Nano News & Events

Materials - Next-generation insulation ...

Nanotech-Now - January 14, 2015 - 7:45am
A composite foam insulation panel being developed by Oak Ridge National Laboratory and partners could reduce wall-generated heating and cooling loads in buildings by 38 to 50 percent, potentially savi...
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Nano - "Green" metal oxides ...

Nanotech-Now - January 14, 2015 - 7:45am
Water and nano-sized particles isolated from trees, plants and algae are the ingredients of a new recipe for low-cost metal oxides that are widely used in displays, smart windows, magnetic memories an...
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Zinc oxide materials tapped for tiny energy harvesting devices: New research helps pave the way toward highly energy-efficient zinc oxide-based micro energy harvesting devices with applications in portable communications, healthcare and environmental moni

Nanotech-Now - January 14, 2015 - 7:45am
Today, we're surrounded by a variety of electronic devices that are moving increasingly closer to us - we can attach and wear them, or even implant electronics inside our bodies.
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Photonic crystal nanolaser biosensor simplifies DNA detection: New device offers a simpler and potentially less expensive way to detect DNA and other biomolecules through changes in surface charge density or solution pH

Nanotech-Now - January 14, 2015 - 7:45am
A simple method to sense DNA, as well as potential biomarker proteins of cancer or other diseases such as Alzheimer's, may soon be within reach - thanks to the work of a team of Yokohama National Univ...
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Researchers from MIPT predict properties of surface

Nanotech-Now - January 14, 2015 - 7:45am
An article in Physical Review Letters, which was written by a group of researchers led by Qinggao Wang from MIPT's Laboratory of Computer Design of New Materials, investigates the surface of titanium...
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Researchers develop novel multiferroic materials and devices integrated with silicon chips

Nanotech-Now - January 14, 2015 - 7:45am
A research team led by North Carolina State University has made two advances in multiferroic materials, including the ability to integrate them on a silicon chip, which will allow the development of n...
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SUNY Board Appoints Dr. Alain Kaloyeros as Founding President of SUNY Polytechnic Institute

Nanotech-Now - January 14, 2015 - 7:45am
In support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo's education-driven economic growth agenda for New York State, SUNY Polytechnic Institute (SUNY Poly) today announced the SUNY Board of Trustees has appointed Dr...
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Making better Li-ion battery membranes

Nanotechweb - January 12, 2015 - 9:30am
Depth-profiling XPS technique can determine how lithium ions are distributed in nanostructured block polymer electrolyte thin films.
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Iran Designs Magnetic Nano-Absorbents Cleaning Chemical Pollutants

Nanotech-Now - January 12, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers at Shaheed Beheshti University designed Nano-absorbent separating chemical pollutants by high percentage.
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Oxford Instruments Asylum Research Announces AFM Image Contest Winners

Nanotech-Now - January 12, 2015 - 7:45am
Oxford Instruments Asylum Research is pleased to announce the winners of its AFM Image Contest. Congratulations to the Grand Prize winners Jessica Bickel and Kathy Aidala of Mount Holyoke College for...
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DNA-Based Biosensor Helps Better Designing of Anticancer Drugs

Nanotech-Now - January 12, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Isfahan University of Technology produced a DNA-based biosensor to better understand the performance of anticancer drugs.
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GLOBALFOUNDRIES and Linear Dimensions to Offer Joint Analog Solution For Fast-Growing Wearables and MEMs Sensors Markets

Nanotech-Now - January 12, 2015 - 7:45am
GLOBALFOUNDRIES, a leading provider of advanced semiconductor manufacturing technology, and Linear Dimensions Semiconductor Inc., a semiconductor company specializing in low power analog and mixed sig...
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Iranian Researchers Prolong Life of Steel Armatures in Concrete Structures

Nanotech-Now - January 12, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from University of Tehran used nanocomposite coatings to increase the strength and life of concrete structures.
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Iranian, Argentine Scientists Produce Biosensor from Graphene

Nanotech-Now - January 12, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers in cooperation with their Argentinean counterparts succeeded in the production of a biosensor by using graphene sheets.
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Toward quantum chips: Packing single-photon detectors on an optical chip is a crucial step toward quantum-computational circuits

Nanotech-Now - January 12, 2015 - 7:45am
A team of researchers has built an array of light detectors sensitive enough to register the arrival of individual light particles, or photons, and mounted them on a silicon optical chip. Such arrays...
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Eulitha delivers PhableR 100 photolithography system to China production company

Nanotech-Now - January 12, 2015 - 7:45am
The revolutionary PHABLE photolithograhy technology for low-cost printing of photonic patterns is continuing to attract interest from the industry and research fields. The latest example is a China ba...
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RISE Microscopy reaches the winner’s podium in the Analytical Scientist Innovation Awards (TASIAs) 2014

Nanotech-Now - January 12, 2015 - 7:45am
The Analytical Scientist Innovation Awards (TASIAs) recognize top innovations in the field of analytical chemistry. A jury of three independent experts and The Analytical Scientist editorial team chos...
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Aspen Aerogels, Inc. to Present at the Needham Growth Conference

Nanotech-Now - January 12, 2015 - 7:45am
Aspen Aerogels, Inc. (NYSE: ASPN) ("Aspen Aerogels") today announced that it will present at the Needham Growth Conference being held at the New York Palace Hotel.
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Compact batteries enhanced by spontaneous silver matrix formations: Scientists use x-rays to map internal atomic transformations and advance promising lithium-based batteries

Nanotech-Now - January 10, 2015 - 7:45am
In a promising lithium-based battery, the formation of a highly conductive silver matrix transforms a material otherwise plagued by low conductivity. To optimize these multi-metallic batteries-and enh...
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Blend Therapeutics Appoints Distinguished Physician Scientist, Dennis Ausiello, MD, to Board of Directors

Nanotech-Now - January 10, 2015 - 7:45am
Blend Therapeutics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company discovering new classes of medicines to treat cancer, announced today that it has appointed Dennis A. Ausiello, MD, to the company's Board of Dire...
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