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Laser spectroscopy: A novel microscope for nanosystems

June 26, 2015 - 7:45am
Scientists from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich and the Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics can image the optical properties of individual nanoparticles with a novel microscope.
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Stanford researchers stretch a thin crystal to get better solar cells

June 26, 2015 - 7:45am
Nature loves crystals. Salt, snowflakes and quartz are three examples of crystals - materials characterized by the lattice-like arrangement of their atoms and molecules.
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Nanometrics to Participate in 7th Annual CEO Investor Summit 2015: Investor Event Held Concurrently With SEMICON West in San Francisco

June 26, 2015 - 7:45am
Nanometrics Incorporated (Nasdaq:NANO), a leading provider of advanced process control systems, announced today that company management will participate in the 7th Annual CEO Investor Summit 2015, bei...
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Exagan Raises €5.7 Million to Produce High-efficiency GaN-on-Silicon Power-switching Devices on 200mm Wafers: Leti-and-Soitec Spinout Focused on Becoming Leading European Source Of GaN Devices for Solar, Automotive, Telecoms and Infrastructure

June 26, 2015 - 7:45am
Exagan, a start-up innovator of gallium-nitride (GaN) semiconductor technology that enables smaller and more efficient electrical converters, today announced it has raised €5.7 million in first-round...
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Nanowires could be the LEDs of the future

June 26, 2015 - 7:45am
The latest research from the Niels Bohr Institute shows that LEDs made from nanowires will use less energy and provide better light. The researchers studied nanowires using X-ray microscopy and with t...
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Iranian Researchers Synthesize Nanostructures with Controlled Shape, Structure

June 26, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Tarbiat Modarres University used a new method in their research to produce metal-organic nanostructures with controlled shape and structure.
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Economical Synthesis of Porous Nanostructures with Application in Supercapacitors

June 26, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers synthesized a porous nanostructure that can be used in the production of supercapacitors.
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Nanowire implants offer remote-controlled drug delivery

June 24, 2015 - 7:45am
Remote-Controlled Eradication of Astrogliosis in Spinal Cord Injury via Electromagnetically-induced Dexamethasone Release from "Smart" Nanowires Wen Gao and Richard Borgens We describe a system...
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Nanoparticle 'wrapper' delivers chemical that stops fatty buildup in rodent arteries Experimental therapy restores normal fat metabolism in animals with atherosclerosis

June 24, 2015 - 7:45am
In what may be a major leap forward in the quest for new treatments of the most common form of cardiovascular disease, scientists at Johns Hopkins report they have found a way to halt and reverse the...
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Picosun ALD breaks through in medical technology

June 24, 2015 - 7:45am
Picosun Oy, the leading supplier of high quality Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) technology for industrial manufacturing, provides the advanced ALD coating solutions to enable the next generation of cut...
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UK Graphene Open for Business with Asia

June 24, 2015 - 7:45am
Haydale Ltd., a leader in the development of enhanced graphene and nanoparticulate materials, has announced its participation in a combined UK Graphene Exhibit at NANO Korea (1-3 July 2015).
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Harris & Harris Group Portfolio Company D-Wave Systems Announces 1,000 Qubit Processor and is Discussed in the Economist

June 24, 2015 - 7:45am
Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: TINY), an investor in transformative companies enabled by disruptive science, notes that its portfolio company, D-Wave Systems, Inc., announced that it has success...
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Robust new process forms 3-D shapes from flat sheets of graphene

June 24, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed a new approach for forming 3D shapes from flat, 2D sheets of graphene, paving the way for future integrated systems of gr...
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Toward tiny, solar-powered sensors: New ultralow-power circuit improves efficiency of energy harvesting to more than 80 percent

June 24, 2015 - 7:45am
The latest buzz in the information technology industry regards "the Internet of things" -- the idea that vehicles, appliances, civil-engineering structures, manufacturing equipment, and even livestoc...
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Nanometric sensor designed to detect herbicides can help diagnose multiple sclerosis

June 24, 2015 - 7:45am
The early diagnosis of certain types of cancer, as well as nervous system diseases such as multiple sclerosis and neuromyelitis optica, may soon be facilitated by the use of a nanometric sensor capabl...
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Sweeping lasers snap together nanoscale geometric grids: New technique creates multi-layered, self-assembled grids with fully customizable shapes and compositions

June 24, 2015 - 7:45am
Down at the nanoscale, where objects span just billionths of a meter, the size and shape of a material can often have surprising and powerful electronic and optical effects. Building larger materials...
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Newly-Developed Biosensor in Iran Detects Cocaine Addiction

June 24, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers produced a type of biosensor that can detect very small amounts of cocaine in blood.
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Iranian Scientists Design Nano Device to Detect Cyanogen Toxic Gas

June 23, 2015 - 9:31am
Iranian researchers studied the effect of a type of nanosheet on the adsorption of cyanogen toxic gas.
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Researchers first to show that Saharan silver ants can control electromagnetic waves over an extremely broad range of the electromagnetic spectrum—findings may lead to biologically inspired coatings for passive radiative cooling of objects

June 20, 2015 - 7:45am
Nanfang Yu, assistant professor of applied physics at Columbia Engineering, and colleagues from the University of Zürich and the University of Washington, have discovered two key strategies that enabl...
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PI Planar XY Air Bearing Stage Provides Better Motion Fidelity

June 20, 2015 - 7:45am
Nanopositioning specialist PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P., a leader and solution provider in motion control and positioning components and systems, introduces the new PIglide HS planar XY air bearing st...
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