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Rice scientists use light to probe acoustic tuning in gold nanodisks: Rice University experts demonstrate new method for optomechanical tuning

Nanotech-Now - May 8, 2015 - 7:45am
In a study that could open doors for new applications of photonics from molecular sensing to wireless communications, Rice University scientists have discovered a new method to tune the light-induced...
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Harris & Harris Group Portfolio Company OpGen Raises $17.1 Million in Initial Public Offering

Nanotech-Now - May 8, 2015 - 7:45am
Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:TINY), notes its portfolio company, OpGen, Inc., announced yesterday the pricing of its initial public offering of 2,850,000 units, with each unit consisting of one...
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New JEOL E-Beam Lithography System to Enhance Quantum NanoFab Capabilities

Nanotech-Now - May 8, 2015 - 7:45am
A state-of-the-art JEOL e-beam lithography system will soon be a new resource for quantum information science researchers that utilize the cutting-edge facilities at the University of Waterloo Quantum...
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Aerographite makes multifunctional hybrid

Nanotechweb - May 7, 2015 - 11:53pm
Flexible, semiconducting composite shows promise for future electronic, photonic and sensor applications.
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New state of matter found in crystal made from buckyballs

Nanotechweb - May 7, 2015 - 9:39am
Molecular lattice also harbours unconventional superconductor.
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Improving organic transistors that drive flexible and conformable electronics: UMass Amherst scientists advance understanding of strain effects on performance

Nanotech-Now - May 6, 2015 - 7:45am
A revolution is coming in flexible electronic technologies as cheaper, more flexible, organic transistors come on the scene to replace expensive, rigid, silicone-based semiconductors, but not enough...
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Oxford Instruments Asylum Research in Conjunction with the MRS OnDemand® Webinar Series Presents: “Beyond Topography: New Advances in AFM Characterization of Polymers” May 28, 2015

Nanotech-Now - May 6, 2015 - 7:45am
Oxford Instruments Asylum Research in conjunction with the Materials Research Society (MRS) will host the webinar “Beyond Topography: New Advances in AFM Characterization of Polymers”, May 28, 2015 at...
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New chip architecture may provide foundation for quantum computer: Researchers at the Georgia Tech Research Institute have developed a microfabricated ion trap architecture that holds promise for increasing the density of qubits in future quantum computer

Nanotech-Now - May 6, 2015 - 7:45am
Quantum computers are in theory capable of simulating the interactions of molecules at a level of detail far beyond the capabilities of even the largest supercomputers today. Such simulations could re...
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'Microcombing' creates stronger, more conductive carbon nanotube films

Nanotech-Now - May 6, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers from North Carolina State University and China's Suzhou Institute of Nano-Science and Nano-Biotics have developed an inexpensive technique called "microcombing" to align carbon nanotubes (...
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Testing Facility for Graphene Enhanced Composite Pipes

Nanotech-Now - May 6, 2015 - 7:45am
EPL Composite Solutions (EPL), a subsidiary of Haydale, has developed an in-house testing facility to measure and demonstrate the durability of a new generation of graphene enhanced composite gas pipe...
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Arrowhead Completes Dosing Healthy Volunteers and Initiates Transition to Patients in Phase 1 Study of ARC-AAT

Nanotech-Now - May 6, 2015 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted RNAi therapeutics, today announced that it completed dosing healthy volunteers and will begin dosing pati...
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Silicon Storage Technology and GLOBALFOUNDRIES Announce Qualification of Automotive Grade 55nm Embedded Flash Memory Technology

Nanotech-Now - May 6, 2015 - 7:45am
•SST’s SuperFlash® Technology and GLOBALFOUNDRIES’ 55nm LPx provides low power and cost, high reliability, superior data retention and high-endurance performance customer solutions •Optimized and si...
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Iranian Scientists Present Model to Study Mechanical Vibrations of Structures Containing Nanocomposites

Nanotech-Now - May 6, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers studied the mechanical vibrations of structures containing nanocomposites reinforced with carbon nanotubes.
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The random raman laser: A new light source for the microcosmos

Nanotech-Now - May 6, 2015 - 7:45am
In modern microscope imaging techniques, lasers are used as light sources because they can deliver fast pulsed and extremely high-intensity radiation to a target, allowing for rapid image acquisition...
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Defects in atomically thin semiconductor emit single photons: Researchers create optically active quantum dots in 2-D semiconductor for the first time; may have applications for integrated photonics

Nanotech-Now - May 6, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers at the University of Rochester have shown that defects on an atomically thin semiconductor can produce light-emitting quantum dots. The quantum dots serve as a source of single photons and...
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Nanoneedles deliver nanodots and nucleic acids

Nanotechweb - May 6, 2015 - 4:32am
Biocompatible nanostructures could help in the reconstruction of damaged tissue and nerves.
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Tuning interactions controls self-assembly

Nanotechweb - May 5, 2015 - 12:29pm
(with audio) Simulations of nanofibres show how to dictate the phase and topology of network that they self-organise into.
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Antibacterial Ceramic Nanoparticles, Appropriate Material for Medical Devices

Nanotech-Now - May 4, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers studied the antibacterial properties of a type of ceramic nanoparticles which have proved to be an appropriate material for producing medical devices.
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Oxford Instruments announces winners of the 2015 Sir Martin Wood Science Prize for China

Nanotech-Now - May 4, 2015 - 7:45am
Oxford Instruments is delighted to announce Dr Jian WANG from Peking University and Dr Shiyan LI from Fudan University as the joint winners of the 2015 Sir Martin Wood Science Prize for China.
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Nanometrics to Present at the B. Riley & Co. 16th Annual Investor Conference

Nanotech-Now - May 4, 2015 - 7:45am
Nanometrics Incorporated (Nasdaq:NANO), a leading provider of advanced process control systems, today announced that company management is scheduled to present at the B. Riley & Co. 16th Annual Invest...
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