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Nanotube 'rebar' makes graphene twice as tough: Rice University scientists test material that shows promise for flexible electronics

Nanotech-Now - August 9, 2018 - 7:45am
Rice University researchers have found that fracture-resistant "rebar graphene" is more than twice as tough as pristine graphene.

Nanoscience and the future of healthcare kick off first day of ACS national meeting in Boston: Presidential events highlight safety, diversity and groundbreaking research

Nanotech-Now - August 9, 2018 - 7:45am
The profound impact of nanoscience and chemistry on the future of healthcare will be explored in the opening session of the American Chemical Society's (ACS') 256th National Meeting & Exposition, Aug...

Leti & CMP Announce World’s First Multi-Project-Wafer Service with Integrated Silicon OxRAM: Oxide-Based Resistive Ram Memory Platform Development for Backend Memories To Offer Non-Volatility Associated with Embedded Designs

Nanotech-Now - August 9, 2018 - 7:45am
Leti, a research institute at CEA Tech, and CMP, a service organization that provides prototyping and low-volume production of ICs and MEMS, today announced the integrated-circuit industry’s first mul...

Nanometrics Delivers 100th: Atlas III System for Advanced Process Control Metrology Atlas III: Systems are qualified and in production for advanced devices in DRAM, 3D-NAND and Foundry/Logic

Nanotech-Now - August 9, 2018 - 7:45am
Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ: NANO), a leading provider of advanced process control solutions, announced that it has delivered its 100th Atlas® III system for advanced process control metrology....

A colossal breakthrough for topological spintronics: BiSb expands the potential of topological insulators for ultra-low-power electronic devices

Nanotech-Now - August 9, 2018 - 7:45am
Scientists have developed the world's best-performing pure spin current source[1] made of bismuth-antimony (BiSb) alloys, which they report as the best candidate for the first industrial application o...

Strategic Materials Conference 2018 Highlights “Materials Shaping the Future of Electronics”

Nanotech-Now - August 9, 2018 - 7:45am
With advanced materials now a critical enabler of semiconductor growth applications, the stage is set for Strategic Materials Conference (SMC 2018), the premier event offering the latest market insigh...

A molecular switch at the edge of graphene

Nanotech-Now - August 5, 2018 - 7:45am
Molecular electronics is a wonderful and exciting concept: imagine the ave-inspiring power of chemical synthesis combined with nanoelectronic circuits, the backbone of the information society!!!! Mole...

Picosun’s ALD solutions make quality watches tick

Nanotech-Now - August 5, 2018 - 7:45am
Picosun Group, a leading supplier of advanced Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) thin film coating solutions, solidifies its position in the watchmaking market with repeat production system sales to promin...

Feds back Rice U. study of nanoscale electrocatalysis: Professors Christy Landes, Stephan Link will analyze mechanisms to improve chemical reactions

Nanotech-Now - August 5, 2018 - 7:45am
The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Basic Energy Sciences has awarded Rice University researchers $1.1 million to study single nanoparticles and their ability to act as electrocatalysts.

Nanometrics Announces Participation in Upcoming Investor Conferences

Nanotech-Now - August 5, 2018 - 7:45am
Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO), a leading provider of advanced process control systems, today announced its participation in the following investor events:

World-first quantum computer simulation of chemical bonds using trapped ions: Quantum chemistry expected to be one of the first applications of full-scale quantum computers

Nanotech-Now - August 3, 2018 - 7:45am
An international group of researchers has achieved the world's first multi-qubit demonstration of a quantum chemistry calculation performed on a system of trapped ions, one of the leading hardware pla...

Researchers use nanotechnology to improve the accuracy of measuring devices

Nanotech-Now - August 1, 2018 - 7:45am
Scientists from Higher school of economics and the Federal Scientific Research Centre 'Crystallography and Photonics' have synthesized multi-layered nanowires in order to study their magnetoresistance...

NUST MISIS scientists present metamaterial for solar cells and nanooptics

Nanotech-Now - August 1, 2018 - 7:45am
A research team from the NUST MISIS Laboratory of Superconducting Metamaterials led by Alexey Basharin, Senior Lecturer and Candidate of Technical Sciences, has developed a metamaterial-dielectric tha...

Princeton-UPenn research team finds physics treasure hidden in a wallpaper pattern

Nanotech-Now - August 1, 2018 - 7:45am
An international team of scientists has discovered a new, exotic form of insulating material with a metallic surface that could enable more efficient electronics or even quantum computing. The researc...

World's fastest man-made spinning object could help study quantum mechanics

Nanotech-Now - August 1, 2018 - 7:45am
Optically Levitated Nanodumbbell Torsion Balance and GHz Nanomechanical Rotor Jonghoon Ahn, Zhujing Xu, Jaehoon Bang, Yu-Aao Deng, Thai M. Hoang, Qinkai Han, Ren-Min Ma, Tongcang Li Levitated op...

Relax, just break it

Nanotech-Now - July 28, 2018 - 7:45am
The properties of a solid depend on the arrangement of its atoms, which form a periodic crystal structure. At the nanoscale, arrangements that break this periodic structure can drastically alter the b...

Future electronic components to be printed like newspapers

Nanotech-Now - July 26, 2018 - 7:45am
Roll-to-Roll Nanoforming of Metals Using Laser-Induced Superplasticity Debkalpa Goswami , Juan C. Munera, Aniket Pal, Behnam Sadri, Caio Lui P. G. Scarpetti, Ramses V. Martinez Purdue University...

The relationship between charge density waves and superconductivity? It's complicated

Nanotech-Now - July 26, 2018 - 7:45am
For a long time, physicists have tried to understand the relationship between a periodic pattern of conduction electrons called a charge density wave (CDW), and another quantum order, superconductivit...

Sirrus's Issued Patent Portfolio Continues To Accelerate

Nanotech-Now - July 24, 2018 - 7:45am
Sirrus, Inc., the developer of a novel electron deficient monomer platform, is pleased to announce that it has been issued its 50th global patent, all relating to its 1,1-dicarbonyl substituted alkene...

FEFU scientists reported on toxicity of carbon and silicon nanotubes and carbon nanofibers: Nanoparticles with a wide range of applying, including medicine, damage cells of microalgae Heterosigma akashivo badly.

Nanotech-Now - July 24, 2018 - 7:45am
Nanoparticles with a wide range of applying, including medicine, damage cells of microalgae Heterosigma akashivo badly. This algae species is widely spread in the Russian Far East marine area. The acu...