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Small but mighty: the manufacturing challenges of nanotechnology - Cambridge Network

InterNano Industry News - February 3, 2016 - 4:45am
Cambridge NetworkSmall but mighty: the manufacturing challenges of nanotechnologyCambridge NetworkHead of NanoManufacturing at Cambridge University Department of Engineering's Institute for Manufacturing (IfM), Dr Michaël de Volder, explains why manufacturing carbon nanotubes is so difficult – and so important. There are still major challenges to ...
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Photonic 'sintering' may create new solar, electronics manufacturing technologies

InterNano Industry News - February 3, 2016 - 4:45am
Engineers at Oregon State University have made a fundamental breakthrough in understanding the physics of photonic "sintering," which could lead to many new advances in solar cells, flexible electronics, various types of sensors and other high-tech products printed onto something as simple as a sheet of paper or plastic.
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Cambrios Technologies Strikes Gold with Silver Nanowires

InterNano Industry News - February 3, 2016 - 4:45am
CEO John LeMoncheck is using tiny silver nanowires to build a major presence for Cambrios Technologies in the booming touch screen market. read more
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University of Liverpool to License Patented Solid Drug Nanoparticle Technology to Medicines Patent Pool

InterNano Industry News - February 3, 2016 - 4:45am
Alongside global events for World Aids Day, the University of Liverpool and the Medicines Patent Pool (MPP), a United Nations-backed public health organisation, have announced a collaboration and...
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Researchers from Deakin and Drexel develop super-absorbent material to soak up oil spills

InterNano Industry News - February 3, 2016 - 4:45am
In hopes of limiting the disastrous environmental effects of massive oil spills, materials scientists from Drexel University and Deakin University, in Australia, have teamed up to manufacture and test...
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Researchers find new phase of carbon, make diamond at room temperature

InterNano Industry News - February 3, 2016 - 4:45am
Researchers from North Carolina State University have discovered a new phase of solid carbon, called Q-carbon, which is distinct from the known phases of graphite and diamond. They have also developed...
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Stanford technology makes metal wires on solar cells nearly invisible to light

InterNano Industry News - January 28, 2016 - 4:45am
A solar cell is basically a semiconductor, which converts sunlight into electricity, sandwiched between metal contacts that carry the electrical current.
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Wet Method Grows Ultrathin Films

InterNano Industry News - January 28, 2016 - 4:45am
Catalysis: Electrochemical technique provides atom-efficient route to making iridium catalysts
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Coming to a monitor near you: A defect-free, molecule-thick film

InterNano Industry News - January 28, 2016 - 4:45am
An emerging class of atomically thin materials known as monolayer semiconductors has generated a great deal of buzz in the world of materials science. Monolayers hold promise in the development of tra...
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SUNY Poly Welcomes DPS as the Global Engineering Firm Opens Its U.S. Advanced Technology Group Headquarters at Cutting-Edge ZEN Building

InterNano Industry News - January 28, 2016 - 4:45am
Ribbon cutting ceremony marks move that will create 56 new jobs under STARTUP-NY initiative and spur more than $40M in investments across New York State over 5 years.
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Calling All Industries: Get Your Graphene By The Kiloton

InterNano Industry News - January 28, 2016 - 4:45am
Graphene has the potential to fully charge your phone in five minutes, clean up radioactive waste, create a super strong artificial limb or make ocean water drinkable. Until now large scale adoption o...
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Calling All Industries: Get Your Graphene By The Kiloton - Nanotechnology News (press release)

InterNano Industry News - January 26, 2016 - 4:45am
Calling All Industries: Get Your Graphene By The KilotonNanotechnology News (press release)The first to successfully produce nano-graphene sheets in 2001, Jang and Wen Huang patented the first production method for pristine graphene under U.S. patent number 7,071,258 in October 2002. Jang and co-founder Aruna Zhamu hold more than 160 ...
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Nanocarriers may carry new hope for brain cancer therapy: Berkeley Lab researchers develop nanoparticles that can carry therapeutics across the brain blood barrier

