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Visualizing the 'matrix': App provides insight into the quantum world of coupled nuclear spins

Nanotech-Now - June 4, 2015 - 7:45am
Magnetic resonance tomography (MRT) images are an important diagnostic tool. The achievable contrast depends on how well the nuclear spins that form the basis of the imaging signals can be controlled...
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How to cut a vortex into slices: A group of physicists, lead by Olga Vinogradova, professor at the Lomonosov Moscow State University, came up with a way to stir up a liquid in the microchannel

Nanotech-Now - June 4, 2015 - 7:45am
A lot of problems, associated with the mixing of the liquid in the microchannels, could be solved via proper organization of the inhomogeneous slip on the walls of these channels. This is the conclusi...
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An inexpensive rival to graphene aerogels: Researchers in China have created a new 3-dimensional polypyrrole aerogel-based electromagnetic absorber material that can serve as an inexpensive alternative to costly graphene aerogels

Nanotech-Now - June 4, 2015 - 7:45am
The electromagnetic radiation discharged by electronic equipment and devices is known to hinder their smooth operation. Conventional materials used today to shield from incoming electromagnetic waves...
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Researchers simulate behavior of 'active matter'

Nanotech-Now - June 4, 2015 - 7:45am
From flocks of starlings to schools of fish, nature is full of intricate dynamics that emerge from the collective behavior of individuals. In recent years, interest has grown in trying to capture sim...
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QLEDs meet wearable devices: Korean scientists develop ultra-thin deformable QLEDs in the wearable platform

Nanotech-Now - June 4, 2015 - 7:45am
The scientific team, from the Institute for Basic Science (IBS) and Seoul National University, has developed an ultra-thin wearable quantum dot light emitting diodes (QLEDs). The electronic tattoo is...
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Pinholes be gone!

Nanotech-Now - June 4, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) have eliminated problematic pinholes in the top layer of next-generation solar cells in development. At the sa...
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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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