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Notre Dame researchers find transition point in semiconductor nanomaterials

Nanotech-Now - September 7, 2016 - 7:45am
Collaborative research at Notre Dame has demonstrated that electronic interactions play a significant role in the dimensional crossover of semiconductor nanomaterials. The laboratory of Masaru Kuno, p...

Imperial College use Kleindiek micromanipulators in their research into electrochemical energy devices

Nanotech-Now - September 7, 2016 - 7:45am
EM Resolutions, manufacturers and suppliers of tools and accessories for users of electron microscopes, report on the research of Dr Farid Tariq of Imperial College. He is applying Kleindiek micromani...

JPK’s NanoWizard® AFM is used to evaluate the risk of cardiovascular disease in patients at iMM, University of Lisbon

Nanotech-Now - September 7, 2016 - 7:45am
JPK Instruments, a world-leading manufacturer of nanoanalytic instrumentation for research in life sciences and soft matter, reports on the use of their NanoWizard® AFM system at the Instituto de Medi...

SLAC's high-speed 'electron camera' films atomic nuclei in vibrating molecules: Method gives scientists new ways to study rapid nuclear motions in nature's light-dependent processes

Nanotech-Now - September 7, 2016 - 7:45am
An ultrafast "electron camera" at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory has made the first direct snapshots of atomic nuclei in molecules that are vibrating within millionths...

Rutgers engineers use microwaves to produce high-quality graphene: Rutgers experts discover easy way to make graphene for flexible and printable electronics, energy storage, and catalysis

Nanotech-Now - September 7, 2016 - 7:45am
Rutgers University engineers have found a simple method for producing high-quality graphene that can be used in next-generation electronic and energy devices: bake the compound in a microwave oven.

Making the switch, this time with an insulator: Colorado State University physicists, joining the fundamental pursuit of using electron spins to store and manipulate information, have demonstrated a new approach to doing so, which could prove useful in th

Nanotech-Now - September 7, 2016 - 7:45am
The growing field of spin electronics - spintronics - tells us that electrons spin like a top, carry angular momentum, and can be controlled as units of power, free of conventional electric current. N...

Probing nanoscale lead reservoirs to date geological events

Nanotechweb - September 7, 2016 - 5:34am
Atom probe microscopy technique could help resolve longstanding questions in the geosciences.

Making pristine graphene in a microwave oven

Nanotechweb - September 5, 2016 - 4:51am
High-quality large-area samples of the carbon sheet can be produced by simply zapping reduced graphene oxide with microwaves for a couple of seconds.

Tapping into light's hidden information to push fundamental diffraction limit

Nanotechweb - September 5, 2016 - 4:39am
Discovery could boost resolution of space telescopes.

Mathematical nanotoxicoproteomics: Quantitative characterization of effects of multi-walled carbon nanotubes: This research article by Dr. Subhash Basak et al. will be published in Current Computer-Aided Drug Design, Volume 12, 2016

Nanotech-Now - September 3, 2016 - 7:45am
Various applications of nanosubstances in industrial and consumer goods sectors are becoming increasingly common because of their useful chemical and physical properties. Therefore the development of...

3-D graphene has promise for bio applications: Rice University-led team welds nanoscale sheets to form tough, porous material

Nanotech-Now - September 3, 2016 - 7:45am
Flakes of graphene welded together into solid materials may be suitable for bone implants, according to a study led by Rice University scientists.

Iowa State engineers treat printed graphene with lasers to enable paper electronics

Nanotech-Now - September 3, 2016 - 7:45am
The researchers in Jonathan Claussen's lab at Iowa State University (who like to call themselves nanoengineers) have been looking for ways to use graphene and its amazing properties in their sensors a...

Lowering the cost and environmental footprint of white LEDs

Nanotech-Now - September 3, 2016 - 7:45am
Replacing traditional light bulbs with light-emitting diodes (LEDs) could take a significant bite out of global energy consumption. But making white LEDs isn't completely benign or budget friendly. To...

New optical material offers unprecedented control of light and thermal radiation

Nanotech-Now - September 3, 2016 - 7:45am
Columbia Engineers discover that samarium nickelate shows promise for active photonic devices - SmNiO3 could potentially transform optoelectronic technologies, including smart windows, infrared camouf...

Silver nanoparticles' protein 'corona' affects their toxicity: Scientists distinguished how protein 'corona' of silver nanoparticles affects their cellular toxicity

Nanotech-Now - September 3, 2016 - 7:45am
A senior fellow at the Faculty of Chemistry, MSU, Vladimir Bochenkov together with his colleagues from Denmark succeeded in deciphering the mechanism of interaction of silver nanoparticles with the ce...

NREL Discovery Creates Future Opportunity in Quantum Computing: Research into perovskites looks beyond material’s usage for efficient solar cells

Nanotech-Now - September 3, 2016 - 7:45am
Scientists at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) discovered a use for perovskites that runs counter to the intended usage of the hybrid organic-inorganic material.

Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals to Present at Upcoming September Conferences

Nanotech-Now - September 3, 2016 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARWR) today announced that the company will make presentations at the following upcoming events.

Nanotube array transistor breaks new record

Nanotechweb - September 2, 2016 - 1:41pm
New CNT device outperforms the current density of conventional semiconductors like silicon and gallium arsenide.

Peter Diamandis Thinks Nanotech Will Interface With Human Minds

Nanotech-Now - September 1, 2016 - 7:48am
Diamandis explained that he was researching nanotechnology that would allow human brains to interface with machines. This isn’t an unthinkable feat: researchers at the University of Southern Californi...

Particle Works launches range of high quality magnetic nanoparticles

Nanotech-Now - September 1, 2016 - 7:45am
Particle Works – the nano- and microstructured material specialist – has developed magnetic nanoparticles offering superior performance and physical characteristics. The particles are composed of coba...