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Silver circuits on foil allow curved touchscreens

InterNano Industry News - June 24, 2017 - 3:45am
Until now, different conductive paths had to be manufactured in several steps in time-consuming processes. With photochemical metallization this is now possible in one single step on flexible substrates.
Categories: Nanotechnology News

Self-assembling polymers provide thin nanowire template

InterNano Industry News - June 24, 2017 - 3:45am
Researchers have developed a new way to create some of the world?s thinnest wires, using a process that could enable mass manufacturing with standard types of equipment.
Categories: Nanotechnology News

Ferroelectric domain walls make robust memories

Nanotechweb - June 23, 2017 - 1:13pm
The devices also have a high OFF–ON ratio of around 103 and can store data on multiple levels.

Metafluorophores go multiplex

Nanotechweb - June 23, 2017 - 5:32am
Colourful and extremely bright DNA-based nanostructures improve optical microscopy.

MEMS Testing & Reliability 2017

InterNano - Upcoming Events - June 22, 2017 - 12:20pm
Workshop/TrainingTuesday, August 1, 2017Santa Clara, California http://www.memstrworkshop.com/ MEMS and sensors of all types are used in countless applications, but all sensors must go through testing and reliability checks before being integrated into products. This workshop focuses on the current and emerging processes used to test MEMS and sensors. What are the latest technologies, equipment and tools being developed for testing? What are the challenges facing the testing segment of the sensor supply chain? What factors are driving the industry for new solutions? What new methods or processes are making the testing of sensors quicker, more cost-effective and more efficient? We hope you will join us as we answer these questions and discuss other exciting reliability topics with industry experts and research leaders. Networking sessions and exhibits will complement speaker presentations and topics. Workshop Topics This full-day workshop will provide attendees in-depth presentations, as well as networking and discussion opportunities, about the latest MEMS testing technologies and applications with topics such as: Market trends and future industry projections Testing equipment, tools, and methodologies Front-end production equipment, tools, and processes Packaging equipment, tools, and developments Challenges and opportunities, including supply chain and ecosystem perspectives “Pure play” foundries vs. platform-based design approaches, IDM vs. fabless approaches Cost management and reduction Scaling, yield improvement, rapid prototyping, and high volume production. Testing for emerging technologies: TSVs, 3D stacking, wafer level packaging, CMOS MEMS integration, polymer and glass microfabrication, novel materials and coatings, lamination techniques, ultra-thin and flexible substrates. EDA software and simulation tools Test data collection and analysis Technology transfer and intellectual property factors Industry standards development

MEMS Testing & Reliability 2017

National Nanomanufacturing Network - June 22, 2017 - 12:20pm
Workshop/TrainingTuesday, August 1, 2017Santa Clara, California http://www.memstrworkshop.com/ MEMS and sensors of all types are used in countless applications, but all sensors must go through testing and reliability checks before being integrated into products. This workshop focuses on the current and emerging processes used to test MEMS and sensors. What are the latest technologies, equipment and tools being developed for testing? What are the challenges facing the testing segment of the sensor supply chain? What factors are driving the industry for new solutions? What new methods or processes are making the testing of sensors quicker, more cost-effective and more efficient? We hope you will join us as we answer these questions and discuss other exciting reliability topics with industry experts and research leaders. Networking sessions and exhibits will complement speaker presentations and topics. Workshop Topics This full-day workshop will provide attendees in-depth presentations, as well as networking and discussion opportunities, about the latest MEMS testing technologies and applications with topics such as: Market trends and future industry projections Testing equipment, tools, and methodologies Front-end production equipment, tools, and processes Packaging equipment, tools, and developments Challenges and opportunities, including supply chain and ecosystem perspectives “Pure play” foundries vs. platform-based design approaches, IDM vs. fabless approaches Cost management and reduction Scaling, yield improvement, rapid prototyping, and high volume production. Testing for emerging technologies: TSVs, 3D stacking, wafer level packaging, CMOS MEMS integration, polymer and glass microfabrication, novel materials and coatings, lamination techniques, ultra-thin and flexible substrates. EDA software and simulation tools Test data collection and analysis Technology transfer and intellectual property factors Industry standards development

