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Perovskite edge states help dissociate excitons

Nanotechweb - March 15, 2017 - 8:42am
(with video) The result is an increase in the power conversion efficiency to 12% in “Ruddlesden–Popper” perovskites greater than two units thick and a five-fold enhancement in the efficiency of a photovoltaic cell made from these materials.

MIPT physicists predict the existence of unusual optical composites

Nanotech-Now - March 14, 2017 - 7:45am
Physicists from MIPT have predicted the existence of transparent composite media with unusual optical properties. Using graphics card based simulations, scientists studied regular volume structures co...

Perovskite edges can be tuned for optoelectronic performance: Layered 2D material improves efficiency for solar cells and LEDs

Nanotech-Now - March 14, 2017 - 7:45am
In the eternal search for next generation high-efficiency solar cells and LEDs, scientists at Los Alamos National Laboratory and their partners are creating innovative 2D layered hybrid perovskites t...

Imaging the inner workings of a sodium-metal sulfide battery for first time: Understanding how the structural and chemical makeup of the material changes during the charge/discharge process could help scientists advance battery design for future energy st

Nanotech-Now - March 14, 2017 - 7:45am
Sometimes understanding how a problem arises in the first place is key to finding its solution. For a team of scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory, taking...

Rice lab expands palette for color-changing glass: Nanophotonics team creates low-voltage, multicolor, electrochromic glass

Nanotech-Now - March 14, 2017 - 7:45am
Rice University's latest nanophotonics research could expand the color palette for companies in the fast-growing market for glass windows that change color at the flick of an electric switch.<...

Leti Announces Backside Shield that Protects Microchips from Physical Attacks

Nanotech-Now - March 14, 2017 - 7:45am
Leti, a research institute of CEA Tech, today announced it has developed a shield that can help protect electronic devices against physical attacks from the chips’ backside. Integrated circuits (ICs)...

Biophysicists propose new approach for membrane protein crystallization

Nanotech-Now - March 14, 2017 - 7:45am
A team of scientists from the Laboratory for Advanced Studies of Membrane Proteins at MIPT, Research Center Jülich (Germany), and Institut de Biologie Structurale (France) have developed a new approac...

JPK’s NanoWizard® AFM systems are used at the University of Sheffield to understand soft matter and biological systems at the molecular scale

Nanotech-Now - March 14, 2017 - 7:45am
JPK Instruments, a world-leading manufacturer of nanoanalytic instrumentation for research in life sciences and soft matter, works closely with users at the University of Sheffield where their NanoWiz...

Space energy technology restored to make power stations more efficient: Scientists use graphene to reinvent abandoned heat energy converter technology

Nanotech-Now - March 14, 2017 - 7:45am
Satellite-powering technology that was abandoned decades ago has been reinvented to potentially work with traditional power stations to help them convert heat to electricity more efficiently, meaning...

Nanoengineers 3-D print biomimetic blood vessel networks

Nanotech-Now - March 12, 2017 - 7:45am
Nanoengineers at the University of California San Diego have 3D printed a lifelike, functional blood vessel network that could pave the way toward artificial organs and regenerative therapies.

A SOI wafer is a suitable substrate for gallium nitride crystals: Improved characteristics in power electronics and radio applications can be achieved by using a SOI wafer for gallium nitride growth

Nanotech-Now - March 12, 2017 - 7:45am
In cooperation with Okmetic Oy and the Polish ITME, researchers at Aalto University have studied the application of SOI (Silicon On Insulator) wafers, which are used as a platform for manufacturing di...

Flash Nano: Single-atom memory

Nanotechweb - March 10, 2017 - 2:14pm
Researchers store binary information in the magnetic spin of a holmium atom using a scanning tunnelling microscope.

Graphene sheets capture cells efficiently: New method could enable pinpoint diagnostics on individual blood cells

Nanotech-Now - March 10, 2017 - 7:45am
A single cell can contain a wealth of information about the health of an individual. Now, a new method developed at MIT and National Chiao Tung University could make it possible to capture and analyze...

Applied Graphene Materials plc - Significant commercial progress in AGM’s three core sectors

Nanotech-Now - March 10, 2017 - 7:45am
Ahead of the Company’s interim results for the six months ended 31 January 2017, which are expected to be announced on 11th April 2017, Applied Graphene Materials, the producer of specialty graphene m...

Plasmonic gold nanoplatform distinguishes between Dengue and Zika

Nanotechweb - March 10, 2017 - 7:25am
The first multiplexed serological test that can quickly tell the difference between two diseases that often produce the same symptoms.

Flash Nano: Smaller graphene transistors map brain activity

Nanotechweb - March 10, 2017 - 6:57am
Graphene solution-gated field-effect transistors provide competitive alternatives to existing platinum microelectrode arrays for neural interfaces.

Bone nanosubstructure inspires crack-free steel

Nanotechweb - March 10, 2017 - 6:29am
New steel is much more resistant to fatigue and so cracks less easily when stressed.

Nano Nugget featuring Paul Weiss

InterNano Industry News - March 10, 2017 - 4:45am
Date: Fri, 10/14/2016Paul Weiss, Editor-in-Chief of ACS Nano, discusses the exciting potential impacts of nanotechnology at the intersection of other fields. This video was produced by the American Chemical Society. Education center: OffEducation center weight: 0Research centers & networks: OffResearch centers & networks weight: 0Connect with Nano.gov: OffConnect with Nano.gov weight: 0Stay connected with the NNI: OffNews: Nano TV/RadioStay connected with the NNI weight: 0Nanotechnology facts: OffNanotechnology facts weight: 0Catch all weight: 0Featured: offDr. Weiss discusses nanotechnology's impact on other fields. This video was produced by the American Chemical Society.
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Nano Nugget featuring Chad Mirkin

InterNano Industry News - March 10, 2017 - 4:45am
Date: Fri, 10/14/2016Chad Mirkin, Director of the International Institute for Nanotechnology, discusses his research and some promising areas of nanotechnology. This video was produced by the American Chemical Society. Education center: OffEducation center weight: 0Research centers & networks: OffResearch centers & networks weight: 0Connect with Nano.gov: OffConnect with Nano.gov weight: 0Stay connected with the NNI: OffNews: Nano TV/RadioStay connected with the NNI weight: 0Nanotechnology facts: OffNanotechnology facts weight: 0Catch all weight: 0Featured: offDr. Mirkin discusses some promising areas of nanotechnology. This video was produced by the American Chemical Society.
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Nanotech 2017 Conference & Expo

InterNano - Upcoming Events - March 9, 2017 - 12:50pm
ConferenceMonday, May 15, 2017 to Wednesday, May 17, 2017Washington D.C. http://www.techconnectworld.com/Nanotech2017/ The world’s largest nanotechnology event, Nanotech 2017, delivers application-focused research from the top international academic, government and private industry labs. Thousands of leading researchers, scientists, engineers and technology developers participate in Nanotech to identify new technology trends, development tools, product opportunities, R&D collaborations, and commercialization partners. Join the global community that has been working together for over 18 years to integrate nanotechnology into industry with a focus on scale, safety and cost-effectiveness.