Nano News & Events

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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LetiDays Grenoble to Present Multiple Perspectives on Development, Challenges and Markets for the IoT

Nanotech-Now - April 15, 2014 - 7:45am
Industrial leaders, research experts and analysts will present multiple perspectives on the development, challenges and markets for the Internet of Things during LetiDays Grenoble, June 25-26, 2014.
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Nano shake-up: UD researchers demonstrate that processing can affect size of nanocarriers for targeted drug delivery

Nanotech-Now - April 15, 2014 - 7:45am
Significant advances have been made in chemotherapy over the past decade, but targeting drugs to cancer cells while avoiding healthy tissues continues to be a major challenge.
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Quantum manipulation: Filling the gap between quantum and classical world

Nanotech-Now - April 15, 2014 - 7:45am
Quantum superposition is a fundamental and also intriguing property of the quantum world. Because of superposition, a quantum system can be in two different states simultaneously, like a cat that can...
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Scientists open door to better solar cells, superconductors and hard-drives: Research enhances understanding of materials interfaces

Nanotech-Now - April 15, 2014 - 7:45am
Using DESY's bright research light sources, scientists have opened a new door to better solar cells, novel superconductors and smaller hard-drives. The research reported in the scientific journal Natu...
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Properties of Coatings Used in Electrical Insulators Modified by Iranian Researchers

Nanotech-Now - April 15, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Tarbiat Modarres University succeeded in the production of self-cleaning coating with many applications in power industries, specially in the zones that are polluted with indu...
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Iran to Hold 2nd National Conference on Nanotechnology in Power, Energy Industries

Nanotech-Now - April 15, 2014 - 7:45am
The Second National Conference on the applications of Nanotechnology in the Power and Energy Industries will be held by Niroo Research Institute and Iran Nanotechnology Initiative Council in Tehran on...
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Better solar cells, better LED light and vast optical possibilities

Nanotech-Now - April 13, 2014 - 7:45am
Changes at the atom level in nanowires offer vast possibilities for improvement of solar cells and LED light. NTNU-researchers have discovered that by tuning a small strain on single nanowires they ca...
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Effects of Carbon Nanotubes Studied on Pregnant Mothers

Nanotech-Now - April 13, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz, in association with researchers from Veterinary Medicine, Razi University of Kermanshah, studied the effect...
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Premier Healthcare Pitch Competition comes to Atlanta this May

Nanotech-Now - April 13, 2014 - 7:45am
Round2Funding invites early stage healthcare Companies to apply for THE MAIN EVENT to be held May 17th at the Georgia Tech Conference Center. Companies will have the opportunity to present to medical...
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