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VentureLab nanotechnology startup wins TechConnect Innovation Award

InterNano Industry News - July 16, 2016 - 3:45am
FullScaleNANO, an early-stage company that automates nanomaterial imaging and measurement and a VentureLab portfolio startup, received the TechConnect Innovation Award at the TechConnect World Innovat...
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MoS2 nanopores make tiny generators

Nanotechweb - July 15, 2016 - 2:14am
The devices produce a large, osmotically induced current with a power density of up to 106 watts per square metre.

Directed Matter - Toward Atomic-scale 3D Nanofabrication

National Nanomanufacturing Network - July 14, 2016 - 2:18pm
Ron Walli, Communications - Oak Ridge National LabAdditive manufacturing techniques featuring atomic precision could one day create materials with Legos flexibility and Terminator toughness, according to researchers at the Department of Energy’s O

Laboratory for Plasma Nanosynthesis

National Nanomanufacturing Network - July 14, 2016 - 2:05pm
Laboratory for Plasma Nanosynthesis at Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (LPN-PPPL) combines PPPL expertise in plasma science with the materials science capabilities of Princeton University and other institutions.  LPN-PPPL is conducting collaborative research on the fundamental physics of plasma synthesis of nanomaterials with the goals to understand, predict, and ultimately control the synthesis processes starting from the  plasma generation to nucleation and growth of nanoparticles and nanostructures. The LPN-PPPL research program focuses on the integration of three areas: 100 Stellarator Road Princeton, NJ, 08540

DNA origami lights up a microscopic glowing Van Gogh

Nanotech-Now - July 14, 2016 - 7:45am
Using folded DNA to precisely place glowing molecules within microscopic light resonators, researchers at Caltech have created one of the world's smallest reproductions of Vincent van Gogh's The Starr...

Scientists move closer to developing therapeutic window to the brain: Transparent skull implant created by UCR-led team will allow doctors to deliver life-saving laser treatments to patients with brain disorders

Nanotech-Now - July 14, 2016 - 7:45am
Researchers at the University of California, Riverside are bringing their idea for a 'Window to the Brain' transparent skull implant closer to reality through the findings of two studies that are fort...

Physicists collide ultracold atoms to observe key quantum principle

Nanotech-Now - July 14, 2016 - 7:45am
Physicists from New Zealand's University of Otago have used steerable 'optical tweezers' to split minute clouds of ultracold atoms and slowly smash them together to directly observe a key theoretical...

Berkeley Lab scientists grow atomically thin transistors and circuits

Nanotech-Now - July 14, 2016 - 7:45am
In an advance that helps pave the way for next-generation electronics and computing technologies--and possibly paper-thin gadgets --scientists with the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley Na...

Physicists couple distant nuclear spins using a single electron: For the first time, researchers at the University of Basel have coupled the nuclear spins of distant atoms using just a single electron

Nanotech-Now - July 14, 2016 - 7:45am
For the first time, researchers at the University of Basel in Switzerland have coupled the nuclear spins of distant atoms using just a single electron. Three research groups took part in this complex...

Achieving a breakthrough in the formation of beam size controllable X-ray nanobeams: One step closer to realizing a multifunctional X-ray microscope

Nanotech-Now - July 14, 2016 - 7:45am
A research team in Japan has now succeeded in developing high precision X-ray deformable mirrors that can be configured as necessary. They are the first to have achieved the formation of three types o...

Researchers develop faster, precise silica coating process for quantum dot nanorods

Nanotech-Now - July 14, 2016 - 7:45am
Materials researchers at North Carolina State University have fine-tuned a technique that enables them to apply precisely controlled silica coatings to quantum dot nanorods in a day - up to 21 times f...

Nanotech 'tattoo' can map emotions and monitor muscle activity: Novel skin electrode is comfortable and has endless commercial and medical applications, says Tel Aviv University researcher

Nanotech-Now - July 14, 2016 - 7:45am
A new temporary "electronic tattoo" developed by Tel Aviv University that can measure the activity of muscle and nerve cells researchers is poised to revolutionize medicine, rehabilitation, and even b...

Cell Guidance Systems use the ZetaView from Particle Metrix for exosome research and quality control

Nanotech-Now - July 14, 2016 - 7:45am
Particle Metrix, developers of versatile particle characterization solutions for the life sciences, report on how Cell Guidance Systems use the ZetaView® particle characterization system for exosome r...

Germs add ripples to make 'groovy' graphene: New nanomaterial conducts differently at right angles

Nanotech-Now - July 14, 2016 - 7:45am
Graphene, a two-dimensional wonder-material composed of a single layer of carbon atoms linked in a hexagonal chicken-wire pattern, has attracted intense interest for its phenomenal ability to conduct...

2D dichalcogenide makes voltage-controlled oscillator

Nanotechweb - July 14, 2016 - 6:07am
New 'charge-density-wave' device works at room temperature and could find use in a host of practical applications.