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Smart materials used in ultrasound behave similar to water, Penn chemists report

June 22, 2017 - 7:45am
A team of researchers at the University of Pennsylvania is gaining new insight into the smart materials used in ultrasound technology. While forming the most thorough model to date of how these materi...

Thought Leaders and Experts Join National Graphene Association Advisory Board

June 20, 2017 - 7:45am
The National Graphene Association has announced the initial 35 members of an unrivaled advisory board of thought leaders and experts from commercial and industrial segments, advanced material and tech...

National Space Society and Cornell University's Cislunar Explorers Celebrate The Team's First Place Victory in NASA's Cube Quest Challenge

June 20, 2017 - 7:45am
The National Space Society (NSS) is very pleased to announce that the team it has been actively supporting in NASA's Cube Quest Challenge, Cornell University's Cislunar Explorers has placed first and...

Development of low-dimensional nanomaterials could revolutionize future technologies

June 20, 2017 - 7:45am
Javier Vela, scientist at the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory, believes improvements in computer processors, TV displays and solar cells will come from scientific advancements in the synth...

New carbon nitride material coupled with ruthenium enhances visible-light CO2 reduction in water

June 20, 2017 - 7:45am
The research group at Tokyo Institute of Technology has found a hybrid photocatalyst exhibits specifically high activity for the reductive conversion reaction of carbon dioxide (CO2) to formic acid un...

In a project funded by the Austrian Science Fund FWF, the physicist Serdar Sarıçiftçi investigates possible uses in electronics of the semiconductor properties of indigo pigment

June 20, 2017 - 7:45am
Silicon still represents the most important material for the production of semiconductor elements such as transistors, diodes or solar cells. For a number of years, however, an interesting alternative...

Changing the color of laser light on the femtosecond time scale: How BiCoO3 achieves second harmonic generation

June 20, 2017 - 7:45am
Using femtosecond visible and terahertz (THz) pulses as external perturbations, scientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology and Kyoto University’s Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeM...

GLOBALFOUNDRIES Launches 7nm ASIC Platform for Data Center, Machine Learning, and 5G Networks FX-7TM offering leverages the company’s 7nm: FinFET process to deliver best in class IP and Solutions

June 18, 2017 - 7:45am
GLOBALFOUNDRIES today announced the availability of FX-7 TM, an application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) offering built on the company’s 7nm FinFET process technology. FX-7 is an integrated desi...

Leti Announces Two New Tools for Improving Transportation Comfort, Safety and Efficiency: Wearable Device Measures Stress Responses for Travelers, Pilots and Truck Drivers, While Smartphone App Provides Transit Agencies Broad Data on Transport Modes

June 18, 2017 - 7:45am
Leti, a technology research institute of CEA Tech, today announced the world’s first wearable stress-monitoring device that enables customized recommendations for stress-free travel and indicators fo...

GLOBALFOUNDRIES on Track to Deliver Leading-Performance 7nm FinFET Technology: New 7LP technology offers 40 percent performance boost over 14nm FinFET

June 16, 2017 - 7:45am
GLOBALFOUNDRIES today announced the availability of its 7nm Leading-Performance (7LP) FinFET semiconductor technology, delivering a 40 percent generational performance boost to meet the needs of appli...

The Zeiss Global Centre in the School of Engineering at the University of Portsmouth uses Deben µXCT stages to characterise the structural competence of biological structures

June 16, 2017 - 7:45am
Deben, a leading provider of in-situ testing stages together with innovative accessories and components for electron microscopy, reports on how the new Zeiss Global Centre at the University of Portsmo...

Learning with light: New system allows optical “deep learning”: Neural networks could be implemented more quickly using new photonic technology

June 16, 2017 - 7:45am
“Deep Learning” computer systems, based on artificial neural networks that mimic the way the brain learns from an accumulation of examples, have become a hot topic in computer science. In addition to...

Nanomechanics to Host High-Speed Nanoindentation Webinar June 21: Leading nanomechanical technology provider will host educational webinar focused on high-speed nanoindentation and mechanical properties mapping

June 14, 2017 - 7:45am
Nanomechanics Inc., a leading provider of innovative tools designed to enable users to understand, evaluate, and test the mechanical performance of materials at the micro and nano-levels, is set to la...

UNIST researchers engineer transformer-like carbon nanostructure

June 14, 2017 - 7:45am
A recent study, affiliated with UNIST has engineered a new type of carbon nanomaterials, capable of changing shapes and colors depending on the type of solvents used. Such materials have attracted muc...

Tests show no nanotubes released during utilisation of nanoaugmented materials

June 14, 2017 - 7:45am
Recent research on the most novel additive – single wall carbon nanotubes – has demonstrated an impressive result: in contrast to conventional additives, no protruding particles appear and no free-sta...

Mussels add muscle to biocompatible fibers: Rice University chemists develop hydrogel strings using compound found in sea creatures

June 14, 2017 - 7:45am
Rice University chemists can thank the mussel for putting the muscle into their new macroscale scaffold fibers.

New diode features optically controlled capacitance: Israeli researchers have developed a new optically tunable capacitor with embedded metal nanoparticles, creating a metal-insulator-semiconductor diode that is tunable by illumination.

June 14, 2017 - 7:45am
A team of researchers at the Israel Institute of Technology has developed a new capacitor with a metal-insulator-semiconductor (MIS) diode structure that is tunable by illumination. The capacitor, whi...

Making vessels leaky on demand could aid drug delivery:Rice University scientists use magnets and nanoparticles to open, close gaps in blood vessels

June 12, 2017 - 7:45am
The endothelial cells that line blood vessels are packed tightly to keep blood inside and flowing, but scientists at Rice University and their colleagues have discovered it may be possible to selectiv...

X-ray Study Reveals Way to Control Molecular Vibrations that Transmit Heat: Findings open new pathway for "tuning" materials to ease or insulate against the flow of heat, sound, and other forms of energy

June 12, 2017 - 7:45am
Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory have developed a new way to track dynamic molecular features in soft materials, including the high-frequency molecula...

Carbodeon demonstrates NanoDiamond nickel coatings with enhanced tribological properties

June 12, 2017 - 7:45am
New generation of affordable NanoDiamond coatings can reduce wear rate by as much as 85 percent, with Vickers hardness of as much as 1030 Hv after annealing, without increasing surface friction.