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Physicists make quantum leap in understanding life's nanoscale machinery

July 4, 2017 - 7:45am
A diagnostic technique that can detect tiny molecules signalling the presence of cancer could be on the horizon.

Bosch announces high-performance MEMS acceleration sensors for wearables

July 4, 2017 - 7:45am
Step counting and gesture recognition in tiny packages •Step counter optimized for wearable devices, integrated directly in the sensor •No external microcontroller necessary to enable step counti...

Nanometrics to Participate in the 9th Annual CEO Investor Summit 2017: Accredited investor and publishing research analyst event held concurrently with SEMICON West and Intersolar 2017 in San Francisco

July 2, 2017 - 7:45am
Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO), a leading provider of advanced process control systems, today announced that company management will participate in the 9th Annual CEO Investor Summit 2017, tak...

NMRC, University of Nottingham chooses the Quorum Q150 coater for its reliable and reproducible film thickness when coating samples with iridium

July 2, 2017 - 7:45am
Quorum Technologies, market and technology leaders in electron microscopy coating and cryogenic preparation products, report on the reliability and repeatability of metal film deposition thickness ach...

Synthetic “Melanin” Could Act as a Natural Sunscreen: The pigmentlike nanoparticles could protect cells from the sun’s damaging rays

July 1, 2017 - 11:04pm
As summers grow steadily hotter, many people feel a need to slather on ever more sunscreen—or wear more clothes—to prevent the sun’s ultraviolet radiation from crisping their skin and increasing the o...

Picosun’s ALD solutions enable novel high-speed memories

June 30, 2017 - 7:45am
Picosun Oy, leading supplier of high quality Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) thin film coating solutions, reports of breakthrough results achieved with its ALD technology in development of novel high-sp...

New TriboLab CMP Provides Cost-Effective Characterization of Chemical Mechanical Wafer Polishing Processes: Bruker Updates Industry-Standard CP-4 Platform for Most Flexible and Reliable Testing

June 30, 2017 - 7:45am
Bruker’s Nano Surfaces Division today announced the introduction of the TriboLab CMP Process and Material Characterization System, which provides a unique characterization capability for the developme...

Atomic imperfections move quantum communication network closer to reality

June 30, 2017 - 7:45am
An international team led by the University of Chicago's Institute for Molecular Engineering has discovered how to manipulate a weird quantum interface between light and matter in silicon carbide alon...

Research accelerates quest for quicker, longer-lasting electronics: UC Riverside-led research makes topological insulators magnetic well above room temperatures

June 28, 2017 - 7:45am
In the world of electronics, where the quest is always for smaller and faster units with infinite battery life, topological insulators (TI) have tantalizing potential.

U.S. Air Force Research Lab Taps IBM to Build Brain-Inspired AI Supercomputing System: Equal to 64 million neurons, new neurosynaptic supercomputing system will power complex AI tasks at unprecedented speed and energy efficiency

June 28, 2017 - 7:45am
IBM (NYSE: IBM) and the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) today announced they are collaborating on a first-of-a-kind brain-inspired supercomputing system powered by a 64-chip array of the IBM...

Rice U. chemists create 3-D printed graphene foam

June 28, 2017 - 7:45am
Nanotechnologists from Rice University and China's Tianjin University have used 3-D laser printing to fabricate centimeter-sized objects of atomically thin graphene.

Tiny bubbles provide tremendous propulsion in new microparticles research-Ben-Gurion U.

June 26, 2017 - 7:45am
An innovative technique using light and tiny bubbles to propel microparticles at forces many times greater than previously achieved has been developed by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev researchers...

Enhanced photocatalytic activity by Cu2O nanoparticles integrated H2Ti3O7 nanotubes

June 26, 2017 - 7:45am
Why do we construct nanocomposite for the photocatalytic oxidation desulfurization? Current hydrodesulfurization (HDS) technology is hard to remove thiols and refractory thiophenic compounds to a m...

Researchers developed nanoparticle based contrast agent for dual modal imaging of cancer

June 26, 2017 - 7:45am
Researchers from PSG College of Technology, India have developed nano-contrast agents for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) as well as optical imaging of cancer cells. This report will appear in the fo...

Cambridge Nanotherm partners with Inabata for global sales and distribution

June 26, 2017 - 7:45am
•Partnership with Japanese distribution giant brings significant sales and distribution channel to thermal management specialists •Inabata on track to bring Nanotherm’s unique thermal management solu...

Oxford Instruments congratulates Lancaster University for inaugurating the IsoLab, built for studying quantum systems

June 26, 2017 - 7:45am
One of the most advanced facilities in the world for quantum technology, Lancaster University’s IsoLab has been inaugurated by the Chief Executive of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Cou...

Leti’s Autonomous-Vehicle System Embedded in Infineon’s AURIX Platform: Leti’s Low-Power, Multi-Sensor System that Transforms Distance Data into Clear Information About the Driving Environment Will Be Demonstrated at ITS Meeting in Strasbourg, June 19-22

June 26, 2017 - 7:45am
Leti, a research institute of CEA Tech, today announced that Leti’s embedded sensor fusion solution, SigmaFusion, has been embedded in Infineon Technologies’ AURIXTM TC29x platform. This platform enab...

Alloying materials of different structures offers new tool for controlling properties

June 24, 2017 - 7:45am
New research into the largely unstudied area of heterostructural alloys could lead to greater materials control and in turn better semiconductors, advances in nanotechnology for pharmaceuticals and im...

GLOBALFOUNDRIES®, ON Semiconductor Deliver the Industry’s Lowest Power Bluetooth® Low Energy SoC Family: 55nm LPx RF-enabled platform, with SST’s highly reliable embedded SuperFlash®, provides low power and cost for IoT and “Connected” Health and Wellness

June 24, 2017 - 7:45am
GLOBALFOUNDRIES and ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ON) today announced the availability of a System-on-Chip (SoC) family of devices, on GF’s 55nm Low Power Extended (55LPx), RF-enabled process technology p...

New prospects for universal memory -- high speed of RAM and the capacity of flash: Thin films created at MIPT could be the basis for future development of ReRAM

June 22, 2017 - 7:45am
Researchers from MIPT's Center of Shared Research Facilities have found a way to control oxygen concentration in tantalum oxide films produced by atomic layer deposition. These thin films could be the...