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Two Scientists Receive Grants to Develop New Materials: Chad Mirkin and Monica Olvera de la Cruz recognized by Sherman Fairchild Foundation

August 22, 2017 - 7:45am
Mirkin will develop a materials design method called ‘nanocombinatorics’ Olvera de la Cruz will focus on structures that mimic protein membranes, cells

Fewer defects from a 2-D approach

August 20, 2017 - 7:45am
Improving the efficiency of solar cells requires materials free from impurities and structural defects. Scientists across many disciplines at KAUST have shown that 2D organic-inorganic hybrid material...

Scientists from the University of Manchester and Diamond Light Source work with Deben to develop and test a new compression stage to study irradiated graphite at elevated temperatures

August 20, 2017 - 7:45am
Deben, a leading provider of in-situ testing stages together with innovative accessories and components for electron microscopy, reports on the results of a new paper presented at the 2016 X-Ray Micro...

Oxford Instruments Plasma Technology announces a new partner in Korea

August 20, 2017 - 7:45am
Oxford Instruments Plasma Technology is delighted to announce that it has signed an Agent Agreement with Woowon Technology Co. Ltd. in Korea. Woowon, established in 1990, are experts in the semiconduc...

2-faced 2-D material is a first at Rice: Rice University materials scientists create flat sandwich of sulfur, molybdenum and selenium

August 18, 2017 - 7:45am
Like a sandwich with wheat on the bottom and rye on the top, Rice University scientists have cooked up a tasty new twist on two-dimensional materials.

Engineers pioneer platinum shell formation process – and achieve first-ever observation

August 18, 2017 - 7:45am
UCI researchers have devised a new method of dynamically forming a platinum shell on a metallic alloy nanoparticle core, a development that may lead to better materials for oxygen reduction reactions...

From hot to cold: How to move objects at the nanoscale: Moving a single gold nanocluster on a graphene membrane, thanks to a thermal gradient applied to the borders: a new study sheds light on the physical mechanisms driving this phenomenon

August 16, 2017 - 7:45am
To move a nanoparticle on the surface of a graphene sheet, you won't need a "nano-arm": by applying a temperature difference at the ends of the membrane, the nanocluster laying on it will drift from t...

Moving at the Speed of Light: University of Arizona selected for high-impact, industrial demonstration of new integrated photonic cryogenic datalink for focal plane arrays: Program is major milestone for AIM Photonics

August 16, 2017 - 7:45am
The American Institute for Manufacturing Integrated Photonics (AIM Photonics), a public-private partnership advancing the nation’s photonics manufacturing capabilities, today announced the winner of a...

Surprise discovery in the search for energy efficient information storage

August 16, 2017 - 7:45am
Today almost all information stored on hard disc drives or cloud servers is recorded in magnetic media, because it is non-volatile (i.e. it retains the information when power is switched off) and chea...

Sensing technology takes a quantum leap with RIT photonics research: Office of Naval Research funds levitated optomechanics project

August 16, 2017 - 7:45am
Research underway at RIT advances a new kind of sensing technology that captures data with better precision than currently possible and promises cheaper, smaller and lighter sensor designs.

Landscapes give latitude to 2-D material designers: Rice University, Oak Ridge scientists show growing atom-thin sheets on cones allows control of defects

August 16, 2017 - 7:45am
Rice University researchers have learned to manipulate two-dimensional materials to design in defects that enhance the materials' properties.

FRITSCH • Milling and Sizing! Innovations at POWTECH 2017 - Hall 2 • Stand 227

August 12, 2017 - 7:45am
FRITSCH, an internationally respected manufacturer of application-oriented laboratory instruments for sample preparation and particle sizing, is again one step ahead.

GLOBALFOUNDRIES Demonstrates 2.5D High-Bandwidth Memory Solution for Data Center, Networking, and Cloud Applications: Solution leverages 2.5D packaging with low-latency, high-bandwidth memory PHY built on FX-14™ ASIC design system

August 12, 2017 - 7:45am
GLOBALFOUNDRIES today announced that it has demonstrated silicon functionality of a 2.5D packaging solution for its high-performance 14nm FinFET FX-14™ integrated design system for application-specif...

Controlled manipulation: Scientists at FAU are investigating the properties of hybrid systems consisting of carbon nanostructures and a dye

August 12, 2017 - 7:45am
Researchers around the world are looking at how they can manipulate the properties of carbon nanostructures to customise them for specific purposes; the idea is to make the promising mini-format mater...

Industry’s First Dedicated Cryo-DualBeam System Automates Preparation of Frozen, Biological Samples: New Thermo Scientific Aquilos FIB/SEM protects sample integrity and enhances productivity for cryo-electron tomography workflow

August 12, 2017 - 7:45am
The new Thermo Scientific Aquilos is the first commercial cryo-DualBeam (focused ion beam/scanning electron microscope) system dedicated to the preparation of frozen, thin lamella samples from biologi...

Thermo Fisher Scientific Advances Cryo-EM Leadership to Drive Structural Biology Discoveries: New Thermo Scientific Krios G3i raises bar for performance, automation and time-to-results Breakthrough Thermo Scientific Glacios provides a cryo-EM entry path f

August 10, 2017 - 7:45am
Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science, has extended its leadership in cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM) with the introduction of two new instruments: the Thermo Scientific Kri...

New Quattro Field Emission ESEM Emphasizes Versatility and Ease of Use: Thermo Scientific Quattro ESEM allows materials science researchers to study nanoscale structure in almost any material under a range of environmental conditions

August 10, 2017 - 7:45am
The ability of scientists to study samples at the nanometer scale and in natural conditions and environments is critical to the discovery and development of new materials and products. The new Thermo...

Thermo Fisher Scientific’s New Talos F200i S/TEM Delivers Flexible, High-Performance Imaging: New compact S/TEM can be configured to meet specific imaging and analytical requirements for materials characterization in research laboratories

August 10, 2017 - 7:45am
Research laboratories can now address a wide range of high-end material characterization applications using the latest innovation from the Talos product line. The new Thermo Scientific Talos F200i is...

Thermo Fisher Scientific Showcases Innovations in Electron Microscopy and Spectroscopy at M&M 2017: New analytical technologies improve workflows for life sciences and materials science researchers

August 10, 2017 - 7:45am
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, strengthened its leadership position in electron microscopy by launching new instruments that raise the standards for performance an...

High resolution without particle accelerator: A first for physics -- University of Jena physicists are first to achieve optical coherence tomography with XUV radiation at laboratory scale

August 10, 2017 - 7:45am
A visit to the optometrist often involves optical coherence tomography. This imaging process uses infrared radiation to penetrate the layers of the retina and examine it more closely in three dimensio...