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NNCO to Host Second Free Webinar for Small- and Medium-Sized Nanotechnology Businesses

May 10, 2015 - 7:45am
The National Nanotechnology Coordination Office (NNCO) will hold the second in a series of free webinars focusing on the experiences, successes, and challenges for small- and medium-sized nanotechnolo...
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Penn and UC Merced researchers match physical and virtual atomic friction experiments

May 10, 2015 - 7:45am
Technological limitations have made studying friction on the atomic scale difficult, but researchers at the University of Pennsylvania and the University of California, Merced, have now made advances...
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Electrons corralled using new quantum tool: 'Whispering gallery' effect confines electrons, could provide basis for new electron-optics devices

May 10, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers have succeeded in creating a new "whispering gallery" effect for electrons in a sheet of graphene -- making it possible to precisely control a region that reflects electrons within the mat...
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Plugging up leaky graphene: New technique may enable faster, more durable water filters

May 10, 2015 - 7:45am
For faster, longer-lasting water filters, some scientists are looking to graphene —thin, strong sheets of carbon — to serve as ultrathin membranes, filtering out contaminants to quickly purify high vo...
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Precision Automation Actuator Features Closed-Loop Force and Position Control

May 8, 2015 - 7:45am
Precision motion control systems leader PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. recently released a new series of actuators based on PIMag™ non-contacting voice-coil linear motor technology to ensure greater dyn...
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Carbodeon Appoints Leading Industry Expert as Advisory Board Member

May 8, 2015 - 7:45am
Carbodeon Ltd Oy, a market leader in high-performance additives for the metal plating industry, announced today that it has appointed industry specialist Mr. John Torr as Advisory Board Member.
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Arrowhead Presents Data on Potential RNAi Candidate Targeting Factor 12 Mediated Angioedemic and Thromboembolic Diseases

May 8, 2015 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted RNAi therapeutics, today presented data at IBC's 17th Annual TIDES Conference in San Diego on the preclin...
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QuantumSphere Announces Production-Scale Validation of Nano Iron Catalysts for Multi-Billion Dollar Ammonia Industry: Significant Improvement in Ammonia Production for Agricultural Fertilizer, Global Food Crops

May 8, 2015 - 7:45am
QuantumSphere, Inc. (QSI) (OTCBB: QSIM), today announced commercial validation of its proprietary nano iron catalyst (Product Name: FeNIXTM) in a production-scale ammonia plant in China. QSI is a lead...
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Putting a new spin on plasmonics: Researchers at Aalto University have discovered a novel way of combining plasmonic and magneto-optical effects

May 8, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers at Finland's Aalto University have discovered a novel way of combining plasmonic and magneto-optical effects. They experimentally demonstrated that patterning of magnetic materials into ar...
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Rice scientists use light to probe acoustic tuning in gold nanodisks: Rice University experts demonstrate new method for optomechanical tuning

May 8, 2015 - 7:45am
In a study that could open doors for new applications of photonics from molecular sensing to wireless communications, Rice University scientists have discovered a new method to tune the light-induced...
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Harris & Harris Group Portfolio Company OpGen Raises $17.1 Million in Initial Public Offering

May 8, 2015 - 7:45am
Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:TINY), notes its portfolio company, OpGen, Inc., announced yesterday the pricing of its initial public offering of 2,850,000 units, with each unit consisting of one...
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New JEOL E-Beam Lithography System to Enhance Quantum NanoFab Capabilities

May 8, 2015 - 7:45am
A state-of-the-art JEOL e-beam lithography system will soon be a new resource for quantum information science researchers that utilize the cutting-edge facilities at the University of Waterloo Quantum...
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Improving organic transistors that drive flexible and conformable electronics: UMass Amherst scientists advance understanding of strain effects on performance

May 6, 2015 - 7:45am
A revolution is coming in flexible electronic technologies as cheaper, more flexible, organic transistors come on the scene to replace expensive, rigid, silicone-based semiconductors, but not enough...
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Oxford Instruments Asylum Research in Conjunction with the MRS OnDemand® Webinar Series Presents: “Beyond Topography: New Advances in AFM Characterization of Polymers” May 28, 2015

May 6, 2015 - 7:45am
Oxford Instruments Asylum Research in conjunction with the Materials Research Society (MRS) will host the webinar “Beyond Topography: New Advances in AFM Characterization of Polymers”, May 28, 2015 at...
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New chip architecture may provide foundation for quantum computer: Researchers at the Georgia Tech Research Institute have developed a microfabricated ion trap architecture that holds promise for increasing the density of qubits in future quantum computer

May 6, 2015 - 7:45am
Quantum computers are in theory capable of simulating the interactions of molecules at a level of detail far beyond the capabilities of even the largest supercomputers today. Such simulations could re...
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'Microcombing' creates stronger, more conductive carbon nanotube films

May 6, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers from North Carolina State University and China's Suzhou Institute of Nano-Science and Nano-Biotics have developed an inexpensive technique called "microcombing" to align carbon nanotubes (...
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Testing Facility for Graphene Enhanced Composite Pipes

May 6, 2015 - 7:45am
EPL Composite Solutions (EPL), a subsidiary of Haydale, has developed an in-house testing facility to measure and demonstrate the durability of a new generation of graphene enhanced composite gas pipe...
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Arrowhead Completes Dosing Healthy Volunteers and Initiates Transition to Patients in Phase 1 Study of ARC-AAT

May 6, 2015 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted RNAi therapeutics, today announced that it completed dosing healthy volunteers and will begin dosing pati...
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Silicon Storage Technology and GLOBALFOUNDRIES Announce Qualification of Automotive Grade 55nm Embedded Flash Memory Technology

May 6, 2015 - 7:45am
•SST’s SuperFlash® Technology and GLOBALFOUNDRIES’ 55nm LPx provides low power and cost, high reliability, superior data retention and high-endurance performance customer solutions •Optimized and si...
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Iranian Scientists Present Model to Study Mechanical Vibrations of Structures Containing Nanocomposites

May 6, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers studied the mechanical vibrations of structures containing nanocomposites reinforced with carbon nanotubes.
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