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Bottom-up technique produces boron-nitride hybrid

Nanotechweb - August 28, 2015 - 7:54am
New surface-assisted cyclodehydrogenation process makes heterostructures that might be used in electronics and nonlinear optics applications.

50 Years of Scanning Electron Microscopy from ZEISS: ZEISS celebrates the birth of the first commercial scanning electron microscope in 1965

Nanotech-Now - August 28, 2015 - 7:45am
ZEISS celebrates the 50th anniversary of commercial scanning electron microscopy (SEM). In 1965, the first commercial SEM called Stereoscan was built by Cambridge Instrument Company, a UK based predec...

Announcing Oxford Instruments and School of Physics signing a Memorandum of Understanding

Nanotech-Now - August 28, 2015 - 7:45am
On Thursday the 20th of August, representatives of Oxford Instruments, a leading provider of high technology tools and systems for industry and research, entered into a strategic relationship with the...

These microscopic fish are 3-D-printed to do more than swim: Researchers demonstrate a novel method to build microscopic robots with complex shapes and functionalities

Nanotech-Now - August 28, 2015 - 7:45am
Nanoengineers at the University of California, San Diego used an innovative 3D printing technology they developed to manufacture multipurpose fish-shaped microrobots -- called microfish -- that swim a...

Researchers combine disciplines, computational programs to determine atomic structure

Nanotech-Now - August 28, 2015 - 7:45am
A team from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Indiana University combined two techniques to determine the structure of cyanostar, a new abiological molecule that captures unwanted neg...

World's thinnest diffraction gratings made from graphene

Nanotechweb - August 28, 2015 - 7:15am
Ultrathin nano-gratings produce high-contrast interference patterns of massive molecules.

Tabletop experiment measures quantum Hall effect

Nanotechweb - August 27, 2015 - 6:03am
Graphene/SiC device in a cryogen-free system could be used to determine the SI unit of resistance.

Record-high pressure reveals secrets of matter: The most incompressible metal osmium at static pressures above 750 GPa

Nanotech-Now - August 26, 2015 - 7:45am
A research team at Linköping University, together with colleagues in Europe and the United States, has shown that at extremely high pressure even the innermost electrons in the atomic nuclei of the me...

Glitter from silver lights up Alzheimer's dark secrets

Nanotech-Now - August 26, 2015 - 7:45am
Scientists have caught a glimpse of the elusive toxic form of the Alzheimer's molecule, during its attempt to bore into the outer covering of a cell decoy, using a new method involving laser light and...

Quantum diffraction at a breath of nothing: Physicists build stable diffraction structure in atomically thin graphene

Nanotech-Now - August 26, 2015 - 7:45am
The quantum mechanical wave nature of matter is the basis for a number of modern technologies like high resolution electron microscopy, neutron-based studies on solid state materials or highly sensiti...

Southampton scientists find new way to detect ortho-para conversion in water

Nanotech-Now - August 26, 2015 - 7:45am
New research by scientists from the University of Southampton has found that water molecules react differently to electric fields, which could provide a new way to study spin isomers at the single-mol...

Nanotechnology that will impact the Security & Defense sectors to be discussed at NanoSD2015 conference

Nanotech-Now - August 26, 2015 - 7:45am
Nano for Security & Defense International Conference (NanoSD2015) will be held in Madrid, Spain (September 22-25, 2015). The conference will provide an opportunity to discuss general issues and import...

Kwansei Gakuin University in Hyogo, Japan, uses Raman microscopy to study crystallographic defects in silicon carbide wafers

Nanotech-Now - August 26, 2015 - 7:45am
Renishaw, a world leader in metrology and spectroscopy, reports on the use of its inVia confocal Raman microscope in the characterisation of power semiconductor materials such as 4H-SiC.

A little light interaction leaves quantum physicists beaming

Nanotech-Now - August 26, 2015 - 7:45am
A team of physicists at the University of Toronto (U of T) have taken a step toward making the essential building block of quantum computers out of pure light. Their advance, described in a paper publ...

Cervical cancer detection goes portable

Nanotech-Now - August 26, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers at National Nanotechnology Center (NANOTEC) have designed a prototype digital colposcopy system for cervical cancer diagnosis known as INSpectDx. The portable system can display, record, a...

Antibacterial Nanocomposite Prevents Transmission of Infectious Diseases

Nanotech-Now - August 26, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers produced a sample of antibacterial nanocomposite that is able to prevent the transmission of infection and bacteria into human bodies.

Industrial Nanotech, Inc. Provides Update On Hospital Project, PCAOB Audit, and New Heat Shield™ Line

Nanotech-Now - August 26, 2015 - 7:45am
Industrial Nanotech, Inc. (OTC PINK: INTK), a global leader in nanotechnology-based energy saving solutions, today released the following update:

Commercializing plasmonics - Nature.com

InterNano Industry News - August 26, 2015 - 3:45am
Commercializing plasmonicsNature.comAccording to Stefan Maier from Imperial College London, who is the co-chair of the project, large-scale nanofabrication of plasmonic devices and the ability to scale up play a crucial role in the commercialization process. “Also, some common plasmonic ...
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N12 Technologies, Inc.

National Nanomanufacturing Network - August 24, 2015 - 3:12pm
DirectoryN12 is a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based startup that’s commercializing revolutionary nanotechnology to enhance composite materials. Based on MIT-developed and exclusively licensed vertically aligned carbon nanotube (VACNT) technology, N12 has created the world’s first commercial-scale continuous manufacturing capability for its Nanostitch™ product. Nanostitch™ improves shear properties of carbon-fiber and other composite materials by 10-40% and lengthens fatigue life 100 fold. Address: 85 Bolton Street Cambridge, MA 02140Contact Info:  URL:  http://www.n12technologies.com Type: IndustryEmail Address: info@n12technologies.comPhone: 857-259-6622InterNano Taxonomy: NanocompositesCarbon nanotube (CNT)Carbon nanotube synthesisTags: NanostitchCarbon FiberCompositesvertically aligned carbon nanotube (VACNT)commercial scalecontinuous manufacturing

Superlattice design realizes elusive multiferroic properties: New design sandwiches a polar metallic oxide between an insulating material

Nanotech-Now - August 24, 2015 - 7:45am
From the spinning disc of a computer's hard drive to the varying current in a transformer, many technological devices work by merging electricity and magnetism. But the search to find a single materia...