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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.

The quantum physics of artificial light harvesting: How molecular vibrations make photosynthesis efficient

July 14, 2015 - 7:45am
Plants and bacteria make use of sunlight with remarkably high efficiency: nine out of ten absorbed light particles are being put to use in an ordinary bacterium. For years, it has been a pressing ques...

Can graphene make the world’s water clean?

July 14, 2015 - 7:45am
This post is part of a series examining the connections between nanotechnology and the top 10 trends facing the world, as described in the Outlook on the Global Agenda 2015. All authors are members of...

GLOBALFOUNDRIES Launches Industry’s First 22nm FD-SOI Technology Platform: 22FDX offers the best combination of performance, power consumption and cost for IoT, mainstream mobile, RF connectivity, and networking

July 14, 2015 - 7:45am
GLOBALFOUNDRIES today launched a new semiconductor technology developed specifically to meet the ultra-low-power requirements of the next generation of connected devices. The “22FDX™” platform deliver...

Environmentally friendly lignin nanoparticle 'greens' silver nanobullet to battle bacteria

July 14, 2015 - 7:45am
“An environmentally benign antimicrobial nanoparticle based on a silver-infused lignin core” Authors: Alexander P. Richter, Joseph S. Brown, Bhuvensh Bharti and Orlin D. Velev, North Carolina State...

Researchers find nanowires have unusually pronounced 'anelastic' properties

July 14, 2015 - 7:45am
“Large Anelasticity and Associated Energy Dissipation in Single-Crystalline Nanowires” Authors: Guangming Cheng, Qingquan Qin, Jing Li, Feng Xu, Elizabeth C. Dickey, and Yong Zhu, North Carolina St...

Heat buckyballs to help environment: Rice University scientists advance toward tunable carbon-capture materials

July 14, 2015 - 7:45am
Rice University scientists are forging toward tunable carbon-capture materials with a new study that shows how chemical changes affect the abilities of enhanced buckyballs to confine greenhouse gases.

Clay sheets stack to form proton conductors: Model system demonstrates a new material property emerging from the assembly of nanoscale building blocks

July 14, 2015 - 7:45am
Northwestern Engineering professor Jiaxing Huang has developed a cheaper, more stable proton-conducting system. To find the key ingredient, he had to look no further than his own backyard.

Investigation of Mechanical Behavior of Heterogeneous Nanostructures in Iran

July 14, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Imam Khomeini International University analyzed the effects of various parameters on the mechanical behavior of nanobars containing heterogeneous materials.

SUNY Poly CNSE to Present Cutting-Edge Semiconductor Technology Developments at SEMICON West 2015 Conference

July 12, 2015 - 7:45am
SUNY Poly CNSE NanoCollege and corporate partners to detail Global 450mm Consortium advances and lead a clean-energy forum showcasing New York State’s innovation ecosystem.

A tunable, highly sensitive graphene-based molecule sensor: Researchers at EPFL and ICFO have developed a reconfigurable sensor made from graphene to detect nanomolecules such as proteins and drugs; the device exploits the unique electronic and optical pr

July 12, 2015 - 7:45am
Many areas of fundamental research are interested in graphene owing to its exceptional characteristics. It is made of one layer of carbon atoms, which makes it light and sturdy, and it is an excellent...

Women in Graphene network launched

July 12, 2015 - 7:45am
Graphene Week 2015 in Manchester last month saw the launch of Women in Graphene, a support network for women in graphene and related 2d materials research. As in other areas of science and engineering...