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The random raman laser: A new light source for the microcosmos

May 6, 2015 - 7:45am
In modern microscope imaging techniques, lasers are used as light sources because they can deliver fast pulsed and extremely high-intensity radiation to a target, allowing for rapid image acquisition...
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Defects in atomically thin semiconductor emit single photons: Researchers create optically active quantum dots in 2-D semiconductor for the first time; may have applications for integrated photonics

May 6, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers at the University of Rochester have shown that defects on an atomically thin semiconductor can produce light-emitting quantum dots. The quantum dots serve as a source of single photons and...
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Antibacterial Ceramic Nanoparticles, Appropriate Material for Medical Devices

May 4, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers studied the antibacterial properties of a type of ceramic nanoparticles which have proved to be an appropriate material for producing medical devices.
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Oxford Instruments announces winners of the 2015 Sir Martin Wood Science Prize for China

May 4, 2015 - 7:45am
Oxford Instruments is delighted to announce Dr Jian WANG from Peking University and Dr Shiyan LI from Fudan University as the joint winners of the 2015 Sir Martin Wood Science Prize for China.
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Nanometrics to Present at the B. Riley & Co. 16th Annual Investor Conference

May 4, 2015 - 7:45am
Nanometrics Incorporated (Nasdaq:NANO), a leading provider of advanced process control systems, today announced that company management is scheduled to present at the B. Riley & Co. 16th Annual Invest...
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Time Dependant Spectroscopy of Microscopic Samples: CRAIC TimePro™ software is used with CRAIC Technologies microspectrometers to measure the kinetic UV-visible-NIR, Raman and fluorescence spectra of microscopic sample areas

May 4, 2015 - 7:45am
CRAIC Technologies, a leading innovator of UV-visible-NIR microanalysis solutions, is proud to introduce CRAIC TimePro™ kinetic spectroscopy software. This software package is designed to be used wit...
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ORNL researchers probe chemistry, topography and mechanics with one instrument

May 4, 2015 - 7:45am
The probe of an atomic force microscope (AFM) scans a surface to reveal details at a resolution 1,000 times greater than that of an optical microscope. That makes AFM the premier tool for analyzing ph...
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Production of Industrial Nano-Membrane for Water, Wastewater Purification Device in Iran

May 4, 2015 - 7:45am
Ab Roobesh Rosoob (Mahsar) Engineering and Productive Company produced and presented to the market water and wastewater purification devices using nanotechnology.
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Novel superconducting undulator provides first x-ray light at ANKA

May 4, 2015 - 7:45am
Synchrotron radiation facilities provide insights into the world of very small structures like microbes, viruses or nanomaterials and rely on dedicated magnet technology, which is optimized to produce...
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Engineering a better solar cell: UW research pinpoints defects in popular perovskites

May 4, 2015 - 7:45am
One of the fastest-growing areas of solar energy research is with materials called perovskites. These promising light harvesters could revolutionize the solar and electronics industries because they s...
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Specialized System – Piezo Micrometer Screw Drive MICI

May 4, 2015 - 7:45am
Hybrid element that combines the advantages of long travel of micrometer screws, with the nm-accuracy of a piezo stage These elements were originally developed for quality control applications in the...
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Arrowhead Publishes Data on Advances in Subcutaneous siRNA Delivery

May 4, 2015 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted RNAi therapeutics, today announced the publication of new data on a subcutaneously administered formulati...
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Polymeric Nanocarriers Improve Performance of Anticancer Drugs

May 2, 2015 - 7:45am
Academic researchers in Iran used biodegradable polymers to produce drug nanocarriers able to carry and release a type of anticancer drug in cancerous cells.
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No Hogwarts invitation required: Invisibility cloaks move into the real-life classroom: A new solid-state device can demonstrate the physical principles of invisibility cloaks without special equipment or magic spells

May 2, 2015 - 7:45am
Who among us hasn't wanted to don a shimmering piece of fabric and instantly disappear from sight? Unfortunately, we non-magical folk are bound by the laws of physics, which have a way of preventing s...
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Desirable defects: A new meta-material based on colloids and liquid crystals

May 2, 2015 - 7:45am
"Generally, flaws are the last thing you'd want in a liquid crystal", explains Giuseppe D'Adamo, postdoctoral fellow at SISSA. "However, this new method allows us to exploit the defects in the materia...
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Imec Reports 9 Percent Growth in 2014

May 2, 2015 - 7:45am
Nanoelectronics research center imec, today reported the financial results for fiscal year ended December 31, 2014. Revenue for 2014 totaled 363 million euros, a 9 percent growth from the previous yea...
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FEI Partners With the George Washington University to Equip New Science & Engineering Hall: Suite of new high-performance microscopes will be used for cutting-edge experiments at GW’s new research facility

May 2, 2015 - 7:45am
FEI (NASDAQ: FEIC) and the George Washington University (GW) are pleased to announce that they are partnering to install several new high-performance microscopes at GW’s Science and Engineering Hall....
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Rice University's Richards-Kortum, Vardi elected to National Academy of Sciences: Bioengineer, computer scientist join elite list of dual-academy members

May 2, 2015 - 7:45am
Rice University bioengineer Rebecca Richards-Kortum and computer scientist Moshe Vardi have joined the elite group of scientists elected to both the National Academy of Sciences and the National Acade...
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FEI Company: Strong Growth Prospects Remain

May 1, 2015 - 8:08am
Summary • While FEI Company reported decent quarterly results, currency fluctuations have become a growing problem for the company. • FEI Company still maintains a strong foothold is sever...
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Making robots more human

April 30, 2015 - 7:45am
Most people are naturally adept at reading facial expressions -- from smiling and frowning to brow-furrowing and eye-rolling -- to tell what others are feeling. Now scientists have developed ultra-sen...
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