Nano News & Events

Generating Möbius strips of light: Researchers experimentally produce these structures from light polarization

Nanotech-Now - February 2, 2015 - 7:45am
A collaboration of researchers from Canada, Europe and the USA have experimentally produced Möbius strips from the polarization of light, confirming a theoretical prediction that it is possible for li...
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Nanoantennas go fan-shaped

Nanotechweb - February 2, 2015 - 6:34am
New nanostructure improves the sensitivity of infrared spectroscopy.
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Rare polymorph grows on graphene

Nanotechweb - February 2, 2015 - 6:08am
Organic semiconductor pentacene assumes an unusual crystal structure when grown on carbon sheet.
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Why Is Google Making Synthetic Arms?

Nanotech-Now - February 1, 2015 - 4:25pm
At the health research facility where it employs more than 100 doctors and scientists, Google is working on a magnetic nanoparticle technology that could change the way we test for cancer (and potenti...
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Hiden Gas Analysers at PITTCON 2015 | Visit us on Booth No. 1127

Nanotech-Now - January 31, 2015 - 7:45am
Hiden are exhibiting their latest laboratory gas analysers at Pittcon 2015, 9th - 12th March, New Orleans, LA USA. Visit us on Booth 1127. Hiden will feature their latest QGA systems for direct real t...
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Discovery Channel taps Angstron Materials for segment featuring graphene advances

Nanotech-Now - January 31, 2015 - 7:45am
Angstron Materials Inc., a heavy weight in the commercial scale production of graphene and graphene oxide materials, will be featured this month in a segment for Discovery Channel's Trending Today. Th...
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Asteroid Mining 101: A New Book by World-Renowned Expert Dr. John S. Lewis - Exclusive Sneak-Peek Opportunity for Book Reviewers and Media

Nanotech-Now - January 31, 2015 - 7:45am
Harvesting space resources to accelerate humanity's expansion into the solar system is the focus of Asteroid Mining 101: Wealth for a New Space Economy, a new book written by globally recognized exper...
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The Original Frameless Shower Doors Installs DFI's FuseCube™ to Offer Hydrophobic Protective Coating as a Standard Feature: First DFI FuseCube™ Installed on the East Coast to Enable Key Differentiator for the Original Frameless Shower Doors

Nanotech-Now - January 31, 2015 - 7:45am
Diamon-Fusion International (DFI) and IGE Glass Technologies along with The Original Frameless Shower Doors announce the first FuseCube™ to be installed in the eastern US by a shower door manufacturer...
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Creating new materials with quantum effects for electronics

Nanotech-Now - January 31, 2015 - 7:45am
Collaboration in a project to create a catalog of different materials and combining them to obtain a metamaterial (artificial material) with the desired characteristics.
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Top-grade perovskite boosts solar cells

Nanotechweb - January 30, 2015 - 10:41am
A hot-casting solution-processing technique produces perovskite crystals with millimetre size grain cells.
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QDs couple to PRCs

Nanotechweb - January 30, 2015 - 5:53am
Plasmonic ring cavities could be good alternatives to the widely used “dimer” or “bowtie” nanoantenna structures as possible light emitting sources in all-optical chip circuits.
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Nanoscale Mirrored Cavities Amplify, Connect Quantum Memories: Advance could lead to quantum computing and the secure transfer of information over long-distance fiber optic networks

Nanotech-Now - January 29, 2015 - 7:45am
The idea of computing systems based on controlling atomic spins just got a boost from new research performed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE...
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Detecting chemical weapons with a color-changing film

Nanotech-Now - January 29, 2015 - 7:45am
In today's world, in which the threat of terrorism looms, there is an urgent need for fast, reliable tools to detect the release of deadly chemical warfare agents (CWAs). In the journal ACS Macro Lett...
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Joint international research project leads to a breakthrough in terahertz spectroscopy

Nanotech-Now - January 29, 2015 - 7:45am
Although terahertz spectroscopy has great potential, especially for environmental monitoring and security screening applications, it previously could not be used effectively to study nanocrystals or m...
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Iranian Researchers Planning to Produce Edible Insulin

Nanotech-Now - January 29, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers of Tehran University of Medical Sciences studied and produced a Nano drug system at laboratorial scale to achieve edible insulin.
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Nanoparticles that deliver oligonucleotide drugs into cells described in Nucleic Acid Therapeutics

Nanotech-Now - January 29, 2015 - 7:45am
Therapeutic oligonucleotide analogs represent a new and promising family of drugs that act on nucleic acid targets such as RNA or DNA; however, their effectiveness has been limited due to difficulty c...
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'Bulletproof' battery: Kevlar membrane for safer, thinner lithium rechargeables

Nanotech-Now - January 29, 2015 - 7:45am
New battery technology from the University of Michigan should be able to prevent the kind of fires that grounded Boeing 787 Dreamliners in 2013.

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Spider electro-combs its sticky nano-filaments

Nanotech-Now - January 29, 2015 - 7:45am
A spider commonly found in garden centres in Britain is giving fresh insights into how to spin incredibly long and strong fibres just a few nanometres thick.
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JPK opens new expanded offices in Berlin to meet the growing demand for products worldwide

Nanotech-Now - January 29, 2015 - 7:45am
JPK Instruments, a world-leading manufacturer of nanoanalytic instrumentation for research in life sciences and soft matter, has moved to a new and expanded suite of offices and laboratories with incr...
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Researchers Make Magnetic Graphene: UC Riverside research could lead to new multi-functional electronic devices

Nanotech-Now - January 29, 2015 - 7:45am
Graphene, a one-atom thick sheet of carbon atoms arranged in a hexagonal lattice, has many desirable properties. Magnetism alas is not one of them. Magnetism can be induced in graphene by doping it wi...
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