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Controlled electron pulses

Nanotech-Now - December 5, 2016 - 7:45am
The discovery of photoemission, the emission of electrons from a material caused by light striking it, was an important element in the history of physics for the development of quantum mechanics. Scie...

Physics, photosynthesis and solar cells: Researchers combine quantum physics and photosynthesis to make discovery that could lead to highly efficient, green solar cells

Nanotech-Now - December 5, 2016 - 7:45am
A University of California, Riverside assistant professor has combined photosynthesis and physics to make a key discovery that could help make solar cells more efficient. The findings were recently pu...

New method for analyzing crystal structure: Exotic materials called photonic crystals reveal their internal characteristics with new method

Nanotech-Now - December 5, 2016 - 7:45am
A new technique developed by MIT researchers reveals the inner details of photonic crystals, synthetic materials whose exotic optical properties are the subject of widespread research.

Nanodiamonds track intraneuronal abnormalities

Nanotechweb - December 5, 2016 - 5:50am
New technique could be used to monitor how molecular transport through neurons is modified in diseases like autism and Alzheimer’s.

Ghost images taken using pairs of atoms

Nanotechweb - December 5, 2016 - 5:49am
New technique could test fundamental principles of quantum mechanics.

Novel Electrode Structure Provides New Promise for Lithium-Sulfur Batteries

Nanotech-Now - December 3, 2016 - 10:06am
Lithium-sulfur batteries (Li-S) can hold as much as five times the energy per unit mass that lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries can. However, Li-S batteries suffer from the propensity for polysulfides to...

Inside tiny tubes, water turns solid when it should be boiling: MIT researchers discover astonishing behavior of water confined in carbon nanotubes

Nanotech-Now - December 3, 2016 - 7:45am
It's a well-known fact that water, at sea level, starts to boil at a temperature of 212 degrees Fahrenheit, or 100 degrees Celsius. And scientists have long observed that when water is confined in ve...

IEDM: Leti CEO Marie Semeria to Give Opening-day Keynote on Impact of ‘Hyperconnectivity’ and IoT: Speech to Portray Key Role Nonprofit Research and Technology Organizations Play in Making Technology More Efficient and Ensuring Safety and Security

Nanotech-Now - December 3, 2016 - 7:45am
Leti CEO Marie Semeria will present an opening-day keynote at IEDM 2016, one of the high-tech industry’s most prestigious annual events, on the topic of “Symbiotic Low-Power, Smart and Secure Technolo...

Polymers and small-molecule acceptors improve organic photovoltaics

Nanotechweb - December 2, 2016 - 4:09am
Making highly efficient solar cells by combining cheap and readily available donor semiconducting polymers with two non-fullerene acceptors in a ternary blend.

Bumpy surfaces, graphene beat the heat in devices: Rice University theory shows way to enhance heat sinks in future microelectronics

Nanotech-Now - December 1, 2016 - 7:45am
Bumpy surfaces with graphene between would help dissipate heat in next-generation microelectronic devices, according to Rice University scientists.

Fabrication of a Miniature Paper-Based Electroosmotic Actuator

Nanotech-Now - December 1, 2016 - 7:45am
Deepa Sritharan and Elisabeth Smela Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA Institute for Systems Research, University of Maryland, College Park,...

Nanobiotix Provides Update on Global Development of Lead Product NBTXR3: Seven clinical trials across the world: More than 2/3 of STS patients recruited in the “act.in.sarc” Phase II/III trial: Phase I/II prostate cancer trial now recruiting in the U.S.

Nanotech-Now - December 1, 2016 - 7:45am
NANOBIOTIX (Euronext: NANO – ISIN: FR0011341205), a late clinical-stage nanomedicine company pioneering novel approaches for the local treatment of cancer, today provides an update on the global devel...

Novel silicon etching technique crafts 3-D gradient refractive index micro-optics

Nanotech-Now - December 1, 2016 - 7:45am
A multi-institutional research collaboration has created a novel approach for fabricating three-dimensional micro-optics through the shape-defined formation of porous silicon (PSi), with broad impacts...

Polypyrrole-MnO2 nanotubes improve lithium-sulphur batteries

Nanotechweb - December 1, 2016 - 5:35am
New electrode material might be useful in applications such as portable electronics devices, electric vehicles and for storing renewable energy on the grid scale.

Scientists Purify Copper Nanowires

InterNano Industry News - December 1, 2016 - 4:45am
NewsCell phones and Apple watches could last a little longer due to a new method to create copper nanowires. Contributed Author: Lawrence Livermore National LaboratoryTopics: Nanotechnology
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New nanomaterial could pave the way for more protective materials and efficient batteries

InterNano Industry News - December 1, 2016 - 4:45am
Researchers have developed a novel type of “buckypaper” – a thin film composed of carbon nanotubes – that has better thermal and electrical properties than most types of buckypaper previously developed. Researchers believe the innovative buckypaper could be used to create ultra-lightweight composite materials for numerous aerospace and energy applications, including advanced lightning strike protection on airplanes and more powerful lithium-ion batteries. Read More...
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