Nano News & Events

Superconductivity breakthroughs: Cuprates earn their stripes

Nanotech-Now - March 21, 2015 - 7:45am
The Canadian research community on high-temperature superconductivity continues to lead this exciting scientific field with groundbreaking results coming hot on the heels of big theoretical questions.
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You can't play checkers with charge ordering

Nanotech-Now - March 21, 2015 - 7:45am
CIFAR fellows were among physicists who observed the shape of a strange phenomenon that interferes with high-temperature superconductivity called charge ordering, discovering that it is stripy, not ch...
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LamdaGen Corporation Launches Taiwan Diagnostic Subsidiary

Nanotech-Now - March 21, 2015 - 7:45am
LamdaGen Corporation, a nano-technology platform company that provides LSPR based plasmonic sensors and systems for In Vitro Diagnostics (IVD), announced the opening of a wholly-owned subsidiary, Lamd...
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Scientists invent new way to control light, critical for next gen of super fast computing

Nanotech-Now - March 21, 2015 - 7:45am
A device resembling a plastic honeycomb yet infinitely smaller than a bee's stinger can steer light beams around tighter curves than ever before possible, while keeping the integrity and intensity of...
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Spot treatment: Researchers use the latest in nanotechnology and transdermal drug delivery to take on an old problem: Acne

Nanotech-Now - March 21, 2015 - 7:45am
Acne, a scourge of adolescence, may be about to meet its ultra high-tech match. By using a combination of ultrasound, gold-covered particles and lasers, researchers from UC Santa Barbara and the priva...
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TGAC's take on the first portable DNA sequencing 'laboratory': First remote laboratory allows researchers to conduct real-time anaylsis

Nanotech-Now - March 21, 2015 - 7:45am
As one of the first research Institutes to take part in the MinION Access Programme (MAP) for portable DNA sequencing, introduced by Oxford Nanopore Technologies, The Genome Analysis Centre (TGAC)'s t...
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Gel permeation purifies double-walled carbon nanotubes

Nanotechweb - March 20, 2015 - 8:51am
New technique sorts by outer wall electronic type.
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Carbon-coated particles improve battery anode

Nanotechweb - March 20, 2015 - 5:39am
“Non-filling” porous silicon microstructures might be used to make ultrahigh performance lithium-ion electrodes.
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Nanobiotix appoints its Manufacturing Partner, CordenPharma : another step towards commercialization: New manufacturing unit increases production capacity 25 fold

Nanotech-Now - March 19, 2015 - 7:45am
NANOBIOTIX (Euronext: NANO - ISIN: FR0011341205), a late clinical-stage nanomedicine company pioneering novel approaches for the local treatment of cancer, announces it has appointed CordenPharma as i...
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XEI Scientific and University of Southern California announce a publication in Advanced Materials on the use of downstream plasma cleaning

Nanotech-Now - March 19, 2015 - 7:45am
XEI Scientific Inc. reports a new publication from their user group at the Ming Hseih Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles. The paper released in...
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JPK reports on the use of optical tweezers in the Schieber Research Group at Illinois Institute of Technology

Nanotech-Now - March 19, 2015 - 7:45am
JPK Instruments, a world-leading manufacturer of nanoanalytic instrumentation for research in life sciences and soft matter, reports on the use of their NanoTracker™ optical tweezers system to study c...
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Los Alamos Offers New Insights Into Radiation Damage Evolution: TUnderstanding defects in materials aids in performance predictions

Nanotech-Now - March 19, 2015 - 7:45am
Two reports from Los Alamos National Laboratory this week in the Nature journal Scientific Reports are helping crack the code of how certain materials respond in the highly-damaging radiation environm...
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FEI Joins University of Ulm and CEOS on SALVE Project Research Collaboration: The Sub-Ångström Low Voltage Electron (SALVE) microscope should improve contrast and reduce damage on bio-molecules and two-dimensional nanomaterials, such as graphene

Nanotech-Now - March 19, 2015 - 7:45am
FEI (NASDAQ: FEIC) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Germany's University of Ulm and Heidelberg-based CEOS GmbH to develop a sub-Ǻngström low-voltage electron microscope,...
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Caltech scientists develop cool process to make better graphene

Nanotech-Now - March 19, 2015 - 7:45am
A new technique invented at Caltech to produce graphene--a material made up of an atom-thick layer of carbon--at room temperature could help pave the way for commercially feasible graphene-based solar...
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Rice fine-tunes quantum dots from coal: Rice University scientists gain control of electronic, fluorescent properties of coal-based graphene

Nanotech-Now - March 19, 2015 - 7:45am
Graphene quantum dots made from coal, introduced in 2013 by the Rice University lab of chemist James Tour, can be engineered for specific semiconducting properties in either of two single-step process...
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Light as puppeteer: Controlling particles with light and microfibers

Nanotech-Now - March 19, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) have demonstrated a more robust method for controlling single, micron-sized particles with light.

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30 years after C60: Fullerene chemistry with silicon: A long strived-for silicon dodecahedron synthesised at room temperature

Nanotech-Now - March 19, 2015 - 7:45am
The discovery of the soccer ball-shaped C60 molecule in 1985 was a milestone for the development of nanotechnology. In parallel with the fast-blooming field of research into carbon fullerenes, researc...
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'Smart bandage' detects bed sores before they are visible to doctors

Nanotech-Now - March 19, 2015 - 7:45am
Engineers at the University of California, Berkeley, are developing a new type of bandage that does far more than stanch the bleeding from a paper cut or scraped knee. Thanks to advances in flexible e...
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Light controls morphology of organic self-assemblies

Nanotechweb - March 19, 2015 - 5:05am
Technique might be useful for making solar cells.
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Nanowire-based electrode could lead to better supercapacitors

Nanotechweb - March 19, 2015 - 4:23am
Breakthrough could mean smaller and lighter energy-storage systems
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