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Using light to propel water : With new method, MIT engineers can control and separate fluids on a surface using only visible light

Nanotech-Now - April 30, 2017 - 7:45am
A new system developed by engineers at MIT could make it possible to control the way water moves over a surface, using only light. This advance may open the door to technologies such as microfluidic d...

Diamond-like crystal reflects many-coloured light in all directions

Nanotechweb - April 28, 2017 - 2:13pm
“Inverse woodpile” nanostructures could make ideal back reflectors for solar cells as well as tiny on-chip light sources and lasers, and non-linear devices for ultrafast all-optical switching.

NV-quantum probes measure electron flow in graphene

Nanotechweb - April 28, 2017 - 11:41am
Technique is better than simple resistivity measurements that ignore defects.

Graphene holds up under high pressure: Used in filtration membranes, ultrathin material could help make desalination more productive

Nanotech-Now - April 28, 2017 - 7:45am
A single sheet of graphene, comprising an atom-thin lattice of carbon, may seem rather fragile. But engineers at MIT have found that the ultrathin material is exceptionally sturdy, remaining intact un...

Scalable 100% yield production of conductive graphene inks

InterNano Industry News - April 28, 2017 - 3:45am
The novel method uses ultrahigh shear forces in a microfluidisation process to exfoliate graphene flakes from graphite. The process converts 100% of the starting graphite material into usable flakes for conductive inks, avoiding the need for centrifugation and reducing the time taken to produce a usable ink.
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Hybrid nanolaser diode goes ultra-compact

Nanotechweb - April 27, 2017 - 8:21am
Device is the first to be integrated with silicon photonic waveguides.

Graphene nanoribbons enable ultra-sensitive mass detection

Nanotechweb - April 26, 2017 - 9:25am
Surprising link between conductance and nanomechanical motion allows single-electron transistor to measure masses as small as a zeptogram.

Nanoparticle vaccine shows potential as immunotherapy to fight multiple cancer types

Nanotech-Now - April 26, 2017 - 7:45am
Researchers from UT Southwestern Medical Center have developed a first-of-its-kind nanoparticle vaccine immunotherapy that targets several different cancer types.

Russian scientists create new system of concrete building structures: Sientists of Peter the Great Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University developed a new construction technology

Nanotech-Now - April 26, 2017 - 7:45am
Professor of the Institute of Civil Engineering of Peter the Great Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) Andrey Ponomarev and a graduate student Alexander Rassokhin developed a new construct...

Two-dimensional melting of hard spheres experimentally unravelled after 60 years: First definitive experimental evidence of two-dimensional melting of hard spheres

Nanotech-Now - April 26, 2017 - 7:45am
After extensive research, scientists from the Department of Chemistry at the University of Oxford have found experimental evidence that sheds new light on the melting of two-dimensional substances. Fi...

National Conference on Nanomaterials, (NCN-2017)

Nanotech-Now - April 26, 2017 - 7:45am
The organizing committee invites original research papers for Oral/Poster presentation. Authors are requested to submit an abstract of their work in about 200 words typed in 1.5 space in Times New Ro...

NanoMONITOR shares its latest developments concerning the NanoMONITOR Software and the Monitoring stations

Nanotech-Now - April 26, 2017 - 7:45am
ABOUT NANOMONITOR The LIFE+ project NanoMONITOR addresses the challenges of supporting the risk assessment of nanomaterials under REACH by development of a real-time information and monitoring system...

Nanomechanics, Inc. Unveils New Product at ICMCTF Show April 25th: Nanoindentation experts will launch the new Gemini that measures the interaction of two objects that are sliding across each other – not merely making contact

Nanotech-Now - April 26, 2017 - 7:45am
Nanomechanics Inc., will showcase its unique new nanoindentation product at booth 315, at the 44th annual International Conference on Metallurgical Coatings and Thin Films (ICMCTF) with special appear...

Wood filter removes toxic dye from water

Nanotech-Now - April 26, 2017 - 7:45am
Engineers at the University of Maryland have developed a new use for wood: to filter water. Liangbing Hu of the Energy Research Center and his colleagues added nanoparticles to wood, then used it to f...

Microfluidics interface helps push two-legged nanobot

Nanotechweb - April 26, 2017 - 6:50am
Computer-controlled DNA molecular machine can walk on a pre-defined track in response to “fuel” and “anti-fuel” commands.

Block copolymers spiral under control

Nanotechweb - April 25, 2017 - 4:00am
(with audio)The tailored self-assembly of nanospirals provides insights into the thermodynamics of block copolymers.

Focused ion beam creates single-photon emitters in diamond nanostructures

Nanotechweb - April 24, 2017 - 4:15am
An important step forward in the development of scalable quantum optical devices says MIT–Sandia–Harvard team.

Forge Nano 2017: 1st Quarter Media Update

Nanotech-Now - April 22, 2017 - 7:45am
2016 was a landmark year for Forge Nano. The company, formerly PneumatiCoat Technologies, is a Colorado-based startup that innovated a breakthrough technology to enable precision nano coatings at scal...

SUNY Polytechnic Institute Announces Total of 172 Teams Selected to Compete in Solar in Your Community Challenge: Teams from 40 states, plus Washington, DC, 2 Territories, and 4 American Indian Reservations, Will Deploy Solar in Underserved Communities

Nanotech-Now - April 22, 2017 - 7:45am
Today, the State University of New York Polytechnic Institute (SUNY Poly) announced that 127 new teams have been selected for the Solar in Your Community Challenge. The challenge is a $5 million prize...

Arrowhead Presents ARC-520 and ARC-521 Clinical Data at The International Liver Congress(TM)

Nanotech-Now - April 22, 2017 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ARWR) today presented clinical data from a Phase 2 study of ARC-520 and a Phase 1/2 study of ARC-521, the company's prior generation investigational medicines t...