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Meta-lenses bring benchtop performance to small, hand-held spectrometer: Game-changing nanostructure-based lenses allow smaller devices, increased functionality

Nanotech-Now - February 14, 2017 - 7:45am
A research team of physicists from Harvard University has developed new hand-held spectrometers capable of the same performance as large, benchtop instruments. The researchers' innovation explained th...

Direct radiolabeling of nanomaterials: Directly radiolabeled nanographene materials without chelators are suitable for bioimaging applications

Nanotech-Now - February 14, 2017 - 7:45am
Positron emission tomography plays a pivotal role for monitoring the distribution and accumulation of radiolabeled nanomaterials in living subjects. The radioactive metals are usually connected to the...

Material can turn sunlight, heat and movement into electricity -- all at once: Extracting energy from multiple sources could help power wearable technology

Nanotech-Now - February 14, 2017 - 7:45am
Many forms of energy surround you: sunlight, the heat in your room and even your own movements. All that energy -- normally wasted -- can potentially help power your portable and wearable gadgets, fro...

Flash Nano: Germanane FET shows real promise for optoelectronics

Nanotechweb - February 13, 2017 - 12:23pm
The first realisation of a field effect transistor made from the 2D material germanane reveals promising electronic and optoelectronic properties.

Sugar helps make new sodium sulphur battery

Nanotechweb - February 13, 2017 - 8:25am
Device could compete with lithium-ion batteries – in terms of both performance and cost.

Two-way LEDs for touchless, interactive displays

Nanotechweb - February 13, 2017 - 7:47am
New device both emits and senses light at the same time.

Portable superconductivity systems for small motors: Cambridge University lab achieves a breakthrough for portable superconductivity systems that are applicable for small motors, health care and other uses

Nanotech-Now - February 12, 2017 - 7:45am
Superconductivity, where electrical currents course unhindered through a material, is one of modern physics' most intriguing scientific discoveries. It has many practical uses. Governments, industries...

NREL research pinpoints promise of polycrystalline perovskites

Nanotech-Now - February 12, 2017 - 7:45am
A team of scientists from the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) determined that surface recombination limits the performance of polycrystalline perovskite solar cells.

Nanobiotix appoints senior executive from pharmaceutical industry, as Chief Operating Officer: Oncology industry veteran to oversee operations and product commercialization

Nanotech-Now - February 12, 2017 - 7:45am
NOBIOTIX (Euronext: NANO – ISIN: FR0011341205), a late clinical-stage nanomedicine company pioneering novel approaches for the local treatment of cancer, announced today the appointment of Alain Dosti...

New method improves accuracy of imaging systems

Nanotech-Now - February 11, 2017 - 7:45am
New research provides scientists looking at single molecules or into deep space a more accurate way to analyze imaging data captured by microscopes, telescopes and other devices.

JPK reports on the use of STM to study surface plasmons in the Molecular Science Group at ISMO – Institut des Sciences Moléculaires d’Orsay

Nanotech-Now - February 11, 2017 - 7:45am
JPK Instruments, a world-leading manufacturer of nanoanalytic instrumentation for research in life sciences and soft matter, reports on how STM is being used to study surface plasmons in the Molecular...

Flash Nano: Flat lens focuses blue and green light

Nanotechweb - February 10, 2017 - 11:36am
An array of titanium oxide nanopillars of varying thicknesses expands the wavelengths of light a flat lens can focus.

Germanium phosphide joins the 2D crystal family

Nanotechweb - February 10, 2017 - 6:34am
Metallic material becomes a small-bandgap semiconductor when thinned down and so could find use in a variety of applications in photovoltaics and electronics.

2D materials are not so two-dimensional

Nanotechweb - February 9, 2017 - 12:48pm
Graphene exhibits three-dimensional superstructure on hexagonal boron nitride (hBN).

DNA 'barcoding' allows rapid testing of nanoparticles for therapeutic delivery

Nanotech-Now - February 9, 2017 - 7:45am
Using tiny snippets of DNA as "barcodes," researchers have developed a new technique for rapidly screening the ability of nanoparticles to selectively deliver therapeutic genes to specific organs of t...

Background suppression for super-resolution light microscopy: KIT-developed STEDD nanoscopy yields enhanced image quality for analyzing three-dimensional molecules and cell structures -- presentation in Nature Photonics

Nanotech-Now - February 9, 2017 - 7:45am
Optical microscopy is applied widely in the life sciences sector. Among others, it is used to minimally invasively examine living cells. Resolution of conventional light microscopy, however, is limite...

Highly sensitive gas sensors for volatile organic compound detection

Nanotech-Now - February 9, 2017 - 7:45am
Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are a group of carbon-based chemicals with low evaporation or vaporization points. Some VOCs are harmful to animal or environmental health so sensing these gasses is...

Scientists determine precise 3-D location, identity of all 23,000 atoms in a nanoparticle: Berkeley Lab researchers help to map iron-platinum particle in unprecedented detail

Nanotech-Now - February 9, 2017 - 7:45am
Scientists used one of the world's most powerful electron microscopes to map the precise location and chemical type of 23,000 atoms in an extremely small particle made of iron and platinum.

1,000 times more efficient nano-LED opens door to faster microchips

Nanotech-Now - February 9, 2017 - 7:45am
The electronic data connections within and between microchips are increasingly becoming a bottleneck in the exponential growth of data traffic worldwide. Optical connections are the obvious successors...

Launching the New PSS Website: pssnicomp.com

InterNano Industry News - February 8, 2017 - 4:45am
Particle Sizing Systems launches our new website at www.pssnicomp.com. Please visit our new site that includes additional content and features including: Additional application explanations...
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