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It's basic: Alternative fuel cell technology reduces cost: Study sets performance targets for metal-free fuel cell membrane

December 15, 2016 - 7:45am
The pathway to zero-emission vehicles has taken two forks, one toward battery electric cars like the Tesla and the other toward fuel-cell-powered automobiles like the Toyota Mirai.

Leti demonstrates world’s first alpha-wave measuring system for consumers at CES Unveiled and at its booth: RELAX Headgear Provides New Dimension to Wellness Management In Every Area of Life, From Working to Studying to Exercising or Just Sitting

December 15, 2016 - 7:45am
Leti, an institute of CEA Tech, will demonstrate at CES 2017 a wearable device that takes measurement of brain-activity – alpha waves – out of the clinic and puts it into the hands of consumers.

Electron highway inside crystal

December 15, 2016 - 7:45am
Physicists of the University of Würzburg have made an astonishing discovery in a specific type of topological insulators. The effect is due to the structure of the materials used. The researchers have...

A nano-roundabout for light

December 15, 2016 - 7:45am
Just like in normal road traffic, crossings are indispensable in optical signal processing. In order to avoid collisions, a clear traffic rule is required. A new method has now been developed at TU Wi...

Keeping electric car design on the right road: A closer look at the life-cycle impacts of lithium-ion batteries and proton exchange membrane fuel cells

December 15, 2016 - 7:45am
Does it really help to drive an electric car if the electricity you use to charge the batteries come from a coal mine in Germany, or if the batteries were manufactured in China using coal?

Further improvement of qubit lifetime for quantum computers: New technique removes quasiparticles from superconducting quantum circuits

December 13, 2016 - 7:45am
An international team of scientists has succeeded in making further improvements to the lifetime of superconducting quantum circuits. An important prerequisite for the realization of high-performance...

Chemical trickery corrals 'hyperactive' metal-oxide cluster

December 13, 2016 - 7:45am
After decades of eluding researchers because of chemical instability, key metal-oxide clusters have been isolated in water, a significant advance for growing the clusters with the impeccable control o...

Researchers peer into atom-sized tunnels in hunt for better battery: May improve lithium ion for larger devices, like cars

December 13, 2016 - 7:45am
Battery researchers seeking improved electrode materials have focused on "tunneled" structures that make it easier for charge-carrying ions to move in and out of the electrode. Now a team led by a res...

Scientists track chemical and structural evolution of catalytic nanoparticles in 3-D: Up-close, real-time, chemical-sensitive 3-D imaging offers clues for reducing cost/improving performance of catalysts for fuel-cell-powered vehicles and other applicatio

December 13, 2016 - 7:45am
Catalysts are at the heart of fuel cells-devices that convert hydrogen and oxygen to water and enough electricity to power vehicles for hundreds of miles. But finding effective, inexpensive catalysts...

Exotic insulator may hold clue to key mystery of modern physics: Johns Hopkins-led research shows material living between classical and quantum worlds

December 13, 2016 - 7:45am
Experiments using laser light and pieces of gray material the size of fingernail clippings may offer clues to a fundamental scientific riddle: What is the relationship between the everyday world of cl...

ANU invention to inspire new night-vision specs

December 13, 2016 - 7:45am
Scientists at The Australian National University (ANU) have designed a nano crystal around 500 times smaller than a human hair that turns darkness into visible light and can be used to create light-we...

Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals to Webcast Fiscal 2016 Year End Results

December 13, 2016 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARWR) today announced that it will host a webcast and conference call on Wednesday, December 14, 2016, at 4:30 p.m. EST to discuss its financial results for th...

Journal Nanotechnology Progress International (JONPI), newest edition out

December 11, 2016 - 7:45am
This issue covers the area of carbon nanotubes and molecular beam epitaxy for applications in nanomedicine, nanoelectronics, etc.

In IEDM 2016 Keynote, Leti CEO Says ‘Hyperconnectivity’, Human-focused Research and the IOT Promise Profound, Positive Changes

December 9, 2016 - 7:45am
In IEDM 2016 Keynote, She also Cites Vital Role Nonprofit Research and Technology Organizations Play In Making Technology More Efficient and Ensuring Safety and Security

Leti IEDM 2016 Paper Clarifies Correlation between Endurance, Window Margin and Retention in RRAM for First Time: Paper Presented at IEDM 2016 Offers Ways to Reconcile High-cycling Requirements and Instability at High Temperatures in Resistive RAM

December 9, 2016 - 7:45am
A Leti research project presented at IEDM 2016 today clarified for the first time the correlation between endurance, window margin and retention of resistive RAM (RRAM), a non-volatile random-access m...

Tokyo Institute of Technology research: 3D solutions to energy savings in silicon power transistors

December 9, 2016 - 7:45am
*Tokyo Tech researchers demonstrate operation energy-savings in a low price silicon power transistor structure by scaling down in all three dimensions.*

Physicists decipher electronic properties of materials in work that may change transistors

December 7, 2016 - 7:45am
University of Texas at Dallas physicists have published new findings examining the electrical properties of materials that could be harnessed for next-generation transistors and electronics.

Fast, efficient sperm tails inspire nanobiotechnology

December 7, 2016 - 7:45am
Just like workers in a factory, enzymes can create a final product more efficiently if they are stuck together in one place and pass the raw material from enzyme to enzyme, assembly line-style. That's...

Journal Nanotechnology Progress International (JONPI) Volume 6, issue 2 coming out soon!

December 7, 2016 - 7:45am
The latest issue of Journal Nanotechnology Progress International (JONPI) would come out very soon.

Infrared instrumentation leader secures exclusive use of Vantablack coating

December 7, 2016 - 7:45am
Exclusive rights to the use of ultra-black Vantablack S-VIS surface coating in blackbody calibration sources has been agreed between Surrey NanoSystems and Santa Barbara Infrared.