Nano News & Events

Hysitron is Awarded TWO R&D 100 Awards for Highly Innovative Technology Developments in the Areas of Extreme Environments and Biological Mechanical Property Testing

Nanotech-Now - July 27, 2014 - 7:45am
Hysitron has received two R&D 100 Awards for its innovation in material testing capabilities in extreme environments and its hybrid optical-mechanical system for biological and soft materials. These a...
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NNCO Announces an Interactive Webinar: Progress Review on the Coordinated Implementation of the National Nanotechnology Initiative 2011 Environmental, Health, and Safety Research Strategy

Nanotech-Now - July 25, 2014 - 7:45am
What: The National Nanotechnology Coordination Office (NNCO) will hold a public webinar on Thursday, July 31, 2014, to provide a forum to answer questions related to the "Progress Review on the Coordi...
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Compact Vibration Harvester Power Supply with Highest Efficiency Opens Door to “Fix-and-Forget” Sensor Nodes

Nanotech-Now - July 25, 2014 - 7:45am
OMRON and Holst Centre/imec have unveiled a prototype of an extremely compact vibrational energy harvesting DC power supply with worlds' highest efficiency. The prototype will be demonstrated at the T...
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Harris & Harris Group to Host Conference Call on Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results on August 15, 2014

Nanotech-Now - July 25, 2014 - 7:45am
The management of Harris & Harris Group, Inc., (NASDAQ: TINY), will hold a conference call to discuss the Company's financial results for its second quarter 2014, to update shareholders and analysts o...
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UCF Nanotech Spinout Developing Revolutionary Battery Technology: Power the Next Generation of Electronics with Carbon

Nanotech-Now - July 25, 2014 - 7:45am
A UCF spinout company is at the forefront of perfecting specialized nanotechnology designed to extend the longevity of batteries and superconductors. Batteries will be lighter, stay charged longer and...
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Deadline Announced for Registration in 7th Int'l Nanotechnology Festival in Iran

Nanotech-Now - July 25, 2014 - 7:45am
The deadline for the first stage of registration for participation in Iran Nano 2014 Exhibition is 6 August 2014, and it will not be extended.
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A Crystal Wedding in the Nanocosmos

Nanotech-Now - July 25, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR), the Vienna University of Technology and the Maria Curie-Skłodowska University Lublin have succeeded in embedding nearly perfect sem...
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Nano-sized Chip "Sniffs Out" Explosives Far Better than Trained Dogs: TAU researcher's groundbreaking sensor detects miniscule concentrations of hazardous materials in the air

Nanotech-Now - July 25, 2014 - 7:45am
Security forces worldwide rely on sophisticated equipment, trained personnel, and detection dogs to safeguard airports and other public areas against terrorist attacks. A revolutionary new electronic...
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Quadrumer nanostructure amplifies optical signals

Nanotechweb - July 25, 2014 - 1:59am
New Raman scattering technique can accurately identify individual molecules containing less than 20 atoms.
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Molybdenite defects go mesoscale

Nanotechweb - July 24, 2014 - 1:23am
New non-destructive microscopy technique will be crucial for optimizing the growth of large-area MoS2 atomic layers for a wide variety of device applications.
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Transistors go transient

Nanotechweb - July 23, 2014 - 9:23am
Temporary carbon nanotube-based electronic devices “disappear” once they have served their purpose.
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Researchers create vaccine for dust-mite allergies Main Page Content: Vaccine reduced lung inflammation to allergens in lab and animal tests

Nanotech-Now - July 23, 2014 - 7:45am
If you're allergic to dust mites (and chances are you are), help may be on the way. Researchers at the University of Iowa have developed a vaccine that can combat dust-mite allergies by naturally s...
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EPFL Research on the use of AFM based nanoscale IR spectroscopy for the study of single amyloid molecules wins poster competition at Swiss Physics Society meeting

Nanotech-Now - July 23, 2014 - 7:45am
Anasys Instruments reports on EPFL's Francesco Simone Ruggeri success winning a poster award at the recent annual meeting of the Swiss Physics Society held at the University of Fribourg.
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Organometallics welcomes new editor-in-chief: Paul Chirik, Ph.D.

Nanotech-Now - July 23, 2014 - 7:45am
The American Chemical Society (ACS) announces that Paul Chirik, Ph.D., will assume the role of editor-in-chief of the journal Organometallics. Chirik currently serves as the Edward S. Sanford Professo...
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The Hiden EQP Plasma Diagnostic with on-board MCA

Nanotech-Now - July 23, 2014 - 7:45am
The Hiden EQP plasma diagnostic system is a pure research tool specifically derived and enhanced for the plasma researcher, providing mass and energy analysis of both positive and negative process ion...
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Iran to Hold 3rd Int'l Forum on Nanotechnology Economy

Nanotech-Now - July 23, 2014 - 7:45am
The Third International Forum on Nanotechnology Economy (IFNE 2014) will be held in Tehran on 11-12 October 2014
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Nanometrics Announces Upcoming Investor Events

Nanotech-Now - July 23, 2014 - 7:45am
Nanometrics Incorporated (Nasdaq:NANO), a leading provider of advanced process control metrology and inspection systems, today announced the company's participation in the following investor events:
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Bruker Awarded Fourth PeakForce Tapping Patent: AFM Mode Uniquely Combines Highest Resolution Imaging and Material Property Mapping

Nanotech-Now - July 23, 2014 - 7:45am
Bruker today announced it has recently been awarded its fourth patent for PeakForce Tapping®, its proprietary atomic force microscopy mode that uniquely provides a combination of the highest resolutio...
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NIST shows ultrasonically propelled nanorods spin dizzyingly fast

Nanotech-Now - July 23, 2014 - 7:45am
Vibrate a solution of rod-shaped metal nanoparticles in water with ultrasound and they'll spin around their long axes like tiny drill bits. Why? No one yet knows exactly. But researchers at the Nation...
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Penn Study: Understanding Graphene’s Electrical Properties on an Atomic Level

Nanotech-Now - July 23, 2014 - 7:45am
Graphene, a material that consists of a lattice of carbon atoms, one atom thick, is widely touted as being the most electrically conductive material ever studied. However, not all graphene is the same...
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