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A review article summarizes the state-of-the-art knowledge about graphene grain boundaries

July 13, 2014 - 7:45am
The graphene produced by chemical vapor deposition is typically polycrystalline. Authors from the ICN2 Theoretical and Computational Nanoscience Group, led by ICREA Research professor Stephan Roche, t...
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IBM Announces $3 Billion Research Initiative to Tackle Chip Grand Challenges for Cloud and Big Data Systems: Scientists and engineers to push limits of silicon technology to 7 nanometers and below and create post-silicon future

July 13, 2014 - 7:45am
IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced it is investing $3 billion over the next 5 years in two broad research and early stage development programs to push the limits of chip technology needed to meet the em...
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Non-Enzyme Sensor Detects Lead, Hydrogen Peroxide

July 13, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers in association with their Malaysian colleagues produced non-enzyme sensor that is able to measure poisonous and harmful species in industrial and medical applications.
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Bruker Introduces Inspire Nanoscale Chemical Mapping System: Featuring New PeakForce IR SPM Mode for Comprehensive Nanocharacterization

July 13, 2014 - 7:45am
Bruker (NASDAQ: BRKR) today announced the release of Inspire™, the first integrated scanning probe microscopy (SPM) infrared system for 10-nanometer spatial resolution in chemical and materials proper...
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Rice's silicon oxide memories catch manufacturers' eye: Use of porous silicon oxide reduces forming voltage, improves manufacturability

July 13, 2014 - 7:45am
Rice University's breakthrough silicon oxide technology for high-density, next-generation computer memory is one step closer to mass production, thanks to a refinement that will allow manufacturers to...
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University of Illinois study advances limits for ultrafast nano-devices

July 13, 2014 - 7:45am
A recent study by researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign provides new insights on the physical mechanisms governing the interplay of spin and heat at the nanoscale, and addresse...
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Digital piezo amplifier nano box USB

July 13, 2014 - 7:45am
With the nano box USB piezosystem jena provides an digital piezo amplifier with an USB 2.0 interface. The nano box USB is designed for all piezo actuators, which have the suffix D in their part number...
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Carbodeon enables 20 percent increase in polymer thermal filler conductivity with 0.03 wt.% nanodiamond additive at a lower cost than with traditional fillers: Improved materials and processes enable nanodiamond cost reductions of up to 70 percent for ele

July 13, 2014 - 7:45am
Carbodeon, a Finnish-based producer of functionalised nanodiamond materials, can now achieve a 20 percent increase in polymer thermal performance by using as little as 0.03 wt.% nanodiamond material a...
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'Nano-pixels' promise thin, flexible, high resolution displays

July 13, 2014 - 7:45am
A new discovery will make it possible to create pixels just a few hundred nanometres across that could pave the way for extremely high-resolution and low-energy thin, flexible displays for application...
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Even geckos can lose their grip

July 11, 2014 - 7:45am
Not even geckos and spiders can sit upside down forever. Nanophysics makes sure of that. Mechanics researchers at Linköping University have demonstrated this in an article just published in Physical R...
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Projecting a Three-Dimensional Future: TAU researchers develop holography technology that could change the way we view the world

July 11, 2014 - 7:45am
Since the 1960s, theatergoers have shelled out for crude 3-D glasses, polarized glasses, and shutter glasses to enhance their viewing experience. These basic devices, used to trick the brain into perc...
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