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IEEE ROBIO 2015 Call for Papers: 2015 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics - December 6-9, 2015, Zhuhai, China

July 20, 2015 - 7:45am
The IEEE ROBIO 2015 conference will take place from December 6 to 9 2015 in Zhuhai, China. The theme of ROBIO 2015 is ”Bio-inspired Robots beyond Biomimetics”, reflecting the ever growing interests in...

UCLA study could lead to a new class of materials for making LEDs: Researchers are first to demonstrate electroluminescence from multilayer molybdenum disulfide

July 20, 2015 - 7:45am
Over the last decade, advances in the technology of light-emitting diodes, or LEDs, have helped to improve the performance of devices ranging from television and computer screens to flashlights. As th...

Nanowires give 'solar fuel cell' efficiency a tenfold boost: Eindhoven researchers make important step towards a solar cell that generates hydrogen

July 20, 2015 - 7:45am
A solar cell that produces fuel rather than electricity. Researchers at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) and FOM Foundation today present a very promising prototype of this in the journal Nat...

Trapped light orbits within an intriguing material

July 20, 2015 - 7:45am
Light becomes trapped as it orbits within tiny granules of a crystalline material that has increasingly intrigued physicists, a team led by University of California, San Diego, physics professor Micha...

Weyl points: Wanted for 86 years

July 20, 2015 - 7:45am
Weyl points, the 3D analogues of the structures that make graphene exceptional, were theoretically predicted in 1929. Today, an international team of Physicists from MIT and Zhejiang University, found...

Unprecedented gigapixel multicolor microscope: Powerful new tool to advance drug research

July 20, 2015 - 7:45am
A new multispectral microscope, one capable of processing nearly 17 billion pixels representing 13 individual color channels in a single image, has been successfully demonstrated by a team of research...

Caught on camera: The first glimpse of powerful nanoparticles

July 20, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers have developed a new method to capture the 3D structures of nanocrystals. Scientists believe these tiny particles could be used to fight cancer, collect renewable energy and mitigate pollu...

After 85-year search, massless particle with promise for next-generation electronics found

July 20, 2015 - 7:45am
An international team led by Princeton University scientists has discovered Weyl fermions, an elusive massless particle theorized 85 years ago. The particle could give rise to faster and more efficien...

University of Puerto Rico and NASA in the news – XEI reports

July 20, 2015 - 7:45am
XEI Scientific Inc. reports on an exciting collaboration between students from the University of Puerto Rico and NASA. Students from the University of Puerto Rico are going in to space again. For t...

Industrial Forum organized within Graphene Canada 2015: Recent advances in technology developments and business opportunities in graphene commercialization

July 20, 2015 - 7:45am
Mid October, the Graphene & 2D Materials Canada 2015 International Conference & Exhibition (www.graphenecanada2015.com) will take place in Montreal (Canada).

BESSTECH’s Innovative Battery Technology is Highlighted During Featured Presentations at SEMICON West 2015: CEO Fernando Gómez-Baquero delivers invited remarks at the event’s Silicon Innovation Forum and Semiconductor Technology Symposium

July 18, 2015 - 7:45am
BESSTECH LLC, a developer of innovative components that improve lithium-ion battery performance with reduced cost, was well represented at leading semiconductor industry tradeshow SEMICON West 2015 a...

Harris & Harris Group Portfolio Company, OpGen, Gains $6 Million Investment From Merck GHI in Addition to New Acquisition

July 18, 2015 - 7:45am
Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: TINY), an investor in transformative companies enabled by disruptive science, notes that its portfolio company, OpGen, an early commercial-stage molecular testing...

UCLA scientists use large particle accelerator to visualize properties of nanoscale materials: A technique devised by UCLA researchers could help scientists better understand a tiny — but potentially important — component of next-generation electronic dev

July 16, 2015 - 7:45am
Scientists trying to improve the semiconductors that power our electronic devices have focused on a technology called spintronics as one especially promising area of research. Unlike conventional devi...

High Quality Functionalised Graphene

July 16, 2015 - 7:45am
Haydale, a leader in the development of enhanced graphene and nanoparticulate materials, and Versarien plc (www.versarien.com) have announced a collaboration to accelerate the development of their res...

2015 Bulk Graphene Pricing Webinar:The Graphene Council to Host Webinar in Collaboration with Fullerex

July 16, 2015 - 7:45am
The commercial market for graphene is emerging and evolving rapidly. In this fast changing environment, buyers and sellers alike struggle to gain transparency into current prices and demand for differ...

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...