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New Generation of Graphene Reinforced Carbon Fibre Prepreg Products

InterNano Industry News - May 13, 2016 - 3:45am
Haydale Composite Solutions (HCS) has announced the launch of three graphene enhanced carbon fibre pre-impregnated (prepreg) products in collaboration with SHD Composite Materials Ltd (Sleaford, Linco...
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MackGraphe – Graphene and Nanomaterials Research Center

National Nanomanufacturing Network - May 12, 2016 - 1:14pm
MackGraphe is the first center dedicated to research on two-dimensional materials in Latin America, with an investment of about US$ 20 million, aiming to be one of the reference centers in that area of research in the world. The building MackGraphe with about 4000 m2, spread over 9 floors, fully equipped to meet its researchers. In addition to the laboratories with advanced equipment, researchers have access to a clean room "Class 1000". Rua da Consolação, 896 São Paulo – SP 01302-907 Brasil

Direct Writing with Highly Conductive Graphene Inks

National Nanomanufacturing Network - May 12, 2016 - 12:46pm
Michael Berger, NanowerkNumerous research efforts already have demonstrated the feasibility of fabricating graphene-based electronics through high-throughput ink printing strategies (see for instance: "

Solliance realizes first up-scaled Perovskite based PV modules with 10% efficiency: Holst Centre, imec and ECN pave the road to upscaling Perovskite PV modules

Nanotech-Now - May 11, 2016 - 7:45am
Solliance demonstrates a record 10% aperture area power conversion efficiency for its up-scaled thin-film perovskite photovoltaic modules. The efficiency was measured on an aperture area of 168 cm2. T...

Nanometrics Announces Upcoming Investor Events

Nanotech-Now - May 11, 2016 - 7:45am
Nanometrics Incorporated (Nasdaq:NANO), a leading provider of advanced process control systems, today announced their participation in the following investor events: D.A. Davidson & Co. 8th Annual...

Abalonyx launches Reduced Graphene Oxide Product: Abalonyx has successfully scaled up production of thermally reduced graphene oxide (rGO) in its Tofte, Norway, production facility. This product is now offered to customers in Kg-quantities

Nanotech-Now - May 11, 2016 - 7:45am
The product is hydrophobic and electrically conductive, with a bulk density of about 0.01 and a carbon content of about 85 – 86 %. It can be dispersed in non-polar liquids and be blended into organic...

Novel functionalized nanomaterials for CO2 capture

Nanotech-Now - May 11, 2016 - 7:45am
Climate change due to excessive CO2 levels is one of the most serious problems mankind has ever faced. This has resulted in abrupt weather patterns such as flood and drought, which are extremely disru...

Spin lifetime anisotropy of graphene is much weaker than previously reported

Nanotech-Now - May 11, 2016 - 7:45am
An article published today in Nature Communications presents a new method to determine the spin lifetime anisotropy of spin-polarized carriers in graphene using oblique spin precession. The work, led...

DHBW Heidenheim applies µCT scanning to study reinforced plastics under various environmental conditions using a Peltier Coolstage from Deben

Nanotech-Now - May 11, 2016 - 7:45am
Deben, a leading provider of in-situ testing stages together with innovative accessories and components for electron microscopy, reports on the application of their CT-Cool stage at the Steinbeis Cent...

Oxford Nanoimaging announce the Nanoimager, a desktop microscope delivering super-resolution performance

Nanotech-Now - May 11, 2016 - 7:45am
Oxford Nanoimaging Limited commence manufacturing and selling microscopes offering super-resolution and single-molecule performance to research users. Today, the company announces the launch of its fi...

Photoactive pixels switch on and off

Nanotechweb - May 11, 2016 - 5:12am
Photocurrent spectral AFM reveals new behaviour in 2D materials.

Flexible and transparent pressure sensor

InterNano Industry News - May 11, 2016 - 3:45am
Researchers at the University of Tokyo working with American colleagues have developed a transparent, bendable and sensitive pressure sensor. Healthcare practitioners may one day be able to physically screen for breast cancer using pressure-sensitive rubber gloves to detect tumors, owing to this newly developed sensor. Read More...
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Think small - Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

InterNano Industry News - May 11, 2016 - 3:45am
Harvard School of Engineering and Applied SciencesThink smallHarvard School of Engineering and Applied SciencesThe course also enables students to work in Harvard's Center for Nanoscale Systems (CNS), a shared-used core facility that holds a world-class nanofabrication laboratory. Students benefit from the expertise of CNS staff and the guidance of teaching ...
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Superconducting quantum-dot turnstile singles out electrons

Nanotechweb - May 10, 2016 - 5:24am
Device could be used for quantum-metrology applications.

NANOSAFE 2016

InterNano - Upcoming Events - May 9, 2016 - 12:57pm
ConferenceMonday, November 7, 2016 to Thursday, November 10, 2016Minatec-Grenoble, France http://www.nanosafe.org/scripts/home/publigen/content/templates/show.asp?P=174&L=EN&SYNC=Y Topics 1. Measurement and characterization of nano objects 2. Exposure 3. Manufactured nano objects 3.1 Nano objects release from nanoproducts 3.2 Safer by design nanomaterials and process 3.3 Risk management 3.4 From nanoproducts to waste 3.5 Nano responsible development 3.6 Commercial Equipment 4. Urban particles 5. Nano objects and Health 5.1 Toxicology 5.2 Environmental interactions of nanomaterials 5.3 Safe use of nano objects for médicine applications 6. Regulation / Standardization

Single silicon nanoparticles enhance Raman signals

Nanotechweb - May 9, 2016 - 10:17am
Magnetic dipole resonances in single silicon nanoparticles are found to provide robust all-dielectric Raman enhancements by factors of up to 140.

Los Alamos National Laboratory Expands Scope to Locus Technologies SaaS Contract: Los Alamos National Laboratory Adds Two New Applications to Locus SaaS Platform

Nanotech-Now - May 9, 2016 - 7:45am
Locus Technologies (Locus), the industry leader in cloud-based environmental software, announced today that Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) has added two new key projects to the Locus EIM Softwa...