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Quantum-dot barcodes for diagnosing disease

Nanotechweb - April 22, 2016 - 4:34am
First full clinical study shows that the devices can be used to diagnose patients infected with the hepatitis B virus.

Carbon nanotubes light up on photonic chips

Nanotechweb - April 21, 2016 - 8:24am
Nanotube-integrated waveguide could easily be adapted into optical circuits of the future.

System creates on-demand 'nanotube forests,' has potential industry applications

Nanotech-Now - April 21, 2016 - 7:45am
Dynamic optoelectric trapping and deposition of multiwalled carbon nanotubes Avanish Mishra1, Katherine Clayton1, Vanessa Velasco2, Stuart J. Williams2 and Steven T. Wereley1 1Birck Nanotechnolo...

New world record for fullerene-free polymer solar cells

Nanotech-Now - April 21, 2016 - 7:45am
Polymer solar cells can be even cheaper and more reliable thanks to a breakthrough by scientists at Linköping University and the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). This work is about avoiding costly a...

Making electronics out of coal: Instead of burning up this complex hydrocarbon, let's make devices from it

Nanotech-Now - April 21, 2016 - 7:45am
Jeffrey Grossman thinks we've been looking at coal all wrong. Instead of just setting it afire, thus ignoring the molecular complexity of this highly varied material, he says, we should be harnessing...

Nano-magnets produce 3-dimensional images: Wide-view 3-dimensional holographic display composed of nano-magnetic pixels

Nanotech-Now - April 21, 2016 - 7:45am
Conventional 3D displays, such as stereo displays with glasses and glass-free autostereoscopic displays, show two-dimensional images for each eye. Therefore, users experience incongruity and eyestrain...

Unexpected discovery leads to a better battery: Renewable energy storage possible thanks to chemical conversions

Nanotech-Now - April 21, 2016 - 7:45am
An unexpected discovery has led to a rechargeable battery that's as inexpensive as conventional car batteries, but has a much higher energy density. The new battery could become a cost-effective, envi...

What screens are made of: New twists (and bends) in LCD research: X-ray research at Berkeley Lab details exotic structure formed by liquid crystals

Nanotech-Now - April 21, 2016 - 7:45am
Liquid crystals, discovered more than 125 years ago, are at work behind the screens of TV and computer monitors, clocks, watches and most other electronics displays, and scientists are still discoveri...

Controlling integrated optical circuits using patterns of light

Nanotech-Now - April 21, 2016 - 7:45am
Researchers from the University of Southampton (UK), and the Institut d'Optique in Bordeaux (France) have devised a new approach for controlling light in a silicon chip by bringing the concept of spat...

A new way to get electricity from magnetism: 'Inverse spin Hall effect' works in several organic semiconductors

Nanotech-Now - April 21, 2016 - 7:45am
y showing that a phenomenon dubbed the "inverse spin Hall effect" works in several organic semiconductors - including carbon-60 buckyballs - University of Utah physicists changed magnetic "spin curren...

Dartmouth-led team devises new technique to probe 'noise' in quantum computing

Nanotech-Now - April 21, 2016 - 7:45am
Dartmouth College and Griffith University researchers have devised a new way to "sense" and control external noise in quantum computing.

Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Presents Preclinical Data on Renal Cell Carcinoma Program at AACR 2016

Nanotech-Now - April 21, 2016 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARWR) today presented a poster on ARC-HIF2, its preclinical development program targeting HIF2-α for the treatment of renal cell carcinoma (RCC), at the A...

Nova and imec Developed Innovative Scatterometry Approach for Self-aligned Quadruple Patterning (SAQP) Process Control

InterNano Industry News - April 21, 2016 - 3:45am
Nano-electronics research center Imec and Nova Measuring Instruments, a leading innovator and key provider of metrology solutions for advanced process control used in semiconductor manufacturing,...
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Handbook of Clinical Nanomedicine Explains NanoViricides’ Anti-Virus Platform Technology

InterNano Industry News - April 21, 2016 - 3:45am
NanoViricides, Inc. (the "Company") announced today that information on its novel, proprietary anti-virus platform technology has been published in the book "Handbook of Clinical...
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New Nanotechnology Approach Shows Promise in Treating Autoimmune Diseases

InterNano Industry News - April 21, 2016 - 3:45am
Parvus Therapeutics today announced the publication in Nature of a seminal paper describing the discovery and applications of a novel therapeutic approach employing nanomedicines, referred to as...
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Ball-milled coal for nanoelectronics

Nanotechweb - April 21, 2016 - 3:17am
Films of the material could be used to fabricate transistors, photovoltaics and battery anodes.

