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ZEISS Crossbeam Sets New Standards in 3D Nanotomography and Nanofabrication: Fast Materials Processing and High Resolution Imaging

Nanotech-Now - January 23, 2014 - 7:45am
ZEISS will be presenting the first system of the new Crossbeam series at the MC 2013 in Regensburg, Germany. Its outstanding features include high speed in materials analysis and processing and its wi...
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From a carpet of nanorods to a thin film solar cell absorber within a few seconds

Nanotech-Now - January 23, 2014 - 7:45am
Research teams at the HZB and at the University of Limerick, Ireland, have discovered a novel solid state reaction which lets kesterite grains grow within a few seconds and at relatively low temperatu...
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XEI Scientific appoint VTC as Distributors for Taiwan

Nanotech-Now - January 23, 2014 - 7:45am
XEI Scientific Inc, maker of the popular EVACTRON® De-Contaminator™ Plasma Cleaning System for electron microscopes and other vacuum chambers, has appointed the V-TEK Company, VTC, as distribution par...
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Seashells inspire new way to preserve bones for archeologists, paleontologists

Nanotech-Now - January 23, 2014 - 7:45am
Recreating the story of humanity's past by studying ancient bones can hit a snag when they deteriorate, but scientists are now reporting an advance inspired by seashells that can better preserve valua...
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Toward fixing damaged hearts through tissue engineering

Nanotech-Now - January 23, 2014 - 7:45am
In the U.S., someone suffers a heart attack every 34 seconds — their heart is starved of oxygen and suffers irreparable damage. Engineering new heart tissue in the laboratory that could eventually be...
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Tiniest bioprobe breaks new size record

Nanotechweb - January 23, 2014 - 5:51am
New device could be ideal for exploring miniscule subcellular structures such as synapses and measuring the electrical activity of neural networks
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Open Access journal Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology breaking ground in the nano field

Nanotech-Now - January 21, 2014 - 7:45am
"Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology" journal has been accepted for indexing by Thomson Reuters. Following its acceptance by Scopus in 2013, this journal will soon be indexed in Science Citation Index Ex...
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Peeking into Schrodinger's box: Measurement technology continues to show its potential for quantum information

Nanotech-Now - January 21, 2014 - 7:45am
Until recently measuring a 27-dimensional quantum state would have been a time-consuming, multistage process using a technique called quantum tomography, which is similar to creating a 3D image from m...
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New Nanoprobe Invented for Early Diagnosis of Prostate Cancer

Nanotech-Now - January 21, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers in association with their Australian and Belgian colleagues successfully produced a new nanoprobe to diagnose cancerous cells.
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Functionalized Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes Used to Remove Mercury from Industrial Wastewater

Nanotech-Now - January 21, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Tarbiat Modarres University produced a sorbent made of multiwalled carbon nanotubes functionalized with sulfuric groups and studied its performance in the removal of mercury f...
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Solar-power device would use heat to enhance efficiency: New approach developed at MIT could generate power from sunlight efficiently and on demand

Nanotech-Now - January 21, 2014 - 7:45am
A new approach to harvesting solar energy, developed by MIT researchers, could improve efficiency by using sunlight to heat a high-temperature material whose infrared radiation would then be collected...
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Significant Reduction in Electromagnetic Analysis Time of Graphene-Based Alternate Structures

Nanotech-Now - January 21, 2014 - 7:45am
An Iranian researcher from Sharif University of Technology succeeded in significantly reducing (a few hundred times) the time required for electromagnetic analysis of graphene-based structures by pres...
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Highly Efficient Broadband Terahertz Radiation from Metamaterials

Nanotech-Now - January 21, 2014 - 7:45am
Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory have demonstrated broadband terahertz (THz) wave generation using metamaterials. The discovery may help develop noninvasive imaging and se...
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Asylum Research Announces Scanning Microwave Impedance Microscopy for Nanoscale Mapping of Permittivity and Conductivity on Any Material

Nanotech-Now - January 21, 2014 - 7:45am
Asylum Research, an Oxford Instruments company, announces Scanning Microwave Impedance Microscopy (sMIM), an atomic force microscopy (AFM) technique that enables nanoscale mapping of permittivity and...
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Energy storage in miniaturized capacitors may boost green energy technology: Researchers study the properties of a novel material, described in the journal 'AIP Advances,' that could help build high heat-tolerant supercapacitors

Nanotech-Now - January 21, 2014 - 7:45am
The capacitors of electronic circuits function something like batteries - storing electrical charge that can be quickly dumped to power devices like camera flashes. So-called "supercapacitors" take th...
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Production of Catalyst for Steam Reforming of Methane

Nanotech-Now - January 21, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Kashan University produced a catalyst based on magnesium oxide nano-crystals that in addition to having high activity and stability has very high resistance against carbon for...
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NanoMech Announces New Global Campus

National Nanomanufacturing Network - January 20, 2014 - 4:55am
New Factory Creates Robust Technology Industrial Presence in Arkansas Springdale, Ark. (January 15, 2014) – Today NanoMech announced it has purchased its existing factory and will build an adjoining state-of-the-art facility in east Springdale. The approximate 25,000 square foot building will triple the size of current operations and will serve as the company’s world headquarters. “NanoMech is a global nanomanufacturing company founded right here in Northwest Arkansas,” said NanoMech CEO Jim Phillips. “The new factory and expanded headquarters will provide for approximately 25-50 new jobs for world-class scientists and support staff. The space will also allow us to meet current demand for our products while advancing ongoing research and development efforts. This state-of-the-art, smart manufacturing facility and laboratories will further position our products and scientists as some of the best and most innovative in the world.”

Natural 3D Counterpart to Graphene Discovered: Researchers at Berkeley Lab’s Advanced Light Source Find New Form of Quantum Matter

Nanotech-Now - January 19, 2014 - 7:45am
The discovery of what is essentially a 3D version of graphene - the 2D sheets of carbon through which electrons race at many times the speed at which they move through silicon - promises exciting new...
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NANOPOSTER 2014 - 4th Virtual Nanotechnology Poster Conference

Nanotech-Now - January 19, 2014 - 7:45am
The 4th Virtual Nanotechnology Poster Conference is here.Check the report about NANOPOSTER 2012, 2013 and join the virtual event in 2014. NANOPOSTER 2014 is the easiest and cheapest way to find new pa...
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Carbon nanotube sponge shows improved water clean-up

Nanotech-Now - January 19, 2014 - 7:45am
A carbon nanotube sponge capable of soaking up water contaminants, such as fertilisers, pesticides and pharmaceuticals, more than three times more efficiently than previous efforts has been presented...
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