Nano News & Events

One step closer to a single-molecule device: Columbia Engineering researchers first to create a single-molecule diode -- the ultimate in miniaturization for electronic devices -- with potential for real-world applications

Nanotech-Now - May 27, 2015 - 7:45am
Under the direction of Latha Venkataraman, associate professor of applied physics at Columbia Engineering, researchers have designed a new technique to create a single-molecule diode, and, in doing so...
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DNA Double Helix Does Double Duty in Assembling Arrays of Nanoparticles: Synthetic pieces of biological molecule form framework and glue for making nanoparticle clusters and arrays

Nanotech-Now - May 27, 2015 - 7:45am
In a new twist on the use of DNA in nanoscale construction, scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory and collaborators put synthetic strands of the biological...
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Engineering Phase Changes in Nanoparticle Arrays: Scientists alter attractive and repulsive forces between DNA-linked particles to make dynamic, phase-shifting forms of nanomaterials

Nanotech-Now - May 27, 2015 - 7:45am
Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory have just taken a big step toward the goal of engineering dynamic nanomaterials whose structure and associated properties c...
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Nanostructures Increase Corrosion Resistance in Metallic Body Implants

Nanotech-Now - May 27, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers studied the corrosion and immunity behavior of a new type of nanostructures and used them in the production of metallic body implants.
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Iranian Scientists Use Magnetic Field to Transfer Anticancer Drug to Tumor Tissue

Nanotech-Now - May 27, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Tabriz University of Medical Sciences produced a new type of anticancer drug nanocarriers by using magnetic nanoparticles to treat lung cancer.
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Basel physicists develop efficient method of signal transmission from nanocomponents

Nanotech-Now - May 27, 2015 - 7:45am
Physicists have developed an innovative method that could enable the efficient use of nanocomponents in electronic circuits. To achieve this, they have developed a layout in which a nanocomponent is c...
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Better understanding phosphorene

Nanotechweb - May 25, 2015 - 11:25am
Low-frequency interlayer “breathing” modes shed more light on promising new 2D semiconductor.
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This Slinky lookalike 'hyperlens' helps us see tiny objects: The photonics advancement could improve early cancer detection, nanoelectronics manufacturing and scientists' ability to observe single molecules

Nanotech-Now - May 25, 2015 - 7:45am
It looks like a Slinky suspended in motion. Yet this photonics advancement -- called a metamaterial hyperlens -- doesn't climb down stairs. Instead, it improves our ability to see tiny objects.
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Visualizing How Radiation Bombardment Boosts Superconductivity: Atomic-level flyovers show how impact sites of high-energy ions pin potentially disruptive vortices to keep high-current superconductivity flowing

Nanotech-Now - May 25, 2015 - 7:45am
Sometimes a little damage can do a lot of good-at least in the case of iron-based high-temperature superconductors. Bombarding these materials with high-energy heavy ions introduces nanometer-scale da...
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Conversion of Greenhouse Gases to Syngas in Presence of Nanocatalysts in Iran

Nanotech-Now - May 25, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers designed and produced a nanocatalyst with long lifetime whose main application is reforming methane and conversion of greenhouse gases to synthesis gas.
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New Antibacterial Wound Dressing in Iran Can Display Replacement Time

Nanotech-Now - May 25, 2015 - 7:45am
The Iranian enterprise Emad Pharmaceutical Co. used nanotechnology to produce a new antibacterial dressing named Agicoat® which can be used in the treatment of wounds and burns.
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Haydale Named Lead Sponsor for Cambridge Graphene Festival

Nanotech-Now - May 25, 2015 - 7:45am
Haydale Ltd., a leader in the development of enhanced graphene and nanoparticulate materials, has announced its decision to sponsor the Cambridge Graphene Festival (5-6th November 2015).
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Aspen Aerogels to Present at the Cowen and Company Technology, Media & Telecom Conference

Nanotech-Now - May 25, 2015 - 7:45am
Aspen Aerogels, Inc. (NYSE: ASPN) ("Aspen Aerogels") today announced that it will present at the Cowen and Company 43rd Annual Technology, Media & Telecom Conference to be held at the New York Palace...
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Record high sensitive Graphene Hall sensors

Nanotech-Now - May 25, 2015 - 7:45am
In the era of modern world, numerous types of magnetic field sensors are being used in different applications. The magnetic field sensors market has gained ample demand recently due to humongous incre...
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Samtec, Global Provider of Interconnect Systems, Joins IRT Nanoelec Silicon Photonics Program

Nanotech-Now - May 24, 2015 - 7:45am
Samtec, Inc., an industry-leading supplier of high-speed interconnects, microelectronics, and micro-optical solutions, is pleased to announce its entrance in the Silicon Photonics Program of the IRT N...
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Supercomputer unlocks secrets of plant cells to pave the way for more resilient crops: IBM partners with University of Melbourne and UQ

Nanotech-Now - May 24, 2015 - 7:45am
Scientists from IBM Research and the Universities of Melbourne and Queensland have moved a step closer to identifying the nanostructure of cellulose -- the basic structural component of plant cell wal...
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Piezoelectric patch measures skin’s elasticity

Nanotechweb - May 22, 2015 - 2:54pm
New device might be used to assess a variety of cutaneous diseases, and even test how effective cosmetic products are.
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Spin currents endure at room temperature in germanium

Nanotechweb - May 22, 2015 - 11:31am
Magnetic measurement could boost the fortunes of spintronics.
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Simulations predict flat liquid

Nanotech-Now - May 22, 2015 - 7:45am
Computer simulations have predicted a new phase of matter: atomically thin two-dimensional liquid.
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Researchers develop new way to manufacture nanofibers

Nanotech-Now - May 22, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers at the University of Georgia have developed an inexpensive way to manufacture extraordinarily thin polymer strings commonly known as nanofibers. These polymers can be made from natural mat...
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