Nano News & Events

Demonstration of 50GHz Ge Waveguide Electro-Absorption Modulator

Nanotech-Now - April 6, 2015 - 7:45am
At OFC 2015, the largest global conference and exposition for optical communications, nanoelectronics research center imec, its associated lab at Ghent University (Intec), and Stanford University have...
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Combining magnetism and light to fight cancer

Nanotech-Now - April 4, 2015 - 7:45am
By combining, in a liposome[1], magnetic nanoparticles and photosensitizers that are simultaneously and remotely activated by external physical stimuli (a magnetic field and light), scientists at the...
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Perpetuus Advanced Materials secures landmark commercial agreement with global technology group Heraeus: Perpetuus will supply innovative alternatives to existing silver and copper-based inks and pastes

Nanotech-Now - April 4, 2015 - 7:45am
Perpetuus Advanced Materials ("Perpetuus"), a UK-based company at the forefront of advanced materials development, has entered into an exclusive commercial agreement with Heraeus, a leading internatio...
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Mind the gap: Nanoscale speed bump could regulate plasmons for high-speed data flow

Nanotech-Now - April 4, 2015 - 7:45am
The name sounds like something Marvin the Martian might have built, but the "nanomechanical plasmonic phase modulator" is not a doomsday device. Developed by a team of government and university resear...
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Cooling massive objects to the quantum ground state

Nanotech-Now - April 4, 2015 - 7:45am
Cooling of macroscopic and mesoscopic objects to the quantum ground states are of great interests not only for fundamental study of quantum theory but also for the broad applications in quantum inform...
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A novel way to apply drugs to dental plaque Nanoparticles release drugs to reduce tooth decay

Nanotech-Now - April 4, 2015 - 7:45am
Therapeutic agents intended to reduce dental plaque and prevent tooth decay are often removed by saliva and the act of swallowing before they can take effect. But a team of researchers has developed a...
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Nanotopography aids transdermal drug delivery

Nanotechweb - April 3, 2015 - 9:24am
Technique increases skin’s permeability to high molecular weight therapeutics.
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Quantum teleportation on a chip: A significant step towards ultra-high speed quantum computers

Nanotech-Now - April 2, 2015 - 7:45am
The core circuits of quantum teleportation, which generate and detect quantum entanglement, have been successfully integrated into a photonic chip by an international team of scientists from the unive...
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Two-dimensional dirac materials: Structure, properties, and rarity

Nanotech-Now - April 2, 2015 - 7:45am
Graphene, a two-dimensional (2D) honeycomb sheet composed of carbon atoms, has attracted intense interests worldwide because of its outstanding properties and promising prospects in both basic and app...
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3-D neural structure guided with biocompatible nanofiber scaffolds and hydrogels

Nanotech-Now - April 2, 2015 - 7:45am
Damage to neural tissue is typically permanent and causes lasting disability in patients, but a new approach has recently been discovered that holds incredible potential to reconstruct neural tissue a...
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Light-powered gyroscope is world's smallest: Promises a powerful spin on navigation

Nanotech-Now - April 2, 2015 - 7:45am
A pair of light waves - one zipping clockwise the other counterclockwise around a microscopic track - may hold the key to creating the world's smallest gyroscope: one a fraction of the width of a huma...
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PIHera: Largest Family of Piezo Stage Scanners with 10X Greater Positioning Area

Nanotech-Now - April 2, 2015 - 7:45am
PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P., a leading manufacturer of nanopositioning and precision motion-control equipment for nano-biotechnology, life science and photonics applications, provides the PIHera fami...
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Nanion Technologies Appoints James Costantin as Director of Customer Relations: Nanion is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. James Costantin as Director of Customer Relations at Nanion Technologies Inc.

Nanotech-Now - April 2, 2015 - 7:45am
Dr. Costantin has a solid and highly impressive track record in customer relation management, in-depth knowledge of ion channel drug discovery, and over 12 years of technical expertise with automated...
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New Applications Brochure on Complex Motion Control Systems for Scientific Research

Nanotech-Now - April 2, 2015 - 7:45am
Precision motion control systems leader PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. recently released its newest catalog of precision motion solutions for Beamline Instrumentation. The PI Group offers a wide range o...
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nanotechweb.org spring round-up

Nanotechweb - April 2, 2015 - 7:00am
(with movie) We look at the highlights on nanotechweb.org over the first three months of 2015.
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Silica nanobubble targets pancreatic tumours

Nanotechweb - April 2, 2015 - 3:02am
California researchers have developed a new treatment that makes use of not one but two chemotherapy drugs that work together in synergy.
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So, near and yet so far: Stable HGNs for Raman

Nanotech-Now - April 1, 2015 - 12:25pm
Researchers have found a way to stabilise hollow gold nanospheres (HGNs) so that their unique combination of properties can be utilised as nanotags more widely in Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (...
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Roll up your screen and stow it away? Tel Aviv University researchers develop molecular backbone of super-slim, bendable digital displays

Nanotech-Now - March 31, 2015 - 7:45am
From smartphones and tablets to computer monitors and interactive TV screens, electronic displays are everywhere. As the demand for instant, constant communication grows, so too does the urgency for m...
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SUNY Poly CNSE and Title Sponsor SEFCU Name Capital Region Teams Advancing to the Final Round of the 2015 New York Business Plan Competition

Nanotech-Now - March 31, 2015 - 7:45am
Five SUNY Poly CNSE teams selected among finalists after strong presentations highlighted business plans that leverage SUNY Poly CNSE's unmatched resources.
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Princess Margaret scientists convert microbubbles to nanoparticles: Harnessing light to advance tumor imaging, provide platform for targeted treatment

Nanotech-Now - March 31, 2015 - 7:45am
Biomedical researchers led by Dr. Gang Zheng at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre have successfully converted microbubble technology already used in diagnostic imaging into nanoparticles that stay trapp...
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