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Highly sensitive gas sensors for volatile organic compound detection

Nanotech-Now - February 9, 2017 - 7:45am
Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are a group of carbon-based chemicals with low evaporation or vaporization points. Some VOCs are harmful to animal or environmental health so sensing these gasses is...

Scientists determine precise 3-D location, identity of all 23,000 atoms in a nanoparticle: Berkeley Lab researchers help to map iron-platinum particle in unprecedented detail

Nanotech-Now - February 9, 2017 - 7:45am
Scientists used one of the world's most powerful electron microscopes to map the precise location and chemical type of 23,000 atoms in an extremely small particle made of iron and platinum.

1,000 times more efficient nano-LED opens door to faster microchips

Nanotech-Now - February 9, 2017 - 7:45am
The electronic data connections within and between microchips are increasingly becoming a bottleneck in the exponential growth of data traffic worldwide. Optical connections are the obvious successors...

Launching the New PSS Website: pssnicomp.com

InterNano Industry News - February 8, 2017 - 4:45am
Particle Sizing Systems launches our new website at www.pssnicomp.com. Please visit our new site that includes additional content and features including: Additional application explanations...
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Companies Now Can Bring Fast and Accurate Nanoparticle Analysis In-House

InterNano Industry News - February 8, 2017 - 4:45am
Nanotechnology manufacturers seeking ways to measure and analyze nanoparticles now have a simple, fast, accurate and cost-effective tool thanks to the recent release of NanoMet by developer...
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Ingestible device harvests energy inside the GI tract

Nanotechweb - February 8, 2017 - 2:26am
Bio-galvanic cells could be used to monitor a variety of physiological parameters for prolonged periods of time.

International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory

National Nanomanufacturing Network - February 7, 2017 - 2:31pm
The International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory- INL is an Intergovernmental Organisation created to foster interdisciplinary research in Nanotechnology and Nanoscience. Aiming to become a vital part of Europe’s scientific area, INL provides a high-tech research environment addressing major challenges in nanomedicine, nanotechnology applied to environmental & food control nanoelectronics, and nanomachines and molecular manipulation at nanoscale. Avenida Mestre José Veiga s/n 4715-330 Braga Portugal

National Space Society's Space Settlement Summit Draws Industry Leaders

Nanotech-Now - February 7, 2017 - 7:45am
An enormously successful first annual Space Settlement Summit hosted by the National Space Society (NSS) occurred on January 10-11, 2017, in Santa Monica, California. Industry leaders, financial exper...

UCLA physicists map the atomic structure of an alloy: Researchers measured the coordinates of more than 23,000 atoms in a technologically important material

Nanotech-Now - February 7, 2017 - 7:45am
In the world of the very tiny, perfection is rare: virtually all materials have defects on the atomic level. These imperfections -- missing atoms, atoms of one type swapped for another, and misaligned...

First ever blueprint unveiled to construct a large scale quantum computer

Nanotech-Now - February 7, 2017 - 7:45am
An international team, led by a scientist from the University of Sussex, have today unveiled the first practical blueprint for how to build a quantum computer, the most powerful computer on Earth....

Leti Presents First Results in LED Pixelization & Record Resolution for Micro-Displays at Photonics West

Nanotech-Now - February 7, 2017 - 7:45am
Leti, a research institute of CEA Tech, today announced it has developed a μLED fabrication process to create high-resolution arrays at 10-micron pitch. That pixelization and the 873 x 500 resolu...

The shape of melting in two dimensions: University of Michigan team uses Titan to explore fundamental phase transitions

Nanotech-Now - February 7, 2017 - 7:45am
Snow falls in winter and melts in spring, but what drives the phase change in between?

Transparent gel-based robots can catch and release live fish: Made from hydrogel, robots may one day assist in surgical operations, evade underwater detection

Nanotech-Now - February 7, 2017 - 7:45am
Engineers at MIT have fabricated transparent, gel-based robots that move when water is pumped in and out of them. The bots can perform a number of fast, forceful tasks, including kicking a ball underw...

