material.
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Scientists print nanoscale imaging probe onto tip of optical fiber

InterNano Industry News - June 24, 2017 - 3:45am
Combining speed with incredible precision, a team of researchers has developed a way to print a nanoscale imaging probe onto the tip of a glass fiber as thin as a human hair, accelerating the production of the promising new device from several per month to several per day.
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The nanoFate model assesses the risk of engineered nanomaterials in the environment

InterNano Industry News - June 24, 2017 - 3:45am
Scientists have developed a dynamic multimedia fate and transport model to predict the time-dependent accumulation of metallic engineered nanomaterials across environmental media. The model considers a wider range of processes and environmental subcompartments than most previous models.
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Avoiding printed 'coffee rings' with cellulose nanofibers

InterNano Industry News - June 24, 2017 - 3:45am
Cellulose nanofibers can help particles in ink and printed electronics disperse evenly, rather than spread apart like dried coffee rings.
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Organic electronics: Semiconductors as decal stickers

InterNano Industry News - June 24, 2017 - 3:45am
No more error-prone evaporation deposition, drop casting or printing: Scientists have developed organic semiconductor nanosheets, which can easily be removed from a growth substrate and placed on other substrates.
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Flexible, organic and biodegradable - a new wave of electronics

InterNano Industry News - June 24, 2017 - 3:45am
A new semiconductor is as flexible as skin and easily degradable. It could have diverse medical and environmental applications, without adding to the mounting pile of global electronic waste.
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Nano-notch sends self-assembling polymers into a spiral

InterNano Industry News - June 24, 2017 - 3:45am
Template modification could speed up the fabrication of sensing substrates and other novel structures.
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Freezing lithium batteries may make them safer and bendable

InterNano Industry News - June 24, 2017 - 3:45am
Engineers use ice-templating to control electrolyte structure in lithium batteries; solid-state is non-flammable, non-toxic and flexible with longer battery life.
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Novel nanotube structure strengthens thin films for flexible electronics

InterNano Industry News - June 24, 2017 - 3:45am
Reflecting the structure of composites found in nature and the ancient world, researchers have synthesized thin carbon nanotube textiles that exhibit both high electrical conductivity and a level of toughness that is about fifty times higher than copper films, currently used in electronics.
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Molecular libraries for organic light-emitting diodes

InterNano Industry News - June 24, 2017 - 3:45am
By means of a new screening process, it is now possible to identify more quickly lead structures with superior luminescence and charge-transport properties.
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Graphene 'copy machine' may produce cheap semiconductor wafers

InterNano Industry News - June 24, 2017 - 3:45am
Engineers use graphene as a 'copy machine' to produce cheaper semiconductor wafers.
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NANOLEAP open call

InterNano Industry News - June 24, 2017 - 3:45am
Get free access to the NANOLEAP Network of Pilot Lines for a 6 month research project on nanocomposites.
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New perovskite ink opens window for quality solar cells

InterNano Industry News - June 24, 2017 - 3:45am
A new perovskite ink with a long processing window allows the scalable production of perovskite thin films for high-efficiency solar cells.
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Better living through pressure: functional nanomaterials made easy (w/video)

InterNano Industry News - June 24, 2017 - 3:45am
Using pressure instead of chemicals, a team has fabricated nanoparticles into nanowire-array structures similar to those that underlie the surfaces of touch-screens for sensors, computers, phones and TVs.
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Low haze structures for transparent flexible electrodes by electrospinning processes

InterNano Industry News - June 24, 2017 - 3:45am
Electrospinning is a technique that produces ultra-fine fibers that are up to 100 times thinner than a human hair. These fibers are collected on glass or on foils in an unstructured, wide mesh net. When conductive materials are spun, flexible conductive transparent electrodes could be produced.
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Silver circuits on foil allow curved touchscreens

InterNano Industry News - June 24, 2017 - 3:45am
Until now, different conductive paths had to be manufactured in several steps in time-consuming processes. With photochemical metallization this is now possible in one single step on flexible substrates.
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Self-assembling polymers provide thin nanowire template

InterNano Industry News - June 24, 2017 - 3:45am
Researchers have developed a new way to create some of the world?s thinnest wires, using a process that could enable mass manufacturing with standard types of equipment.
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'Dialing-In' Wet Processing Parameters for MEMS, Nano Manufacturing and R&D - R & D Magazine

InterNano Industry News - June 24, 2017 - 3:45am
R & D Magazine'Dialing-In' Wet Processing Parameters for MEMS, Nano Manufacturing and R&DR & D MagazineAs the market for nanotechnology (nano) and Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) solutions continues to ramp up, the rate of organizations seeking to get involved with this sector is also burgeoning. Yet there are still significant challenges that ...
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