NANOSMAT-Asia

InterNano - Upcoming Events - June 22, 2017 - 12:16pm
ConferenceMonday, December 4, 2017 to Thursday, December 7, 2017Hong Kong http://www.nanosmat-asia.com We are pleased to invite you to participate in the 3rd International Conference on Surfaces, Coatings and Nanostructured Materials – Asia (NANOSMAT-Asia) to be held at the City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong during 4-7 December 2017. NANOSMAT is an established name in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology conferences. The first ever NANOSMAT conference was organised and held in Portugal in 2005. NANOSMAT conferences provide a unique platform for discussing key aspects of materials-related Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. The maiden NANOSMAT-Asia was held in Wuhan, China during March 2013. The second NANOSMAT-Asia was held in Kayseri in Turkey in 2015. NANOSMAT-Asia is a biennial event and it attracts delegates from academia, industry and research institutes to network, exchange ideas and gain new insights on the forefront of materials, processing and nanotechnology related applications. The event will also host an exhibition. One of the highlights of NANOSMAT-Asia will be the plenary lecture by some Nobel Laureate. During NANOSMAT-Asia in 2013 Nobel Laureate Professor Dr Peter Grunberg (Germany) delivered the plenary lecture.

NANOSMAT-Asia

National Nanomanufacturing Network - June 22, 2017 - 12:16pm
ConferenceMonday, December 4, 2017 to Thursday, December 7, 2017Hong Kong http://www.nanosmat-asia.com We are pleased to invite you to participate in the 3rd International Conference on Surfaces, Coatings and Nanostructured Materials – Asia (NANOSMAT-Asia) to be held at the City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong during 4-7 December 2017. NANOSMAT is an established name in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology conferences. The first ever NANOSMAT conference was organised and held in Portugal in 2005. NANOSMAT conferences provide a unique platform for discussing key aspects of materials-related Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. The maiden NANOSMAT-Asia was held in Wuhan, China during March 2013. The second NANOSMAT-Asia was held in Kayseri in Turkey in 2015. NANOSMAT-Asia is a biennial event and it attracts delegates from academia, industry and research institutes to network, exchange ideas and gain new insights on the forefront of materials, processing and nanotechnology related applications. The event will also host an exhibition. One of the highlights of NANOSMAT-Asia will be the plenary lecture by some Nobel Laureate. During NANOSMAT-Asia in 2013 Nobel Laureate Professor Dr Peter Grunberg (Germany) delivered the plenary lecture.

NANOSMAT

InterNano - Upcoming Events - June 22, 2017 - 12:12pm
ConferenceMonday, September 11, 2017 to Wednesday, September 13, 2017Paris, France http://www.nanosmat-conference.com NANOSMAT is a premier conference in the field of materials related Nanoscience, Engineering and Nanotechnology. Since 2005, it has been very successfully organised in several European countries, including Portugal, Spain, Italy, France, Poland, Czech Republic and Ireland. The conference fosters the gathering of talented and truly international people to exchange novel ideas, share new knowledge and technical know-how in the broad fields of nanoscience and technology. SYMPOSIA: Nanoscience Nanotechnologies NanoEngineering Beyond NANO

NANOSMAT

National Nanomanufacturing Network - June 22, 2017 - 12:12pm
ConferenceMonday, September 11, 2017 to Wednesday, September 13, 2017Paris, France http://www.nanosmat-conference.com NANOSMAT is a premier conference in the field of materials related Nanoscience, Engineering and Nanotechnology. Since 2005, it has been very successfully organised in several European countries, including Portugal, Spain, Italy, France, Poland, Czech Republic and Ireland. The conference fosters the gathering of talented and truly international people to exchange novel ideas, share new knowledge and technical know-how in the broad fields of nanoscience and technology. SYMPOSIA: Nanoscience Nanotechnologies NanoEngineering Beyond NANO

