Nano News & Events

Doped semiconductor nanocrystals boost solar concentrators

Nanotechweb - April 3, 2014 - 2:49am
“Zero self-absorption” quantum dots will make cheaper, more efficient solar cells
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Scientists crack oyster's secret of strength

Nanotechweb - April 2, 2014 - 8:32am
Nanoscale mechanisms that dissipate energy in oyster shells may help in the development of protective equiment.
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Heat-conducting polymer cools hot electronic devices at 200 degrees C

Nanotech-Now - April 1, 2014 - 7:45am
Polymer materials are usually thermal insulators. But by harnessing an electropolymerization process to produce aligned arrays of polymer nanofibers, researchers have developed a thermal interface mat...
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Nano-paper filter removes viruses

Nanotech-Now - April 1, 2014 - 7:45am
Nanotechnology and Functional Materials, Uppsala University have developed a paper filter, which can remove virus particles with the efficiency matching that of the best industrial virus filters. The...
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'Quantum Dots Market by Product (QD Displays, Lasers, Medical Devices, Solar Cells, Chip, Sensor), Application (Healthcare, Optoelectronics, Sustainable Energy), Material (Cadmium Selenide, Sulfide, Telluride), and Geography - Forecast & Analysis (2013 -

Nanotech-Now - April 1, 2014 - 7:45am
Quantum Dots (QD) are types of semiconductor nanoparticles which find their usage in multiple applications like healthcare, electronics, and others. The current market of QD is at the pre-commercializ...
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Never say never in the nano-world

Nanotech-Now - April 1, 2014 - 7:45am
Objects with sizes in the nanometer range, such as the molecular building blocks of living cells or nanotechnological devices, are continuously exposed to random collisions with surrounding molecules...
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AI Technology, Inc. (AIT) Releases COOL-PAD™ CPR (Conformal Pad) 7154: Second Generation (US Patent 6,496,373): COOL-PAD™ CPR 7154 provides both compressibility and conformability with phase-change ability to achieve the best of thermal grease performan

Nanotech-Now - April 1, 2014 - 7:45am
AI Technology, Inc. (AIT) introduces COOL-PAD™ CPR7154, a new class of thermal interface material that dispenses like a thermal pad, but performs with characteristics like that of a grease or gel when...
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USC Viterbi researchers developing cheap, better-performing lithium-ion batteries

Nanotech-Now - April 1, 2014 - 7:45am
USC Viterbi School of Engineering professor Chongwu Zhou and his research team have developed a silicon anode and a sulfur-based cathode with low fabrication cost and high electrode performance for re...
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A breakthrough in creating invisibility cloaks, stealth technology: Advance in large area 3D visible negative index metamaterials

Nanotech-Now - April 1, 2014 - 7:45am
Controlling and bending light around an object so it appears invisible to the naked eye is the theory behind fictional invisibility cloaks.
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Transfer of Intellectual Property, Patents and Technology to FutureCarbon: Bayer sells patents for carbon nanotubes and graphenes

Nanotech-Now - April 1, 2014 - 7:45am
After concluding its research work on carbon nanotubes (CNT) and graphenes, Bayer MaterialScience is divesting itself of fundamental intellectual property in this field. The company FutureCarbon GmbH,...
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Fabricating Nanostructures with Silk Could Make Clean Rooms Green Rooms

Nanotech-Now - April 1, 2014 - 7:45am
Tufts University engineers have demonstrated that it is possible to generate nanostructures from silk in an environmentally friendly process that uses water as a developing agent and standard fabricat...
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Diamonds are an oil's best friend: Rice University leads research to find the best nanofluid for heat transfer

Nanotech-Now - April 1, 2014 - 7:45am
A mixture of diamond nanoparticles and mineral oil easily outperforms other types of fluid created for heat-transfer applications, according to new research by Rice University.
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Saliva powers a MFC

Nanotechweb - April 1, 2014 - 4:08am
New graphene-anode microbial fuel cell produces nearly 1 µW of power – enough to run ultralow power lab-on-a-chip devices
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Skin patch monitors "movement disorders"

Nanotechweb - March 31, 2014 - 6:18am
New multitasking device can sense muscle motion, store data and deliver therapeutic drugs all at the same time
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Graphene gains thermal vision

Nanotechweb - March 31, 2014 - 5:36am
Room-temperature detector is first to cover infrared spectrum
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New material offers angular control over light

Nanotechweb - March 31, 2014 - 5:31am
Filter could be used in cameras and thermal solar systems
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Leti to Demonstrate Wireless High Data Rate Li-Fi Prototype at Light + Building 2014 in Frankfurt

Nanotech-Now - March 30, 2014 - 7:45am
CEA-Leti will demonstrate its new prototype for wireless high data rate Li-Fi (light fidelity) transmission at Light + Building 2014 in Frankfurt, Germany, March 30-April 4. The technology employs the...
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Harper Government Announces Support for U of S Nanoscience Research: Uses for New Nanostructured Coatings Range from Biomedical to Oil Sand Sectors

Nanotech-Now - March 30, 2014 - 7:45am
University of Saskatchewan (U of S) researchers will develop and test nanostructured coatings to increase the durability of hard-to-reach industrial and medical components with the help from a federal...
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Revolutionary solar cells double as lasers

Nanotech-Now - March 30, 2014 - 7:45am
Commercial silicon-based solar cells - such as those seen on the roofs of houses across the country - operate at about 20% efficiency for converting the Sun's rays into electrical energy. It's taken o...
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Rainbow-catching waveguide could revolutionize energy technologies: By slowing and absorbing certain wavelengths of light, engineers open new possibilities in solar power, thermal energy recycling and stealth technology

Nanotech-Now - March 30, 2014 - 7:45am
More efficient photovoltaic cells. Improved radar and stealth technology. A new way to recycle waste heat generated by machines into energy.
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