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In Belgium a national register for nanomaterials will enter into force on 1st January 2016. This is of significant importance as companies will be required to inform their Committee for Protection and Prevention at Work (CPPW) of the registration of nanomaterials.
Machine DesignAdvances in Metals Pave Way to Lighter VehiclesMachine Design“But a successful pilot demonstration is a critical next step to commercialization. It's is just too big a jump to go straight to ... If the process is perfected and commercialized, PNNL believes Mg could be made for $0.68/lb ($1.50/kg). using 25 ...
Hendren, Christine Ogilvie and Lowry, Gregory V. and Unrine, Jason M. and Wiesner, Mark R.. (2015) A functional assay-based strategy for nanomaterial risk forecasting. Science of The Total Environment. ISSN 00489697
The Nanomaterial Data Curation Initiative: A collaborative approach to assessing, evaluating, and advancing the state of the field
Hendren, Christine Ogilvie and Powers, Christina M and Hoover, Mark D and Harper, Stacey L. (2015) The Nanomaterial Data Curation Initiative: A collaborative approach to assessing, evaluating, and advancing the state of the field. Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology, 6. pp. 1752-1762. ISSN 2190-4286
Advances in manufacturing technology for quantum dots may soon lead to a new generation of LED lighting that produces a more user-friendly white light, while using less toxic materials and low-cost manufacturing processes that take advantage of simple microwave heating.
Simple, Inexpensive Nanotechnology-Based Method to Purify Drinking WaterAZoNano.com... more field studies in rural communities. In June, Dankovich teamed up with International Enterprises (iDE)-Bangladesh, an international nonprofit, in a field trial to explore commercialization of the silver nanoparticle paper filter for household ...
New research paves the way for rechargeable batteries with almost indefinite lifetimes, researchers say.
From the President: Priming the Innovation PipelineMIT Technology ReviewThere's a growing body of evidence from MIT and elsewhere that in a range of high-potential “tangible” fields such as nanomanufacturing and materials science, it may be possible to reproduce the process of rapid, relatively low-cost refinement and ...
SUSS MicroTec: New Competence-Center for Nanoimprint in North America - Business Wire (press release)
SUSS MicroTec: New Competence-Center for Nanoimprint in North AmericaBusiness Wire (press release)By combining our strengths in micro- and nanofabrication, we are able to provide superior nanoimprint capabilities to our researchers," stated Professor Mark Allen, Scientific Director of the Singh Center for Nanotechnology and Alfred Fitler Moore ...and more »
In two new studies, researchers from across the country spearheaded by Duke University faculty have begun to design the framework on which to build the emerging field of nanoinformatics....
When researchers dream about electronics of the future, they more or less dream of pouring liquids into a beaker, stirring them together and decanting a computer out onto the table. This field of...
A team of chemists says they have developed a technology to economically convert atmospheric CO2 directly into highly valued carbon nanofibers for industrial and consumer products.
Using a method they invented for joining disparate elemental layers into a stable material with uniform, predictable properties, researchers are testing an array of new combinations that may vastly expand the options available to create faster, smaller, more efficient energy storage, advanced electronics and wear-resistant materials.
Rice, Penn State open center for 2-D coatings: National Science Foundation selects universities to develop atom-thin materials with industry partners
A new center at Rice University and Pennsylvania State University will study, in collaboration with industry, the development of atom-thin two-dimensional coatings for a variety of uses.
A Korean team of scientists tune black phosphorus's band gap to form a superior conductor, allowing for the application to be mass produced for electronic and optoelectronics devices. The research team operating out of Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), affiliated with the Institute for Basic Science’s (IBS) Center for Artificial Low Dimensional Electronic Systems (CALDES), reported a tunable band gap in black phosphorus (BP), effectively modifying the semiconducting material into a unique state of matter with anisotropic dispersion. This research outcome potentially allows for great flexibility in the design and optimization of electronic and optoelectronic devices like solar panels and telecommunication lasers. Read More...
Needs of the semiconductor industry are driving development of material-removal method with atomic-level precision
Tailored ALD precursors form atomically thin layers of metals, dielectrics, and other compounds
Carbon Materials: Microwaving suspensions of graphite in an ionic liquid produces pristine form of ultrathin carbon
Molecular Electronics: Researchers report 24-fold improvement in the efficiency of metal-to-semiconductor electron transfer
Using a technique that mimics how plants use solar energy and forcing two otherwise incompatible molecules to work together to cover the full color spectrum, engineers from Yale University have significantly increased the efficiency of polymer solar cells. The researchers, in Dr. Andre Taylor’s Transformative Materials & Devices Lab, developed a solar cell that performed […] The post SEAS Engineers Develop More Efficient Solar Cells appeared first on SciTech Daily.