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New research could revolutionize flexible electronics, solar cells

Nanotech-Now - October 17, 2015 - 7:45am
Binghamton University researchers have demonstrated an eco-friendly process that enables unprecedented spatial control over the electrical properties of graphene oxide. This two-dimensional nanomateri...

Turning clothing into information displays

InterNano Industry News - October 17, 2015 - 3:45am
Researchers have demonstrated the world?s first stretchable and conformable thin-film transistor (TFT) driven LED display laminated into textiles.
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Nanosheet flow meters find sensor stability

Nanotechweb - October 16, 2015 - 5:28am
A quick and simple synthesis approach yields nanosheets with high stability under air flow sensor conditions.

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National Nanomanufacturing Network - October 15, 2015 - 2:49pm
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Rice, MD Anderson win $1.8M for nanotech, cancer training

National Nanomanufacturing Network - October 15, 2015 - 2:35pm
Jade Boyd, Science Editor, Rice University's Office of Public AffairsRice University and the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have won a five-year, $1.8 million grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to train graduate students and postdoctoral r

Park Systems Announces Webinar on Nanostructured Smart Coatings Using Nanoparticle Additives for Improved Performance - Oct 15, 2015

Nanotech-Now - October 15, 2015 - 7:45am
Park Systems, world-leader in atomic force microscopy (AFM) today announced a webinar titled Smart Nanostructured Coatings to provide a comprehensive overview of the innovations in smart coatings usin...

Park Systems, World Leading Supplier of AFM Announces Distribution Partnership Agreement in Japan with JEOL, World Leading Supplier of TEM and SEM

Nanotech-Now - October 15, 2015 - 7:45am
Park Systems, world-leader in atomic force microscopy (AFM) today announced a partnership agreement between their subsidiary Park Systems Japan and JEOL Ltd. to distribute Park Systems Atomic Force Mi...

U researchers create light emitting diodes from food and beverage waste: Development can offer an environmentally sustainable alternative to current methods

Nanotech-Now - October 15, 2015 - 7:45am
Most Christmas lights, DVD players, televisions and flashlights have one thing in common: they're made with light emitting diodes (LEDs). LEDs are widely used for a variety of applications and have be...

Chalmers researchers extend the lifetime of atoms using a mirror: In an experiment researchers at Chalmers University of Technology have got an artificial atom to survive ten times longer than normal by positioning the atom in front of a mirror. The findi

Nanotech-Now - October 15, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology have succeeded in an experiment where they get an artificial atom to survive ten times longer than normal by positioning the atom in front of a mirror...

A resonator for electrons

Nanotech-Now - October 15, 2015 - 7:45am
More than two thousand years ago the Greek inventor and philosopher Archimedes already came up with the idea of using a curved mirror to reflect light in such a way as to focus it into a point - legen...

Toward clearer, cheaper imaging of ultrafast phenomena: A new, all-optical method for compressing narrow electron pulses to a billionth of a billionth of a second could improve real-time movies of chemical reactions and other ultrafast processes

Nanotech-Now - October 15, 2015 - 7:45am
Many mysteries of nature are locked up in the world of the very small and the very fast. Chemical reactions and material phase transitions, for example, happen on the scale of atoms -- which are about...

Scientific breakthrough can lead to cheaper and environmentally friendly solar cells

Nanotech-Now - October 15, 2015 - 7:45am
The hope is to develop efficient and environmentally friendly solar energy applications. Solar energy is an inexhaustible resource that we currently only utilise to a very limited extent. Researchers...

Nanobots: The rise of the molecular machines (video)

Nanotech-Now - October 15, 2015 - 7:45am
Nanomachines - including nano-sized motors, rockets and even cars - are many orders of magnitude smaller than a human cell, but they have huge promise.

One direction: Researchers grow nanocircuitry with semiconducting graphene nanoribbons

Nanotech-Now - October 15, 2015 - 7:45am
In a development that could revolutionize electronic ciruitry, a research team from the University of Wisconsin at Madison (UW) and the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory has conf...

Researchers from Kiel and Bochum develop new information storage device

Nanotech-Now - October 15, 2015 - 7:45am
Scientists from Kiel University and the Ruhr Universität Bochum (RUB) have developed a new way to store information that uses ions to save data and electrons to read data. This could enable the size o...

Cavity 'exciton-polaritons' could help improve optoelectronics

Nanotechweb - October 15, 2015 - 6:13am
A new way to control how light interacts with atomically thin semiconducting crystal layers.

Nanowire LEDs could make flexible displays and lightbulbs

Nanotechweb - October 15, 2015 - 5:37am
Researchers in France have made the first flexible green and blue light-emitting diodes based on vertical nitride nanowires.

Genetic engineering boosts energy transport in artificial photosynthesis

Nanotechweb - October 14, 2015 - 6:36am
Viral scaffolding allows excitons to travel faster and further.

Silicon quantum logic gate is a first

Nanotechweb - October 14, 2015 - 6:30am
Device uses electron spin and is made by conventional semiconductor manufacturing processes.

nanotechweb.org autumn round-up

Nanotechweb - October 13, 2015 - 9:50am
(with movie)We look at the top stories on nanotechweb.org over the past three months.