Nano News & Events

Rice's silicon oxide memories catch manufacturers' eye: Use of porous silicon oxide reduces forming voltage, improves manufacturability

Nanotech-Now - July 13, 2014 - 7:45am
Rice University's breakthrough silicon oxide technology for high-density, next-generation computer memory is one step closer to mass production, thanks to a refinement that will allow manufacturers to...
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University of Illinois study advances limits for ultrafast nano-devices

Nanotech-Now - July 13, 2014 - 7:45am
A recent study by researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign provides new insights on the physical mechanisms governing the interplay of spin and heat at the nanoscale, and addresse...
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Digital piezo amplifier nano box USB

Nanotech-Now - July 13, 2014 - 7:45am
With the nano box USB piezosystem jena provides an digital piezo amplifier with an USB 2.0 interface. The nano box USB is designed for all piezo actuators, which have the suffix D in their part number...
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Carbodeon enables 20 percent increase in polymer thermal filler conductivity with 0.03 wt.% nanodiamond additive at a lower cost than with traditional fillers: Improved materials and processes enable nanodiamond cost reductions of up to 70 percent for ele

Nanotech-Now - July 13, 2014 - 7:45am
Carbodeon, a Finnish-based producer of functionalised nanodiamond materials, can now achieve a 20 percent increase in polymer thermal performance by using as little as 0.03 wt.% nanodiamond material a...
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'Nano-pixels' promise thin, flexible, high resolution displays

Nanotech-Now - July 13, 2014 - 7:45am
A new discovery will make it possible to create pixels just a few hundred nanometres across that could pave the way for extremely high-resolution and low-energy thin, flexible displays for application...
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Even geckos can lose their grip

Nanotech-Now - July 11, 2014 - 7:45am
Not even geckos and spiders can sit upside down forever. Nanophysics makes sure of that. Mechanics researchers at Linköping University have demonstrated this in an article just published in Physical R...
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Projecting a Three-Dimensional Future: TAU researchers develop holography technology that could change the way we view the world

Nanotech-Now - July 11, 2014 - 7:45am
Since the 1960s, theatergoers have shelled out for crude 3-D glasses, polarized glasses, and shutter glasses to enhance their viewing experience. These basic devices, used to trick the brain into perc...
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Nanoparticle oligomers detect hydrogen

Nanotechweb - July 11, 2014 - 5:56am
Northwestern team has invented a large-area nanofabrication technique called reconstructable mask lithography to make plasmon-enhanced devices.
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Top-down meets bottom-up to make arrays of single-molecule detection wells

Nanotechweb - July 11, 2014 - 5:04am
A new technique improves isolation of individual molecules with nanoscale accuracy for single-molecule studies.
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