Nano News & Events

Raman scattering gives bioimaging a boost

Nanotechweb - January 17, 2014 - 6:01am
New findings could help improve medical imaging techniques based on secondary light emission from plasmonic nanostructures
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Surface writing produces optical waveguides

Nanotechweb - January 16, 2014 - 9:04am
Focused laser beam can be used to tailor the refractive index of titania nanotubes
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Dongbu HiTek Supplies CCTV Image Sensors to Brigates: Korean specialty foundry supplies CCTV sensor chips to Chinese fabless company; D1 resolution CMOS image sensor chips now shipping

Nanotech-Now - January 16, 2014 - 7:45am
Dongbu HiTek today announced that it has begun supplying CCTV image sensors to Brigates, Inc, a fabless Chinese company specializing in the development of image sensors for surveillance applications....
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Top-10 Brookhaven Lab Breakthroughs of 2013

Nanotech-Now - January 16, 2014 - 7:45am
2013 was a banner year for science at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory from our contributions to Nobel Prize-winning research to new insights into catalysts, superconduct...
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Nanometrics to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year Financial Results on February 4, 2014

Nanotech-Now - January 16, 2014 - 7:45am
Nanometrics Incorporated (Nasdaq:NANO), a leading provider of advanced process control metrology and inspection systems, will release its fourth quarter and full year 2013 financial results after mark...
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Gold nanoparticles help to develop a new method for tracking viruses

Nanotech-Now - January 16, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers at the Nanoscience Center (NSC) of University of Jyväskylä in Finland have developed a novel method to study enterovirus structures and their functions. The method will help to obtain new...
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Layered security: Carbon nanotubes promise improved flame-resistant coating

Nanotech-Now - January 16, 2014 - 7:45am
Using an approach akin to assembling a club sandwich at the nanoscale, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) researchers have succeeded in crafting a uniform, multi-walled carbon-nanot...
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New Type of Nanosorbent Synthesized for Selective Extraction of Medicines

Nanotech-Now - January 16, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Bu-Ali Sina University of Hamedan succeeded in introducing and synthesizing a sorbent for selective extraction of drugs by using naproxen drug as a model.
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A Deeper Look at Interfaces: Researchers at Berkeley Lab’s Advanced Light Source Develop New Technique for Probing Subsurface Electronic Structure

Nanotech-Now - January 16, 2014 - 7:45am
"The interface is the device," Nobel laureate Herbert Kroemer famously observed, referring to the remarkable properties to be found at the junctures where layers of different materials meet. In today'...
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TESCAN Introduce Automated Loading System for SEM-Based Minerals Analyser

Nanotech-Now - January 16, 2014 - 7:45am
AXT Pty Ltd, TESCAN's agent in Australia and New Zealand are excited to announce that they have recently added an automated sample loading accessory for the TESCAN Integrated Minerals Analyzer or TIMA...
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Green Earth Nano Science Inc. Signed Licensing Agreement with Czech Republic Company AIRnano S.r.o.

Nanotech-Now - January 16, 2014 - 7:45am
Green Earth Nano Science has signed an Exclusive Distribution Agreement with AIRnano s.r.o. for Czech and Slovak Republics to bring into local markets self-cleaning nanocoatings, biodegradable cleaner...
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New patent mapping system helps find innovation pathways

Nanotech-Now - January 16, 2014 - 7:45am
What's likely to be the "next big thing?" What might be the most fertile areas for innovation? Where should countries and companies invest their limited research funds? What technology areas are a com...
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Optical nanoantenna goes wide wavelength

Nanotechweb - January 15, 2014 - 6:20am
New tuneable on-graphene device might find use in reconfigurable “metasurfaces”, adaptive optics and optoelectronics
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National Space Society Opposes HR 3625

Nanotech-Now - January 14, 2014 - 7:45am
The Washington DC-based National Space Society (NSS) strongly opposes the passage of House of Representatives bill HR 3625.
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Weighing particles at the attogram scale

Nanotech-Now - January 14, 2014 - 7:45am
MIT engineers have devised a way to measure the mass of particles with a resolution better than an attogram — one millionth of a trillionth of a gram. Weighing these tiny particles, including both syn...
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Understanding secondary light emission by plasmonic nanostructures may improve medical imaging

Nanotech-Now - January 14, 2014 - 7:45am
Rick Kubetz, Engineering Communications Office "Plasmonic nanostructures are of great current interest as chemical sensors, in vivo imaging agents, and for photothermal therapeutics," explained Dav...
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Iranian Scientists Find Simple Method to Produce Egg Albumin Nanoparticles

Nanotech-Now - January 14, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers found a simple method to produce egg albumin nanoparticles with narrow and fine size distribution.
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Iranian, Chinese Scientists Propose New Method for Kinetics Study of Formation of Iron Oxide Nanoparticles

Nanotech-Now - January 14, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian scientists in association with Chinese researchers studied the kinetics of the formation of iron oxide nanoparticles and developed their correlation by using the results obtained from thermal...
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Research into the safety of nanoparticles: No nano-dust danger from façade paint

Nanotech-Now - January 14, 2014 - 7:45am
After 42 months the EU research project «NanoHouse» has ended, and the verdict is a cautious "all clear" - nanoparticles in the paint used on building façades do not represent a particular health risk...
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Production of Hyperbranched Drug-Carrying Polymers from Citric Acid Monomers in Iran

Nanotech-Now - January 14, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Payam-e Nour University of Tabriz in association with researchers from Lorestan University succeeded in the production of biodegradable hyperbranched polymers that are compati...
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