Nano News & Events

NIST Offers Electronics Industry Two Ways to Snoop on Self-Organizing Molecules

InterNano Industry News - February 16, 2017 - 4:45am
A few short years ago, the idea of a practical manufacturing process based on getting molecules to organize themselves in useful nanoscale shapes seemed … well, cool, sure, but also a little fantastic. Now the day isnt far off when your ...
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Optical Microscope Technique Confirmed as Valid Nano-Measurement Tool

InterNano Industry News - February 16, 2017 - 4:45am
Recent experiments have confirmed* that a technique developed several years ago at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) can enable optical microscopes to measure the three-dimensional (3-D) shape of objects at ...
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Nano: a cleaner option?

InterNano Industry News - February 16, 2017 - 4:45am
Could nanotechnology tidy up the planet without leaving a dangerous residue of its own?It's likely that you've recently swirled nanotechnology down your sink. Antimicrobial silver nanoparticles, for example, are added to food containers, socks, and cleaning products such as floor polish. But could nanoparticles – measuring less than 100 nanometres wide – clean more than just your house? Could nanotechnology tidy up the planet without leaving a dangerous residue of its own?The European Environment Agency estimates that "potentially polluting activities" have occurred at nearly three million EU sites. But nanoparticles could remediate water, soil and air polluted by compounds such as heavy metals and aromatic hydrocarbons. With high reactivity and a larger surface area than the same mass of material in a larger form, nanoparticles are prime candidates for capturing and destroying pollutants. Continue reading...
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Launching the New PSS Website: pssnicomp.com

InterNano Industry News - February 8, 2017 - 4:45am
Particle Sizing Systems launches our new website at www.pssnicomp.com. Please visit our new site that includes additional content and features including: Additional application explanations...
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Companies Now Can Bring Fast and Accurate Nanoparticle Analysis In-House

InterNano Industry News - February 8, 2017 - 4:45am
Nanotechnology manufacturers seeking ways to measure and analyze nanoparticles now have a simple, fast, accurate and cost-effective tool thanks to the recent release of NanoMet by developer...
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NSF funds new projects to advance energy-efficient computing

InterNano Industry News - February 2, 2017 - 4:45am
The National Science Foundation (NSF) and Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) have jointly awarded $21.6 million for ... More at https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=190060&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click This is an NSF News item.
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