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Chemical trickery corrals 'hyperactive' metal-oxide cluster

Nanotech-Now - December 13, 2016 - 7:45am
After decades of eluding researchers because of chemical instability, key metal-oxide clusters have been isolated in water, a significant advance for growing the clusters with the impeccable control o...

Researchers peer into atom-sized tunnels in hunt for better battery: May improve lithium ion for larger devices, like cars

Nanotech-Now - December 13, 2016 - 7:45am
Battery researchers seeking improved electrode materials have focused on "tunneled" structures that make it easier for charge-carrying ions to move in and out of the electrode. Now a team led by a res...

Scientists track chemical and structural evolution of catalytic nanoparticles in 3-D: Up-close, real-time, chemical-sensitive 3-D imaging offers clues for reducing cost/improving performance of catalysts for fuel-cell-powered vehicles and other applicatio

Nanotech-Now - December 13, 2016 - 7:45am
Catalysts are at the heart of fuel cells-devices that convert hydrogen and oxygen to water and enough electricity to power vehicles for hundreds of miles. But finding effective, inexpensive catalysts...

Exotic insulator may hold clue to key mystery of modern physics: Johns Hopkins-led research shows material living between classical and quantum worlds

Nanotech-Now - December 13, 2016 - 7:45am
Experiments using laser light and pieces of gray material the size of fingernail clippings may offer clues to a fundamental scientific riddle: What is the relationship between the everyday world of cl...

ANU invention to inspire new night-vision specs

Nanotech-Now - December 13, 2016 - 7:45am
Scientists at The Australian National University (ANU) have designed a nano crystal around 500 times smaller than a human hair that turns darkness into visible light and can be used to create light-we...

Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals to Webcast Fiscal 2016 Year End Results

Nanotech-Now - December 13, 2016 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARWR) today announced that it will host a webcast and conference call on Wednesday, December 14, 2016, at 4:30 p.m. EST to discuss its financial results for th...

Graphene-polysilicone composite makes sensitive strain sensor

Nanotechweb - December 13, 2016 - 5:11am
(with video) New carbon sheet and Silly Putty material is sensitive enough to measure pulse rates and blood pressure.

Journal Nanotechnology Progress International (JONPI), newest edition out

Nanotech-Now - December 11, 2016 - 7:45am
This issue covers the area of carbon nanotubes and molecular beam epitaxy for applications in nanomedicine, nanoelectronics, etc.

Graphene-Perovskite Solar Cells Exceed 18% Efficiency

InterNano Industry News - December 11, 2016 - 4:45am
Scientists have created hybrid perovskite-graphene solar cells that show good stability upon exposure to sunlight, while still maintaining efficiency over 18% - the highest reported efficiency of...
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In IEDM 2016 Keynote, Leti CEO Says ‘Hyperconnectivity’, Human-focused Research and the IOT Promise Profound, Positive Changes

Nanotech-Now - December 9, 2016 - 7:45am
In IEDM 2016 Keynote, She also Cites Vital Role Nonprofit Research and Technology Organizations Play In Making Technology More Efficient and Ensuring Safety and Security

Leti IEDM 2016 Paper Clarifies Correlation between Endurance, Window Margin and Retention in RRAM for First Time: Paper Presented at IEDM 2016 Offers Ways to Reconcile High-cycling Requirements and Instability at High Temperatures in Resistive RAM

Nanotech-Now - December 9, 2016 - 7:45am
A Leti research project presented at IEDM 2016 today clarified for the first time the correlation between endurance, window margin and retention of resistive RAM (RRAM), a non-volatile random-access m...

Tokyo Institute of Technology research: 3D solutions to energy savings in silicon power transistors

Nanotech-Now - December 9, 2016 - 7:45am
*Tokyo Tech researchers demonstrate operation energy-savings in a low price silicon power transistor structure by scaling down in all three dimensions.*

Graphene transistors could make electronic bioprobes

Nanotechweb - December 9, 2016 - 4:19am
Applications include implantable biosensors that work in high-ionic-strength solutions typical of biological systems.

Stretchy optical waveguides help robots sense touch

Nanotechweb - December 9, 2016 - 3:19am
(with video) The devices mimic how a human hand senses touch and might be used in advanced, low-cost and customized prosthetics.