Nano News & Events

New ceramic firefighting foam becomes stronger when temperature increases

InterNano Industry News - February 7, 2016 - 4:45am
A team of chemists from ITMO University, in collaboration with research company SOPOT, has developed a novel type of firefighting foam based on inorganic silica nanoparticles. The new foam beats exist...
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New approaches for hybrid solar cells: Nanostructured germanium for portable photovoltaics and battery electrodes

InterNano Industry News - February 7, 2016 - 4:45am
Using a new procedure researchers at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and the Ludwig Maximillians University of Munich (LMU) can now produce extremely thin and robust, yet highly porous semico...
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Virtually Perfect Graphene is Game-Changing for Electronics Industry

InterNano Industry News - February 7, 2016 - 4:45am
(Controlled Environments)... "Imagine batteries, capacitors, solar cells, video screens, and fuel cells as thin as a piece of paper," says ORNL's Yijing Stehle, postdoctoral associate and lead author of a paper published in Chemistry of Materials. She and colleagues are also working on a graphene hexagonal boron 2D capacitor and fuel cell prototype that are not only "super thin" but also transparent...12/2
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Imec improves performance and reliability of deeply-scaled CMOS logic devices

InterNano Industry News - February 7, 2016 - 4:45am
Silicidation, amorphisation, doping and the introduction of junction-less nanowire devices pave the way to silicon CMOS devices beyond the 5nm technology node At this week’s IEEE...
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Atomically flat tunnel transistor overcomes fundamental power challenge of electronics: A new transistor developed by UC Santa Barbara engineers overcomes one of the fundamental limitations of conventional transistors and reduces power dissipation by over

InterNano Industry News - February 7, 2016 - 4:45am
One of the greatest challenges in the evolution of electronics has been to reduce power consumption during transistor switching operation. In a study recently reported in Nature, engineers at Universi...
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Nanostructured metal coatings let the light through for electrical devices

InterNano Industry News - February 7, 2016 - 4:45am
Light and electricity dance a complicated tango in devices like LEDs, solar cells and sensors. A new anti-reflection coating developed by engineers at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, i...
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Leti Develops Local-strain Techniques in FD-SOI Fabrication To Improve Next-Generation Performance, Energy Use

InterNano Industry News - February 7, 2016 - 4:45am
CEA-Leti today announced it has developed two techniques to induce local strain in FD-SOI processes for next-generation FD-SOI circuits that will produce more speed at the same, or lower, power consum...
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Physicists make transparent conductors by means of stamping and growing

InterNano Industry News - February 5, 2016 - 4:45am
Researchers from FOM institute AMOLF have discovered a new technique to make transparent conductors used in electronics such as solar cells and smartphones. The technique is a combination of a stamping mechanism on the nanoscale and a chemical process. Compared with existing production methods, this new technique results in a better conducting product at lower costs. The researchers will publish the results online on December 3rd in the journal Advanced Materials.
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Small but mighty: the manufacturing challenges of nanotechnology - Cambridge Network

InterNano Industry News - February 3, 2016 - 4:45am
Cambridge NetworkSmall but mighty: the manufacturing challenges of nanotechnologyCambridge NetworkHead of NanoManufacturing at Cambridge University Department of Engineering's Institute for Manufacturing (IfM), Dr Michaël de Volder, explains why manufacturing carbon nanotubes is so difficult – and so important. There are still major challenges to ...
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Photonic 'sintering' may create new solar, electronics manufacturing technologies

InterNano Industry News - February 3, 2016 - 4:45am
Engineers at Oregon State University have made a fundamental breakthrough in understanding the physics of photonic "sintering," which could lead to many new advances in solar cells, flexible electronics, various types of sensors and other high-tech products printed onto something as simple as a sheet of paper or plastic.
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Cambrios Technologies Strikes Gold with Silver Nanowires

InterNano Industry News - February 3, 2016 - 4:45am
CEO John LeMoncheck is using tiny silver nanowires to build a major presence for Cambrios Technologies in the booming touch screen market. read more
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University of Liverpool to License Patented Solid Drug Nanoparticle Technology to Medicines Patent Pool

InterNano Industry News - February 3, 2016 - 4:45am
Alongside global events for World Aids Day, the University of Liverpool and the Medicines Patent Pool (MPP), a United Nations-backed public health organisation, have announced a collaboration and...
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Researchers from Deakin and Drexel develop super-absorbent material to soak up oil spills

InterNano Industry News - February 3, 2016 - 4:45am
In hopes of limiting the disastrous environmental effects of massive oil spills, materials scientists from Drexel University and Deakin University, in Australia, have teamed up to manufacture and test...
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Researchers find new phase of carbon, make diamond at room temperature

InterNano Industry News - February 3, 2016 - 4:45am
Researchers from North Carolina State University have discovered a new phase of solid carbon, called Q-carbon, which is distinct from the known phases of graphite and diamond. They have also developed...
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Stanford technology makes metal wires on solar cells nearly invisible to light

InterNano Industry News - January 28, 2016 - 4:45am
A solar cell is basically a semiconductor, which converts sunlight into electricity, sandwiched between metal contacts that carry the electrical current.
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Wet Method Grows Ultrathin Films

InterNano Industry News - January 28, 2016 - 4:45am
Catalysis: Electrochemical technique provides atom-efficient route to making iridium catalysts
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Coming to a monitor near you: A defect-free, molecule-thick film

InterNano Industry News - January 28, 2016 - 4:45am
An emerging class of atomically thin materials known as monolayer semiconductors has generated a great deal of buzz in the world of materials science. Monolayers hold promise in the development of tra...
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SUNY Poly Welcomes DPS as the Global Engineering Firm Opens Its U.S. Advanced Technology Group Headquarters at Cutting-Edge ZEN Building

InterNano Industry News - January 28, 2016 - 4:45am
Ribbon cutting ceremony marks move that will create 56 new jobs under STARTUP-NY initiative and spur more than $40M in investments across New York State over 5 years.
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Calling All Industries: Get Your Graphene By The Kiloton

InterNano Industry News - January 28, 2016 - 4:45am
Graphene has the potential to fully charge your phone in five minutes, clean up radioactive waste, create a super strong artificial limb or make ocean water drinkable. Until now large scale adoption o...
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Calling All Industries: Get Your Graphene By The Kiloton - Nanotechnology News (press release)

InterNano Industry News - January 26, 2016 - 4:45am
Calling All Industries: Get Your Graphene By The KilotonNanotechnology News (press release)The first to successfully produce nano-graphene sheets in 2001, Jang and Wen Huang patented the first production method for pristine graphene under U.S. patent number 7,071,258 in October 2002. Jang and co-founder Aruna Zhamu hold more than 160 ...
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