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Breaching the horizons: Universal spreading laws confirmed: A novel toolbox developed to implement ultrafast simulations of quantum transport allowed to achieve unprecedented limits in the understanding of wave spreading mechanisms

Nanotech-Now - February 10, 2019 - 7:45am
The universal laws governing the dynamics of interacting quantum particles are yet to be fully revealed to the scientific community. A team of researchers at the Center for Theoretical Physics of Comp...

Current generation via quantum proton transfer

Nanotech-Now - February 8, 2019 - 7:45am
NIMS and Hokkaido University jointly discovered that proton transfer in electrochemical reactions is governed by the quantum tunneling effect (QTE) under the specific conditions. In addition, they mad...

Large, stable pieces of graphene produced with unique edge pattern: Breakthrough in graphene research

Nanotech-Now - February 8, 2019 - 7:45am
Graphene is a promising material for use in nanoelectronics. Its electronic properties depend greatly, however, on how the edges of the carbon layer are formed. Zigzag patterns are particularly intere...

Fighting cancer: Scientists developed a theory of 'collective behavior' of nanoparticles: Experiments with supercomputers are led by Russian and Scottish scientists

Nanotech-Now - February 6, 2019 - 7:45am
A computer experiment conducted by the scientists of Ural Federal University together with colleagues from Edinburgh showed that it is incorrect to describe the behavior of magnetic nanoparticles that...

VIS To Acquire GLOBALFOUNDRIES’ Fab 3E In Singapore

Nanotech-Now - February 6, 2019 - 7:45am
Vanguard International Semiconductor Corporation (VIS) and GLOBALFOUNDRIES (GF) today announced that VIS will acquire GF’s Fab 3E in Tampines, Singapore. The transaction includes buildings, facilities...

TOCHA will take a topological approach to the next generation of electronic, photonic and phononic devices

Nanotech-Now - February 6, 2019 - 7:45am
The European Project “Dissipationless topological channels for information transfer and quantum metrology” (TOCHA) is launching today a consortium of 9 leading institutions from 6 European countries....

Fluid-inspired material self-heals before your eyes: Coating for metals rapidly heals over scratches and scrapes to prevent corrosion

Nanotech-Now - February 6, 2019 - 7:45am
Novel material works by trapping oil within pockets of graphene When scratched, network releases free oil to readily flow and heal within seconds Could address localized corrosion, which causes larg...

Platinum forms nano-bubbles: Technologically important noble metal oxidises more readily than expected

Nanotech-Now - February 2, 2019 - 7:45am
Platinum, a noble metal, is oxidised more quickly than expected under conditions that are technologically relevant. This has emerged from a study jointly conducted by the DESY NanoLab and the Universi...

A Nanobiotechnology Startup from a small town in India attracts the Global Investors

Nanotech-Now - February 2, 2019 - 7:45am
Ariviya, a Nanotechnology Biotechnology Startup from a small town Pattukkottai in the State of Tamil Nadu, India who is developing a product called MammaryO to prevent a costly disease "Mastitis" in d...

A powerful catalyst for electrolysis of water that could help harness renewable energy

Nanotech-Now - February 2, 2019 - 7:45am
The importance of finding and improving renewable energy sources is becoming increasingly important. One strategy to generate energy is breaking water molecules (H2O) apart in an electrochemical react...

Disruptive by Design: Nano Now

Nanotech-Now - February 1, 2019 - 1:52pm
The drive toward increasingly capable, low-cost nanotechnologies will follow a trajectory similar to many macroscale products. The challenges associated with the Internet of Things will only increase...

Static electricity could charge our electronics: While common in everyday life, the science behind this phenomenon is not well understood

Nanotech-Now - January 31, 2019 - 7:45am
Unhappy with the life of your smartphone battery? Thought so. Help could be on the way from one of the most common, yet poorly understand, forms of power generation: static electricity.

‘GO dough’ makes graphene easy to shape and mold: New form of graphene oxide is fun to play with — and solves manufacturing challenges

Nanotech-Now - January 31, 2019 - 7:45am
GO dough can be shaped and reshaped into free-standing, 3D structures Product is a safer version of graphene oxide powders and much lighter than dispersions Can be readily transformed into high-qual...

Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals to Webcast Fiscal 2019 First Quarter Results

Nanotech-Now - January 31, 2019 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ARWR) today announced that it will host a webcast and conference call on February 7, 2019, at 4:30 p.m. EST to discuss its financial results for the fiscal 2019...

Self-assembling nanomaterial offers pathway to more efficient, affordable harnessing of solar power: The new materials produce a singlet fission reaction that creates more and extends the life of harvestable electronic charges

Nanotech-Now - January 31, 2019 - 7:45am
Solar rays are a plentiful, clean source of energy that is becoming increasingly important as the world works to shift away from power sources that contribute to global warming. But current methods of...

Shelley Claridge, an assistant professor at Purdue University, is leading research to improve electronic and energy conversion devices. (Image by Vincent Walter)

Nanotech-Now - January 31, 2019 - 7:45am
Tech wizards to tech novices may benefit from the ability to “grow” solar cells and advance electronics, computers and energy conversion devices.

Taking magnetism for a spin: Exploring the mysteries of skyrmions

Nanotech-Now - January 31, 2019 - 7:45am
Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory have discovered the relaxation dynamics of a zero-field state in skyrmions, a spinning magnetic phenomenon that has potential applications...

Kanazawa University research: A closed cage-like molecule that can be opened

Nanotech-Now - January 29, 2019 - 7:45am
Researchers at Kanazawa University and University of Tsukuba report in Chemistry – A European Journal the synthesis of a closed molecular cage with areas that can be opened. The opening is achieved t...

Elliot Scientific now representing Digital Holographic Microscopy company Lyncée Tec SA in the UK and Eire

Nanotech-Now - January 26, 2019 - 7:45am
Elliot Scientific has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Lyncée Tec SA, of Lausanne in Switzerland, to distribute and support their range of holographic microscopes based on the revolutio...

Oxford Instruments Supplies ITRI with Plasma Etch Solutions for MicroLED Development

Nanotech-Now - January 26, 2019 - 7:45am
Oxford Instruments Plasma Technology (OIPT), a leading supplier of plasma etch and deposition optoelectronics solutions have announced that Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) based in Hsi...