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Applied Nanolayers

National Nanomanufacturing Network - November 30, 2016 - 4:33pm
ANL is based in Nijmegen the Netherlands. We are a high volume 2D material foundry and producer of mono-layer graphene and other 2-Dimensional Material sheets with a low defect density. Our advanced CVD systems enable optimum film morphology for wafers from 50mm (2”) through to 200mm (8”) diameter. Tarweweg 3 6534 AM Nijmegen The Netherlands

The National Nanotechnology Initiative Strategic Plan 2016: Progress and Challenges Going Forward

National Nanomanufacturing Network - November 29, 2016 - 2:10pm
With the recent publication on the 2016 National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) strategic plan last month, we are provided insight on refinements o Jeff Morse, Ph.D.

Cutting-Edge Nanotechnologies are Breaking into Industries

National Nanomanufacturing Network - November 29, 2016 - 1:14pm
Single wall carbon nanotubes are one of the most effective conductive additives – they are able to significantly increase electrical and thermal conductivity, and to improve the mechanical properti OCSiAl News

Single photon converter -- a key component of quantum internet

Nanotech-Now - November 29, 2016 - 7:45am
A Polish-British team of physicists has constructed and tested a compact, efficient converter capable of modifying the quantum properties of individual photons. The new device should facilitate the co...

Leti and Grenoble Partners Demonstrate World’s 1st Qubit Device Fabricated in CMOS Process: Paper by Leti, Inac and University of Grenoble Alpes Published in Nature Communications

Nanotech-Now - November 29, 2016 - 7:45am
Leti, an institute of CEA Tech, along with Inac, a fundamental research division of CEA, and the University of Grenoble Alpes have achieved the first demonstration of a quantum-dot-based spin qubit us...

Scientists shrink electron gun to matchbox size: Terahertz technology has the potential to enable new applications

Nanotech-Now - November 29, 2016 - 7:45am
In a multi-national effort, an interdisciplinary team of researchers from DESY and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has built a new kind of electron gun that is just about the size of a...

Micro-bubbles make big impact: Research team develops new ultrasound-powered actuator to develop micro robot

Nanotech-Now - November 29, 2016 - 7:45am
The quest to develop a wireless micro-robot for biomedical applications requires a small-scale "motor" that can be wirelessly powered through biological media. While magnetic fields can be used to pow...

From champagne bubbles, dance parties and disease to new nanomaterials: Understanding nucleation of protein filaments might help with Alzheimer's Disease and type 2 Diabetes

Nanotech-Now - November 29, 2016 - 7:45am
Whether it is clouds or champagne bubbles forming, or the early onset of Alzheimer's disease or Type 2 diabetes, a common mechanism is at work: nucleation processes.

Uncovering the secrets of friction on graphene: Sliding on flexible graphene surfaces has been uncharted territory until now

Nanotech-Now - November 29, 2016 - 7:45am
Graphene, a two-dimensional form of carbon in sheets just one atom in thick, has been the subject of widespread research, in large part because of its unique combination of strength, electrical conduc...

Supersonic spray yields new nanomaterial for bendable, wearable electronics: Film of self-fused nanowires clear as glass, conducts like metal

Nanotech-Now - November 29, 2016 - 7:45am
A new, ultrathin film that is both transparent and highly conductive to electric current has been produced by a cheap and simple method devised by an international team of nanomaterials researchers fr...

News from Quorum: The Agricultural Research Service of the USDA uses a Quorum Cryo-SEM preparation system for the study of mites, ticks and other soft bodied organisms

Nanotech-Now - November 29, 2016 - 7:45am
Quorum Technologies, market and technology leaders in electron microscopy coating and cryogenic preparation products, report on the work of the Agricultural Research Service of the US Department of Ag...

Carbon nanotubes image brain extracellular space

Nanotechweb - November 28, 2016 - 5:21am
New technique could help improve our understanding of brain development and monitor neurodegenerative and neuropsychiatric diseases.

Oxford Nanoimaging report on how the Nanoimager, a desktop microscope delivering single molecule, super-resolution performance, is being applied at the MRC Centre for Molecular Bacteriology & Infection

Nanotech-Now - November 27, 2016 - 7:45am
Oxford Nanoimaging Limited manufacture and sell microscopes offering super-resolution and single-molecule performance to research users. Today, the company reports on the work of early-adopters for th...

A Phone That Charges in Seconds? UCF Scientists Bring it Closer to Reality

Nanotech-Now - November 27, 2016 - 7:45am
A team of UCF scientists has developed a new process for creating flexible supercapacitors that can store more energy and be recharged more than 30,000 times without degrading.

What a twist: Silicon nanoantennas turn light around: The theoretical results will allow scientists to design nanodevices with extraordinary features for use in optoelectronics

Nanotech-Now - November 27, 2016 - 7:45am
A team of physicists from ITMO University, MIPT, and The University of Texas at Austin have developed an unconventional nanoantenna that scatters light in a particular direction depending on the inten...

New records set up with 'Screws of Light'

Nanotech-Now - November 27, 2016 - 7:45am
Twisted light Time and again, properties of the light surprise the research world. For example, light can be brought into a corkscrew-like form in order to produce so-called "screws of light", as A...

An Archimedes' screw for groups of quantum particles

Nanotech-Now - November 25, 2016 - 7:45am
Anyone who has tried to lead a group of tourists through a busy city knows the problem. How do you keep the group together when they are constantly jostled, held up and distracted by the hubbub around...

Making spintronic neurons sing in unison

Nanotech-Now - November 25, 2016 - 7:45am
What do fireflies, Huygens's wall clocks, and even the heart of choir singers, have in common? They can all synchronize their respective individual signals into one single unison tone or rhythm.

Current switches insulator’s magnetic state

Nanotechweb - November 24, 2016 - 7:29am
Technique could be important for making new types of memory or logic devices.