Nano News & Events

Ligands can make for patchy nanocrystal surface

Nanotechweb - August 29, 2014 - 8:06am
Surprisingly, capping ligands only offer sparse covering say US researchers.
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New technique uses fraction of measurements to efficiently find quantum wave functions

Nanotech-Now - August 29, 2014 - 7:45am
The result of every possible measurement on a quantum system is coded in its wave function, which until recently could be found only by taking many different measurements of a system and estimating a...
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Measure Both Elastic and Viscous Properties with AFM Using Asylum Research’s Exclusive AM-FM Viscoelastic Mapping Mode

Nanotech-Now - August 29, 2014 - 7:45am
Oxford Instruments Asylum Research announces the availability of its powerful new nanomechanical imaging technique, AM-FM Viscoelastic Mapping Mode, for its entire line of Cypher™ and MFP-3D™ atomic f...
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PetLife Comments on CNN Story on Scorpion Venom Health Benefits

Nanotech-Now - August 29, 2014 - 7:45am
PetLife Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: EVGI) (PINKSHEETS: EVGID) today reported that CNN News has published a story, dated August 12, titled, "Bee, Scorpion and Snake Venom May Hold Cancer Cure."
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Nanodiamonds Are Forever: A UCSB professor’s research examines 13,000-year-old nanodiamonds from multiple locations across three continents

Nanotech-Now - August 29, 2014 - 7:45am
Most of North America's megafauna — mastodons, short-faced bears, giant ground sloths, saber-toothed cats and American camels and horses — disappeared close to 13,000 years ago at the end of the Pleis...
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Aspen Aerogels, Inc. to Present at Barclays CEO Energy-Power Conference

Nanotech-Now - August 29, 2014 - 7:45am
Aspen Aerogels, Inc. (NYSE: ASPN) ("Aspen Aerogels") today announced that it will present at the Barclays CEO Energy-Power Conference being held at the Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers, New York, NY....
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Nanotubular coating improves vascular stents

Nanotechweb - August 28, 2014 - 7:29am
Nickel-titanium based medical implants are better when coated with tube-like structures.
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JPK expands availability of instrumentation in the USA – appointing new distributors – launched a new web site to support the US market - AFM now available to US users

Nanotech-Now - August 27, 2014 - 7:45am
JPK Instruments, a world-leading manufacturer of nanoanalytic instrumentation for research in life sciences and soft matter, announces their expansion into the US market with new distributors and the...
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Introducing the multi-tasking nanoparticle: Versatile particles offer a wide variety of diagnostic and therapeutic applications

Nanotech-Now - August 27, 2014 - 7:45am
Kit Lam and colleagues from UC Davis and other institutions have created dynamic nanoparticles (NPs) that could provide an arsenal of applications to diagnose and treat cancer. Built on an easy-to-mak...
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Scientists craft atomically seamless, thinnest-possible semiconductor junctions

Nanotech-Now - August 27, 2014 - 7:45am
Scientists have developed what they believe is the thinnest-possible semiconductor, a new class of nanoscale materials made in sheets only three atoms thick.
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RMIT delivers $30m boost to micro and nano-tech

Nanotech-Now - August 27, 2014 - 7:45am
A new $AUD30 million research facility at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, will drive cutting-edge advances in micro- and nano-technologies.

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Creation of a Highly Efficient Technique to Develop Low-Friction Materials Which Are Drawing Attention in Association with Energy Issues

Nanotech-Now - August 27, 2014 - 7:45am
A research group led by Dr. Masahiro Goto, a MANA Scientist at the Nano-Electronic Materials Unit, International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics, NIMS, and Dr. Michiko Sasaki, a NIMS Postdocto...
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Competition for Graphene: Berkeley Lab Researchers Demonstrate Ultrafast Charge Transfer in New Family of 2D Semiconductors

Nanotech-Now - August 27, 2014 - 7:45am
A new argument has just been added to the growing case for graphene being bumped off its pedestal as the next big thing in the high-tech world by the two-dimensional semiconductors known as MX2 materi...
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Symphony of nanoplasmonic and optical resonators leads to magnificent laser-like light emission

Nanotech-Now - August 27, 2014 - 7:45am
By combining plasmonics and optical microresonators, researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have created a new optical amplifier (or laser) design, paving the way for power-on-a...
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Thermal Block Coatings Developed in Iran Using Nanotechnology

Nanotech-Now - August 27, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers produced nanopowder that has application in increasing the efficiency of gas engines and turbines.
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Picosun joins forces with IMEC for novel, industrial ALD applications

Nanotech-Now - August 27, 2014 - 7:45am
Picosun Oy, the leading manufacturer of high quality Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) equipment for global industries, teams up with IMEC to realize next generation's battery technology with its advanced...
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Iran Unveils 5 Home-Made Knowledge-Based Products

Nanotech-Now - August 27, 2014 - 7:45am
Iran on Monday unveiled 5 indigenized knowledge-based products in a ceremony in the central city of Isfahan in the presence of First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri.
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