Nano News & Events

New chip architecture may provide foundation for quantum computer: Researchers at the Georgia Tech Research Institute have developed a microfabricated ion trap architecture that holds promise for increasing the density of qubits in future quantum computer

Nanotech-Now - May 6, 2015 - 7:45am
Quantum computers are in theory capable of simulating the interactions of molecules at a level of detail far beyond the capabilities of even the largest supercomputers today. Such simulations could re...
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'Microcombing' creates stronger, more conductive carbon nanotube films

Nanotech-Now - May 6, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers from North Carolina State University and China's Suzhou Institute of Nano-Science and Nano-Biotics have developed an inexpensive technique called "microcombing" to align carbon nanotubes (...
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Testing Facility for Graphene Enhanced Composite Pipes

Nanotech-Now - May 6, 2015 - 7:45am
EPL Composite Solutions (EPL), a subsidiary of Haydale, has developed an in-house testing facility to measure and demonstrate the durability of a new generation of graphene enhanced composite gas pipe...
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Arrowhead Completes Dosing Healthy Volunteers and Initiates Transition to Patients in Phase 1 Study of ARC-AAT

Nanotech-Now - May 6, 2015 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted RNAi therapeutics, today announced that it completed dosing healthy volunteers and will begin dosing pati...
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Silicon Storage Technology and GLOBALFOUNDRIES Announce Qualification of Automotive Grade 55nm Embedded Flash Memory Technology

Nanotech-Now - May 6, 2015 - 7:45am
•SST’s SuperFlash® Technology and GLOBALFOUNDRIES’ 55nm LPx provides low power and cost, high reliability, superior data retention and high-endurance performance customer solutions •Optimized and si...
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Iranian Scientists Present Model to Study Mechanical Vibrations of Structures Containing Nanocomposites

Nanotech-Now - May 6, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers studied the mechanical vibrations of structures containing nanocomposites reinforced with carbon nanotubes.
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The random raman laser: A new light source for the microcosmos

Nanotech-Now - May 6, 2015 - 7:45am
In modern microscope imaging techniques, lasers are used as light sources because they can deliver fast pulsed and extremely high-intensity radiation to a target, allowing for rapid image acquisition...
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Defects in atomically thin semiconductor emit single photons: Researchers create optically active quantum dots in 2-D semiconductor for the first time; may have applications for integrated photonics

Nanotech-Now - May 6, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers at the University of Rochester have shown that defects on an atomically thin semiconductor can produce light-emitting quantum dots. The quantum dots serve as a source of single photons and...
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Nanoneedles deliver nanodots and nucleic acids

Nanotechweb - May 6, 2015 - 4:32am
Biocompatible nanostructures could help in the reconstruction of damaged tissue and nerves.
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Tuning interactions controls self-assembly

Nanotechweb - May 5, 2015 - 12:29pm
(with audio) Simulations of nanofibres show how to dictate the phase and topology of network that they self-organise into.
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Antibacterial Ceramic Nanoparticles, Appropriate Material for Medical Devices

Nanotech-Now - May 4, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers studied the antibacterial properties of a type of ceramic nanoparticles which have proved to be an appropriate material for producing medical devices.
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Oxford Instruments announces winners of the 2015 Sir Martin Wood Science Prize for China

Nanotech-Now - May 4, 2015 - 7:45am
Oxford Instruments is delighted to announce Dr Jian WANG from Peking University and Dr Shiyan LI from Fudan University as the joint winners of the 2015 Sir Martin Wood Science Prize for China.
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Nanometrics to Present at the B. Riley & Co. 16th Annual Investor Conference

Nanotech-Now - May 4, 2015 - 7:45am
Nanometrics Incorporated (Nasdaq:NANO), a leading provider of advanced process control systems, today announced that company management is scheduled to present at the B. Riley & Co. 16th Annual Invest...
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Time Dependant Spectroscopy of Microscopic Samples: CRAIC TimePro™ software is used with CRAIC Technologies microspectrometers to measure the kinetic UV-visible-NIR, Raman and fluorescence spectra of microscopic sample areas

Nanotech-Now - May 4, 2015 - 7:45am
CRAIC Technologies, a leading innovator of UV-visible-NIR microanalysis solutions, is proud to introduce CRAIC TimePro™ kinetic spectroscopy software. This software package is designed to be used wit...
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ORNL researchers probe chemistry, topography and mechanics with one instrument

Nanotech-Now - May 4, 2015 - 7:45am
The probe of an atomic force microscope (AFM) scans a surface to reveal details at a resolution 1,000 times greater than that of an optical microscope. That makes AFM the premier tool for analyzing ph...
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Production of Industrial Nano-Membrane for Water, Wastewater Purification Device in Iran

Nanotech-Now - May 4, 2015 - 7:45am
Ab Roobesh Rosoob (Mahsar) Engineering and Productive Company produced and presented to the market water and wastewater purification devices using nanotechnology.
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Novel superconducting undulator provides first x-ray light at ANKA

Nanotech-Now - May 4, 2015 - 7:45am
Synchrotron radiation facilities provide insights into the world of very small structures like microbes, viruses or nanomaterials and rely on dedicated magnet technology, which is optimized to produce...
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Engineering a better solar cell: UW research pinpoints defects in popular perovskites

Nanotech-Now - May 4, 2015 - 7:45am
One of the fastest-growing areas of solar energy research is with materials called perovskites. These promising light harvesters could revolutionize the solar and electronics industries because they s...
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Specialized System – Piezo Micrometer Screw Drive MICI

Nanotech-Now - May 4, 2015 - 7:45am
Hybrid element that combines the advantages of long travel of micrometer screws, with the nm-accuracy of a piezo stage These elements were originally developed for quality control applications in the...
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Arrowhead Publishes Data on Advances in Subcutaneous siRNA Delivery

Nanotech-Now - May 4, 2015 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted RNAi therapeutics, today announced the publication of new data on a subcutaneously administered formulati...
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