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Controlled Spraying Resolves Main Problems in Nanostructured Thermal Barrier Coatings

January 28, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from the Department of Materials Engineering, Malek-Ashtar University of Technology designed and optimized various parameters of nanostructured coatings and succeeded in the produc...
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Iran Produces 1st Anti-Cancer Nano Drug

January 28, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian scientists have developed the country's first anti-cancer drug using nanotechnology, an official announced on Saturday.
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Research could bring new devices that control heat flow

January 28, 2014 - 7:45am
Phonon Lateral Confinement Enables Thermal Rectification in Asymmetric Single-Material Nanostructures Yan Wang,†,‡ Ajit Vallabhaneni,†,‡ Jiuning Hu,‡,§ Bo Qiu,†,‡ Yong P. Chen,‡,§,&#874...
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Agilent Technologies Installs Atomic Force Microscope with Scanning Microwave Microscopy Capabilities at Cambridge Graphene Centre

January 25, 2014 - 7:45am
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced the recent installation of an Agilent 5600LS atomic force microscope at the Cambridge Graphene Centre (CGC) in the United Kingdom. The CGC, one of t...
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Material Developed by UC San Diego Engineers Could Speed Up Underwater Communications by Orders of Magnitude

January 25, 2014 - 7:45am
University of California, San Diego electrical engineering professor Zhaowei Liu and colleagues have taken the first steps in a project to develop fast-blinking LED systems for underwater optical comm...
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Researchers develop new method to control nanoscale diamond sensors: Technique allows tiny sensors to monitor small changes in magnetic fields, such as when neurons transmit electrical signals.

January 25, 2014 - 7:45am
Diamonds may be a girl's best friend, but they could also one day help us understand how the brain processes information, thanks to a new sensing technique developed at MIT.
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Mexican university designs catalysts with nanotechnology to reduce vehicular pollution

January 25, 2014 - 7:45am
Maya Mexican oil type has up to 30 parts per million of sulfur, labeling it as heavy oil, meaning, too pollutant for the environment when used as raw material for fuels. Looking to reduce the national...
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A new wrinkle in the control of waves: Flexible materials could provide new ways to control sound and light

January 25, 2014 - 7:45am
Flexible, layered materials textured with nanoscale wrinkles could provide a new way of controlling the wavelengths and distribution of waves, whether of sound or light. The new method, developed by r...
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Carbon dioxide paves the way to unique nanomaterials

January 25, 2014 - 7:45am
In common perception, carbon dioxide is just a greenhouse gas, one of the major environmental problems of mankind. For Warsaw chemists CO2 became, however, something else: a key element of reactions a...
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Molecules as circuits

January 25, 2014 - 7:45am
Silicon-based electronics has certain limits, in the physical sense of the word: this type of circuit can never become "nano" because of the physical laws governing the flow of electrons. This imposes...
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When nanotechnology meets quantum physics in one dimension: New experiment supports long-predicted "Luttinger liquid" model

January 25, 2014 - 7:45am
How would electrons behave if confined to a wire so slender they could pass through it only in single-file? The question has intrigued scientists for more than half a century. In 1950, Japanese Nob...
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CPI presents ultra‐flexible OTFT device array suitable for foldable AMOLED displays of the future

January 25, 2014 - 7:45am
The Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) has developed novel backplane fabrication processes to allow the bending of Organic Thin Film Transistors (OTFT) arrays to small radii (1 mm) without a signific...
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NEI Corporation Introduces Prototyping Service for Electrospinning of Fibers

January 25, 2014 - 7:45am
NEI Corporation announced today a new service for producing nanoscale and microscale fibers through electrospinning. NEI is offering its knowledge and expertise in helping to transition concepts into...
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Cooling Microprocessors with Carbon Nanotubes: Technique From Berkeley Lab’s Molecular Foundry Could Also Work with Graphene

January 23, 2014 - 7:45am
"Cool it!" That's a prime directive for microprocessor chips and a promising new solution to meeting this imperative is in the offing. Researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)'s Lawrence B...
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E-Whiskers: Berkeley Researchers Develop Highly Sensitive Tactile Sensors for Robotics and Other Applications

January 23, 2014 - 7:45am
From the world of nanotechnology we've gotten electronic skin, or e-skin, and electronic eye implants or e-eyes. Now we're on the verge of electronic whiskers. Researchers with Berkeley Lab and the Un...
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Researchers model macroscale plasmonic convection to control fluid and particle motion

January 23, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers at Illinois have developed a new theoretical model that explains macroscale fluid convection induced by plasmonic (metal) nanostructures. Their model demonstrates the experimentally observ...
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Researcher proves mass is important at the nano-scale, matters in calculations and measurements

January 23, 2014 - 7:45am
A UT Arlington engineering professor has proven that the effect of mass is important, can be measured and has a significant impact on any calculations and measurements at the sub-micrometer scale.
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Atomic-Scale Catalysts May Produce Cheap Hydrogen

January 23, 2014 - 7:45am
"Layer-dependent Electrocatalysis of MoS2 for Hydrogen Evolution" Authors: Yifei Yu, Shengyang Huang, Yanpeng Li, and Linyou Cao, North Carolina State University; Stephan Steinmann and Weitao Yang,...
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ZEISS Crossbeam Sets New Standards in 3D Nanotomography and Nanofabrication: Fast Materials Processing and High Resolution Imaging

January 23, 2014 - 7:45am
ZEISS will be presenting the first system of the new Crossbeam series at the MC 2013 in Regensburg, Germany. Its outstanding features include high speed in materials analysis and processing and its wi...
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From a carpet of nanorods to a thin film solar cell absorber within a few seconds

January 23, 2014 - 7:45am
Research teams at the HZB and at the University of Limerick, Ireland, have discovered a novel solid state reaction which lets kesterite grains grow within a few seconds and at relatively low temperatu...
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