Nano News & Events

Nano-pea pod model widens electronics applications: A new theoretical model explains how a nanostructure, such as the nano-pea pod, can exhibit localised electrons

Nanotech-Now - September 8, 2014 - 7:45am
Periodic chain-like nanostructures are widely used in nanoelectronics. Typically, chain elements include the likes of quantum rings, quantum dots, or quantum graphs. Such a structure enables electrons...
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CdTe ink makes high-efficiency solar cell

Nanotechweb - September 8, 2014 - 4:46am
Devices made using cadmium telluride layers have a sunlight-to-power conversion of efficiency of more than 10%.
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Fullerex: Talga Resources Joins INSCX™ Exchange

Nanotech-Now - September 6, 2014 - 7:45am
Talga Resources Ltd. (ASX:TLG), the West Australian based resource and development company confirms its registration today as a principal producer (commercial user) on INSCX™ exchange, the world marke...
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Graphene drum could make good motion sensor and memory chip

Nanotechweb - September 5, 2014 - 5:02am
Kavli researchers couple carbon resonator to a superconducting microwave cavity for the first time.
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Watching nucleation from start to finish

Nanotechweb - September 5, 2014 - 4:38am
Transmission electron microscopy obervations reveal the formation of the mineral calcium carbonate from start to finish.
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Malvern Instruments & Aurora Water conference presentation illustrates value and cost-saving potential of on-line zeta potential in water treatment: 2014 RMSAWWA/RMWEA Joint Annual Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA September 7th – 10th

Nanotech-Now - September 4, 2014 - 7:45am
Malvern Instruments (Malvern, UK) and Aurora Water (Aurora, Colorado, USA) will present new research on the value of online zeta potential measurements for water treatment at the 2014 RMSAWWA/RMWEA Jo...
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FEI Releases New Helios NanoLab G3 DualBeam: Next generation DualBeam extends Helios performance leadership while enhancing usability with a new user interface and workflow-specific configurations

Nanotech-Now - September 4, 2014 - 7:45am
FEI (NASDAQ: FEIC) announced today the release of the next generation of its industry-leading Helios NanoLab™ DualBeam™. The Helios NanoLab G3 DualBeam extends the Helios family's leadership position...
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FEI Announces Teneo VS for 3D Volume Imaging of Cells and Tissues

Nanotech-Now - September 4, 2014 - 7:45am
The Teneo VS delivers excellent resolution over large volumes to allow life scientists to explore the structure and interactions of cells and tissues down to the nanometer scale.
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Beneq launches nFOG™ wet coating technology

Nanotech-Now - September 4, 2014 - 7:45am
Beneq is pleased to announce the launch of its new atmospheric wet coating technology called nFOG™ for use in applications such as anti-reflective coatings for large-sized glass. This new technology c...
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PEN Inc. Announces New Trading Symbol: PENC: Stock Continues Trading on the OTCQB

Nanotech-Now - September 4, 2014 - 7:45am
PEN Inc. (OTCQB: PENC) (PEN) today announced that, effective immediately, the company will trade on the OTCQB exchange under the trading symbol PENC.
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Peptoid Nanosheets at the Oil/Water Interface: Berkeley Lab Reports New Route to Novel Family of Biomimetic Materials

Nanotech-Now - September 4, 2014 - 7:45am
From the people who brought us peptoid nanosheets that form at the interface between air and water, now come peptoid nanosheets that form at the interface between oil and water. Scientists at the U.S...
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Handheld scanner could make brain tumor removal more complete, reducing recurrence

Nanotech-Now - September 4, 2014 - 7:45am
Cancerous brain tumors are notorious for growing back despite surgical attempts to remove them — and for leading to a dire prognosis for patients. But scientists are developing a new way to try to roo...
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Scientists Use Nanotechnology to Improve Mechanical Properties of Ceramics

Nanotech-Now - September 4, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers from Iran University of Science and Technology in association with researchers from EPFL University in Switzerland and University of Stockholm, Sweden, used nanotechnology to increase frac...
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Iranian, Spanish Scientists Produce Recyclable Catalyst by Using Nanoparticles

Nanotech-Now - September 4, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Qazvin Center of Payam-e Noor University in association with researchers from the University of Valencia in Spain produced a catalyst that can be easily recycled and separated...
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Breakthrough for Carbon Nanotube Solar Cells: Polychiral carbon nanotube mixture absorbs more sunlight

Nanotech-Now - September 4, 2014 - 7:45am
Lighter, more flexible, and cheaper than conventional solar-cell materials, carbon nanotubes (CNTs) have long shown promise for photovoltaics. But research stalled when CNTs proved to be inefficient,...
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2D-crystal jigsaw puzzle helps make high-quality heterojunction

Nanotechweb - September 4, 2014 - 2:35am
Interface between two dichalcogenides could be used to fabricate transistors, LEDs and solar cells within a single atomically thin layer.
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Superabsorbing rings could lead to better cameras and solar cells

Nanotechweb - September 3, 2014 - 10:29am
Quantum effect could be put to work in a range of optical technologies.
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Nanopositioner PZ700 with increased life time and freedom from maintenance

Nanotech-Now - September 2, 2014 - 7:45am
After more than one year in long-term test the nanopositioner PZ700 from piezosystem jena do not show any abrasion or breakdown. The nanopositioner PZ700 is designed for dynamic, single axis positioni...
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A new, tunable device for spintronics: An international team of scientists including physicist Jairo Sinova from the University of Mainz realises a tunable spin-charge converter made of GaAs

Nanotech-Now - September 2, 2014 - 7:45am
Spin-charge converters are important devices in spintronics, an electronic which is not only based on the charge of electrons but also on their spin and the spin-related magnetism. Spin-charge convert...
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Nanoscale assembly line

Nanotech-Now - September 2, 2014 - 7:45am
ETH researchers have realised a long-held dream: inspired by an industrial assembly line, they have developed a nanoscale production line for the assembly of biological molecules.
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