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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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Transparent artificial nacre: A brick wall at the nanoscale

Nanotech-Now - January 24, 2015 - 7:45am
Natural materials have extraordinary mechanical properties, which are based on sophisticated arrangements and combinations of multiple building blocks. One key aspect of today's materials research the...
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STM sees many-body effects

Nanotechweb - January 23, 2015 - 10:20am
Researchers succeed in directly imaging how electrons interact with each other in a single molecule.
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Conducting hydrogel makes a good biosensor

Nanotechweb - January 22, 2015 - 8:50am
New and simple device can detect a wide range of human metabolites, including glucose, uric acid and cholesterol.
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Ref signals deep impact as EPSRC announces £30 million for impact acceleration accounts (IAA)

Nanotech-Now - January 22, 2015 - 7:45am
The recently published results of the Research Excellence Framework (REF) show that the impact of research funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has been both deep a...
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Anti-microbial coatings with a long-term effect for surfaces – presentation at nano tech 2015 in Japan

Nanotech-Now - January 22, 2015 - 7:45am
The researchers from the INM will be presenting their results at the International Nanotechnology Exhibition and Conference nano tech 2015, Tokio, Japan.
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Nano-beaker offers insight into the condensation of atoms

Nanotech-Now - January 22, 2015 - 7:45am
An international team of physicists has succeeded in mapping the condensation of individual atoms, or rather their transition from a gaseous state to another state, using a new method. Led by the Swis...
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A spoonful of sugar in silver nanoparticles to regulate their toxicity

Nanotech-Now - January 22, 2015 - 7:45am
The use of colloidal silver to treat illnesses has become more popular in recent years, but its ingestion, prohibited in countries like the US, can be harmful to health. Scientists from the Max Planck...
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The path to artificial photosynthesis: HZB researchers describe efficient manganese catalyst capable of converting light to chemical energy

Nanotech-Now - January 22, 2015 - 7:45am
Through their work, Professor Emad Aziz, head of the HZB Institute "Methods for Material Development", Professor Leone Spiccia from Monash University and their teams have taken an important leap forwa...
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Smart keyboard cleans and powers itself -- and can tell who you are

Nanotech-Now - January 22, 2015 - 7:45am
In a novel twist in cybersecurity, scientists have developed a self-cleaning, self-powered smart keyboard that can identify computer users by the way they type. The device, reported in the journal ACS...
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New method to generate arbitrary optical pulses

Nanotech-Now - January 22, 2015 - 7:45am
Scientists from the University of Southampton have developed a new technique to generate more powerful, more energy efficient and low-cost pulsed lasers.
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