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Shuttle mechanism helps nanorods produce more hydrogen

Nanotechweb - August 11, 2014 - 4:28am
Redox reduction experiments could help in the development of better photoactive materials that harness solar energy to produce fuels in a process called water splitting.
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Harry Atwater and Albert Polman receive the Julius Springer Prize for Applied Physics 2014: Scientists honored for their pioneering achievements in plasmonics and nanophotonics

Nanotech-Now - August 9, 2014 - 7:45am
This year's Julius Springer Prize for Applied Physics will be awarded to Dr.. Harry A. Atwater (Caltech Pasadena, USA) and Dr. Albert Polman (FOM Institute AMOLF, Amsterdam, The Netherlands) for their...
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SEMATECH and Newly Merged SUNY CNSE/SUNYIT Launch New Patterning Center to Further Advance Materials Development: Center to Provide Access to Critical Tools that Support Semiconductor Technology Node Development

Nanotech-Now - August 9, 2014 - 7:45am
SEMATECH and the newly merged SUNY College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) / SUNY Institute of Technology (SUNYIT) announced today they have launched their joint Patterning Center of Excel...
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Research of Empa scientists on the cover of "Nature": Synthesis of structurally pure carbon nanotubes using molecular seeds

Nanotech-Now - August 9, 2014 - 7:45am
For the first time, researchers at Empa and the Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research have succeeded in "growing" single-wall carbon nanotubes (CNT) with a single predefined structure - and he...
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Electric field enhances solar cell

Nanotechweb - August 8, 2014 - 5:32am
Low-cost phosphide-graphene device lacks a junction and does not need to be doped either
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Microscopy Today 2014 Innovation Award for Leica Microsystems' Super-Resolution System Leica SR GSD 3D: 3D-enabled GSDIM/dSTORM-based Microscope System Wins Again

Nanotech-Now - August 7, 2014 - 7:45am
Leica Microsystems' super-resolution system Leica SR GSD 3D is honored with the Microscopy Today 2014 Innovation Award for the capability of acquiring three-dimensional super-resolution images. Micros...
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Cameca launches next generation atom probe microscope: New LEAP® 5000 Delivers Unmatched 3D Sub-Nanometer Analytical Performance across a Wide Variety of Metals, Semiconductors and Insulators

Nanotech-Now - August 7, 2014 - 7:45am
CAMECA, a world leader in scientific instrumentation and metrology solutions, is pleased to announce the release of its latest generation atom probe microscope. The LEAP 5000 offers unparalleled 3-dim...
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SouthWest NanoTechnologies Names Ovation Polymers as a SWeNT Certified Compounder

Nanotech-Now - August 7, 2014 - 7:45am
SouthWest NanoTechnologies (SWeNT) a leading manufacturer of single-wall, few-wall and multi-wall carbon nanotubes for printed electronics, energy storage and composites applications has added Ovation...
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California Nanotechnologies Appoints Dr. Enrique Lavernia to the Board

Nanotech-Now - August 7, 2014 - 7:45am
California Nanotechnologies Corp. (TSX VENTURE: CNO) ("Cal Nano" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Enrique Lavernia, Distinguished Professor and Dean of the College of En...
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Oxford Instruments Asylum Research and the Center for Nanoscale Systems at Harvard University Present a Workshop on AFM Nanomechanical and Nanoelectrical Characterization, Aug. 21-22

Nanotech-Now - August 7, 2014 - 7:45am
Oxford Instruments Asylum Research and Harvard University's Center for Nanoscale Systems (CNS) announce an AFM Workshop and Tutorials Aug. 21-22. The workshop will focus on new techniques and instrume...
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Cell mechanics may hold key to how cancer spreads and recurs

Nanotech-Now - August 7, 2014 - 7:45am
Cancer cells that break away from tumors to go looking for a new home may prefer to settle into a soft bed, according to new findings from researchers at the University of Illinois.
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“Active” surfaces control what’s on them: Researchers develop treated surfaces that can actively control how fluids or particles move

Nanotech-Now - August 7, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers at MIT and in Saudi Arabia have developed a new way of making surfaces that can actively control how fluids or particles move across them. The work might enable new kinds of biomedical or...
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Advanced thin-film technique could deliver long-lasting medication: Nanoscale, biodegradable drug-delivery method could provide a year or more of steady doses

Nanotech-Now - August 7, 2014 - 7:45am
About one in four older adults suffers from chronic pain. Many of those people take medication, usually as pills. But this is not an ideal way of treating pain: Patients must take medicine frequently,...
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Light-induced nanocarriers switch on improved gene therapy

Nanotech-Now - August 7, 2014 - 7:45am
Nanocarriers are a useful means of transporting molecules such as genes to specific points in the body, for example to target tumors in cancer therapy. Such nanocarriers must be carefully controlled t...
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Cylinder scanning system used in the ZylScan-System of the Breitmeier Messtechnik Company

Nanotech-Now - August 7, 2014 - 7:45am
The visualization of the surface structure of cylinders in the range of microns is very work-intensive with insufficient results. The interesting characteristics of the surface are scratches, cavities...
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Opening a new near-infrared window for imaging the brain

Nanotechweb - August 7, 2014 - 3:56am
First non-invasive technique could monitor vascular blood flow and structure in real time and potentially help stroke patients and those with Alzheimer’s and brain tumours
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Thermal emitters speed up

Nanotechweb - August 6, 2014 - 4:40am
New infrared device is 10 000 faster than previous ones
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Silicon nanorods bend light in new directions

Nanotechweb - August 5, 2014 - 11:36am
Ultrathin coatings could replace bulky optical components
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FEI Reports New Advances in Neuroscience in Collaboration with NIH: Using cryo-electron microscopy, researchers determine the structural mechanism of glutamate receptors – an important insight to the brain’s memory formation and learning

Nanotech-Now - August 5, 2014 - 7:45am
FEI is pleased to announce that researchers at the NIH-FEI Living Lab for Structural Biology have achieved breakthrough biological results, using FEI's Titan Krios™ transmission electron microscope (T...
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Harris & Harris Group Portfolio Company Enumeral Biomedical Completes Equity Offering and Public Listing: Enumeral Transitions to a Public Company and Raises $21.55 Million in New Equity Capital New Stock Symbol OTCQB:ENUM

Nanotech-Now - August 5, 2014 - 7:45am
Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:TINY), an investor in transformative companies enabled by disruptive science, today announced that its portfolio company, Enumeral Biomedical Corp., completed a rev...
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