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Quantum simulation technique yields topological soliton state in SSH model

Nanotech-Now - January 7, 2017 - 7:45am
Topological insulators, an exciting, relatively new class of materials, are capable of carrying electricity along the edge of the surface, while the bulk of the material acts as an electrical insulato...

STMicroelectronics Peps Up Booming Social-Fitness Scene with Smart Motion Sensors for Better Accuracy, Longer Battery Life, and Faster Time to Market

Nanotech-Now - January 7, 2017 - 7:45am
v ST smart MEMS sensors with on-board pedometer extend battery life of devices hosting always-on activity-tracking apps v Already designed into several smartphones to enable the social fitness fe...

The 6th International Conference on Ultrafine Grained and Nano-Structured Materials

InterNano - Upcoming Events - January 6, 2017 - 12:51pm
ConferenceSunday, November 12, 2017 to Monday, November 13, 2017Kish Island, Iran https://ufgnsm17.ut.ac.ir/     The 6th Biennial International Conference on Ultrafine Grained and Nanostructured Materials (UFGNSM2017) will be held during 12th-13th of November 2017 in the beautiful Kish Island in Iran under the theme of “Environment-Friendly Materials For Sustainable Development”. The conference is organized by Center of Excellence for high performance Materials, School of Metallurgy and Materials, College of Engineering, University of Tehran in a joint collaboration with University of Trento, Italy. UFGNSM will feature a scientific program of Keynote lectures and invited talks by world-eminent scientists, oral and poster presentations of peer-reviewed contributions to share the most recently breaking research development in Ultrafine Grained and Nanostructured Materials. Materials scientists, physicists, chemists, biomedical scientists, mechanical and electronic engineers, as well as other researchers who are active at the frontiers of this diverse and multidisciplinary field are invited to take this opportunity to join us at this event to exchange ideas, network with scientists from around the world, and hear the latest about various disciplines in ultrafine grained and nanostructured materials.  Topics for contributing papers include but are not limited to: •    Novel processes to produce ultrafine grained and nanostructured materials•    Properties of ultrafine grained and nanostructured materials•    Ultrafine grains and nanostructures' characterization•    Simulation and modeling of nanomaterials and nano-scale devices•    Nano SPD•    Nanocoatings and thin films•    Nanoparticles processing•    Nanostructure control•    Nanocomposites•    Nanobiomaterials•    Nanoelectronic and magnetic materials•    UFGNSM for (renewable-) energy applications•    Nanotechnology and education  

Collaboration Between Two Arkansas Based Companies Boosts Manufacturing Productivity and Performance

National Nanomanufacturing Network - January 5, 2017 - 4:39pm
NanoMech, Inc. and Pace Industries, both based in Northwest Arkansas, have come together as an example of Arkansas’ collaborative ingenuity in manufacturing. Wyatt Watkins, NanoMech

Strem Chemicals, Inc.

National Nanomanufacturing Network - January 5, 2017 - 1:52pm
Strem Chemicals, Inc. established in 1964, is a privately–held company that manufactures and markets specialty chemicals of high purity. Its clients include academic, industrial and government research and development laboratories as well as commercial scale businesses in the pharmaceutical, microelectronic and chemical / petrochemical industries. Strem also provides custom synthesis (including high pressure synthesis) and cGMP manufacturing services. 7 Mulliken Way Newburyport, MA 01950-4098 USA

X-ray microscopy unearths skyrmion Hall effect

Nanotechweb - January 5, 2017 - 7:45am
New observations will have implications for the design of devices that work thanks to quasiparticle magnetic spin configurations.

Distinguishing truth under the surface: electrostatic or mechanic

Nanotech-Now - January 5, 2017 - 7:45am
Through a novel approach, we provide a method to decouple one of the major problems into KPFM/EFM advanced modes, the mechanical crosstalk. The idea is simple, we will use KPFM/EFM to acquire an imag...

