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New ultrafast flexible and transparent memory devices could herald new era of electronics

April 5, 2017 - 6:25am
An innovative new technique to produce the quickest, smallest, highest-capacity memories for flexible and transparent applications could pave the way for a future golden age of electronics.

Teri Odom and Richard Van Duyne Honored by Department of Defense: Each will receive $3 million over five years to conduct high-risk, high-payoff research

April 5, 2017 - 6:25am
Teri Odom will design novel 3-D nanoscale metamaterials Richard Van Duyne will work to control chemical reaction pathways and dynamics

Leti Marking 50th Anniversary with Events and Workshops in France, Asia and the U.S.: ‘Innovation Institute’ Has Launched 60 Startups, Invented Silicon-on-Insulator Technology and Offered the First Complete 300mm line for 3D Technologies

April 5, 2017 - 6:25am
Leti, a research institute of CEA Tech, is marking its 50th anniversary this year during industry events and workshops in Grenoble, Tokyo, and Taipei and at both SEMICON West and IEDM 2017 in San Fran...

180 Degree Capital Corp. Announces the Start of Kevin Rendino as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and Completion of its Transition to a Registered Closed-End Fund

April 5, 2017 - 6:25am
180 Degree Capital Corp. (NASDAQ:TURN), ("180" and the "Company") announced today that Kevin Rendino has formally joined the Company as its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Rendino is a fina...

NIST physicists show ion pairs perform enhanced 'spooky action'

April 3, 2017 - 7:45am
Adding to strong recent demonstrations that particles of light perform what Einstein called "spooky action at a distance," in which two separated objects can have a connection that exceeds everyday ex...

Gold standards for nanoparticles: Understanding how small organic ions stabilize gold nanoparticles may allow for better control

April 3, 2017 - 7:45am
Expanding the potential of gold nanoparticles for a range of uses requires methods to stabilize the clusters and control their size. Researchers at KAUST reveal how simple organic citrate ions, derive...

Tiny sensor lays groundwork for precision X-rays detection via endoscopy:Nanoscale fiber-integrated X-ray sensor opens new doors for medical imaging and radiotherapy

April 3, 2017 - 7:45am
Using a tiny device known as an optical antenna, researchers have created an X-ray sensor that is integrated onto the end of an optical fiber just a few tens of microns in diameter. By detecting X-ray...

Researchers uncover secret of nanomaterial that makes harvesting sunlight easier

April 3, 2017 - 7:45am
Using sunlight to drive chemical reactions, such as artificial photosynthesis, could soon become much more efficient thanks to nanomaterials.

Information storage with a nanoscale twist: Discovery of a novel rotational force inside magnetic vortices makes it easier to design ultrahigh capacity disk drives

April 3, 2017 - 7:45am
Swirling objects known as magnetic vortices and skyrmions can be miniaturized without sacrificing mobility, a KAUST-led international research team has found. These findings are relevant for future "r...

A big leap toward tinier lines: Self-assembly technique could lead to long-awaited, simple method for making smaller microchip patterns

April 1, 2017 - 7:45am
For the last few decades, microchip manufacturers have been on a quest to find ways to make the patterns of wires and components in their microchips ever smaller, in order to fit more of them onto a s...

“Cysteine Rose” Wins 2016 Thermo Fisher Scientific Electron Microscopy Image Contest: Thermo Fisher honors Andrea Jacassi of the Italian Institute of Technology for image of cysteine crystals using focused ion beam techniques

April 1, 2017 - 7:45am
Italian Institute of Technology’s Andrea Jacassi is the grand prize winner of the Sixth Annual 2016 Thermo Fisher Scientific Electron Microscopy image contest for his “Cysteine Rose” image. The image,...

ATTOPSEMI Technology Joins FDXcelerator Program to Deliver Advanced Non-Volatile Memory IP to GLOBALFOUNDRIES 22 FDX® Technology Platform: Leading-edge I-fuse™ brings higher reliability, smaller cell size and ease of programmability for consumer, automoti

March 30, 2017 - 7:45am
ATTOPSEMI Technology, Ltd. today announced that it has joined GLOBALFOUNDRIES’ FDXcelerator™ Partner Program, to provide a scalable, non-volatile one-time programmable (OTP) memory IP to be compatibl...

Leti and HORIBA Scientific to Host Webinar on Ultrafast Characterization Tool: Plasma Profiling Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometer Tool Cuts Optimization Time In Layer Deposition and Fabrication of Wide Range of Applications

March 30, 2017 - 7:45am
Leti, a research institute of CEA Tech, and HORIBA Scientific, global leader in spectroscopy solutions building on Jobin Yvon core technologies, today announced a webinar on April 4, 2017, to show the...

Laser activated gold pyramids could deliver drugs, DNA into cells without harm: Microstructures create temporary pores in cells

March 30, 2017 - 7:45am
The ability to deliver cargo like drugs or DNA into cells is essential for biological research and disease therapy but cell membranes are very good at defending their territory. Researchers have devel...

Researchers make flexible glass for tiny medical devices: Glass can bend over and over again on a nanoscale

March 30, 2017 - 7:45am
Brigham Young University researchers have developed new glass technology that could add a new level of flexibility to the microscopic world of medical devices.

Cryo-electron microscopy achieves unprecedented resolution using new computational methods

March 28, 2017 - 7:45am
Cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM)--which enables the visualization of viruses, proteins, and other biological structures at the molecular level--is a critical tool used to advance biochemical knowled...

Argon is not the 'dope' for metallic hydrogen

March 28, 2017 - 7:45am
Hydrogen is both the simplest and the most-abundant element in the universe, so studying it can teach scientists about the essence of matter. And yet there are still many hydrogen secrets to unlock, i...

Promising results obtained with a new electrocatalyst that reduces the need for platinum: Researchers from Aalto University have succeeded in manufacturing electrocatalysts used for storing electric energy with one-hundredth of the amount of platinum that

March 28, 2017 - 7:45am
Platinum is a very expensive metal and it is therefore one of the bottlenecks hindering the growth of renewable energy. Platinum is used as the catalyst in electrolysers that store electric energy as...

Nanobiotix: The Independent Data Monitoring Committee Recommends the Continuation of the Ongoing Phase II/III Trial of NBTXR3 in Soft Tissue Sarcoma

March 28, 2017 - 7:45am
NANOBIOTIX (Euronext: NANO – ISIN: FR0011341205), a late clinical-stage nanomedicine company pioneering new approaches to the local treatment of cancer, today announced that the Independent Data Monit...

Leti Presents Advances in Propagation Modeling and Antenna Design for mmWave Spectrum: Paper Is One of 15 that Leti Presented at European Conference on Antennas and Propagation March 19-24

March 26, 2017 - 7:45am
Leti, a research institute of CEA Tech, presented a paper at the 11th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP) on March 21 that characterizes the propagation channel in the V- and E-ban...