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The laser pulse that gets shorter all by itself: Ultrashort laser pulses have become an indispensable tool for atomic and molecular research; A new technology makes creating short infrared pulses easy and cheap

Nanotech-Now - January 28, 2015 - 7:45am
In a marathon, everyone starts at roughly the same place at roughly the same time. But the faster runners will gradually increase their lead, and in the end, the distribution of runners on the street...
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New pathway to valleytronics

Nanotech-Now - January 28, 2015 - 7:45am
A potential avenue to quantum computing currently generating quite the buzz in the high-tech industry is "valleytronics," in which information is coded based on the wavelike motion of electrons moving...
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Stomach acid-powered micromotors get their first test in a living animal

Nanotech-Now - January 28, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego have shown that a micromotor fueled by stomach acid can take a bubble-powered ride inside a mouse. These tiny motors, each about one-fifth the wi...
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Entanglement on a chip: Breakthrough promises secure communications and faster computers

Nanotech-Now - January 28, 2015 - 7:45am
Unlike Bilbo's magic ring, which entangles human hearts, engineers have created a new micro-ring that entangles individual particles of light, an important first step in a whole host of new technologi...
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Triggering mineralization Nature’s way

Nanotechweb - January 28, 2015 - 5:27am
In situ electron microscopy reveals the role acidic polymers play in allowing living organisms to form minerals.
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GS7 Graphene Sensor maybe Solution in Fight Against Cancer

Nanotech-Now - January 26, 2015 - 7:45am
New GS7 Sensor could well be the solution, already being touted as the only choice we have in the fight against cancer.
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Toyocolor to Launch New Carbon Nanotube Materials at nano tech 2015

Nanotech-Now - January 26, 2015 - 7:45am
Toyocolor Co., Ltd. (President and Representative Director, Hironori Sakai) today announced that it will showcase a new lineup of carbon nanotube (CNT)-related materials at nano tech 2015, the 14th In...
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NANOPOSTER 2015 - 5th Virtual Nanotechnology Conference - call for abstracts

Nanotech-Now - January 26, 2015 - 7:45am
The 5th Virtual Nanotechnology Poster Conference is here from 13 to 19 April 2015. Join the virtual event in 2015 and share your nanotech with 8000 members and 5500 Facebook followers of The Internati...
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Nanosensor Used for Simultaneous Determination of Effective Tea Components

Nanotech-Now - January 26, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers from University of Tehran used a simple, cost-effective and eco-friendly method to produce a sensor based on graphene nano-sheets with high sensitivity and simultaneously measure useful co...
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The latest fashion: Graphene edges can be tailor-made: Rice University theory shows it should be possible to tune material's properties

Nanotech-Now - January 26, 2015 - 7:45am
Theoretical physicists at Rice University are living on the edge as they study the astounding properties of graphene. In a new study, they figure out how researchers can fracture graphene nanoribbons...
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New technique helps probe performance of organic solar cell materials

Nanotech-Now - January 26, 2015 - 7:45am
"In-Plane Alignment in Organic Solar Cells to Probe the Morphological Dependence of Charge Recombination" Authors: Omar Awartani, Michael W. Kudenov, and Brendan T. O'Connor, North Carolina State U...
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Iranian Scientists Produce Graphene-Based Oxygen Sensor

Nanotech-Now - January 26, 2015 - 7:45am
Academic researchers in Iran succeeded in the production of graphene-based gas sensor, which has applications in various industries to determine oxygen.
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Silver nanowires demonstrate unexpected self-healing mechanism: The material has potential for flexible electronics

Nanotech-Now - January 26, 2015 - 7:45am
With its high electrical conductivity and optical transparency, indium tin oxide is one of the most widely used materials for touchscreens, plasma displays, and flexible electronics. But its rapidly e...
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Scientists 'bend' elastic waves with new metamaterials that could have commercial applications: Materials could benefit imaging and military enhancements such as elastic cloaking

Nanotech-Now - January 26, 2015 - 7:45am
Sound waves passing through the air, objects that break a body of water and cause ripples, or shockwaves from earthquakes all are considered "elastic" waves. These waves travel at the surface or throu...
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OCSiAl supports NanoART Imagery Contest

Nanotech-Now - January 26, 2015 - 7:45am
OCSiAl supports NanoART - the contest of nanoscopic images.
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Porphyrins split water using red light

Nanotechweb - January 26, 2015 - 4:59am
Molecules could help in the development of low-cost artificial photosynthetic systems that can produce hydrogen fuel in a renewable way.
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PEN Inc. New Product Development Highlighted for Emerging Nanotechnology Enterprises: Scott Rickert, PEN Chairman, Addresses Webinar for National Nanotechnology Coordination Office

Nanotech-Now - January 24, 2015 - 7:45am
Scott Rickert, Chairman and CEO of PEN Inc. (OTCQB: PENC), was recently asked to share his experience in nanotechnology commercialization in a webinar entitled "Roadblocks to Success in Nanotechnology...
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Nanotechnology grow light system uses 75% less electricity, grows 33% faster

Nanotech-Now - January 24, 2015 - 7:45am
Our scientist developed a reflective surface coating on our fixtures at the Nano level (atom level) placing atom crystals in strategic patterns to produce unsurpassed brilliance with a spectrum of col...
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Harper Government Supports Research Innovation in Western Canada

Nanotech-Now - January 24, 2015 - 7:45am
Western Canadian research parks will be better placed to develop foreign direct investment (FDI) opportunities thanks to a $125,000 investment announced today by the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minist...
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Graphene brings quantum effects to electronic circuits

Nanotech-Now - January 24, 2015 - 7:45am
esearch by scientists attached to the EC's Graphene Flagship has revealed a superfluid phase in ultra-low temperature 2D materials, creating the potential for electronic devices which dissipate very l...
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