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Toward optical chips: A promising light source for optoelectronic chips can be tuned to different frequencies

September 22, 2014 - 7:45am
Chips that use light, rather than electricity, to move data would consume much less power — and energy efficiency is a growing concern as chips' transistor counts rise.
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New research points to graphene as a flexible, low-cost touchscreen solution

September 22, 2014 - 7:45am
New research published today in the journal Advanced Functional Materials suggests that graphene-treated nanowires could soon replace current touchscreen technology, significantly reducing production...
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CiQUS researchers design an artificial nose to detect DNA differentiation with single nucleotide resolution

September 22, 2014 - 7:45am
As they have published in the prestigious journal Small, this is a method of identification of nucleic acids based on the generation pattern (bar code) inspired by our olfactory system. The difference...
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Big Results Require Big Ambitions: Three young UCSB faculty receive CAREER awards from the National Science Foundation

September 22, 2014 - 7:45am
Three UC Santa Barbara researchers — a computer scientist, a chemical engineer and a physicist — are among the recent recipients of the National Science Foundation's Faculty Early Career Development (...
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Wear-resistant ceramic powder maximises component lifespan in high-stress applications: Innovnano’s nanostructured 3YSZ offers improved tribological performance for manufacturing components

September 22, 2014 - 7:45am
Innovnano (www.innovnano-materials.com), an expert manufacturer of high performance ceramic powders, has developed nanostructured 3 mol % yttria-stabilised zirconia (3YSZ) as an optimised ceramic mate...
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IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting To Celebrate 60th Anniversary as The Leading Technical Conference for Advanced Semiconductor Devices

September 20, 2014 - 7:45am
The world's leading scientists and engineers in micro and nanoelectronics will convene here from December 15-17, 2014 at the annual IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM), continuing the c...
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FEI Opens New Technology Center in Czech Republic: FEI expands its presence in Brno with the opening of a new, larger facility

September 20, 2014 - 7:45am
FEI (NASDAQ: FEIC) announced today the opening of a new technology center in the industrial estate of Ĉernovická Terasa, Brno, Czech Republic. With a surface area of 27.000 m2 (nearly 300,000 squ...
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Biosensors Get a Boost from Graphene Partnership: $5 Million Investment Supports Dozens of Jobs and Development of 300mm Fabrication Process and Wafer Transfer Facility

September 20, 2014 - 7:45am
The Colleges of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) at SUNY Polytechnic Institute (SUNY Poly) today announced it is partnering with Graphene Frontiers, LLC, a world leader in the production of gr...
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Next-Gen Luxury RV From Global Caravan Technologies Will Offer MagicView Roof and Windshield Using SPD-SmartGlass Technology From Research Frontiers: Recreational Vehicle Manufacturer Global Caravan Technologies (GCT) Features 28 Square Feet of MagicView™

September 18, 2014 - 7:45am
When production starts in 2015, the world's first carbon fiber RV from Global Caravan Technologies will offer the ultimate in luxury and performance. The new towable CR-1 Carbon RV is a futuristic pr...
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PEN Inc. Chairman, Scott Rickert, Will Webcast a Live Company Update September 25, 1 PM EDT

September 18, 2014 - 7:45am
PEN Inc. (OTCQB: PENC) (PEN) today announced that Dr. Scott Rickert, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will present a live company update webcast on September 25, 2014 at 1 pm EDT. On September 5,...
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New NPZ100-403 Piezo Stage from nPoint Inc.

September 18, 2014 - 7:45am
The NPXY100-403 piezo stage is the newest addition to nPoint's nanopositioning lineup. This stage is designed for applications where high speed is necessary while carrying heavier loads.
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Scientists refine formula for nanotube types: Rice University theorists determine factors that give tubes their chiral angles

September 18, 2014 - 7:45am
Many a great idea springs from talks over a cup of coffee. But it's rare and wonderful when a revelation comes from the cup itself.

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New non-invasive technique could revolutionize the imaging of metastatic cancer

September 18, 2014 - 7:45am
Bioluminescence, nanoparticles, gene manipulation - these sound like the ideas of a science fiction writer, but, in fact, they are components of an exciting new approach to imaging local and metastati...
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Toward making lithium-sulfur batteries a commercial reality for a bigger energy punch

September 18, 2014 - 7:45am
A fevered search for the next great high-energy, rechargeable battery technology is on. Scientists are now reporting they have overcome key obstacles toward making lithium-sulfur (Li-S) batteries, whi...
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Recruiting bacteria to be technology innovation partners:

September 18, 2014 - 7:45am
For most people biofilms conjure up images of slippery stones in a streambed and dirty drains. While there are plenty of "bad" biofilms around - they even cause pesky dental plaque and a host of other...
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Nanoscience makes your wine better

September 18, 2014 - 7:45am
One sip of a perfectly poured glass of wine leads to an explosion of flavours in your mouth. Researchers at Aarhus University have now developed a nanosensor that can mimic what happens in your mouth...
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Carbon Sciences Developing Breakthrough Technology to Mass-Produce Graphene -- the New Miracle Material: Company Enters Into an Agreement With the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) to Fund the Further Development of a New Graphene Process

September 18, 2014 - 7:45am
Carbon Sciences Inc. (OTCBB: CABN), the developer of a breakthrough technology to mass-produce graphene, the new miracle material, today announced that it recently entered into an agreement with the...
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Nanoribbon film keeps glass ice-free: Rice University lab refines deicing film that allows radio frequencies to pass

September 18, 2014 - 7:45am
Rice University scientists who created a deicing film for radar domes have now refined the technology to work as a transparent coating for glass.
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Elusive Quantum Transformations Found Near Absolute Zero: Brookhaven Lab and Stony Brook University researchers measured the quantum fluctuations behind a novel magnetic material's ultra-cold ferromagnetic phase transition

September 16, 2014 - 7:45am
Heat drives classical phase transitions-think solid, liquid, and gas-but much stranger things can happen when the temperature drops. If phase transitions occur at the coldest temperatures imaginable,...
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'Squid skin' metamaterials project yields vivid color display: Rice lab creates RGB color display technology with aluminum nanorods

September 16, 2014 - 7:45am
The quest to create artificial "squid skin" -- camouflaging metamaterials that can "see" colors and automatically blend into the background -- is one step closer to reality, thanks to a breakthrough c...
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