InterNano Industry News - January 26, 2016 - 4:45am
Glioblastoma multiforme, a cancer of the brain also known as "octopus tumors" because of the manner in which the cancer cells extend their tendrils into surrounding tissue, is virtually inoperable, re...
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Flexoelectricity is more than Moore

InterNano Industry News - January 24, 2016 - 4:45am
The information revolution is synonymous with the traditional quest to pack more chips and increase computing power. This quest is embodied by the famous "Moore's law", which predicts that the number...
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Engineered 2D nanomaterials–protein interfaces for efficient sensors

InterNano Industry News - January 24, 2016 - 4:45am
Review ArticlesKiran Kumar Tadi, Tharangattu N. Narayanan, Sivaram Arepalli, Kaustav Banerjee, Sowmya Viswanathan, Dorian Liepmann, Pulickel M. Ajayan, Venkatesan Renugopalakrishnan Journal of Materials Research, FirstView Article(s), 10 pagesAbstract
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Tekna Signs Agreement with Sigma-Aldrich for Worldwide Distribution of its Nanoparticles in Sample Quantities

InterNano Industry News - January 24, 2016 - 4:45am
Tekna has entered into an Agreement with Sigma-Aldrich Corporation (SIAL, NASDAQ). The terms of the Agreement enable Sigma-Aldrich to distribute sample size quantities of Tekna's famous Boron...
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Carbon-supported and nanosheet-assembled vanadium oxide microspheres for stable lithium-ion battery anodes

InterNano Industry News - January 24, 2016 - 4:45am
Abstract Naturally abundant transition metal oxides with high theoretical capacity have attracted more attention than commercial graphite for use as anodes in lithium-ion batteries. Lithium-ion battery electrodes that exhibit excellent electrochemical performance can be efficiently achieved via three-dimensional (3D) architectures decorated with conductive polymers and carbon. As such, we developed 3D carbon-supported amorphous vanadium oxide microspheres and crystalline V2O3 microspheres via a facile solvothermal method. Both samples were assembled with ultrathin nanosheets, which consisted of uniformly distributed vanadium oxides and carbon. The formation processes were clearly revealed through a series of time-dependent experiments. These microspheres have numerous active reaction sites, high electronic conductivity, and excellent structural stability, which are all far superior to those of other lithium-ion battery anodes. More importantly, 95% of the second-cycle discharge capacity was retained after the amorphous microspheres were subjected to 7,000 cycles at a high rate of 2,000 mA/g. The crystalline microspheres also exhibited a high-rate and long-life performance, as evidenced by a 98% retention of the second-cycle discharge capacity after 9,000 cycles at a rate of 2,000 mA/g. Therefore, this facile solvothermal method as well as unique carbon-supported and nanosheet-assembled microspheres have significant potential for the synthesis of and use in, respectively, lithium-ion batteries.
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$13.5M Awarded to Stanford University and International Collaborators from the ... - Business Wire (press release)

InterNano Industry News - January 24, 2016 - 4:45am
PCWorld$13.5M Awarded to Stanford University and International Collaborators from the ...Business Wire (press release)The project brings together world renowned experts in accelerator physics, laser physics, nanophotonics and nanofabrication to develop a functional, scalable prototype accelerator within five years that will lead to electron and x-ray sources that are ...$13.5 million Moore grant to develop working 'accelerator on a chip' prototypeEurekAlert (press release)all 4 news articles »
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Pioneering research boosts graphene revolution

InterNano Industry News - January 24, 2016 - 4:45am
Pioneering new research by the University of Exeter could pave the way for miniaturised optical circuits and increased internet speeds, by helping accelerate the 'graphene revolution'.
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Clay makes better high-temp batteries: Rice University scientists develop materials to power devices in harsh environments

InterNano Industry News - January 22, 2016 - 4:45am
A unique combination of materials developed at Rice University, including a clay-based electrolyte, may solve a problem for rechargeable lithium-ion batteries destined for harsh environments.
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