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Graphene under pressure

Nanotech-Now - August 30, 2016 - 7:45am
Small balloons made from one-atom-thick material graphene can withstand enormous pressures, much higher than those at the bottom of the deepest ocean, scientists at the University of Manchester report...

Analog DNA circuit does math in a test tube: DNA computers could one day be programmed to diagnose and treat disease

Nanotech-Now - August 30, 2016 - 7:45am
Often described as the blueprint of life, DNA contains the instructions for making every living thing from a human to a house fly. But in recent decades, some researchers have been putting the lett...

Silicon nanoparticles trained to juggle light: Research findings prove the capabilities of silicon nanoparticles for flexible data processing in optical communication systems

Nanotech-Now - August 30, 2016 - 7:45am
A team of physicists from ITMO University (Saint Petersburg) and Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT) has demonstrated the potential of silicon nanoparticles for effective non-linear ligh...

New approach to determining how atoms are arranged in materials

Nanotech-Now - August 30, 2016 - 7:45am
“Use of Bayesian Inference in Crystallographic Structure Refinement via Full Diffraction Profile Analysis” Authors: Chris M. Fancher, Zhen Han, Brian J. Reich, Ralph C. Smith, Alyson G. Wilson and...

pH-responsive DNA capsules release QD loads

Nanotechweb - August 29, 2016 - 7:29am
Nanostructures might be used as chemotherapeutic drug carriers to treat cancer cells.

Nanofiber scaffolds demonstrate new features in the behavior of stem and cancer cells

Nanotech-Now - August 28, 2016 - 7:45am
A discovery in the field of biomaterials may open new frontiers in stem and cancer cell manipulation and associated advanced therapy development. Novel scaffolds are shown enabling cells to behave in...

Nanofur for oil spill cleanup: Materials researchers learn from aquatic ferns: Hairy plant leaves are highly oil-absorbing / publication in bioinspiration & biomimetics / video on absorption capacity

Nanotech-Now - August 28, 2016 - 7:45am
Some water ferns can absorb large volumes of oil within a short time, because their leaves are strongly water-repellent and, at the same time, highly oil-absorbing. Researchers of KIT, together with c...

Unraveling the crystal structure of a -70° Celsius superconductor, a world first: Significant advancement in the realization of room-temperature superconductors

Nanotech-Now - August 28, 2016 - 7:45am
For the first time in the world, a research group led by Osaka University, Japan, clarified the crystal structure of hydrogen sulfide in its superconducting phase at the high temperature of -70°C. Thi...

Nanomaterials and lithium rechargeable batteries

InterNano Industry News - August 27, 2016 - 3:45am
(TechXplore) In a review article in Nature Energy, Yongming Sun, Nian Liu, and Yi Cui from Stanford University survey how nanomaterials have advanced the field of lithium rechargeable batteries and what obstacles still need to be overcome to make high-capacity rechargeable lithium batteries a practical energy source...7/13
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Fabrication of carbon nanotube reinforced A356 nanocomposites

InterNano Industry News - August 27, 2016 - 3:45am
Research ArticlesHong Yan, Hongxu Qiu Journal of Materials Research,FirstView Article(s), 7 pagesAbstract
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Metalized carbon nanotubes as a conductive material for energy storage devices

InterNano Industry News - August 27, 2016 - 3:45am
Research ArticlesFeryan Ahmed, Eric Eisenbraun, Sarah Ashmeg Journal of Materials Research,FirstView Article(s), 7 pagesAbstract
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Berkeley Lab scientists grow atomically thin transistors and circuits

InterNano Industry News - August 27, 2016 - 3:45am
In an advance that helps pave the way for next-generation electronics and computing technologies--and possibly paper-thin gadgets --scientists with the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley Na...
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Researchers develop faster, precise silica coating process for quantum dot nanorods

InterNano Industry News - August 27, 2016 - 3:45am
Materials researchers at North Carolina State University have fine-tuned a technique that enables them to apply precisely controlled silica coatings to quantum dot nanorods in a day - up to 21 times f...
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National Institute for Materials Science

National Nanomanufacturing Network - August 26, 2016 - 9:38am
NIMS is Japan's sole National Research and Development Agency specializing in materials science. NIMS is charged with basic research and development of materials science, and to advance the level of expertise in the field. 1-2-1 Sengen, Tsukuba-city Ibaraki 305-0047 JAPAN

Development of Chemical Sensing Material that Enables Smartphones to Detect Toxic Gases

National Nanomanufacturing Network - August 26, 2016 - 8:55am
A joint research group including senior researcher Shinsuke Ishihara at the Frontier Molecules Group, International Cente National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) News Office

Stretchy supercapacitors power wearable electronics

Nanotech-Now - August 26, 2016 - 7:45am
Title Flexible Micro-supercapacitors based on graphene Abstract Micro-supercapacitors with unique two-dimensional (2D) structures are gaining attention due to their small size, high energy de...

AIM Photonics Announces Release of Process Design Kit (PDK) for Integrated Silicon Photonics Design

Nanotech-Now - August 26, 2016 - 7:45am
AIM Photonics today announced the integrated silicon photonics Process Design Kit (PDK) is now available to all those organizations that have executed membership agreements. The achievement of this i...

Semblant to Present at China Mobile Manufacturing Forum 2016

Nanotech-Now - August 26, 2016 - 7:45am
Semblant, the market leader in protective nanocoatings and liquid damage protection for electronic devices, today announced that Abe Ghanbari, Chief Solutions Officer, will present at China Mobile Man...