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Scientists Capture Ultrafast Snapshots of Light-Driven Superconductivity: X-rays reveal how rapidly vanishing 'charge stripes' may be behind laser-induced high-temperature superconductivity

April 17, 2014 - 7:45am
A new study pins down a major factor behind the appearance of superconductivity-the ability to conduct electricity with 100 percent efficiency-in a promising copper-oxide material.
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'Life Redesigned: The Emergence of Synthetic Biology' Lecture at Brookhaven Lab on Wednesday, April 30: Biomedical Engineer James Collins to Speak for BSA Distinguished Lecture Series

April 17, 2014 - 7:45am
Biomedical engineer James Collins of Boston and Harvard universities and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute will give a BSA Distinguished Lecture, titled "Life Redesigned: The Emergence of Synthetic...
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ECHA Planning Workshop on Regulatory Challenges in the Risk Assessment of Nanomaterials

April 17, 2014 - 7:45am
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) will hold a topical scientific workshop on October 23-24, 2014, on regulatory challenges in the risk assessment of nanomaterials.
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Lumerical files a provisional patent that extends the standard eigenmode expansion propagation technique to better address waveguide component design. Lumerical’s EME propagation tool will address a wide set of waveguide applications in silicon photonics

April 17, 2014 - 7:45am
Lumerical Solutions, Inc., a global provider of photonic design software, today announced the filing of a provisional patent application titled, "Method to improve the accuracy of mode matching method...
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Scientists observe quantum superconductor-metal transition and superconducting glass: A team including MIPT physicist observed quantum superconductor-metal transition and superconducting glass

April 17, 2014 - 7:45am
The article "Collapse of superconductivity in a hybrid tin-grapheme Josephson junction array'" (authors: Zheng Han, Adrien Allain, Hadi Arjmandi-Tash,Konstantin Tikhonov, Mikhail Feigelman, Benjamin S...
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UT Arlington physicist creates new nanoparticle for cancer therapy

April 17, 2014 - 7:45am
A University of Texas at Arlington physicist working to create a luminescent nanoparticle to use in security-related radiation detection may have instead happened upon an advance in photodynamic cance...
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Relieving electric vehicle range anxiety with improved batteries: Lithium-sulfur batteries last longer with nanomaterial-packed cathode

April 17, 2014 - 7:45am
Electric vehicles could travel farther and more renewable energy could be stored with lithium-sulfur batteries that use a unique powdery nanomaterial.
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Aerotech X-Y ball-screw stage for economical high performance Planar positioning

April 17, 2014 - 7:45am
Aerotech (www.aerotech.com) has introduced an X-Y ball-screw stage for high precision applications from surface metrology to automation. The new PlanarSL is an economical alternative for applications...
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Energy Research Facility Construction Project at Brookhaven Lab Wins U.S. Energy Secretary's Achievement Award

April 17, 2014 - 7:45am
A laboratory construction project completed at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory--the Interdisciplinary Science Building (ISB) for energy research--has been named a...
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Malvern reports on the publication of the 1000th peer-reviewed paper to cite NanoSight’s Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis, NTA

April 17, 2014 - 7:45am
Malvern Instruments reports on the publication of the 1000th peer-reviewed paper to cite the company's NanoSight Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis, NTA. Entitled "Fumed Silica Nanoparticle Mediated Biomi...
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Affordable High Precision XY Nanopositioning Piezo Stage

April 15, 2014 - 7:45am
PI's P-763 XY nanopositioning stage is a new, more affordable addition to PI's wide range of piezo stage positioners. The compact P-763 flexure-guided stage has a footprint of less than 3x3 inches (7...
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Shiny quantum dots brighten future of solar cells: Photovoltaic solar-panel windows could be next for your house

April 15, 2014 - 7:45am
A house window that doubles as a solar panel could be on the horizon, thanks to recent quantum-dot work by Los Alamos National Laboratory researchers in collaboration with scientists from University o...
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Near-field Nanophotonics Workshop in Boston

April 15, 2014 - 7:45am
Nanonics is pleased to announce the first Near-Field NanoPhotonics Workshop and a Multiprobe School. NSOM and MultiProbe NSOM have emerged as the premier tools in Photonics and Plasmonics characteriza...
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Industrial Nanotech, Inc. Lands First Major Order from Pemex, Mexico’s State-Owned Oil and Gas Company

April 15, 2014 - 7:45am
Industrial Nanotech, Inc. (OTC-PINK INTK), an emerging global leader in nanotechnology based energy saving solutions, today announced that the Company has received its first major order for Pemex, th...
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LetiDays Grenoble to Present Multiple Perspectives on Development, Challenges and Markets for the IoT

April 15, 2014 - 7:45am
Industrial leaders, research experts and analysts will present multiple perspectives on the development, challenges and markets for the Internet of Things during LetiDays Grenoble, June 25-26, 2014.
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Nano shake-up: UD researchers demonstrate that processing can affect size of nanocarriers for targeted drug delivery

April 15, 2014 - 7:45am
Significant advances have been made in chemotherapy over the past decade, but targeting drugs to cancer cells while avoiding healthy tissues continues to be a major challenge.
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Quantum manipulation: Filling the gap between quantum and classical world

April 15, 2014 - 7:45am
Quantum superposition is a fundamental and also intriguing property of the quantum world. Because of superposition, a quantum system can be in two different states simultaneously, like a cat that can...
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Scientists open door to better solar cells, superconductors and hard-drives: Research enhances understanding of materials interfaces

April 15, 2014 - 7:45am
Using DESY's bright research light sources, scientists have opened a new door to better solar cells, novel superconductors and smaller hard-drives. The research reported in the scientific journal Natu...
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Properties of Coatings Used in Electrical Insulators Modified by Iranian Researchers

April 15, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Tarbiat Modarres University succeeded in the production of self-cleaning coating with many applications in power industries, specially in the zones that are polluted with indu...
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Iran to Hold 2nd National Conference on Nanotechnology in Power, Energy Industries

April 15, 2014 - 7:45am
The Second National Conference on the applications of Nanotechnology in the Power and Energy Industries will be held by Niroo Research Institute and Iran Nanotechnology Initiative Council in Tehran on...
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