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Attosecond experiment monitors the birth of a photoelectron

Nanotechweb - November 24, 2016 - 6:43am
Observation of the photoelectric effect could help researchers design improved nanomaterials.

New contender InSe ranks high for 2D devices

Nanotechweb - November 24, 2016 - 6:20am
Incorporation of monolayer InSe in stable devices for the first time introduces a new 2D material with highly competitive properties.

Cutting-edge nanotechnologies are breaking into industries

Nanotech-Now - November 23, 2016 - 7:45am
The first-ever Industry Summit in the rapidly developing and expanding field of nanoaugmented materials was held on 14–16 November at the birthplace of the world’s largest production facility for sing...

IEDM: CEO Marie Semeria to Deliver Opening Day Keynote at IEDM 2016; Institute to Present 13 Papers

Nanotech-Now - November 23, 2016 - 7:45am
On Sunday, Dec. 4, Institute also Will Lead Short Course On ‘Design/Technology Enablers for Computing Applications’ and Host Workshop for Invited Guests on ‘Disrupting the Computing Paradigm’

Nanopolymer-modified protein array can pinpoint hard-to-find cancer biomarker

Nanotech-Now - November 23, 2016 - 7:45am
Three-dimensionally Functionalized Reverse Phase Glycoprotein Array for Cancer Biomarker Discovery and Validation Li Pan1, Hillary Andaluz Aguilar2, Linna Wang3, Anton Iliuk3,4, and W. Andy Tao1,2,3...

Confined phonons could help create better electronic circuits

Nanotechweb - November 22, 2016 - 8:03am
By modulating how vibrations of the crystal lattice travel in nanostructures, researchers could create smaller, more efficient devices.

World's fastest quantum simulator operating at the atomic level

Nanotech-Now - November 21, 2016 - 7:45am
Kenji Ohmori (Institute for Molecular Science, National Institutes of Natural Sciences, Japan) has collaborated with Matthias Weidemüller (University of Heidelberg), Guido Pupillo (University of Stras...

Tip-assisted chemistry enables chemical reactions at femtoliter scale

Nanotech-Now - November 21, 2016 - 7:45am
The Chemical Communications journal reviews the advances made towards the confinement of chemical reactions within small droplets. The focus of the article falls to the tip-assisted chemistry, a techn...

Cetim Facility Receives Bruker Contour CMM Dimensional Analysis System: New Optical Coordinate Measurement Technology Enables High-Precision 3D Scanning

Nanotech-Now - November 21, 2016 - 7:45am
– Bruker’s Nano Surfaces Division and Cetim today announced that Bruker has delivered its Contour CMM™ Dimensional Analysis System to the Cetim Carnot Institute in France. In a collaborative agreement...

Nanotechnology Treatment Found to Inhibit Mesothelioma Tumor Growth

Nanotech-Now - November 21, 2016 - 7:45am
The search for a cure for mesothelioma is in no way limited to the shores of the United States. The toxic impact of asbestos is felt internationally, with the highest incidence of malignant mesothelio...

CMOS-compatible SiC qualifies for quantum technology

Nanotechweb - November 21, 2016 - 6:35am
Potential protocols for quantum communication, cryptography and information processing may be realised using defects in silicon carbide.

Researchers use acoustic waves to move fluids at the nanoscale

Nanotech-Now - November 19, 2016 - 7:45am
A team of mechanical engineers at the University of California San Diego has successfully used acoustic waves to move fluids through small channels at the nanoscale. The breakthrough is a first step t...

Keep it Clean: Leti and French Partners to Test ‘Smart’ Antibacterial Surfaces in Space: Matiss Experiment Designed to Measure Most Effective Material for Cleaning International Space Station and Is Expected to Provide Earth-bound Applications

Nanotech-Now - November 19, 2016 - 7:45am
Leti, an institute of CEA Tech, and three French partners are collaborating in a “house-cleaning” project aboard the International Space Station that will investigate antibacterial properties of new m...

Gold supraspheres for host-guest chemistry

Nanotechweb - November 18, 2016 - 10:00am
Areas such as catalysis, sensing, environmental clean-ups and medicine might benefit.

'GrapheneQ' makes first commercial loudspeaker

Nanotechweb - November 18, 2016 - 9:50am
The technology is compatible with current speaker and audio systems.

Connecting Two Electrodes by Liquid Crystal-guided Carbon Nanotube Wires

National Nanomanufacturing Network - November 17, 2016 - 3:23pm
Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) being highly electrically conductive along the tube axis, have gained great research interests in recent years for connecting two conducting electrodes at the nanoscale – wh Michael Berger, Nanowerk

Carbon Nanotube Dry Adhesive Holds in Extreme Cold, Strengthens in Extreme Heat

National Nanomanufacturing Network - November 17, 2016 - 2:41pm
Researchers from Case Western Reserve University, Dayton Air Force Research Laboratory and China have developed a new dry adhesive that bonds in extreme temperatures—a quality that could make the p Case Western Reserve University News

'Back to the Future' inspires solar nanotech-powered clothing

Nanotech-Now - November 17, 2016 - 7:45am
Marty McFly's self-lacing Nikes in Back to the Future Part II inspired a UCF scientist who has developed filaments that harvest and store the sun's energy -- and can be woven into textiles.

Harris & Harris Group Issues Letter to Shareholders and Information for Shareholder Call on Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Nanotech-Now - November 17, 2016 - 7:45am
Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:TINY) issued the following letter to shareholders today that may also be found on its website at ir.hhvc.com/letters.cfm.

Bruker Introduces All-Optical, Simultaneous 3D Stimulation and Multiphoton Imaging for Optogenetics

Nanotech-Now - November 17, 2016 - 7:45am
At the 46th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Bruker (NASDAQ: BRKR) today announced the release of the Ultima NeuraLight 3D™ simultaneous, all-optical stimulation and imaging platform f...