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Riddle of missing efficiency in zinc oxide-based dye-sensitised solar cells solved

Nanotech-Now - April 17, 2016 - 7:45am
This explains why zinc-oxide (ZnO) dye-sensitised solar cells have not yet met expectations. The results evolved from collaboration between Monash University (Australia) and Joint Lab partners Helmhol...

Physicists gain new view of superconductor

Nanotech-Now - April 17, 2016 - 7:45am
An international team of physicists has directly observed some unique characteristics of a superconductor for the first time, according to a paper published Wednesday in the journal Nature.

Nanotubes assemble! Rice introduces 'Teslaphoresis' Reconfigured Tesla coil aligns, electrifies materials from a distance

Nanotech-Now - April 17, 2016 - 7:45am
Scientists at Rice University have discovered that the strong force field emitted by a Tesla coil causes carbon nanotubes to self-assemble into long wires, a phenomenon they call "Teslaphoresis."<...

Elusive state of superconducting matter discovered after 50 years

Nanotech-Now - April 17, 2016 - 7:45am
Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory, Cornell University, and collaborators have produced the first direct evidence of a state of electronic matter first predic...

Detection of atomic scale structure of Cooper-pairs in a high-TC superconductor: Researchers from Seoul National University and the Center for Correlated Electron Systems within the Institute for Basic Science discover a Cooper-pair density wave at an ato

Nanotech-Now - April 17, 2016 - 7:45am
The international scientific team reported the first ever observation of the atomic scale structure of Cooper-pairs in the superconductor Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8+x: a material belonging to the family of high-te...

Diamond quantum bit is controlled using light and sound

Nanotechweb - April 17, 2016 - 5:08am
New technique could lead to quantum computers made from arrays of nitrogen vacancies.

Nanocrystal inks used to build flexible transistors

Nanotechweb - April 16, 2016 - 5:07am
New device could be used to build flexible or wearable electronics.

Researchers create perfect nanoscrolls from graphene’s imperfect form

Nanotech-Now - April 15, 2016 - 7:45am
Water filters of the future may be made from billions of tiny, graphene-based nanoscrolls. Each scroll, made by rolling up a single, atom-thick layer of graphene, could be tailored to trap specific mo...

Are humans the new supercomputer?Today, people of all backgrounds can contribute to solving serious scientific problems by playing computer games. A Danish research group has extended the limits of quantum physics calculations and simultaneously blurred t

Nanotech-Now - April 15, 2016 - 7:45am
The saying of philosopher René Descartes of what makes humans unique is beginning to sound hollow. 'I think -- therefore soon I am obsolete' seems more appropriate. When a computer routinely beats us...

Device invented by UCLA professor uses deep learning and photonic time stretch to analyze 36 million images per second

Nanotech-Now - April 15, 2016 - 7:45am
Scientists at the California NanoSystems Institute at UCLA have developed a new technique for identifying cancer cells in blood samples faster and more accurately than the current standard methods.

Russian scientists develop long-range secure quantum communication system

Nanotech-Now - April 15, 2016 - 7:45am
A group of scientists from ITMO University in Saint Petersburg, Russia has developed a novel approach to the construction of quantum communication systems for secure data exchange. The experimental de...

Tumble-proof cargo transporter in biological cells: New model shows how collective transport by synthetic nanomotors along biopolymer filaments can be effectively directed

Nanotech-Now - April 15, 2016 - 7:45am
Ever wondered how a molecular nanomotor works when repairing DNA or transporting material such as organelles in the cell? Typically, nanomotors move along biopolymer filaments to go about their duties...

PolyU develops solar cells with highest power conversion efficiency

Nanotech-Now - April 15, 2016 - 7:45am
Perovskite solar cells first appeared in 2009 with an efficiency of just 3.8%. With the outstanding photovoltaic properties, perovskite solar cell has become a subject of vigorous research for sustain...

Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Presents Promising ARC-520 Hepatitis B Data at The International Liver Congress(TM) 2016

Nanotech-Now - April 15, 2016 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARWR) today announced that three presentations are being made on ARC-520, its investigational medicine for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B infection, at T...

Acclaimed Science Fiction Author Dr. Jerry Pournelle Wins the National Space Society Robert A. Heinlein Award

Nanotech-Now - April 15, 2016 - 7:45am
The National Space Society takes great pleasure in announcing that its 2016 Robert A. Heinlein Memorial Award has been won by acclaimed science fiction author Dr. Jerry Pournelle. This prestigious awa...

DNA machine controls chemical reactions

Nanotechweb - April 15, 2016 - 3:54am
New molecular assembler might be used to create an entire library of nanoproducts.

Promising results obtained with a new and simpler way to fabricate graphene component

InterNano Industry News - April 15, 2016 - 3:45am
The 2-D material device designed and fabricated by Aalto University's researchers may prove useful in wearable electronics and sensors.Read more about Promising results obtained with a new and simpler way to fabricate graphene componentComments
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Teijin Honored with Life Nanotechnology Award for Developing Breakthrough Nanofiber Technology

InterNano Industry News - April 15, 2016 - 3:45am
Teijin Limited announced today that it received a Life Nanotechnology Award at the nano tech 2016 International Nanotechnology Exhibition and Conference, which took place at Tokyo Big Sight in Tokyo,...
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Photochemical metallization allows the manufacture of touchscreens in a single step

National Nanomanufacturing Network - April 14, 2016 - 11:58am
INM – Leibniz Institute for New MaterialsResearch scientists at INM - Leibniz Institute for New Materials are presenting a new process that, in a single step, allows manufacture of conductive pat