Nano News & Events

Centre for Process Innovation pilots Beneq’s breakthrough roll-to-roll ALD system for moisture barrier films

Nanotech-Now - June 4, 2015 - 7:45am
The UK-based Centre for Process Innovation is piloting Beneq’s groundbreaking roll-to-roll ALD system. Acquired in 2014 as CPI’s thin-film moisture barrier film development platform, the piloting acti...
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Entest BioMedical, Inc. in Discussions to Acquire Nanotechnology Delivery System for Cancer Therapy

Nanotech-Now - June 4, 2015 - 7:45am
Entest BioMedical Inc. (OTC PINK: ENTB) announced today that the Company is currently in discussions to acquire a nanotechnology for the delivery of cancer therapeutics in both animals and humans.
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MEMS Industry Group Hosts Its First MEMS/Sensors Conference Session at Transducers 2015: MIG Speakers Will Explore Technology Transfer, Emerging MEMS/Sensors, Manufacturing Infrastructure and Process Technology, June 23 in Anchorage

Nanotech-Now - June 4, 2015 - 7:45am
MEMS Industry Group® (MIG), the trade association advancing micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) and sensors across global markets, will hold its first concurrent conference session at Transducers 2...
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Single-molecule diode in new current record

Nanotechweb - June 3, 2015 - 7:28am
Highest rectification ratio ever measured for such a device.
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Carbon Nanotubes (CNT) Market Trends, Segments And Forecasts To 2022: Grand View Research, Inc

Nanotech-Now - June 2, 2015 - 7:45am
Grand View Research.com has announced the addition of "Global Carbon Nanotubes (CNT) Market Analysis And Segment Forecasts To 2022" Market Research report to their Database.
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Oxford Instruments welcomes Dr Masamitsu Hayashi, the winner of the Sir Martin Wood Science Prize for Japan, to UK

Nanotech-Now - June 2, 2015 - 7:45am
Oxford Instruments is delighted to announce the UK visit of Dr Masamitsu Hayashi, winner of the 2014 Sir Martin Wood Science Prize for Japan, to deliver a series of lectures at leading UK and German U...
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New sensing tech could help detect diseases, fraudulent art, chemical weapons

Nanotech-Now - June 2, 2015 - 7:45am
From airport security detecting explosives to art historians authenticating paintings, society's thirst for powerful sensors is growing.
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Researchers synthesize magnetic nanoparticles that could offer alternative to rare Earth magnets

Nanotech-Now - June 2, 2015 - 7:45am
A team of scientists at Virginia Commonwealth University has synthesized a powerful new magnetic material that could reduce the dependence of the United States and other nations on rare earth elements...
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A new tool measures the distance between phonon collisions:

Nanotech-Now - June 2, 2015 - 7:45am
Today's computer chips pack billions of tiny transistors onto a plate of silicon within the width of a fingernail. Each transistor, just tens of nanometers wide, acts as a switch that, in concert with...
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Using robots at Berkeley Lab, scientists assemble promising antimicrobial compounds

Nanotech-Now - June 2, 2015 - 7:45am
There's an urgent demand for new antimicrobial compounds that are effective against constantly emerging drug-resistant bacteria. Two robotic chemical-synthesizing machines, named Symphony X and Overtu...
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Thin coating on condensers could make power plants more efficient: Graphene layer one atom thick could quadruple rate of condensation heat transfer in generating plants

Nanotech-Now - June 2, 2015 - 7:45am
ost of the world's electricity-producing power plants -- whether powered by coal, natural gas, or nuclear fission -- make electricity by generating steam that turns a turbine. That steam then is conde...
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Entangled photons unlock new super-sensitive characterisation of quantum technology

Nanotech-Now - June 2, 2015 - 7:45am
A new protocol for estimating unknown optical processes, called unitary operations, with precision enhanced by the unique properties of quantum mechanics has been demonstrated by scientists and engine...
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Novel X-ray lens sharpens view into the nano world: DESY team produces innovative high-power X-ray lens

Nanotech-Now - June 2, 2015 - 7:45am
A team led by DESY scientists has designed, fabricated and successfully tested a novel X-ray lens that produces sharper and brighter images of the nano world. The lens employs an innovative concept to...
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UCF Research and Innovation Recognized at International Conference

Nanotech-Now - June 2, 2015 - 7:45am
Three groundbreaking technologies developed by UCF researchers have been recognized as among the top innovations to be presented at an international conference in two weeks.
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Nano focus: Are protein nanostructures safe for the food industry to use?

Nanotech-Now - June 1, 2015 - 8:20am
While many foods already contain naturally occurring nanostructures that are perfectly safe to consume, the potential to develop new nanoscale proteins for foods may carry unexplored risks that must b...
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STM avoids “tip crash”

Nanotechweb - June 1, 2015 - 2:37am
Tokyo researchers measure the electrical conductance at specific sites on a single-atom point contact using a scanning tunnelling microscopy technique.
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TCL Unveils First 65” TV Featuring QD Vision’s Color IQ™ Quantum Dot Technology: Emerging industry leader introduces expanded quantum dot TV lineup

Nanotech-Now - May 31, 2015 - 7:45am
Rapidly rising industry leader TCL has expanded its Color IQ™-based product family with the introduction of its Q65H9700 65’’ 4K UHD Quantum Dot TV. This is the second Color IQ™-based TV launched by...
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Nanotech Secures Additional Patents in Advanced Security Features: New patented features gain attention from the banknote industry

Nanotech-Now - May 31, 2015 - 7:45am
Nanotech Security Corp. (TSXV: NTS) (OTCQX: NTSFF), announced that the Company has been granted two patents; one from the United States Patent and Trademark Office and one from the European Patent Off...
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New 'designer carbon' from Stanford boosts battery performance

Nanotech-Now - May 31, 2015 - 7:45am
Stanford University scientists have created a new carbon material that significantly boosts the performance of energy-storage technologies. Their results are featured on the cover of the journal ACS C...
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Stanford breakthrough heralds super-efficient light-based computers: Light can transmit more data while consuming far less power than electricity, and an engineering feat brings optical data transport closer to replacing wires

Nanotech-Now - May 31, 2015 - 7:45am
Stanford electrical engineer Jelena Vuckovic wants to make computers faster and more efficient by reinventing how they send data back and forth between chips, where the work is done.
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