Leti Coordinating Project to Adapt Obstacle-Detection Technology Used in Autonomous Cars for Portable and Wearable Systems: INSPEX to Combine Knowhow of Nine European Organizations to Create Portable and Wearable Spatial-Exploration Systems

Nanotech-Now - February 7, 2017 - 7:45am
Leti, a technology research institute of CEA Tech, today announced a European project to develop a portable and wearable, multisensor and low-power spatial-exploration and obstacle-detection system fo...

Flash Nano: Lactate sensors tattoo directly onto skin

Nanotechweb - February 6, 2017 - 10:49am
Using nanoparticle ink transfer tattoos, attendees at innoLAE 2017 heard of NovaCentrix’s latest exercise training aid.

2017FLEX - Flexible Electronics

InterNano - Upcoming Events - February 6, 2017 - 9:20am
ConferenceMonday, June 19, 2017 to Thursday, June 22, 2017Monterey, California http://www.semi.org/en/2017-flex Flexible Electronics – Accelerating to Manufacturing Having completed its 15th year, FLEX will return in 2017 to Monterey, June 19-22, 2017, on the beautiful Monterey Peninsula on California’s Pacific coastline. Monterey brings the fun and intimacy of a resort-setting to the professional and technology development focus of the event. Business and pleasure mix well in this beautiful location. The Flex Conference is the best flexible hybrid electronics FHE event in the industry – guaranteed to advance your technical and business interests in flexible, printed, hybrid electronics and their applications. NEW for 2017 - The FlexTech CXO Summit - June 19, 2017 Key FHE markets/applications include agriculture, automotive, medical and personal health, product packaging, and sports. End users will shape the FHE landscape with demand for these innovative products and manufacturing services. Other important industry stakeholders are FHE company executives, private and corporate venture capitalists, and market analysts. Join with FlexTech as we inaugurate the CXO Summit at 2017FLEX, bringing together prospective customers and outside experts to analyze and discuss global and industry trends that are driving the FHE industry. The half-day program and networking reception is targeted to CEOs, CTOs, CMOs, GMs and others with executive responsibility.

2017FLEX - Flexible Electronics

National Nanomanufacturing Network - February 6, 2017 - 9:20am
ConferenceMonday, June 19, 2017 to Thursday, June 22, 2017Monterey, California http://www.semi.org/en/2017-flex Flexible Electronics – Accelerating to Manufacturing Having completed its 15th year, FLEX will return in 2017 to Monterey, June 19-22, 2017, on the beautiful Monterey Peninsula on California’s Pacific coastline. Monterey brings the fun and intimacy of a resort-setting to the professional and technology development focus of the event. Business and pleasure mix well in this beautiful location. The Flex Conference is the best flexible hybrid electronics FHE event in the industry – guaranteed to advance your technical and business interests in flexible, printed, hybrid electronics and their applications. NEW for 2017 - The FlexTech CXO Summit - June 19, 2017 Key FHE markets/applications include agriculture, automotive, medical and personal health, product packaging, and sports. End users will shape the FHE landscape with demand for these innovative products and manufacturing services. Other important industry stakeholders are FHE company executives, private and corporate venture capitalists, and market analysts. Join with FlexTech as we inaugurate the CXO Summit at 2017FLEX, bringing together prospective customers and outside experts to analyze and discuss global and industry trends that are driving the FHE industry. The half-day program and networking reception is targeted to CEOs, CTOs, CMOs, GMs and others with executive responsibility.

'Wet' metallic MoS2 makes ultrafast supercapacitor

Nanotechweb - February 6, 2017 - 4:28am
2D material containing monolayers of water could be used in a variety of energy-storage applications, including hybrid and electric vehicles.

NUS engineers develop low-cost, flexible terahertz radiation source for fast, non-invasive screening: Novel invention presents promising applications in spectroscopy, safety surveillance, cancer diagnosis, imaging and communication

Nanotech-Now - February 5, 2017 - 7:45am
Portable handheld sensors for detecting explosives, wearable sensors that can detect chemical agents, compact devices for fast and accurate identification of defects in computing chips as well as adva...