Nano News & Events

Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura win 2014 Nobel Prize for Physics

Nanotechweb - October 7, 2014 - 11:53am
Trio honoured for work on blue LEDs.
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Crumpled graphene could provide an unconventional energy storage: Two-dimensional carbon “paper” can form stretchable supercapacitors to power flexible electronic devices

Nanotech-Now - October 6, 2014 - 7:45am
When someone crumples a sheet of paper, that usually means it's about to be thrown away. But researchers have now found that crumpling a piece of graphene "paper" — a material formed by bonding togeth...
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Fast, cheap nanomanufacturing: Arrays of tiny conical tips that eject ionized materials could fabricate nanoscale devices cheaply

Nanotech-Now - October 6, 2014 - 7:45am
Luis Fernando Velásquez-García's group at MIT's Microsystems Technology Laboratories (MTL) develops dense arrays of microscopic cones that harness electrostatic forces to eject streams of ions.
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October 6: Beginning of Iran Nano 2014 Exhibition

Nanotech-Now - October 6, 2014 - 7:45am
The Seventh International Nanotechnology Festival (Iran Nano 2014) is due to be held at the Persian Gulf Hall of the Tehran Permanent Fairground on 6-9 October 2014.
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New Compact SIMS - mass spectrometry in solid material

Nanotech-Now - October 6, 2014 - 7:45am
The Hiden Compact SIMS tool is designed for fast and easy characterisation of layer structures, surface contamination and impurities with sensitive detection of positive ions being assisted by the oxy...
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Agar Scientific appoints Paul Balaş as new Technical Sales Manager

Nanotech-Now - October 6, 2014 - 7:45am
Agar Scientific - part of the Elektron Technology Group - is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Paul Balaş as Technical Sales Manager. Paul joins Agar Scientific from Ronexprim SRL - w...
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Nano-bearings on the test bench: Fullerene spheres can be used to slide in the nanoworld

Nanotech-Now - October 6, 2014 - 7:45am
'Nano-machines of the future will need tiny devices to reduce friction and make movement possible. The C60 molecule, also known as fullerene or buckyball, seemed to many an excellent candidate for nan...
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PEN Inc. Chairman Scott Rickert Announces Company Vision, Product Priorities and Management Team: Webcast Highlights the Launch of PEN

Nanotech-Now - October 6, 2014 - 7:45am
he recent webcast by PEN Inc. (OTCQB: PENC) (PEN) Chairman, Dr. Scott Rickert, is now available for on-demand viewing. It may be accessed from the PEN Inc. website investor page at www.pen-technology...
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Media Alert: Advantest to Exhibit at SEMICON Europa 2014 in Grenoble, France October 7-9 - Showcasing Solutions for E-Beam Lithography and CD-SEM Metrology, as Well as New Non-Destructive Terahertz Imaging Systems

Nanotech-Now - October 6, 2014 - 7:45am
Leading semiconductor test equipment supplier Advantest Corporation (TSE: 6857) (NYSE: ATE) will showcase its broad portfolio, including its nanotechnology products, terahertz systems and semiconducto...
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Bilbao (Spain) to welcome 1500 delegates at international event: ImagineNano 2015 and Graphene 2015 under the same roof

Nanotech-Now - October 6, 2014 - 7:45am
Back in 2013, ImagineNano event has strengthened its position as the main event dedicated to nanoscience and nanotechnology in Europe. The outstanding results of participation that have been reached a...
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SUNY Colleges of Nanoscale Science and Engineering and National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Announce Expanded Partnership

Nanotech-Now - October 6, 2014 - 7:45am
Memorandum of Understanding will enable occupational health and safety research related to nanoelectronics, in addition to further growth through public-private partnerships and educational opportunit...
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Growing 2D semiconductors the easy way

Nanotechweb - October 6, 2014 - 6:17am
Heterostructure composition can be controlled by modulating constituent vapour-phase reactants during growth.
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Beneq expands local US service capabilities through Maxima Sciences

Nanotech-Now - October 4, 2014 - 7:45am
Beneq Thin Film Equipment has entered an agreement with Maxima Sciences of Cincinnati, Ohio, to offer maintenance and service closer to its customers located throughout North America. This collaborati...
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A new dimension for integrated circuits: 3-D nanomagnetic logic: Field-coupled magnets could replace transistors in some computer chips

Nanotech-Now - October 4, 2014 - 7:45am
Electrical engineers at the Technische Universität München (TUM) have demonstrated a new kind of building block for digital integrated circuits. Their experiments show that future computer chips could...
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Blades of grass inspire advance in organic solar cells

Nanotech-Now - October 4, 2014 - 7:45am
Using a bio-mimicking analog of one of nature's most efficient light-harvesting structures, blades of grass, a research team has taken a major step in developing long-sought polymer architecture to bo...
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CQD ink makes good solar cell

Nanotechweb - October 3, 2014 - 3:45am
Device based on colloidal quantum-dot film has a record-breaking light-to-power conversion efficiency of 6%.
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Photonic crystals: how defects lead to a prison for light

Nanotechweb - October 3, 2014 - 2:45am
Researchers demonstrate how defects in a 3D crystal can create photonic bandgap cavities for light that may be useful for lasing, LEDS, information storage and sensitive pharmaceutical sensors
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Platinum meets its match in quantum dots from coal: Rice University's cheap hybrid outperforms rare metal as fuel-cell catalyst

Nanotech-Now - October 2, 2014 - 7:45am
Graphene quantum dots created at Rice University grab onto graphene platelets like barnacles attach themselves to the hull of a boat. But these dots enhance the properties of the mothership, making th...
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$18-million NSF investment aims to take flat materials to new heights: 2-D alternatives to graphene may enable exciting advances in electronics, photonics, sensors and other applications

Nanotech-Now - October 2, 2014 - 7:45am
Graphene, a form of carbon in which a single layer of atoms forms a two-dimensional, honeycomb crystal lattice, conducts electricity and heat efficiently and interacts with light in unusual ways. Thes...
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Arrowhead Expands Management Team with Appointment of Susan Boynton as Vice President Global Regulatory Affairs

Nanotech-Now - October 2, 2014 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted RNAi therapeutics, today announced that Susan Boynton has been appointed Vice President, Global Regulator...
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