Nanotech Middle East 2017

InterNano - Upcoming Events - June 22, 2017 - 12:05pm
ConferenceMonday, December 4, 2017 to Wednesday, December 6, 2017Dubai http://www.nanotechme.com/ From its origin as Nanotech Dubai, the event grows for this years 2017 edition to become the Nanotech Middle East 2017 Exhibition and Conference to be held in the state-of-the-art venue, Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre (DICEC) / Dubai World Trade centre - www.dwtc.com, from 4 to 6 December 2017. The successful conclusion of the previous Nanotech Conference and Exhibition editions were rewarding. The quality and number of Nanotech academia professionals and industry specialists who attended the three days event proved to be very effective and added a positive and encouraging facet to the existing status of the event. The organising committee was determined and motivated to extend the event scale through taking the important move to bring the event to the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre, label it as the main Nanotech event in Middle East, North Africa, Africa and South Asia Region and aiming to make it as one of the main Nanotechnology event, Exhibition and Conference, globally. Nanotech Middle East 2017 conference will present a very comprehensive scientific program highlighting the latest topics and covers all frontier topics in nanotechnology. The conference includes plenary lectures and invited talks by eminent personalities from around the world in addition to contributed papers both oral and poster presentations. It brings together leading scientists, researchers, engineers, practitioners, technology developers and policy makers in nanotechnology to exchange information on their latest research progress, innovation and business opportunities. It's among the most important events in terms of international regulatory policies and it's opened to the participation of private companies. It's unique venue for companies to promote equipment and technology.

Nanotech Middle East 2017

National Nanomanufacturing Network - June 22, 2017 - 12:05pm
ConferenceMonday, December 4, 2017 to Wednesday, December 6, 2017Dubai http://www.nanotechme.com/ From its origin as Nanotech Dubai, the event grows for this years 2017 edition to become the Nanotech Middle East 2017 Exhibition and Conference to be held in the state-of-the-art venue, Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre (DICEC) / Dubai World Trade centre - www.dwtc.com, from 4 to 6 December 2017. The successful conclusion of the previous Nanotech Conference and Exhibition editions were rewarding. The quality and number of Nanotech academia professionals and industry specialists who attended the three days event proved to be very effective and added a positive and encouraging facet to the existing status of the event. The organising committee was determined and motivated to extend the event scale through taking the important move to bring the event to the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre, label it as the main Nanotech event in Middle East, North Africa, Africa and South Asia Region and aiming to make it as one of the main Nanotechnology event, Exhibition and Conference, globally. Nanotech Middle East 2017 conference will present a very comprehensive scientific program highlighting the latest topics and covers all frontier topics in nanotechnology. The conference includes plenary lectures and invited talks by eminent personalities from around the world in addition to contributed papers both oral and poster presentations. It brings together leading scientists, researchers, engineers, practitioners, technology developers and policy makers in nanotechnology to exchange information on their latest research progress, innovation and business opportunities. It's among the most important events in terms of international regulatory policies and it's opened to the participation of private companies. It's unique venue for companies to promote equipment and technology.

NanoFlorida 2017

InterNano - Upcoming Events - June 22, 2017 - 11:51am
ConferenceSaturday, September 23, 2017 to Sunday, September 24, 2017Miami, Florida https://nanoflorida.fiu.edu/ After the great success of the 9th Annual NanoScience Technology Symposium (NanoFlorida™ 2016), on behalf of the Conference Program Committee, we are proud to announce the 10th Annual NanoScience Technology Symposium (NanoFlorida™ 2017) will be held at Modesto Main Campus (MMC) at Florida International University in Miami during September 23rd-September 24th 2017. First of all, we would like to thank you for your previous sponsorship for our symposium in 2011. We are very glad and excited for the opportunity to host such valuable event again. With a larger entry number this year, we are expecting to deliver the below-mentioned qualities for our conference: Create a forum for researchers in the state of Florida for scientific exchange and to help identify emerging challenges at the frontiers of Nanoscience and nanotechnology Promote closer research ties and networking opportunities within the Florida Nanoscience community Foster and encourage collaborative research efforts between academicians from different Florida universities and institutes and beyond Forge strong industry-academia partnerships in the field of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering technology to promote market driven research and innovation in Florida and beyond Encourage and showcase the contributions of young graduate, undergraduate students, and postdocs by creating a student-friendly event where they can present their research among their peers thereby ensuring a new generation of Nanoscientists This year our goal is to expand the scope of this program and to make this a true trans-Florida event with the majority of the participants from non-Miami institutions. More specifically, the technical themes of NanoFlorida™ will be “Nanomedicine for Health,” “Nanomaterials and Devices” and “Nanotechnology for Environment and Agricultural Aspects.”

