Nano News & Events

Researchers snap-shot fastest observations of superconductivity yet

Nanotech-Now - March 11, 2015 - 7:45am
An international team of researchers has used infinitely short light pulses to observe ultrafast changes in the electron-level properties of superconductors, setting a new standard for temporal resolu...
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Researchers synthesize new thin-film material for use in fuel cells: Article in the journal APL Materials shows how to grow Bi2Pt2O7 pyrochlore, potentially a more effective cathode for future fuel cells

Nanotech-Now - March 11, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers from Cornell University have synthesized a new thin-film catalyst for use in fuel cells. In a paper published March 10 in the journal APL Materials, from AIP Publishing, the team reports t...
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The chameleon reorganizes its nanocrystals to change colors

Nanotech-Now - March 11, 2015 - 7:45am
Many chameleons have the remarkable ability to exhibit complex and rapid color changes during social interactions. A collaboration of scientists within the Sections of Biology and Physics of the Facul...
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High performance, lightweight supercapacitor electrodes of the future

Nanotech-Now - March 11, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers have developed a novel electrode to make low-cost, lightweight supercapacitors with superior performance, a development that could mean faster charging time and longer battery life in elec...
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Advantest to Exhibit at SEMICON China in Shanghai, China, March 17-19: Showcasing Broad Portfolio of Semiconductor Products, Technologies and Solutions

Nanotech-Now - March 11, 2015 - 7:45am
Leading semiconductor test equipment supplier Advantest Corporation (TSE: 6857) (NYSE: ATE) will showcase its broad product portfolio, including its semiconductor test solutions, nanotechnology produc...
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Are current water treatment methods sufficient to remove harmful engineered nanoparticle?

Nanotech-Now - March 11, 2015 - 7:45am
The increased use of engineered nanoparticles (ENMs) in commercial and industrial applications is raising concern over the environmental and health effects of nanoparticles released into the water sup...
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More study needed to clarify impact of cellulose nanocrystals on health: Few studies explore toxicity of cellulose nanocrystals

Nanotech-Now - March 11, 2015 - 7:45am
Are cellulose nanocrystals harmful to human health? The answer might depend on the route of exposure, according to a review of the literature by a Virginia Tech scientist, but there have been few stud...
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Seeing tiny twins: Strength in shrinking: Understanding why a material's behavior changes as it gets smaller

Nanotech-Now - March 11, 2015 - 7:45am
To fully understand how nanomaterials behave, one must also understand the atomic-scale deformation mechanisms that determine their structure and, therefore, their strength and function.
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