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Modified Dye Molecules Serve as Building Blocks of Self-Assembling Molecular Networks on Graphene

InterNano Industry News - April 29, 2016 - 3:45am
Organic photovoltaics bear great potential for large-scale, cost-effective solar power generation. One challenge to be surmounted is the poor ordering of the thin layers on top of the electrodes....
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Polymeric nanoparticles deliver anti-inflammatory proteins

Nanotechweb - April 29, 2016 - 1:15am
A potential new therapy for patients with high risk cardiovascular disease.

Massachusetts Awards $3 Million to Northeastern University to Drive Development of Smart Sensors and Nanoscale Materials

National Nanomanufacturing Network - April 28, 2016 - 10:42am
Today the Baker-Polito Administration announced a $3 million grant to Northeastern University to establish the Advanced Nanomanufacturing Cluster for Smart Sensors and Materials (“ANSSeM”), a conso

Ingenious method enables sharper flat-panel displays at lower energy costs

National Nanomanufacturing Network - April 28, 2016 - 10:10am
Neal Singer, Sandia National Laboratories - NewsA perpetual quest of manufacturers and viewers is for ever-brighter colors and better images for flat-panel displays built from less expensive materials that also use less electricity.

“Teslaphoresis” assembles nanostructures

Nanotechweb - April 28, 2016 - 3:48am
(with videos) A new use for the Tesla coil.

Why quantum cryptography could be a one-way street

Nanotechweb - April 28, 2016 - 1:14am
Physicists show asymmetry in nonlocality of quantum states.

If You Want to Purify Liquid Crystals from Ions, Always Check the Purity of Nanoparticles

National Nanomanufacturing Network - April 27, 2016 - 9:22am
Yuriy Garbovskiy, PhD; University of Colorado Colorado SpringsLiquid crystal devices (laptops, cameras, mobile phones, TVs, monitors, etc.) became an important facet of modern society.

Bruker Introduces First of Its Kind Dimensional Analysis System: The Novel Contour CMM™ System Fully Integrates 3D Coordinate Measurements with Nanoscale Surface Height, Texture, Waviness and Form Characterization

Nanotech-Now - April 27, 2016 - 7:45am
At the 30th Control International (www.control-messe.de) trade fair for quality assurance, Bruker (NASDAQ: BRKR) today announced the release of the innovative and unique Contour CMM™ dimensional anal...

Bruker Introduces Dimension FastScan Pro Industrial AFM: Providing Nanometer-Resolution at High Scan Rates for up to 300-mm Samples

Nanotech-Now - April 27, 2016 - 7:45am
Bruker today announced the release of the Dimension FastScan Pro™ Automated AFM Nano-Metrology System for high-volume measurement environments. FastScan Pro renders performance previously achievable o...

Flipping a chemical switch helps perovskite solar cells beat the heat

Nanotech-Now - April 27, 2016 - 7:45am
Thin films of crystalline materials called perovskites provide a promising new way of making inexpensive and efficient solar cells. Now, an international team of researchers has shown a way of flippi...

The reliability of material simulations put to test

Nanotech-Now - April 27, 2016 - 7:45am
Several international scientists from over 30 universities and institutes teamed to investigate to what extent quantum simulations of material properties agree when they are performed by different res...

Scientists propose non-animal tools for assessing the toxicity of nanomaterials: Particle and Fibre Toxicology publishes recommendations from expert group meeting

Nanotech-Now - April 27, 2016 - 7:45am
A workshop organized last year by the PETA International Science Consortium Ltd has resulted in an article published today in the journal Particle and Fibre Toxicology. It describes aerosol generation...

New spin Seebeck thermoelectric device with higher conversion efficiency created

Nanotech-Now - April 27, 2016 - 7:45am
A thermoelectric (TE) device*1 using cutting edge thermoelectric conversion technology has been created by a team comprising NEC Corporation, NEC TOKIN Corporation and Tohoku University.

Physicists detect the enigmatic spin momentum of light

Nanotech-Now - April 27, 2016 - 7:45am
Ever since Kepler's observation in the 17th century that sunlight is one of the reasons that the tails of comets to always face away from the sun, it has been understood that light exerts pressure in...

The light stuff: A brand-new way to produce electron spin currents - Colorado State University physicists are the first to demonstrate using non-polarized light to produce a spin voltage in a metal

Nanotech-Now - April 27, 2016 - 7:45am
With apologies to Isaac Asimov, the most exciting phase to hear in science isn't "Eureka," but "That's funny..." A "that's funny" moment in a Colorado State University physics lab has led to a fund...

XEI Scientific and the University of Southern California collaborate on the use of downstream plasma cleaning in sample preparation and publish a paper in ACS Photonics

Nanotech-Now - April 27, 2016 - 7:45am
XEI Scientific Inc. reports on the latest publication from their user group at the Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles. The paper rele...

Rare Earth atoms see the light: Physicist Dirk Bouwmeester discovers a promising route for combined optical and solid state-based quantum information processing

Nanotech-Now - April 27, 2016 - 7:45am
Tiny units of matter and chemistry that they are, atoms constitute the entire universe. Some rare atoms can store quantum information, an important phenomenon for scientists in their ongoing quest for...