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Smart hydrogel coating creates 'stick-slip' control of capillary action

July 28, 2015 - 7:45am
Coating the inside of glass microtubes with a polymer hydrogel material dramatically alters the way capillary forces draw water into the tiny structures, researchers have found. The discovery could pr...

Smaller, faster, cheaper: A new type of modulator for the future of data transmission

July 28, 2015 - 7:45am
In February 1880 in his laboratory in Washington the American inventor Alexander Graham Bell developed a device which he himself called his greatest achievement, greater even than the telephone: the "...

Researchers predict material with record-setting melting point

July 28, 2015 - 7:45am
Using powerful computer simulations, researchers from Brown University have identified a material with a higher melting point than any known substance.

Reshaping the solar spectrum to turn light to electricity: UC Riverside researchers find a way to use the infrared region of the sun's spectrum to make solar cells more efficient

July 28, 2015 - 7:45am
When it comes to installing solar cells, labor cost and the cost of the land to house them constitute the bulk of the expense. The solar cells -- made often of silicon or cadmium telluride -- rarely c...

Industrial Nanotech, Inc. Provides Update on PCAOB Audited Financials

July 28, 2015 - 7:45am
Industrial Nanotech, Inc. (OTC-PINK: INTK), an emerging global leader in nanotechnology based energy saving solutions, today announced that the Company’s PCAOB audit firm will complete the Company’s...

Global Corrosion Resistant Nano Coatings Market To 2015: Acute Market Reports

July 28, 2015 - 7:45am
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Superfast fluorescence sets new speed record: Plasmonic device has speed and efficiency to serve optical computers

July 28, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers have developed an ultrafast light-emitting device that can flip on and off 90 billion times a second and could form the basis of optical computing.

Pre-GFP Silicon Photonics Workshop, industry forum part of 12th annual conference: IEEE Photonics Society’s Group IV Photonics Conference Highlights Silicon Photonics, Nanophotonics Research

July 28, 2015 - 7:45am
The 12th International Group IV Photonics Conference, sponsored by the IEEE Photonics Society, will be held 26 - 28 August 2015, at the Pinnacle Vancouver Harbourfront Hotel in Vancouver, British Colu...

QuantumSphere Completes State-of-the-Art Nanocatalyst Production Facility: Now Positioned to Capitalize on Commercial Validation and JDA with Casale, SA

July 28, 2015 - 7:45am
– QuantumSphere, Inc. (QSI) (OTCQB: QSIM), a leading supplier of nanocatalyst technologies for industrial chemical processes, today announced the completion of its state-of-the-art manufacturing facil...

American Chemical Society expands reach to include rapidly emerging area of sensor science

July 28, 2015 - 7:45am
The Publications Division of the American Chemical Society (ACS) today announced the forthcoming 2016 publication of ACS Sensors, a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary research journal to be devoted to t...

Global Zinc oxide nanopowders Industry 2015: Acute Market Reports

July 26, 2015 - 7:45am
AcuteMarketReports.com has announced the addition of "Global Zinc oxide nanopowders Industry 2015: Acute Market Reports" Market Research Report to their Database.

Spintronics: Molecules stabilizing magnetism: Organic molecules fixing the magnetic orientation of a cobalt surface/ building block for a compact and low-cost storage technology/ publication in Nature Materials

July 26, 2015 - 7:45am
Organic molecules allow producing printable electronics and solar cells with extraordinary properties. In spintronics, too, molecules open up the unexpected possibility of controlling the magnetism of...

Penn researchers discover new chiral property of silicon, with photonic applications

July 26, 2015 - 7:45am
By encoding information in photons via their spin, "photonic" computers could be orders of magnitude faster and efficient than their current-day counterparts. Likewise, encoding information in the spi...

Stretching the limits on conducting wires

July 26, 2015 - 7:45am
In the race to produce highly stretchable conductors, researchers have developed a new technique that aligns sheets of layered carbon nanotubes along stretched rubber cores, creating an extremely flex...

Ultra-thin hollow nanocages could reduce platinum use in fuel cell electrodes

July 26, 2015 - 7:45am
A new fabrication technique that produces platinum hollow nanocages with ultra-thin walls could dramatically reduce the amount of the costly metal needed to provide catalytic activity in such applicat...

UT Dallas nanotechnology research leads to super-elastic conducting fibers

July 26, 2015 - 7:45am
An international research team based at The University of Texas at Dallas has made electrically conducting fibers that can be reversibly stretched to over 14 times their initial length and whose elect...

Global Nano Barium Sulfate Industry 2015 Market Research Report

July 26, 2015 - 7:45am
2015 Global Nano Barium Sulfate Industry Report is a professional and in-depth research report on the world’s major regional market conditions of the Nano Barium Sulfate industry, focusing on the main...

Iranian Scientists Create Best Conditions for Synthesis of Gold Nanolayers

July 24, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers from Bu-Ali Sina (Avicenna) University in association with an Iranian enterprise tried to detect effective parameters in the synthesis of gold nanocoatings.

Nanosorbents Reduce Amount of Heavy Metals in Petrochemical Wastewater

July 24, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers used zero capacity iron nanoparticles to decrease the amount of heavy metals in wastewater produced by refineries.

Nanopaper as an optical sensing platform

July 24, 2015 - 7:45am
An international team led by the ICREA Prof Arben Merkoçi has just developed new sensing platforms based on bacterial cellulose nanopaper. These novel platforms are simple, low cost and easy to produc...