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INSCX™ exchange to present Exchange trade reporting mechanism for engineered nanomaterials (NMs) to UK regulation agencies, insurers and upstream/downstream users

Nanotech-Now - April 19, 2014 - 7:45am
INSCX™ exchange announces details of a Seminar with attendees from UK regulation, enforcement, toxicology agencies, insurers, upstream and downstream users to present the Exchange mechanism for real-t...
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Transparent Conductive Films and Sensors Are Hot Segments in Printed Electronics: Start-ups in these fields show above-average momentum, while companies working on emissive displays such as OLED are fading, Lux Research says

Nanotech-Now - April 19, 2014 - 7:45am
Transparent conductive films (TCFs) - used in touchscreens - and sensors are currently the hottest sectors in printed, flexible and organic electronics, based on an analysis of start-up companies' per...
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Gateway opens for tuning diamond devices

Nanotechweb - April 18, 2014 - 7:12am
Solid-state gate structures bring an unprecedented level of control to the state of defect centres in diamond, which may be useful in quantum computing, sensing and applications using single photon sources.
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Scientists Capture Ultrafast Snapshots of Light-Driven Superconductivity: X-rays reveal how rapidly vanishing 'charge stripes' may be behind laser-induced high-temperature superconductivity

Nanotech-Now - April 17, 2014 - 7:45am
A new study pins down a major factor behind the appearance of superconductivity-the ability to conduct electricity with 100 percent efficiency-in a promising copper-oxide material.
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'Life Redesigned: The Emergence of Synthetic Biology' Lecture at Brookhaven Lab on Wednesday, April 30: Biomedical Engineer James Collins to Speak for BSA Distinguished Lecture Series

Nanotech-Now - April 17, 2014 - 7:45am
Biomedical engineer James Collins of Boston and Harvard universities and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute will give a BSA Distinguished Lecture, titled "Life Redesigned: The Emergence of Synthetic...
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ECHA Planning Workshop on Regulatory Challenges in the Risk Assessment of Nanomaterials

Nanotech-Now - April 17, 2014 - 7:45am
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) will hold a topical scientific workshop on October 23-24, 2014, on regulatory challenges in the risk assessment of nanomaterials.
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Lumerical files a provisional patent that extends the standard eigenmode expansion propagation technique to better address waveguide component design. Lumerical’s EME propagation tool will address a wide set of waveguide applications in silicon photonics

Nanotech-Now - April 17, 2014 - 7:45am
Lumerical Solutions, Inc., a global provider of photonic design software, today announced the filing of a provisional patent application titled, "Method to improve the accuracy of mode matching method...
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Scientists observe quantum superconductor-metal transition and superconducting glass: A team including MIPT physicist observed quantum superconductor-metal transition and superconducting glass

Nanotech-Now - April 17, 2014 - 7:45am
The article "Collapse of superconductivity in a hybrid tin-grapheme Josephson junction array'" (authors: Zheng Han, Adrien Allain, Hadi Arjmandi-Tash,Konstantin Tikhonov, Mikhail Feigelman, Benjamin S...
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UT Arlington physicist creates new nanoparticle for cancer therapy

Nanotech-Now - April 17, 2014 - 7:45am
A University of Texas at Arlington physicist working to create a luminescent nanoparticle to use in security-related radiation detection may have instead happened upon an advance in photodynamic cance...
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Relieving electric vehicle range anxiety with improved batteries: Lithium-sulfur batteries last longer with nanomaterial-packed cathode

Nanotech-Now - April 17, 2014 - 7:45am
Electric vehicles could travel farther and more renewable energy could be stored with lithium-sulfur batteries that use a unique powdery nanomaterial.
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Aerotech X-Y ball-screw stage for economical high performance Planar positioning

Nanotech-Now - April 17, 2014 - 7:45am
Aerotech (www.aerotech.com) has introduced an X-Y ball-screw stage for high precision applications from surface metrology to automation. The new PlanarSL is an economical alternative for applications...
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Energy Research Facility Construction Project at Brookhaven Lab Wins U.S. Energy Secretary's Achievement Award

Nanotech-Now - April 17, 2014 - 7:45am
A laboratory construction project completed at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory--the Interdisciplinary Science Building (ISB) for energy research--has been named a...
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Malvern reports on the publication of the 1000th peer-reviewed paper to cite NanoSight’s Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis, NTA

Nanotech-Now - April 17, 2014 - 7:45am
Malvern Instruments reports on the publication of the 1000th peer-reviewed paper to cite the company's NanoSight Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis, NTA. Entitled "Fumed Silica Nanoparticle Mediated Biomi...
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Photonic crystal makes watt-class laser

Nanotechweb - April 17, 2014 - 3:22am
Surface-emitting device could be used in materials processing, sensing, medicine and for making compact optical systems
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Loaded nanostars kill cancer cells

Nanotechweb - April 16, 2014 - 7:13am
Nanoparticles containing large amounts of therapeutic oligonucleotides make for better anti-tumour agents
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Blow forming makes BMGs the easy way

Nanotechweb - April 16, 2014 - 5:55am
A new and speedy technique identifies ideal bulk metallic glass alloys
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Affordable High Precision XY Nanopositioning Piezo Stage

Nanotech-Now - April 15, 2014 - 7:45am
PI's P-763 XY nanopositioning stage is a new, more affordable addition to PI's wide range of piezo stage positioners. The compact P-763 flexure-guided stage has a footprint of less than 3x3 inches (7...
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Shiny quantum dots brighten future of solar cells: Photovoltaic solar-panel windows could be next for your house

Nanotech-Now - April 15, 2014 - 7:45am
A house window that doubles as a solar panel could be on the horizon, thanks to recent quantum-dot work by Los Alamos National Laboratory researchers in collaboration with scientists from University o...
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Near-field Nanophotonics Workshop in Boston

Nanotech-Now - April 15, 2014 - 7:45am
Nanonics is pleased to announce the first Near-Field NanoPhotonics Workshop and a Multiprobe School. NSOM and MultiProbe NSOM have emerged as the premier tools in Photonics and Plasmonics characteriza...
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Industrial Nanotech, Inc. Lands First Major Order from Pemex, Mexico’s State-Owned Oil and Gas Company

Nanotech-Now - April 15, 2014 - 7:45am
Industrial Nanotech, Inc. (OTC-PINK INTK), an emerging global leader in nanotechnology based energy saving solutions, today announced that the Company has received its first major order for Pemex, th...
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