Nano News & Events

Catching the (Invisible) Wave: UC Santa Barbara researchers create a unique semiconductor that manipulates light in the invisible infrared/terahertz range, paving the way for new and enhanced applications

Nanotech-Now - April 13, 2014 - 7:45am
In a feat that may provide a promising array of applications, from energy efficiency to telecommunications to enhanced imaging, researchers at UC Santa Barbara have created a compound semiconductor of...
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Gas Composition in Vacua

Nanotech-Now - April 13, 2014 - 7:45am
Hiden Analytical offer an extensive range of quadrupole residual gas analysers for diverse vacuum applications through the pressure range from millibar through to extreme high vacuum(XHV). The catalog...
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Agilent Technologies Announces Fourth NanoMeasure Scientific Symposium: National Center for Nanoscience and Technology in Beijing to Host Event

Nanotech-Now - April 13, 2014 - 7:45am
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced that NanoMeasure 2014, a scientific symposium, will take place Sept. 16-17 at the National Center for Nanoscience and Technology in Beijing, China....
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Virus structure inspires novel understanding of onion-like carbon nanoparticles

Nanotech-Now - April 13, 2014 - 7:45am
Symmetry is ubiquitous in the natural world. It occurs in gemstones and snowflakes and even in biology, an area typically associated with complexity and diversity. There are striking examples: the sha...
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Graphene Supermarket to offer HDPlas™ by Haydale, a High-Performance Graphene Material

Nanotech-Now - April 11, 2014 - 7:45am
Haydale and Graphene Laboratories, Inc. are pleased to announce that the HDPlas™ range of novel high-performance graphene materials will be offered by the leading source of graphene materials, the Gra...
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Malvern Instruments’ Alan Rawle is invited speaker in Brian Scarlett Memorial Session at World Congress for Particle Technology in Beijing

Nanotech-Now - April 11, 2014 - 7:45am
Dr. Alan Rawle, Applications Manager for Malvern Instruments, has been invited to speak as part of the Brian Scarlett Memorial Session at the 7th World Congress for Particle Technology (WCPT 7), which...
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Scientists in Singapore develop novel ultra-fast electrical circuits using light-generated tunneling currents

Nanotech-Now - April 11, 2014 - 7:45am
Scientists in Singapore have successfully designed and fabricated electrical circuits that can operate at hundreds of terahertz frequencies, which is tens of thousands times faster than today's state-...
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Silica Nanocomposite Used in Production of pH-Sensitive Oral Drug Nanocarrier

Nanotech-Now - April 11, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers used modified silica nanocomposite and produced edible drug nanocarrier through a simple method which is sensitive to pH value and reduces the amount of the consumed drug and its s...
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Nanotech Business Review 2013-2014

Nanotech-Now - April 11, 2014 - 7:45am
The Nanotech Business Review 2013-2014 provides comprehensive analysis of nanomaterials, markets, products and news from December 2012-February 2014 covering all the major breakthroughs and commercial...
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Clean Shot at Manufacturing Course…For Less

Nanotech-Now - April 11, 2014 - 7:45am
As you look for ways to make your corner of the business world more efficient, don't miss the opportunities that are hiding in your day-to-day manufacturing process.
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NASA Engineers Prepare Game Changing Cryotank for Testing

Nanotech-Now - April 11, 2014 - 7:45am
NASA and Boeing engineers are inspecting and preparing one of the largest composite rocket propellant tanks ever manufactured for testing. The composite cryotank is part of NASA's Game Changing Deve...
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Electrode nanogap makes good biosensor

Nanotechweb - April 11, 2014 - 4:14am
New MCBJ can more accurately measure tunnelling currents from single molecules thanks to its insulator coating
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Copper nanostructure improves liquid fuel yields

Nanotechweb - April 10, 2014 - 4:48am
Nanocrystalline catalyst could help store renewable energy more efficiently
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Industry Veteran Fergus Clarke Joins Picodeon as CEO: Appointment comes as Picodeon prepares for growth

Nanotech-Now - April 9, 2014 - 7:45am
Picodeon, a Finnish coating technology specialist today announced that Fergus Clarke has joined the company as Chief Executive Officer. Clarke brings over 25 years of global high technology management...
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Preview of Hands-on Nanotechnology Demos at ‘Chemistry of Wine’ Fundraiser to Show Nanotech Magic

Nanotech-Now - April 9, 2014 - 7:45am
NanoTecNexus (NTN), a premier nanotech educational organization, and members of the Graduate Society of NanoEngineers (GSN), a society formed within the Department of NanoEngineering at UCSD, will del...
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First principles approach to creating new materials: Solid-state chemistry and theoretical physics combined to help discover new materials with useful properties

Nanotech-Now - April 9, 2014 - 7:45am
Traditionally, scientists discover new materials, and then probe them to try to better understand their properties. Theoretical materials physicist Craig Fennie does it in reverse.
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Scientists disagree on responsible research

Nanotech-Now - April 9, 2014 - 7:45am
Science and responsibility Responsible research has been put firmly on the political agenda with, for instance, EU's Horizon 2020 programme in which all research projects must show how they contrib...
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TMC13 Deposition Rate Controller now supports Multi-Crystal sensors

Nanotech-Now - April 9, 2014 - 7:45am
The latest TMC13 Deposition Rate Controller from Henniker Scientific is further extended with 0.01Hz frequency resolution and support for multi-crystal sensors with each crystal being controlled indiv...
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Graphene 2014: outstanding program is online 700 attendees registered

Nanotech-Now - April 9, 2014 - 7:45am
Graphene 2014, the International Conference & Exhibition on Graphene, to be held in Toulouse (France), from May 06-09 announces the online program.
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Graphene nanoribbons as electronic switches: A new theoretical study shows the conductivity conditions under which graphene nanoribbons can become switches in externally controlled electronic devices

Nanotech-Now - April 9, 2014 - 7:45am
One of graphene's most sought-after properties is its high conductivity. Argentinian and Brazilian physicists have now successfully calculated the conditions of the transport, or conductance mechanism...
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