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Physicists decipher electronic properties of materials in work that may change transistors

Nanotech-Now - December 7, 2016 - 7:45am
University of Texas at Dallas physicists have published new findings examining the electrical properties of materials that could be harnessed for next-generation transistors and electronics.

Fast, efficient sperm tails inspire nanobiotechnology

Nanotech-Now - December 7, 2016 - 7:45am
Just like workers in a factory, enzymes can create a final product more efficiently if they are stuck together in one place and pass the raw material from enzyme to enzyme, assembly line-style. That's...

Journal Nanotechnology Progress International (JONPI) Volume 6, issue 2 coming out soon!

Nanotech-Now - December 7, 2016 - 7:45am
The latest issue of Journal Nanotechnology Progress International (JONPI) would come out very soon.

Infrared instrumentation leader secures exclusive use of Vantablack coating

Nanotech-Now - December 7, 2016 - 7:45am
Exclusive rights to the use of ultra-black Vantablack S-VIS surface coating in blackbody calibration sources has been agreed between Surrey NanoSystems and Santa Barbara Infrared.

Construction of practical quantum computers radically simplified: Scientists invent ground-breaking new method that puts quantum computers within reach

Nanotech-Now - December 7, 2016 - 7:45am
Scientists at the University of Sussex have invented a ground-breaking new method that puts the construction of large-scale quantum computers within reach of current technology.

Shape matters when light meets atom: Mapping the interaction of a single atom with a single photon may inform design of quantum devices

Nanotech-Now - December 7, 2016 - 7:45am
Have you ever wondered how you see the world? Vision is about photons of light, which are packets of energy, interacting with the atoms or molecules in what you're looking at. Some photons reflect off...

UTSA study describes new minimally invasive device to treat cancer and other illnesses: Medicine diffusion capsule could locally treat multiple ailments and diseases over several weeks

Nanotech-Now - December 7, 2016 - 7:45am
A new study by Lyle Hood, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), describes a new device that could revolutionize the delivery of medicine to tr...

Research Study: MetaSOLTM Shatters Solar Panel Efficiency Forecasts with Innovative New Coating: Coating Provides 1.2 Percent Absolute Enhancement to Triple Junction Solar Cells

Nanotech-Now - December 7, 2016 - 7:45am
MetaShield LLC, a market leader in advanced glass-based coating technology, today announced an independent research study indicating its proprietary MetaSOLTM nanotechnology coating can provide a 1.2...

Programmable plasmon modes could help make ultrasensitive molecular sensors

Nanotechweb - December 7, 2016 - 6:17am
A new way to make narrow plasmonic resonances in a nanomaterial and tune them across the visible range.

NSF awards $94 million to create four new Science and Technology Centers

InterNano Industry News - December 7, 2016 - 4:45am
Ambitious, complex research that leads to breakthrough discoveries requires large-scale, long-term investments. Today, the National Science Foundation (NSF) announces $94 million in funding to support four new Science and Technology Centers (STCs), partnerships that lay the foundations for advances in fields ranging from cell biology and mechanobiology to particle physics and materials science. Each awardee will receive up to $24 million over a five-year period, with the possibility ... More at http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=189782&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click This is an NSF News item.
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