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Symphony of nanoplasmonic and optical resonators leads to magnificent laser-like light emission

August 27, 2014 - 7:45am
By combining plasmonics and optical microresonators, researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have created a new optical amplifier (or laser) design, paving the way for power-on-a...
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Thermal Block Coatings Developed in Iran Using Nanotechnology

August 27, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers produced nanopowder that has application in increasing the efficiency of gas engines and turbines.
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Picosun joins forces with IMEC for novel, industrial ALD applications

August 27, 2014 - 7:45am
Picosun Oy, the leading manufacturer of high quality Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) equipment for global industries, teams up with IMEC to realize next generation's battery technology with its advanced...
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Iran Unveils 5 Home-Made Knowledge-Based Products

August 27, 2014 - 7:45am
Iran on Monday unveiled 5 indigenized knowledge-based products in a ceremony in the central city of Isfahan in the presence of First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri.
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Tissue regeneration using anti-inflammatory nanomolecules

August 23, 2014 - 7:45am
Anyone who has suffered an injury can probably remember the after-effects, including pain, swelling or redness. These are signs that the body is fighting back against the injury. When tissue in the bo...
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A breakthrough in imaging gold nanoparticles to atomic resolution by electron microscopy

August 23, 2014 - 7:45am
Nanometre-scale gold particles are intensively investigated for application as catalysts, sensors, drug delivery devices, biological contrast agents and components in photonics and molecular electroni...
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Shaping the Future of Nanocrystals: Berkeley Lab Researchers Obtain First Direct Observation of Facet Formation in Nanocubes

August 23, 2014 - 7:45am
The first direct observations of how facets form and develop on platinum nanocubes point the way towards more sophisticated and effective nanocrystal design and reveal that a nearly 150 year-old scien...
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Hiden Release New Gas Analysis Catalogue

August 23, 2014 - 7:45am
With over 30 years experience in the field, Hiden Analytical continues to remain dedicated to producing mass spectrometer-based gas analysis systems. The latest product catalogue, just released, highl...
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Wyatt Technology’s 24th International Light Scattering Colloquium to Highlight Developments in Applications and Characterization of Nanoparticles

August 23, 2014 - 7:45am
Wyatt Technology Corporation, the world leader in light scattering tools for nanoparticle characterization, has announced that this year's International Light Scattering Colloquium (ILSC) will focus o...
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Ultra-short pulse lasers & Positioning

August 23, 2014 - 7:45am
Applications in basic research, medical science and industry Ultra-short pulsed lasers are no longer used mainly in the laboratories of basic researchers. They are an important part in the industry f...
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Malvern’s Dr Alan Rawle talks TLAs in plenary lecture at Particulate Systems Analysis conference

August 23, 2014 - 7:45am
Dr Alan Rawle, Applications Manager for Malvern Instruments, will give a plenary lecture at Particulate Systems Analysis (PSA) 2014, organized by the Royal Society of Chemistry's Particle Characteriz...
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Water window imaging opportunity: A new theoretical study elucidates mechanisms that could help in producing coherent radiations, ultimately promoting high-contrast imaging of biological samples

August 23, 2014 - 7:45am
Ever heard of the water window? It consists of radiations in the 3.3 to 4.4 nanometre range, which are not absorbed by the water in biological tissues. New theoretical findings show that it is possibl...
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Nanotechnology Helps Production of Super Adsorbent Polymers

August 23, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Amirkabir University of Technology used nanotechnology and succeeded in the production of super adsorbent polymers.
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Sunblock poses potential hazard to sea life

August 23, 2014 - 7:45am
The sweet and salty aroma of sunscreen and seawater signals a relaxing trip to the shore. But scientists are now reporting that the idyllic beach vacation comes with an environmental hitch. When certa...
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Rice physicist emerges as leader in quantum materials research: Nevidomskyy wins both NSF CAREER Award and Cottrell Scholar Award

August 21, 2014 - 7:45am
"Emergent" is a key concept in the work of Rice University theoretical physicist Andriy Nevidomskyy, and thanks to two prestigious new awards, it is also an apt description of his work.
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Graphene may be key to leap in supercapacitor performance

August 21, 2014 - 7:45am
By Dr Peter Harrop, Chairman, IDTechEx Graphene electrodes are one of the best prospects for enabling supercapacitors and superbatteries to take up to half of the lithium-ion battery market in 15...
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Newly-Developed Nanobiosensor Quickly Diagnoses Cancer

August 21, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian materials engineering researchers from Sharif University of Technology produced a biosensor for the early diagnosis of cancer.
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Ultrasonic Waves Applied in Production of Graphene Nanosheets

August 21, 2014 - 7:45am
Graphene oxide nanosheets were produced through a simple, fast and economical method by Iranian researchers from Ferdowsi University of Mashhad.
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The channel that relaxes DNA: Relaxing DNA strands by using nano-channels: Instructions for use

August 21, 2014 - 7:45am
With the widespread use of methods for DNA analysis and manipulation, it's certainly useful to find a way to unravel and relax the strands of this molecule that tends to form tangles spontaneously. On...
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The International Space Elevator Consortium (ISEC) is proud to announce the 2014 Space Elevator Conference! This annual event will be held at the Museum of Flight in Seattle, Washington from Friday, August 22nd through Sunday, August 24th

August 21, 2014 - 7:45am
Come experience learning, brainstorming, and international collaboration in an atmosphere of history, invention, and discovery! In addition to the 3-day conference, a Family Science Fest will be held...
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