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Open Access journal Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology breaking ground in the nano field

January 21, 2014 - 7:45am
"Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology" journal has been accepted for indexing by Thomson Reuters. Following its acceptance by Scopus in 2013, this journal will soon be indexed in Science Citation Index Ex...
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Peeking into Schrodinger's box: Measurement technology continues to show its potential for quantum information

January 21, 2014 - 7:45am
Until recently measuring a 27-dimensional quantum state would have been a time-consuming, multistage process using a technique called quantum tomography, which is similar to creating a 3D image from m...
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New Nanoprobe Invented for Early Diagnosis of Prostate Cancer

January 21, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers in association with their Australian and Belgian colleagues successfully produced a new nanoprobe to diagnose cancerous cells.
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Functionalized Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes Used to Remove Mercury from Industrial Wastewater

January 21, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Tarbiat Modarres University produced a sorbent made of multiwalled carbon nanotubes functionalized with sulfuric groups and studied its performance in the removal of mercury f...
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Solar-power device would use heat to enhance efficiency: New approach developed at MIT could generate power from sunlight efficiently and on demand

January 21, 2014 - 7:45am
A new approach to harvesting solar energy, developed by MIT researchers, could improve efficiency by using sunlight to heat a high-temperature material whose infrared radiation would then be collected...
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Significant Reduction in Electromagnetic Analysis Time of Graphene-Based Alternate Structures

January 21, 2014 - 7:45am
An Iranian researcher from Sharif University of Technology succeeded in significantly reducing (a few hundred times) the time required for electromagnetic analysis of graphene-based structures by pres...
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Highly Efficient Broadband Terahertz Radiation from Metamaterials

January 21, 2014 - 7:45am
Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory have demonstrated broadband terahertz (THz) wave generation using metamaterials. The discovery may help develop noninvasive imaging and se...
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Asylum Research Announces Scanning Microwave Impedance Microscopy for Nanoscale Mapping of Permittivity and Conductivity on Any Material

January 21, 2014 - 7:45am
Asylum Research, an Oxford Instruments company, announces Scanning Microwave Impedance Microscopy (sMIM), an atomic force microscopy (AFM) technique that enables nanoscale mapping of permittivity and...
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Energy storage in miniaturized capacitors may boost green energy technology: Researchers study the properties of a novel material, described in the journal 'AIP Advances,' that could help build high heat-tolerant supercapacitors

January 21, 2014 - 7:45am
The capacitors of electronic circuits function something like batteries - storing electrical charge that can be quickly dumped to power devices like camera flashes. So-called "supercapacitors" take th...
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Production of Catalyst for Steam Reforming of Methane

January 21, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Kashan University produced a catalyst based on magnesium oxide nano-crystals that in addition to having high activity and stability has very high resistance against carbon for...
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Natural 3D Counterpart to Graphene Discovered: Researchers at Berkeley Lab’s Advanced Light Source Find New Form of Quantum Matter

January 19, 2014 - 7:45am
The discovery of what is essentially a 3D version of graphene - the 2D sheets of carbon through which electrons race at many times the speed at which they move through silicon - promises exciting new...
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NANOPOSTER 2014 - 4th Virtual Nanotechnology Poster Conference

January 19, 2014 - 7:45am
The 4th Virtual Nanotechnology Poster Conference is here.Check the report about NANOPOSTER 2012, 2013 and join the virtual event in 2014. NANOPOSTER 2014 is the easiest and cheapest way to find new pa...
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Carbon nanotube sponge shows improved water clean-up

January 19, 2014 - 7:45am
A carbon nanotube sponge capable of soaking up water contaminants, such as fertilisers, pesticides and pharmaceuticals, more than three times more efficiently than previous efforts has been presented...
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Discovery of quantum vibrations in 'microtubules' corroborates theory of consciousness

January 19, 2014 - 7:45am
A review and update of a controversial 20-year-old theory of consciousness published in Physics of Life Reviews claims that consciousness derives from deeper level, finer scale activities inside brain...
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Researchers 'detune' a molecule: Rice University experiment shows how to soften atomic bonds in a buckyball

January 19, 2014 - 7:45am
Rice University scientists have found they can control the bonds between atoms in a molecule.
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Dongbu HiTek Supplies CCTV Image Sensors to Brigates: Korean specialty foundry supplies CCTV sensor chips to Chinese fabless company; D1 resolution CMOS image sensor chips now shipping

January 16, 2014 - 7:45am
Dongbu HiTek today announced that it has begun supplying CCTV image sensors to Brigates, Inc, a fabless Chinese company specializing in the development of image sensors for surveillance applications....
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Top-10 Brookhaven Lab Breakthroughs of 2013

January 16, 2014 - 7:45am
2013 was a banner year for science at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory from our contributions to Nobel Prize-winning research to new insights into catalysts, superconduct...
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Nanometrics to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year Financial Results on February 4, 2014

January 16, 2014 - 7:45am
Nanometrics Incorporated (Nasdaq:NANO), a leading provider of advanced process control metrology and inspection systems, will release its fourth quarter and full year 2013 financial results after mark...
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Gold nanoparticles help to develop a new method for tracking viruses

January 16, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers at the Nanoscience Center (NSC) of University of Jyväskylä in Finland have developed a novel method to study enterovirus structures and their functions. The method will help to obtain new...
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Layered security: Carbon nanotubes promise improved flame-resistant coating

January 16, 2014 - 7:45am
Using an approach akin to assembling a club sandwich at the nanoscale, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) researchers have succeeded in crafting a uniform, multi-walled carbon-nanot...
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