Nano News & Events

Nanocatalysts Can Reduce Pollution Caused by Diesel Engines

Nanotech-Now - December 7, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers succeeded in the production of a nanocatalyst with a very high level of distribution and stability in diesel engine fuels.
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Arrowhead Appoints Patrick O'Brien as General Counsel

Nanotech-Now - December 7, 2014 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted RNAi therapeutics, today announced that it has appointed Patrick O'Brien as General Counsel. In this role...
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New research paves the way for nano-movies of biomolecules: Scientists use X-ray laser as ultra slow-motion camera

Nanotech-Now - December 7, 2014 - 7:45am
An international team, including scientists from DESY, has caught a light sensitive biomolecule at work with an X-ray laser. The study proves that X-ray lasers can capture the fast dynamics of biomole...
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Laser sniffs out toxic gases from afar: System can ID chemicals in the atmosphere from a kilometer away

Nanotech-Now - December 7, 2014 - 7:45am
Scientists have developed a way to sniff out tiny amounts of toxic gases -- a whiff of nerve gas, for example, or a hint of a chemical spill -- from up to one kilometer away.
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Electron pairs on demand: Controlled emission and spatial splitting of electron pairs demonstrated

Nanotech-Now - December 5, 2014 - 7:45am
In quantum optics, generating entangled and spatially separated photon pairs (e.g. for quantum cryptography) is already a reality. So far, it has, however, not been possible to demonstrate an analogou...
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NEI introduces NANOMYTE® SuperAi, a Durable Anti-ice Coating

Nanotech-Now - December 5, 2014 - 7:45am
NEI Corporation announced today that it has introduced NANOMYTE® SuperAi - a nanocomposite coating that imparts anti-icing properties to the underlying substrate. The transparent coating also provides...
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Researchers control adhesion of E. coli bacteria

Nanotech-Now - December 5, 2014 - 7:45am
A research team from Kiel University (CAU) and Goethe University Frankfurt have jointly created a synthetic surface on which the adhesion of E. coli bacteria can be controlled. The layer, which is onl...
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Bruker Enters High-Performance NanoIndenting Market, Launches NanoForce Nanomechanical Testing System for Challenging Nanomaterials Applications: Enabling True Nanoindenting Studies and Imaging on a Single Platform

Nanotech-Now - December 5, 2014 - 7:45am
At the 2014 MRS Fall Meeting and Exhibit, Bruker (NASDAQ: BRKR) today introduced the NanoForce Nanoindenting and Nanomechanical Testing System to enable new discoveries in nanoscience. Nanomaterials a...
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Bruker Introduces UMT TriboLab for Unmatched Material Testing Functionality and Modularity: Featuring Improved Performance, Versatility, Gold-Series Force Sensors, and Latest Script Modeling

Nanotech-Now - December 5, 2014 - 7:45am
At the 2014 MRS Fall Meeting and Exhibit, Bruker (NASDAQ: BRKR) today announced the release of the UMT TriboLab™, the latest generation of the world-leading Universal Mechanical Tester (UMT) platform...
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TMD gets p-doped

Nanotechweb - December 5, 2014 - 6:32am
Researchers have succeeded in “substitutionally” introducing niobium atoms into molybdenum disulphide for the first time.
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Nanogaps enhance IR spectroscopy

Nanotechweb - December 5, 2014 - 4:16am
Arrays of tiny buried plasmonic cavities could be used to detect biomolecules.
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RESOLFT nanoscopy goes dual-channel

Nanotechweb - December 4, 2014 - 6:30am
Improved microscopy technique does not photodamage biological samples and is also free of chromatic errors.
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Laser pulse cleans up selenium nanoparticles

Nanotechweb - December 4, 2014 - 6:09am
A new and easy way to make nanostructures free of surface contamination – ideal for use as antibacterial agents and in solar cells.
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The Scientist Top 10 Innovations Award for Leica TCS SP8 STED 3X: Leica Microsystems' STED Super-Resolution Microscope Again Awarded for its Innovative Technology

Nanotech-Now - December 3, 2014 - 7:45am
The Scientist magazine has chosen the Leica TCS SP8 STED 3X as one of the Top 10 Innovations 2014 that will change the way life scientists work. An independent jury of experts from science and industr...
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Nanometrics Announces the NanoSpec II Film Metrology System for Advanced Material Characterization

Nanotech-Now - December 3, 2014 - 7:45am
Nanometrics Incorporated (Nasdaq:NANO), a leading provider of advanced process control metrology and inspection systems, today announced the launch of its NanoSpec® II standalone metrology system, the...
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Powerful new technique simultaneously determines nanomaterials' chemical makeup, topography

Nanotech-Now - December 3, 2014 - 7:45am
A team of researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory and Ohio University have devised a powerful technique that simultaneously resolves the chemical characterization...
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Chemists Fabricate Novel Rewritable Paper: An attractive alternate to regular paper, UC Riverside-developed technology helps address increasing problems in environment and resource sustainability

Nanotech-Now - December 3, 2014 - 7:45am
First developed in China in about the year A.D. 150, paper has many uses, the most common being for writing and printing upon. Indeed, the development and spread of civilization owes much to paper's...
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Lengthening the life of high capacity silicon electrodes in rechargeable lithium batteries: Novel rubber-like coating could lead to longer lasting batteries

Nanotech-Now - December 3, 2014 - 7:45am
A new study will help researchers create longer-lasting, higher-capacity lithium rechargeable batteries, which are commonly used in consumer electronics. In a study published in the journal ACS Nano,...
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Nanometrics Introduces Imperia PL Imaging System for Advanced Compound Semiconductor Manufacturing

Nanotech-Now - December 3, 2014 - 7:45am
Nanometrics Incorporated (Nasdaq:NANO), a leading provider of advanced process control metrology and inspection systems, today announced the launch of its latest photoluminescence (PL) system, Imperia...
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Atmospheric carbon dioxide used for energy storage products

Nanotech-Now - December 3, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers have discovered a fascinating new way to take some of the atmospheric carbon dioxide that's causing the greenhouse effect and use it to make an advanced, high-value material for use in ene...
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