Nano News & Events

Polarized light pushes graphene plasmons

Nanotechweb - February 26, 2015 - 8:51am
New result could not only be important for studying how charge carriers move in graphene but could also help build graphene-based elements for the rapidly developing field of metamaterials.
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Chromium-Centered Cycloparaphenylene Rings as New Tools for Making Functionalized Nanocarbons

Nanotech-Now - February 25, 2015 - 7:45am
Professor Kenichiro Itami, Yasutomo Segawa and Natsumi Kubota of the JST-ERATO Itami Molecular Nanocarbon Project and the Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules (ITbM), Nagoya University have synth...
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Dendrite eraser: New electrolyte rids batteries of short-circuiting fibers: Solution enables a battery with both high efficiency & current density

Nanotech-Now - February 25, 2015 - 7:45am
Dendrites - the microscopic, pin-like fibers that cause rechargeable batteries to short circuit - create fire hazards and can limit the ability of batteries to power our smart phones and store renewab...
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Cutting-edge technology optimizes cancer therapy with nanomedicine drug combinations: UCLA bioengineers develop platform that offers personalized approach to treatment

Nanotech-Now - February 25, 2015 - 7:45am
In greater than 90 percent of cases in which treatment for metastatic cancer fails, the reason is that the cancer is resistant to the drugs being used. To treat drug-resistant tumors, doctors typicall...
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Optical nanoantennas set the stage for a NEMS lab-on-a-chip revolution

Nanotech-Now - February 25, 2015 - 7:45am
New research shows how cubic nanostructures made of insulating materials overcome the heating, fabrication and intensity challenges of nanonantenna technology, paving the way for NEMS applications in...
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Detecting defects at the nanoscale will profit solar panel production: Researcher Mohamed Elrawemi develops new technologies for defects in thin films, vital in products as printed electronics and solar panels

Nanotech-Now - February 25, 2015 - 7:45am
RESEARCH at the University of Huddersfield will lead to major efficiency gains and cost savings in the manufacture of flexible solar panels. It has also resulted in an exceptional number of scholarly...
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Together, nanotechnology and genetic interference may tackle 'untreatable' brain tumors: Tel Aviv University researchers' groundbreaking strategy stops brain tumor cell proliferation with targeted nanoparticles

Nanotech-Now - February 25, 2015 - 7:45am
There are no effective available treatments for sufferers of Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), the most aggressive and devastating form of brain tumor. The disease, always fatal, has a survival rate of o...
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Ultra-thin nanowires can trap electron 'twisters' that disrupt superconductors

Nanotech-Now - February 25, 2015 - 7:45am
Superconductor materials are prized for their ability to carry an electric current without resistance, but this valuable trait can be crippled or lost when electrons swirl into tiny tornado-like forma...
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Purification of Industrial Wastewater Using Visible-Light Sensitive Photocatalysts

Nanotech-Now - February 25, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers from Iran and South Korea used nanotechnology to synthesize photocatalysts which have applications in various industries, including textile and pharmaceutics.
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Silicon Catalyst Announces Partnership With imec to Support Semiconductor Start-Ups

Nanotech-Now - February 25, 2015 - 7:45am
Silicon Catalyst today announced a partnership with imec to support semiconductor solution start-ups. While there are many incubators and accelerators for software and even some for hardware, Silicon...
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QD Vision Named Edison Award Finalist for Innovative Color IQ™ Quantum Dot Technology

Nanotech-Now - February 25, 2015 - 7:45am
QD Vision, Inc., the leading manufacturer of quantum dot solutions for display products, has been named a 2015 Award Finalist by the internationally renowned Edison Awards™. The distinguished awards,...
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Gold tubes sizzle cancer cells

Nanotechweb - February 25, 2015 - 5:50am
Nanostructures could photothermally destroy tumours.
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Application of Biocompatible Polymers in Production of Nanodrugs

Nanotech-Now - February 23, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers succeeded in the production of a new drug delivery nano-system with applications in the treatment of cancer.
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KIT Increases Commitment in Asia: DAAD Funds Two New Projects: Strategic Partnerships with Chinese Universities and Communi-cation Technologies Network

Nanotech-Now - February 23, 2015 - 7:45am
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) has successfully acquired funding for two projects by the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service): Under "StratP_KIT - China", KIT plans to establish an interdi...
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EPSRC unveils world-leading SuperSTEM microscope that sees single atoms

Nanotech-Now - February 23, 2015 - 7:45am
A new super powerful electron microscope that can pinpoint the position of single atoms, and will help scientists push boundaries even further, in fields such as advanced materials, healthcare and pow...
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Ocean Optics Names Winner of 2015 Young Investigator Award: Cash prize and grant awarded during SPIE BiOS/Photonics West 2015 conference

Nanotech-Now - February 23, 2015 - 7:45am
Ocean Optics, the industry leader in modular spectroscopy applications and products, recently named Amelie Heuer-Jungemann from the University of Southampton, UK the winner of the 2015 Ocean Optics Yo...
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Increasing Efficiency of Cooling Devices in Oil, Gas Industries

Nanotech-Now - February 23, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researches from Ferdowsi University of Mashhad in association with their counterparts from University of Malaya, Malaysia, studied the effect of presence of nanoparticles in increasing the eff...
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JunPus launched high-performance thermal grease for LED

Nanotech-Now - February 23, 2015 - 7:45am
Taiwanese manufacturer JunPus put out advanced thermal grease named JP-DL700, whose high performance was proved suitable for the application to High Bright LED thermal interface.
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Molecular Beam Mass Spectrometers for Pyrolysis

Nanotech-Now - February 23, 2015 - 7:45am
Henniker Scientific are pleased to announce that the Veraspec range of Molecular Beam Gas Analysers has been extended to meet the specific demands of reaction monitoring in pyrolysis and gasification...
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New Paper-like Material Could Boost Electric Vehicle Batteries: Researchers create silicon nanofibers 100 times thinner than human hair for potential applications in batteries for electric cars and personal electronics

Nanotech-Now - February 23, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers at the University of California, Riverside's Bourns College of Engineering have developed a novel paper-like material for lithium-ion batteries. It has the potential to boost by several t...
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