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Semiconducting polymers could make good e-skin

Nanotechweb - November 17, 2016 - 4:26am
Materials that stretch and heal themselves might be used to make advanced organic electronic films.

HAVANA (CUBA)'2017 AES-ATEMA Int. Conference

InterNano - Upcoming Events - November 15, 2016 - 9:03pm
ConferenceMonday, March 27, 2017 to Friday, March 31, 2017HAVANA, CUBA https://havana2017site.wordpress.com/ On "Advances and Trends in Engineering Materials and their Applications".

2-D material a brittle surprise: Rice University researchers finds molybdenum diselenide not as strong as they thought

Nanotech-Now - November 15, 2016 - 7:45am
Scientists at Rice University have discovered that an atom-thick material being eyed for flexible electronics and next-generation optical devices is more brittle than they expected.

Nanobiotix announces preclinical immuno-oncology data at the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer meeting

Nanotech-Now - November 15, 2016 - 7:45am
NANOBIOTIX (Euronext: NANO – ISIN: FR0011341205), a late clinical-stage nanomedicine company pioneering novel approaches for the local treatment of cancer, today announces preclinical data demonstrati...

Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Presents New Data on ARC-AAT

Nanotech-Now - November 15, 2016 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARWR) delivered a poster presentation with Phase 1 clinical data and an oral presentation with preclinical data on ARC-AAT, its investigational medicine for th...

UCR researchers discover new method to dissipate heat in electronic devices: By modulating the flow of phonons through semiconductor nanowires, engineers can create smaller and faster devices

Nanotech-Now - November 15, 2016 - 7:45am
Controlling the flow of heat through semiconductor materials is an important challenge in developing smaller and faster computer chips, high-performance solar panels, and better lasers and biomedical...

Scientists come up with light-driven motors to power nanorobots of the future: Researchers from Russia and Ukraine propose a nanosized motor controlled by a laser with potential applications across the natural sciences and medicine

Nanotech-Now - November 15, 2016 - 7:45am
Scientists from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT), Semenov Institute of Chemical Physics of the Russian Academy of Sciences (ICP RAS), and Chuiko Institute of Surface Chemistry of...

Water, water -- the two types of liquid water: Understanding water's behavior could help with Alzheimer's research

Nanotech-Now - November 15, 2016 - 7:45am
There are two types of liquid water, according to research carried out by an international scientific collaboration. This new peculiarity adds to the growing list of strange phenomena in what we imagi...

New Book by Nobel Laureate Tells Story of Chemistry’s New Field: Fraser Stoddart explains the mechanical bond and where it is taking scientists

Nanotech-Now - November 15, 2016 - 7:45am
•Northwestern alumnus Carson Bruns is co-author of the very visual book •New bonds are few and far between in chemistry, Stoddart says •Mechanical bond has made tiny molecular machines possible •Me...

Picocavity confines light to smallest volume ever

Nanotechweb - November 14, 2016 - 4:24am
'World’s smallest magnifying glass' could be used to study how light and matter interact at the tiniest scales.

Companies Now Can Bring Fast and Accurate Nanoparticle Analysis In-House

Nanotech-Now - November 12, 2016 - 7:45am
Nanotechnology manufacturers seeking ways to measure and analyze nanoparticles now have a simple, fast, accurate and cost-effective tool thanks to the recent release of NanoMet by developer FullScaleN...

Vesper a Finalist for Two ACE Awards: Ultimate Products and Innovator of the Year -- Industry’s first piezoelectric MEMS microphone and Vesper CTO Bobby Littrell recognized for prestigious electronics-industry awards

Nanotech-Now - November 12, 2016 - 7:45am
Vesper, developer of the world’s most advanced acoustic sensors, is a finalist for two Annual Creativity in Electronics (ACE) Awards: VM1000, the first piezoelectric MEMS microphone, for Ultimate Prod...

Rice expands graphene repertoire with MRI contrast agent: Metal-free fluorinated graphene shows no signs of toxicity in cell culture tests

Nanotech-Now - November 12, 2016 - 7:45am
Graphene, the atomically thin sheets of carbon that materials scientists are hoping to use for everything from nanoelectronics and aircraft de-icers to batteries and bone implants, may also find use a...

Trickling electrons: Close to absolute zero, the particles exhibit their quantum nature

Nanotech-Now - November 12, 2016 - 7:45am
What would happen if an electric current no longer flowed, but trickled instead? This was the question investigated by researchers working with Christian Ast at the Max Planck Institute for Solid Stat...

When crystal vibrations' inner clock drives superconductivity: Tweaking equations to drive greater superconductivity-inducing crystal vibrations proves theoretical possibility of creating higher temperature superconductors

Nanotech-Now - November 12, 2016 - 7:45am
Superconductivity is like an Eldorado for electrons, as they flow without resistance through a conductor. However, it only occurs below a very low critical temperature. Physicists now believe they can...