NanoFlorida 2017

National Nanomanufacturing Network - June 22, 2017 - 11:51am
ConferenceSaturday, September 23, 2017 to Sunday, September 24, 2017Miami, Florida https://nanoflorida.fiu.edu/ After the great success of the 9th Annual NanoScience Technology Symposium (NanoFlorida™ 2016), on behalf of the Conference Program Committee, we are proud to announce the 10th Annual NanoScience Technology Symposium (NanoFlorida™ 2017) will be held at Modesto Main Campus (MMC) at Florida International University in Miami during September 23rd-September 24th 2017. First of all, we would like to thank you for your previous sponsorship for our symposium in 2011. We are very glad and excited for the opportunity to host such valuable event again. With a larger entry number this year, we are expecting to deliver the below-mentioned qualities for our conference: Create a forum for researchers in the state of Florida for scientific exchange and to help identify emerging challenges at the frontiers of Nanoscience and nanotechnology Promote closer research ties and networking opportunities within the Florida Nanoscience community Foster and encourage collaborative research efforts between academicians from different Florida universities and institutes and beyond Forge strong industry-academia partnerships in the field of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering technology to promote market driven research and innovation in Florida and beyond Encourage and showcase the contributions of young graduate, undergraduate students, and postdocs by creating a student-friendly event where they can present their research among their peers thereby ensuring a new generation of Nanoscientists This year our goal is to expand the scope of this program and to make this a true trans-Florida event with the majority of the participants from non-Miami institutions. More specifically, the technical themes of NanoFlorida™ will be “Nanomedicine for Health,” “Nanomaterials and Devices” and “Nanotechnology for Environment and Agricultural Aspects.”

New prospects for universal memory -- high speed of RAM and the capacity of flash: Thin films created at MIPT could be the basis for future development of ReRAM

Nanotech-Now - June 22, 2017 - 7:45am
Researchers from MIPT's Center of Shared Research Facilities have found a way to control oxygen concentration in tantalum oxide films produced by atomic layer deposition. These thin films could be the...

Smart materials used in ultrasound behave similar to water, Penn chemists report

Nanotech-Now - June 22, 2017 - 7:45am
A team of researchers at the University of Pennsylvania is gaining new insight into the smart materials used in ultrasound technology. While forming the most thorough model to date of how these materi...

Simple heating process generates metallic nanowires

Nanotechweb - June 22, 2017 - 4:55am
(with video) Phase change will encourage new research in low-dimensional metal chalcogenides.

'Leadless' chip improves nanomanipulation

Nanotechweb - June 22, 2017 - 4:00am
(with video) New chip arrangement overcomes problems of classical microelectrode method for manipulating nanowires using dielectrophoresis.

New nanocoating for space tech applications

InterNano Industry News - June 22, 2017 - 3:45am
Experimental physicists have developed a thin nanomaterial with superconducting properties. Below about -200 C these materials conduct electricity without loss, levitate magnets and can screen magnetic fields.
Categories: Nanotechnology News

Printed transistors consisting entirely of 2-D nanomaterials

InterNano Industry News - June 22, 2017 - 3:45am
Leading innovation could transform everyday products (like your milk carton) into intelligent smart devices.
Categories: Nanotechnology News