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Computing with time travel

Nanotech-Now - December 13, 2015 - 7:45am
Why send a message back in time, but lock it so that no one can ever read the contents? Because it may be the key to solving currently intractable problems. That’s the claim of an international collab...

Quantum physics problem proved unsolvable: Gödel and Turing enter quantum physics

Nanotech-Now - December 13, 2015 - 7:45am
A mathematical problem underlying fundamental questions in particle and quantum physics is provably unsolvable, according to scientists at UCL, Universidad Complutense de Madrid - ICMAT and Technical...

The world’s tiniest temperature sensor is powered by radio waves

National Nanomanufacturing Network - December 11, 2015 - 1:17pm
Eindhoven University of Technology, News and PressResearchers at Eindhoven University of Technology have developed a very tiny wireless temperature sensor that is powered in a very special way: from the radio waves that are part of the sensor’s wi

Detecting and identifying explosives with single test

Nanotech-Now - December 11, 2015 - 7:45am
A new test for detecting multiple explosives simultaneously has been developed by UCL scientists. The proof-of-concept sensor is designed to quickly identify and quantify five commonly used explosives...

Nanotech drug delivery shows promise for improved melanoma treatment

Nanotech-Now - December 11, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers have developed a new three-drug delivery system for cancer treatment, especially metastatic melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer - and shown that the system may have particular valu...

Scanning nanothermometer breaks new size record

Nanotechweb - December 11, 2015 - 4:56am
New device could be used to measure heat flow in nanostructures and even characterize the 'hot spots' formed at the junctions of semiconductor heterostructures.

Nanoparticle-based superconducting ink heats water instantly

InterNano Industry News - December 11, 2015 - 4:45am
Researchers created a superconducting heat ink that functions as a solar heater. It heats water up to 68 degrees Celsius and is 40 percent cheaper than commercial inks.
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Halloysite: Finally a promising natural nanomaterial?

InterNano Industry News - December 11, 2015 - 4:45am
Researchers have recently presented a broad overview of halloysite clay tubes.
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Controlling charge carriers in 2D semiconductors

Nanotechweb - December 10, 2015 - 3:36am
New alloying technique could help make electronics devices with tailored characteristics.

Taking a closer look at graphene edges

Nanotechweb - December 10, 2015 - 3:10am
Aberration-corrected TEM reveals how dopant atoms bond to the carbon sheet.

IDTechEx Sensors Europe 2016

InterNano - Upcoming Events - December 9, 2015 - 2:40pm
ConferenceWednesday, April 27, 2016 (All day) to Thursday, April 28, 2016 (All day) http://www.idtechex.com/idtechex-sensors-europe/home.asp This event will bring together material suppliers, sensor manufacturers and end users. With a program selected by analysts and industry experts, IDTechEx Sensors is the place to find the technologies and business partners to create the most innovative products. The 2-day conference and exhibition are designed to help end users identify the right suppliers for their application. With more than 2,500 attendees expected, exhibitors will have a unique opportunity to meet customers and business partners. Masterclasses are also available during the same week. Hosted by IDTechEx analysts, these sessions give you the latest progress and perspective on your chosen topic.

Printed Electronics Europe 2016

InterNano - Upcoming Events - December 9, 2015 - 2:37pm
ConferenceWednesday, April 27, 2016 (All day) to Thursday, April 28, 2016 (All day) http://www.idtechex.com/printed-electronics-europe/pe.asp The World's LARGEST event series on printed & flexible electronics. More than 2500 people will attend this event, now in its twelfth year, to aid their critical business and technology development strategy decisions in this emerging, high growth topic. We focus on the commercialisation of the technology, covering broadly organic, inorganic, thin film and flexible nanotechnologies. To that end, we have some of the world's largest user companies presenting on their needs and experience with printed electronics, and many are in attendance to learn how they can use these new technologies in their products.

IBS reports a high performance nanoparticle electrocatalyst: Scientists from the Center for Nanoparticle Research develop a high performance and cost effective fuel cell

Nanotech-Now - December 9, 2015 - 7:45am
Scientists operating out of IBS' Center for Nanoparticle Research have reported highly durable and active intermetallic platinum-iron (PtFe) nanoparticles (NPs) coated with nitrogen (N) doped carbon s...

Using atoms to turn optical nanofiber guided light on and off

Nanotech-Now - December 9, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers in the Light-Matter Interactions Unit led by Professor Síle Nic Chormaic at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) have developed an on-off switch with...

Leti Develops Local-strain Techniques in FD-SOI Fabrication To Improve Next-Generation Performance, Energy Use

Nanotech-Now - December 9, 2015 - 7:45am
CEA-Leti today announced it has developed two techniques to induce local strain in FD-SOI processes for next-generation FD-SOI circuits that will produce more speed at the same, or lower, power consum...

Researchers resolve structure of a key component of bacterial decision-making

Nanotech-Now - December 9, 2015 - 7:45am
For bacteria that swim, determining whether to stay the course or head in a new direction is vital to survival. A new study offers atomic-level details of the molecular machinery that allows swimming...

Portable device can quickly determine the extent of an eye injury

Nanotech-Now - December 9, 2015 - 7:45am
n engineer and an ophthalmologist are working together to develop a portable sensor that can quickly and inexpensively determine whether an eye injury is mild or severe. The device, called OcuCheck, w...

Nanostructured metal coatings let the light through for electrical devices

Nanotech-Now - December 9, 2015 - 7:45am
Light and electricity dance a complicated tango in devices like LEDs, solar cells and sensors. A new anti-reflection coating developed by engineers at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, i...

Nanostructured Surfaces Increase Efficiency of Solar Thermal Systems

Nanotech-Now - December 9, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Isfahan University of Technology succeeded in the laboratorial production of light sorption surfaces that have application in solar thermal systems.

Basic technology of high thermally-durable all-solid-state lithium ion battery developed

Nanotech-Now - December 9, 2015 - 7:45am
This technology is significant as it allows the thermally durable Li-ion battery to be used in a wider variety of applications, such as large-scale industrial machines with motors, and medical machine...