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Nanogels help repair the heart

Nanotechweb - September 25, 2017 - 6:13am
New technique stimulates cell regeneration in cardiac tissue without triggering an inflammatory response.

Cobalt nanoparticles for making amines cheaply and simply

Nanotechweb - September 25, 2017 - 6:08am
New catalyst could compete with those based on precious metals for the industrially important reductive amination reaction.

Graphene variants promise new possibilities

Nanotechweb - September 22, 2017 - 6:21am
Modified forms of few-layer graphene allow novel applications in flexible optoelectronics.

Playdough-inspired technique makes patchy particles

Nanotechweb - September 22, 2017 - 5:05am
“Colloidal fusion” can be used to construct nanocrystals that spontaneously self-assemble into more complex architectures.

GLOBALFOUNDRIES and Soitec Enter Into Long-term Supply Agreement on FD-SOI Wafers: Strategic milestone to help guarantee a secure, high-volume supply of FD-SOI technology

Nanotech-Now - September 21, 2017 - 7:45am
GLOBALFOUNDRIES and Soitec today announced that they have entered into a five-year agreement to ensure the volume supply of state-of-the-art fully depleted silicon-on-insulator (FD-SOI) wafers. This a...

GLOBALFOUNDRIES Announces Availability of mmWave and RF/Analog on Leading FDX™ FD-SOI Technology Platform: Technology solution delivers ‘connected intelligence’ to next generation high-volume wireless and IoT applications with lower power and significantl

Nanotech-Now - September 21, 2017 - 7:45am
GLOBALFOUNDRIES today announced the availability of its radio frequency/analog PDK (22FDX®-rfa) solution for next-generation wireless and IoT chipsets and its mmWave PDK (22FDX®-mmWave) solution for e...

GLOBALFOUNDRIES Announces Availability of Embedded MRAM on Leading 22FDX® FD-SOI Platform: Advanced embedded non-volatile memory solution delivers ‘connected intelligence’ by expanding SoC capabilities on the 22nm process node

Nanotech-Now - September 21, 2017 - 7:45am
GLOBALFOUNDRIES today announced the availability of its scalable, embedded magnetoresistive non-volatile memory (eMRAM) technology on the company’s 22nm FD-SOI (22FDX®) platform. As the industry’s mos...

GLOBALFOUNDRIES Delivers 8SW RF SOI Technology for Next-Generation Mobile and 5G Applications: Advanced 8SW 300mm SOI technology enables cost-effective, high-performance RF front-end modules for 4G LTE mobile and sub-6GHz 5G applications

Nanotech-Now - September 21, 2017 - 7:45am
GLOBALFOUNDRIES today announced the availability of the industry’s first RF SOI foundry solution manufactured on 300mm wafers. The company’s most advanced RF SOI technology, 8SW SOI, delivers signific...

GLOBALFOUNDRIES Unveils Vision and Roadmap for Next-Generation 5G Applications: Technology platforms are uniquely positioned to enable a new era of ‘connected intelligence’ with the transition to 5G

Nanotech-Now - September 21, 2017 - 7:45am
GLOBALFOUNDRIES today announced its vision and roadmap for a sweeping range of technology platforms designed to help customers transition to next-generation 5G wireless networks. The company offers th...

GLOBALFOUNDRIES Delivers Custom 14nm FinFET Technology for IBM Systems: Jointly developed 14HP process is world’s only technology that leverages both FinFET and SOI

Nanotech-Now - September 21, 2017 - 7:45am
GLOBALFOUNDRIES is now delivering in volume its 14nm High Performance (HP) technology that will enable IBM’s next-generation of processors for server systems. The jointly developed 14HP process is spe...

GLOBALFOUNDRIES Introduces New 12nm FinFET Technology for High-Performance Applications

Nanotech-Now - September 21, 2017 - 7:45am
New 12LP technology offers density and performance improvement over current generation Platform features enhancements for next-gen automotive electronics and RF/analog applications

Copper catalyst yields high efficiency CO2-to-fuels conversion: Berkeley Lab scientists discover critical role of nanoparticle transformation

Nanotech-Now - September 21, 2017 - 7:45am
Scientists at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have developed a new electrocatalyst that can directly convert carbon dioxide into multicarbon fuels and a...

Leti Develops Proof of Concept to Test Wireless Systems in Aircraft: Will Present Results of Joint Project at AeroTech Conference And Exhibition in Fort Worth, Texas, Sept. 26-28

Nanotech-Now - September 21, 2017 - 7:45am
Leti, a technology research institute of CEA Tech, announced today it has developed a methodology for testing high-speed wireless communications on airplanes that allows different system deployments i...

Solar-to-fuel system recycles CO2 to make ethanol and ethylene: Berkeley Lab advance is first demonstration of efficient, light-powered production of fuel via artificial photosynthesis

Nanotech-Now - September 21, 2017 - 7:45am
Scientists at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have harnessed the power of photosynthesis to convert carbon dioxide into fuels and alcohols at efficienci...

Silica-coated synthetic melanin makes brightly coloured supraballs

Nanotechweb - September 20, 2017 - 1:22am
Structural colours inspired by duck feathers could be directly added to paints, plastics and coatings, and even be used as UV-resistant inks and cosmetics.

New quantum phenomena in graphene superlattices

Nanotech-Now - September 19, 2017 - 7:45am
A team of Graphene Flagship researchers led by the University of Manchester reported in the journal Science showing the first new type of quantum oscillation to be reported for thirty years. This occu...

Do titanium dioxide particles from orthopedic implants disrupt bone repair?

Nanotech-Now - September 19, 2017 - 7:45am
Researchers from the Mayo Clinic have proposed that negative cellular responses to titanium-based nanoparticles released from metal implants interfere in bone formation and resorption at the site of r...

Hydrogen power moves a step closer: Physicists are developing methods of creating renewable fuel from water using quantum technology

Nanotech-Now - September 19, 2017 - 7:45am
Renewable hydrogen can already be produced by photoelectrolysis where solar power is used to split water molecules into oxygen and hydrogen.

New insights into nanocrystal growth in liquid: Understanding process that creates complex crystals important for energy applications

Nanotech-Now - September 19, 2017 - 7:45am
Many seashells, minerals, and semiconductor nanomaterials are made up of smaller crystals, which are assembled together like the pieces of a puzzle. Now, researchers have measured the forces that caus...

Corrosion in real time: UCSB researchers get a nanoscale glimpse of crevice and pitting corrosion as it happens

Nanotech-Now - September 19, 2017 - 7:45am
What affects almost everything made of metal, from cars to boats to underground pipes and even the fillings in your teeth? Corrosion -- a slow process of decay. At a global cost of trillions of dollar...