Nano News & Events

Diagnostics of quality of graphene and spatial imaging of reactivity centers on carbon surface

Nanotech-Now - May 12, 2015 - 7:45am
A convenient procedure to visualize defects on graphene layers by mapping the surface of carbon materials with an appropriate contrast agent was introduced by a team of researchers from Zelinsky Insti...
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Scientists control the flow of heat and light in photonic crystals

Nanotech-Now - May 12, 2015 - 7:45am
Scientists from the MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology at the University of Twente in the Netherlands and Thales Research & Technology, France, have found a way to control heat propagation in photonic...
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International and U.S. Students and Teachers Headed to Toronto for 34th Annual International Space Development Conference®: Students competed in prestigious NSS-NASA Ames Space Settlement Design Contest

Nanotech-Now - May 12, 2015 - 7:45am
Hundreds of students and teachers from the United States and countries across the globe will converge in Toronto this month for the National Space Society's (NSS) 34th annual International Space Devel...
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Spiders spin reinforced silk

Nanotechweb - May 11, 2015 - 3:55am
First ever “bionicomposite” made from silk and carbon nanomaterials could find use in a range of applications, from textiles to nerve regeneration and tissue repair.
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Pixelligent Technologies Announces $1M Phase-II OLED Lighting Award From the US Department of Energy

Nanotech-Now - May 10, 2015 - 7:45am
Pixelligent Technologies announced today that it has been selected for a Phase II Solid State Lighting award from the US Department of Energy to support the development of advanced light-extraction ma...
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Cotton fibres instead of carbon nanotubes

Nanotech-Now - May 10, 2015 - 7:45am
Plant-based cellulose nanofibres do not pose a short-term health risk, especially short fibres, shows a study conducted in the context of National Research Programme "Opportunities and Risks of Nanoma...
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Scientists' Efforts Lead to Increased Stability of Anticancer Drug Nanocarriers in Blood

Nanotech-Now - May 10, 2015 - 7:45am
anian researchers from the University of Tabriz succeeded in the production of nanocarriers for a type of anticancer drug, which significantly decreases the side effects of the drug.
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NNCO to Host Second Free Webinar for Small- and Medium-Sized Nanotechnology Businesses

Nanotech-Now - May 10, 2015 - 7:45am
The National Nanotechnology Coordination Office (NNCO) will hold the second in a series of free webinars focusing on the experiences, successes, and challenges for small- and medium-sized nanotechnolo...
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Penn and UC Merced researchers match physical and virtual atomic friction experiments

Nanotech-Now - May 10, 2015 - 7:45am
Technological limitations have made studying friction on the atomic scale difficult, but researchers at the University of Pennsylvania and the University of California, Merced, have now made advances...
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Electrons corralled using new quantum tool: 'Whispering gallery' effect confines electrons, could provide basis for new electron-optics devices

Nanotech-Now - May 10, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers have succeeded in creating a new "whispering gallery" effect for electrons in a sheet of graphene -- making it possible to precisely control a region that reflects electrons within the mat...
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Plugging up leaky graphene: New technique may enable faster, more durable water filters

Nanotech-Now - May 10, 2015 - 7:45am
For faster, longer-lasting water filters, some scientists are looking to graphene —thin, strong sheets of carbon — to serve as ultrathin membranes, filtering out contaminants to quickly purify high vo...
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