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Teri Odom and Richard Van Duyne Honored by Department of Defense: Each will receive $3 million over five years to conduct high-risk, high-payoff research

Nanotech-Now - April 5, 2017 - 6:25am
Teri Odom will design novel 3-D nanoscale metamaterials Richard Van Duyne will work to control chemical reaction pathways and dynamics

Leti Marking 50th Anniversary with Events and Workshops in France, Asia and the U.S.: ‘Innovation Institute’ Has Launched 60 Startups, Invented Silicon-on-Insulator Technology and Offered the First Complete 300mm line for 3D Technologies

Nanotech-Now - April 5, 2017 - 6:25am
Leti, a research institute of CEA Tech, is marking its 50th anniversary this year during industry events and workshops in Grenoble, Tokyo, and Taipei and at both SEMICON West and IEDM 2017 in San Fran...

180 Degree Capital Corp. Announces the Start of Kevin Rendino as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and Completion of its Transition to a Registered Closed-End Fund

Nanotech-Now - April 5, 2017 - 6:25am
180 Degree Capital Corp. (NASDAQ:TURN), ("180" and the "Company") announced today that Kevin Rendino has formally joined the Company as its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Rendino is a fina...

Wearable, low-cost nanowire sensor to measure skin hydration

InterNano Industry News - April 5, 2017 - 2:25am
Researchers have developed a wearable, wireless sensor that can monitor a person's skin hydration for use in applications that need to detect dehydration before it poses a health problem.
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Water-based and biocompatible 2D inks for printed electronics

InterNano Industry News - April 5, 2017 - 2:25am
Researchers have developed a method of producing water-based and inkjet printable 2D material inks, which could bring 2D crystal heterostructures from the lab into real-world products.
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Big plans for nanotechnology - The Kingston Whig-Standard

InterNano Industry News - April 5, 2017 - 2:25am
The Kingston Whig-StandardBig plans for nanotechnologyThe Kingston Whig-StandardRobert Knobel, a professor of physics at Queen's University and lead researcher at NanoFabrication Kingston (formerly Kingston Nano-Fabrication Laboratory), leads a tour through the rebranded and revamped research space at Innovation Park on Thursday ...and more »
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Imprinting nano patterns on the inside and outside of polymer fibers

InterNano Industry News - April 5, 2017 - 2:25am
Researchers have come up with a simple and innovative technique for drawing or imprinting complex, nanometric patterns on hollow polymer fibers.
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Donut-shaped nanomagnets induce new magnetization states

Nanotechweb - April 4, 2017 - 11:34am
By introducing a constantly varying curvature in a nanomagnet, researchers find stable vortex–antivortex pairs, and take a step towards magnetization-based logic devices.

NIST physicists show ion pairs perform enhanced 'spooky action'

Nanotech-Now - April 3, 2017 - 7:45am
Adding to strong recent demonstrations that particles of light perform what Einstein called "spooky action at a distance," in which two separated objects can have a connection that exceeds everyday ex...

Gold standards for nanoparticles: Understanding how small organic ions stabilize gold nanoparticles may allow for better control

Nanotech-Now - April 3, 2017 - 7:45am
Expanding the potential of gold nanoparticles for a range of uses requires methods to stabilize the clusters and control their size. Researchers at KAUST reveal how simple organic citrate ions, derive...

Tiny sensor lays groundwork for precision X-rays detection via endoscopy:Nanoscale fiber-integrated X-ray sensor opens new doors for medical imaging and radiotherapy

Nanotech-Now - April 3, 2017 - 7:45am
Using a tiny device known as an optical antenna, researchers have created an X-ray sensor that is integrated onto the end of an optical fiber just a few tens of microns in diameter. By detecting X-ray...

Researchers uncover secret of nanomaterial that makes harvesting sunlight easier

Nanotech-Now - April 3, 2017 - 7:45am
Using sunlight to drive chemical reactions, such as artificial photosynthesis, could soon become much more efficient thanks to nanomaterials.

Information storage with a nanoscale twist: Discovery of a novel rotational force inside magnetic vortices makes it easier to design ultrahigh capacity disk drives

Nanotech-Now - April 3, 2017 - 7:45am
Swirling objects known as magnetic vortices and skyrmions can be miniaturized without sacrificing mobility, a KAUST-led international research team has found. These findings are relevant for future "r...

Conductive gel framework helps make better batteries

Nanotechweb - April 3, 2017 - 7:28am
New polymer-based binder material enhances rate performance and cycle life of lithium-ion battery electrodes.

Stretchy nanowire-fibre hybrids make good neural probes

Nanotechweb - April 3, 2017 - 1:46am
Devices might be used to study the neural pathways involved with spinal function in patients suffering from traumatic spinal cord injury.

A big leap toward tinier lines: Self-assembly technique could lead to long-awaited, simple method for making smaller microchip patterns

Nanotech-Now - April 1, 2017 - 7:45am
For the last few decades, microchip manufacturers have been on a quest to find ways to make the patterns of wires and components in their microchips ever smaller, in order to fit more of them onto a s...

“Cysteine Rose” Wins 2016 Thermo Fisher Scientific Electron Microscopy Image Contest: Thermo Fisher honors Andrea Jacassi of the Italian Institute of Technology for image of cysteine crystals using focused ion beam techniques

Nanotech-Now - April 1, 2017 - 7:45am
Italian Institute of Technology’s Andrea Jacassi is the grand prize winner of the Sixth Annual 2016 Thermo Fisher Scientific Electron Microscopy image contest for his “Cysteine Rose” image. The image,...

Flash nano: Long nanotubes are excellent heat conductors

Nanotechweb - March 31, 2017 - 12:31pm
The thermal conductivity of singled-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) increases with their length on scales of several millimetres.

Watching ionic liquids freeze

Nanotechweb - March 30, 2017 - 8:12am
New measurements could help develop these dense electrolytes for applications in energy storage and lubrication.

ATTOPSEMI Technology Joins FDXcelerator Program to Deliver Advanced Non-Volatile Memory IP to GLOBALFOUNDRIES 22 FDX® Technology Platform: Leading-edge I-fuse™ brings higher reliability, smaller cell size and ease of programmability for consumer, automoti

Nanotech-Now - March 30, 2017 - 7:45am
ATTOPSEMI Technology, Ltd. today announced that it has joined GLOBALFOUNDRIES’ FDXcelerator™ Partner Program, to provide a scalable, non-volatile one-time programmable (OTP) memory IP to be compatibl...