Miniscule amounts of impurities in vacuum greatly affecting OLED lifetime

Nanotech-Now - January 5, 2017 - 7:45am
Reproducibility is a necessity for science but has often eluded researchers studying the lifetime of organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs). Recent research from Japan sheds new light on why: impuritie...

Diamonds are technologists' best friends: Researchers from the Lomonosov Moscow State University have grown needle- and thread-like diamonds and studied their useful properties

Nanotech-Now - January 5, 2017 - 7:45am
Physicists from the Lomonosov Moscow State University have obtained diamond crystals in the form of a regular pyramid of micrometer size. Moreover, in cooperation with co-workers from other Russian an...

Researchers produced nitrogen doped bimodal cellular structure activated carbon

Nanotech-Now - January 5, 2017 - 7:45am
Cellular activated carbon, a new type of activated carbon we prepared, is based on carbon foams, the inner surfaces of which are activated physically by CO2 to generate an available surface made up of...

Quadro Engineering Corp.

National Nanomanufacturing Network - January 3, 2017 - 10:30am
For more than four decades, Quadro Engineering’s cutting-edge equipment designs and relentless innovation have combined to allow for significantly streamlined manufacturing solutions. From equipment for pharmaceutical processing, to food processing, to chemical processing, to cosmetic manufacturing, Quadro Engineering is well versed in helping a variety of industries. With Quadro Engineering products, customers know they can expect to achieve unmatched coarse-to-fine particle/powder size reduction and milling results, and the highest returns on investment. 613 Colby Drive Waterloo, Ontario Canada N2V 1A1

Researchers fabricate high performance Cu(OH)2 supercapacitor electrodes

Nanotech-Now - January 3, 2017 - 7:45am
A team of researchers from Tufts University in Medford, MA have put together a review article, which discusses recent developments in stimuli-responsive membranes with an emphasis on membranes manufac...

Investigations of the skyrmion Hall effect reveal surprising results: One step further towards the application of skyrmions in spintronic devices

Nanotech-Now - January 3, 2017 - 7:45am
Researchers at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have made another important breakthrough in the field of future magnetic storage devices. A...

PCATDES Starts Field Testing of Photocatalytic Reactors in South East Asia

Nanotech-Now - January 3, 2017 - 7:45am
The European Commission Funded, FP7 PCATDES Project has commenced Field Testing of its latest photocatalytic reactor in early December 2016. The Project’s objective is to research and create a soluti...

Nanomechanics Inc. Continues Growth in Revenue and Market Penetration: Leading nanoindentation company reports continued growth in revenues and distribution channels on national and international scales

Nanotech-Now - January 3, 2017 - 7:45am
Nanomechanics Inc., a leading provider of innovative tools for industry and academia that are designed to understand, evaluate, and test the mechanical performance of materials at the micro- and nano...

Stability challenge in perovskite solar cell technology: New research reveals intrinsic instability issues of iodine-containing perovskite solar cells

Nanotech-Now - January 3, 2017 - 7:45am
While solar cell technology is currently being used by many industrial and government entities, it remains prohibitively expensive to many individuals who would like to utilize it.. There is a need fo...

Bottom-up calculations help make cheaper catalysts

Nanotechweb - January 3, 2017 - 5:49am
Work could help in the design of new and cost-effective catalytic heterointerfaces on demand.

Scientists have discovered a new state of matter for water

Nanotech-Now - January 2, 2017 - 1:25pm
Writing in an experimental paper, published in the International Journal of Nanotechnology, the researchers were surprised to find a number of physical properties of water change their behaviour betwe...

Advance in intense pulsed light sintering opens door to improved electronics manufacturing

Nanotech-Now - January 1, 2017 - 7:45am
Faster production of advanced, flexible electronics is among the potential benefits of a discovery by researchers at Oregon State University's College of Engineering.

Nanometrics to Present at the 19th Annual Needham Growth Conference

Nanotech-Now - December 31, 2016 - 7:45am
Nanometrics Incorporated (Nasdaq:NANO), a leading provider of advanced process control systems, today announced that company management is scheduled to present at the 19th Annual Needham Growth Confe...