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Weyl points: Wanted for 86 years

July 20, 2015 - 7:45am
Weyl points, the 3D analogues of the structures that make graphene exceptional, were theoretically predicted in 1929. Today, an international team of Physicists from MIT and Zhejiang University, found...

Unprecedented gigapixel multicolor microscope: Powerful new tool to advance drug research

July 20, 2015 - 7:45am
A new multispectral microscope, one capable of processing nearly 17 billion pixels representing 13 individual color channels in a single image, has been successfully demonstrated by a team of research...

Caught on camera: The first glimpse of powerful nanoparticles

July 20, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers have developed a new method to capture the 3D structures of nanocrystals. Scientists believe these tiny particles could be used to fight cancer, collect renewable energy and mitigate pollu...

After 85-year search, massless particle with promise for next-generation electronics found

July 20, 2015 - 7:45am
An international team led by Princeton University scientists has discovered Weyl fermions, an elusive massless particle theorized 85 years ago. The particle could give rise to faster and more efficien...

University of Puerto Rico and NASA in the news – XEI reports

July 20, 2015 - 7:45am
XEI Scientific Inc. reports on an exciting collaboration between students from the University of Puerto Rico and NASA. Students from the University of Puerto Rico are going in to space again. For t...

Industrial Forum organized within Graphene Canada 2015: Recent advances in technology developments and business opportunities in graphene commercialization

July 20, 2015 - 7:45am
Mid October, the Graphene & 2D Materials Canada 2015 International Conference & Exhibition (www.graphenecanada2015.com) will take place in Montreal (Canada).

BESSTECH’s Innovative Battery Technology is Highlighted During Featured Presentations at SEMICON West 2015: CEO Fernando Gómez-Baquero delivers invited remarks at the event’s Silicon Innovation Forum and Semiconductor Technology Symposium

July 18, 2015 - 7:45am
BESSTECH LLC, a developer of innovative components that improve lithium-ion battery performance with reduced cost, was well represented at leading semiconductor industry tradeshow SEMICON West 2015 a...

Harris & Harris Group Portfolio Company, OpGen, Gains $6 Million Investment From Merck GHI in Addition to New Acquisition

July 18, 2015 - 7:45am
Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: TINY), an investor in transformative companies enabled by disruptive science, notes that its portfolio company, OpGen, an early commercial-stage molecular testing...

UCLA scientists use large particle accelerator to visualize properties of nanoscale materials: A technique devised by UCLA researchers could help scientists better understand a tiny — but potentially important — component of next-generation electronic dev

July 16, 2015 - 7:45am
Scientists trying to improve the semiconductors that power our electronic devices have focused on a technology called spintronics as one especially promising area of research. Unlike conventional devi...

High Quality Functionalised Graphene

July 16, 2015 - 7:45am
Haydale, a leader in the development of enhanced graphene and nanoparticulate materials, and Versarien plc (www.versarien.com) have announced a collaboration to accelerate the development of their res...

2015 Bulk Graphene Pricing Webinar:The Graphene Council to Host Webinar in Collaboration with Fullerex

July 16, 2015 - 7:45am
The commercial market for graphene is emerging and evolving rapidly. In this fast changing environment, buyers and sellers alike struggle to gain transparency into current prices and demand for differ...

Leti and EVG Launch INSPIRE, a Lithography Program Aimed At Demonstrating Benefits of Nano-imprint Technology

July 16, 2015 - 7:45am
CEA-Leti and EV Group have launched a new program in nano-imprint lithography (NIL) called INSPIRE to demonstrate the benefits of the versatile, powerful nano-patterning technology and spread its use...

Besi and Imec Present High-Accuracy Narrow-Pitch Bonding of 3D ICs using Thermocompression

July 16, 2015 - 7:45am
Today, at SEMICON WEST 2015 (San Francisco), world-leading nano-electronics research center imec and Besi, a global equipment supplier for the semiconductor and electronics industries announced that t...

Imec and SPTS Technologies, an Orbotech Company, Collaborate on Critical Processes for 3D IC Wafer Stacking

July 16, 2015 - 7:45am
Nano-electronics research center imec and SPTS Technologies, an Orbotech company (NASDAQ: ORBK) and supplier of advanced wafer processing solutions for the global semiconductor and related industries...

Imec introduces self-assembled monomolecular organic films to seal ultra-porous low- k materials: Method prevents leakage of barrier precursors during the interconnect metallization scheme

July 16, 2015 - 7:45am
Nano-electronics research center imec announced today at SEMICON West that it has demonstrated concept and feasibility for pore-sealing low-k dielectrics in advanced interconnects. The method, based o...

Agilent Technologies and A*STAR's Bioprocessing Technology Institute Collaborate on New Bioanalytical Methodologies

July 16, 2015 - 7:45am
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) and the Bioprocessing Technology Institute (BTI), a research institute of Singapore's Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) today announced that they...

Magnetic nanoparticles could be key to effective immunotherapy: New method moves promising strategy closer to clinical use

July 16, 2015 - 7:45am
In recent years, researchers have hotly pursued immunotherapy, a promising form of treatment that relies on harnessing and training the body's own immune system to better fight cancer and infection. N...

For faster, larger graphene add a liquid layer

July 16, 2015 - 7:45am
Millimetre-sized crystals of high-quality graphene can be made in minutes instead of hours using a new scalable technique, Oxford University researchers have demonstrated.

Nanoscale light-emitting device has big profile

July 14, 2015 - 7:45am
University of Wisconsin-Madison engineers have created a nanoscale device that can emit light as powerfully as an object 10,000 times its size. It's an advance that could have huge implications for ev...

Chemotherapeutic coatings enhance tumor-frying nanoparticles: Duke University researchers add a drug delivery mechanism to a nanoparticle therapy already proven to target, heat and destroy tumors

July 14, 2015 - 7:45am
In a move akin to adding chemical weapons to a firebomb, researchers at Duke University have devised a method for making a promising nanoscale cancer treatment even more deadly to tumors.