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Simultaneous Design and Nanomanufacturing Speeds Up Fabrication: Method enhances broadband light absorption in solar cells

Nanotech-Now - August 8, 2017 - 7:45am
Design and nanomanufacturing have collided inside a Northwestern University laboratory.

'Perfect Liquid' Quark-Gluon Plasma is the Most Vortical Fluid: Swirling soup of matter's fundamental building blocks spins ten billion trillion times faster than the most powerful tornado, setting new record for "vorticity"

Nanotech-Now - August 8, 2017 - 7:45am
Particle collisions recreating the quark-gluon plasma (QGP) that filled the early universe reveal that droplets of this primordial soup swirl far faster than any other fluid. The new analysis of data...

Nanometrics Announces Upcoming Investor Events

Nanotech-Now - August 8, 2017 - 7:45am
Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO), a leading provider of advanced process control systems, today announced its participation in the following investor events:

Clarifiying complex chemical processes with quantum computers

Nanotech-Now - August 8, 2017 - 7:45am
Specialists expect nothing less than a technological revolution from quantum computers, which they hope will soon allow them to solve problems that are currently too complex for classical supercompute...

Strem Chemicals Surpasses ChemStewards® Requirements: Strem Qualifies for SOCMA’s “Excellence” Ranking

Nanotech-Now - August 8, 2017 - 7:45am
Strem Chemical’s Newburyport, MA facility announced today that as a result of exceeding key performance requirements for the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates’ (SOCMA) ChemStewards® pro...

Technology Companies Join Forces for TEM Imaging and Analysis

Nanotech-Now - August 8, 2017 - 7:45am
Those working with nanomaterials now have an integrated approach to the imaging and analysis process thanks to a new partnership between nanomaterial software company, FullScaleNANO, and SCIENION AG,...

GLOBALFOUNDRIES, Silicon Mobility Deliver the Industry’s First Automotive FPCU to Boost Performance for Hybrid and Electric Vehicles: Silicon Mobility and GF’s 55nm LPx -enabled platform, with SST’s highly-reliable SuperFlash® memory technology, boosts au

Nanotech-Now - August 8, 2017 - 7:45am
GLOBALFOUNDRIES and Silicon Mobility today announced they have successfully produced the industry’s first automotive Field Programmable Controller Unit (FPCU) solution, called OLEA® T222. The FPCU sol...

New approach on research and design for CQD catalysts in World Scientific NANO

Nanotech-Now - August 8, 2017 - 7:45am
A new study that provides a new approach for the rational design of carbon quantum dots (CQD) modified catalysts with potential applications in energy and environmental areas has published in World Sc...

Nanopatterning technique records structural colour at low cost

Nanotechweb - August 8, 2017 - 1:40am
New method combining nanoimprint and optical patterning allows long-term archiving of information in an obsolescence-proof form.

Smaller is better for inertial nanosensors

Nanotechweb - August 7, 2017 - 8:04am
Flash: Decreasing the size avoids stiction, allowing greater sensitivity and reliability.

Photonic nanostructures by design

Nanotechweb - August 7, 2017 - 4:58am
Wrinkle lithography and computer-based calculations are a winning combination for making quasi-random structured surfaces.

NanoVelcro microchips for prenatal testing

Nanotechweb - August 7, 2017 - 4:48am
New non-invasive technique could be a safer alternative to amniocentesis and chorionic villus sampling.

JPK reports on how the University of Glasgow is using their NanoWizard® AFM and CellHesion module to study how cells interact with their surroundings

Nanotech-Now - August 6, 2017 - 7:45am
JPK Instruments, a world-leading manufacturer of nanoanalytic instrumentation for research in life sciences and soft matter, is pleased to report on the Yin group in the Division of Biomedical Enginee...

The Physics Department of King’s College, London, uses the Quorum Q150T ES to gold coat samples for enhanced scanning electron microscopy imaging

Nanotech-Now - August 6, 2017 - 7:45am
Quorum Technologies, market and technology leaders in electron microscopy coating and cryogenic preparation products, talk about how the Physics Department at King's College, London, chose the Q150T E...

180 Degree Capital Corp. Appoints Investment Banking Veteran Parker Weil to Its Board of Directors

Nanotech-Now - August 4, 2017 - 8:58pm
180 Degree Capital Corp. ("180") (NASDAQ:TURN) announced today that it has appointed investment banking veteran Parker A. Weil to its Board of Directors.

Protein-capturing nanoparticles boost immune response to cancer

Nanotechweb - August 4, 2017 - 8:05am
(with video) Coupled with radiotherapy, the new approach helps fight secondary tumours outside of the irradiated area.

New nanostructured device boosts infrared spectroscopy

Nanotechweb - August 4, 2017 - 6:01am
Flash: More efficient light trapping means greater molecular sensitivity.

Announcing the successful industrial feasibility test of a turnkey quantum Hall system for graphene characterisation and primary resistance metrology

Nanotech-Now - August 3, 2017 - 7:45am
Oxford Instrument announces the successful completion of the collaborative project with National Physical Laboratory (NPL) and the National Graphene Institute (NGI) at University of Manchester. The pr...

Magnetized viruses attack harmful bacteria: Rice, China team uses phage-enhanced nanoparticles to kill bacteria that foul water treatment systems

Nanotech-Now - August 3, 2017 - 7:45am
Magnetic nanoparticle clusters have the power to punch through biofilms to reach bacteria that can foul water treatment systems, according to scientists at Rice University and the University of Scienc...

One-nanometer trimetallic alloy particles created

Nanotech-Now - August 3, 2017 - 7:45am
Background The principal component of petroleum and natural gas are hydrocarbons and their mixtures, and are indispensable as resources supporting modern infrastructure as raw materials for the pet...