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Diamonds closer to becoming ideal semiconductors: Researchers find new method for doping single crystals of diamond

Nanotech-Now - May 27, 2016 - 7:45am
Along with being a "girl's best friend," diamonds also have remarkable properties that could make them ideal semiconductors. This is welcome news for electronics; semiconductors are needed to meet the...

Dartmouth team creates new method to control quantum systems

Nanotech-Now - May 27, 2016 - 7:45am
Dartmouth College researchers have discovered a method to design faster pulses, offering a new way to accurately control quantum systems.

Dumbbell dimers could make miniaturized nanosensors

Nanotechweb - May 27, 2016 - 5:21am
New devices could be used to study the structure of chiral molecules and biomolecules like proteins.

Unraveling truly one-dimensional carbon solids: Direct proof of stable ultra-long 1-D carbon chains as a route to carbyne

InterNano Industry News - May 27, 2016 - 3:45am
Even in its elemental form, the high bond versatility of carbon allows for many different well-known materials, including diamond and graphite. A single layer of graphite, termed graphene, can then be...
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Model aids efforts to reduce cost of carbon nanostructures for industry, research

InterNano Industry News - May 27, 2016 - 3:45am
Analysis of Hydrogen Plasma in a Microwave Plasma Chemical Vapor Deposition Reactor G. Shivkumar,1 S. S. Tholeti,1 M. A. Alrefae,2 T. S. Fisher,2 and A. A. Alexeenko1,a 1School of Aeronautics a...
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Ev Group Scales-Up Nanoimprint Lithography for Display Manufacturing

InterNano Industry News - May 27, 2016 - 3:45am
New EVG®7200 LA SmartNIL™ system brings high-resolution and low cost-of-ownership advantages to high-end displays, photonics, optics and biotechnology applications EV Group (EVG), a leading...
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EU NanoSafety Cluster publishes “Closer to the Market” Roadmap

National Nanomanufacturing Network - May 26, 2016 - 12:34pm
EU NanoSafety ClusterThe EU NanoSafety Cluster (NSC) has published its “Closer to the Market” Roadmap (CTTM), a multi-dime

Ionic additive improves OFETs

Nanotechweb - May 26, 2016 - 7:37am
Hole mobilities greatly enhanced in conjugated polymer thin films.

'Magnetic-charge ice' slides into view

Nanotechweb - May 26, 2016 - 3:01am
Frustrated material could lead to better computer memories.

Light can 'heal' defects in new solar cell materials: Defects in some new electronic materials can be removed by making ions move under illumination

Nanotech-Now - May 25, 2016 - 7:45am
A family of compounds known as perovskites, which can be made into thin films with many promising electronic and optical properties, has been a hot research topic in recent years. But although these m...

Attosecond physics: A switch for light-wave electronics

Nanotech-Now - May 25, 2016 - 7:45am
Light waves could in principle be used to drive future transistors. Since the electromagnetic waves of light oscillate approximately one million times in a billionth of a second, i.e. at petahertz (PH...

Supercrystals with new architecture can enhance drug synthesis

Nanotech-Now - May 25, 2016 - 7:45am
Scientists from ITMO University and Trinity College have designed an optically active nanosized supercrystal whose novel architecture can help separate organic molecules, thus considerably facilitatin...

Nanoscale Trojan horses treat inflammation

Nanotech-Now - May 25, 2016 - 7:45am
Nanosized Trojan horses created from a patient's own immune cells have successfully treated inflammation by overcoming the body's complex defense mechanisms, perhaps leading to broader applications fo...

Programmable materials find strength in molecular repetition

Nanotech-Now - May 25, 2016 - 7:45am
Synthetic proteins based on those found in a variety of squid species' ring teeth may lead the way to self-healing polymers carefully constructed for specific toughness and stretchability that might h...

Physicists create first metamaterial with rewritable magnetic ordering

Nanotech-Now - May 25, 2016 - 7:45am
University of Notre Dame physicists and their collaborators have produced the first rewriteable artificial magnetic charge ice. The research, described in a paper published in Science today, shows str...

Tiny packages may pack powerful treatment for brain tumors: Nanocarrier provides efficient delivery of chemotherapeutic drug

Nanotech-Now - May 25, 2016 - 7:45am
Great discoveries do come in small packages. Few know that better than Ann-Marie Broome, Ph.D., who feels nanotechnology holds the future of medicine with its ability to deliver powerful drugs in tiny...

Two-stage nanoparticle delivery of piperlongumine and TRAIL anti-cancer therapy

Nanotech-Now - May 25, 2016 - 7:45am
A team of researchers from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York demonstrated a drug delivery mechanism that utilizes two independent vehicles, allowing for delivery of chemically and physically dis-...

Rice de-icer gains anti-icing properties: Dual-function, graphene-based material good for aircraft, extreme environments

Nanotech-Now - May 25, 2016 - 7:45am
Rice University scientists have advanced their graphene-based de-icer to serve a dual purpose. The new material still melts ice from wings and wires when conditions get too cold. But if the air is abo...