NNCO Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprise Webinar

National Nanomanufacturing Network - April 20, 2016 - 1:51pm
WebinarWednesday, May 11, 2016 - 2:00pm http://www.nano.gov/SMEwebinars2016 The National Nanotechnology Coordination Office (NNCO) will hold its next free webinar focusing on the experiences, successes, and challenges for small- and medium-sized businesses working in nanotechnology and on issues of  interest to the business community on Wednesday, May 11, 2016, from 2-3 PM EDT. The webinar will be hosted by the National Science Foundation’s Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing, at Northeastern University’s College of Engineering in Boston. Who: Speakers at the event will include: •  Marcie Black: CEO and co- founder of Advanced Silicon Group (ASG). Prior to founding ASG, Dr. Black held positions on the technical staff at Los Alamos National Laboratory and on the engineering staff at Motorola, and o-founded Bandgap  ngineering. She was named one of the “Women to Watch in 2010” by Mass High Tech. ASG makes low-cost nanowire arrays for use in solar photovoltaic arrays and in devices to detect biological contaminants. •  Viktor Vejins: President and CEO of Nano-C, Inc., based outside of Boston. Previously, Mr. Vejins led an advanced materials start-up funded exclusively by Cabot Corporation targeting transportation-related applications. Prior to joining Cabot, he  as a management consultant with Arthur D. Little, Inc. and AT Kearney in chemicals and materials. Nano-C is commercializing nanostructured carbon-based materials and chemicals for applications in electronics and renewable energy.  Registration: To register now, please visit the following link:https://nnco.adobeconnect.com/e5qcrz3fp0q/event/registration.html About the Event: Members of the nanotechnology business community, as well as interested members of the general public, media, academia, industry, NGOs, and Federal, state, and local governments, are encouraged to participate. Invited speakers will begin the event by providing an overview of their experiences, successes, and challenges in the nanotechnology small business space. This will be followed by a Q&A segment with members of the public. Questions for the panel can be submitted to webinar@nnco.nano.gov from now through the end of the webinar at 3 PM on May 11, 2016. This webinar is free and open to the public with registration on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration is now open and will be capped at 500 people. To learn more about the event, please visit our website: http://www.nano.gov/SMEwebinars2016

NNCO Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprise Webinar

InterNano - Upcoming Events - April 20, 2016 - 1:51pm
WebinarWednesday, May 11, 2016 - 2:00pm http://www.nano.gov/SMEwebinars2016 The National Nanotechnology Coordination Office (NNCO) will hold its next free webinar focusing on the experiences, successes, and challenges for small- and medium-sized businesses working in nanotechnology and on issues of  interest to the business community on Wednesday, May 11, 2016, from 2-3 PM EDT. The webinar will be hosted by the National Science Foundation’s Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing, at Northeastern University’s College of Engineering in Boston. Who: Speakers at the event will include: •  Marcie Black: CEO and co- founder of Advanced Silicon Group (ASG). Prior to founding ASG, Dr. Black held positions on the technical staff at Los Alamos National Laboratory and on the engineering staff at Motorola, and o-founded Bandgap  ngineering. She was named one of the “Women to Watch in 2010” by Mass High Tech. ASG makes low-cost nanowire arrays for use in solar photovoltaic arrays and in devices to detect biological contaminants. •  Viktor Vejins: President and CEO of Nano-C, Inc., based outside of Boston. Previously, Mr. Vejins led an advanced materials start-up funded exclusively by Cabot Corporation targeting transportation-related applications. Prior to joining Cabot, he  as a management consultant with Arthur D. Little, Inc. and AT Kearney in chemicals and materials. Nano-C is commercializing nanostructured carbon-based materials and chemicals for applications in electronics and renewable energy.  Registration: To register now, please visit the following link:https://nnco.adobeconnect.com/e5qcrz3fp0q/event/registration.html About the Event: Members of the nanotechnology business community, as well as interested members of the general public, media, academia, industry, NGOs, and Federal, state, and local governments, are encouraged to participate. Invited speakers will begin the event by providing an overview of their experiences, successes, and challenges in the nanotechnology small business space. This will be followed by a Q&A segment with members of the public. Questions for the panel can be submitted to webinar@nnco.nano.gov from now through the end of the webinar at 3 PM on May 11, 2016. This webinar is free and open to the public with registration on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration is now open and will be capped at 500 people. To learn more about the event, please visit our website: http://www.nano.gov/SMEwebinars2016

Patterned liquid crystals guide light through planar lens

Nanotechweb - April 20, 2016 - 5:31am
Research could help to develop "smart" glass of the future.