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CE & Mobile, ADAS Makers Look to MEMS/Sensors Industry for Enhanced User Experiences at MEMS Executive Congress US 2015 --Smartphone, wearables, ADAS, VR Companies Engage with MEMS/Sensors Suppliers at MEMS & Sensors Industry Group’s annual executive even

Nanotech-Now - November 9, 2015 - 7:45am
MEMS & Sensors Industry Group’s MEMS Executive Congress® US 2015 -- held November 4-5 in Napa, CA -- gave some of the world’s leading manufacturers of virtual reality (VR), mobile handsets, wearables...

1st China-Iran Nanotech Matchmaking Event Held in Suzhou

Nanotech-Now - November 9, 2015 - 7:45am
The first China-Iran Nanotech Matchmaking event was held at Suzhou International Exhibition Hall on 29 October 2015, as a part of the Sixth CHInano Conference and Expo in cooperation with Iran Nanotec...

New Model Presented to Design, Produce Electronic Nanodevices

Nanotech-Now - November 9, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers presented a new model to design and produce electronic switches.

Efforts to Obtain Drug Carrier Nanofibers to Treat Wounds

Nanotech-Now - November 9, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers produced and studied laboratorial samples of nanofibers that have application in the treatment of wound and infection thanks to their antibacterial properties and ability to preve...

GLOBALFOUNDRIES Achieves 14nm FinFET Technology Success for Next-Generation AMD Products: Leading-edge foundry’s proven silicon technology poised to help enable significant performance and power efficiency improvements for AMD’s next-generation products

Nanotech-Now - November 9, 2015 - 7:45am
GLOBALFOUNDRIES today announced it has demonstrated silicon success on the first AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) products using GLOBALFOUNDRIES’ most advanced 14nm FinFET process technology. As a result of this mil...

Nanoparticle delivery maximizes drug defense against bioterrorism agent: UCLA team develops method for improving drug’s efficacy while reducing side effects

Nanotech-Now - November 9, 2015 - 7:45am
Scientists from the California NanoSystems Institute at UCLA have developed a nanoparticle delivery system for the antibiotic moxifloxacin that vastly improves the drug’s effectiveness against pneumon...

Using hydrogen to enhance lithium ion batteries

Nanotech-Now - November 9, 2015 - 7:45am
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientists have found that lithium ion batteries operate longer and faster when their electrodes are treated with hydrogen.

Elsevier announces the launch of open-access journal: Physics in Medicine

Nanotech-Now - November 9, 2015 - 7:45am
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and solutions, is pleased to announce the launch of open access journal: Physics in Medicine. Published as...

Light-responsive nanoparticles bring heart rhythm back to normal

Nanotechweb - November 9, 2015 - 6:33am
New technique could help overcome some of the limitations of catheter ablation – a common treatment for patients with arrhythmia.

NbSe2, a true 2-D superconductor

Nanotech-Now - November 7, 2015 - 7:45am
Very few 2D superconductors exist in nature, and single-layer NbSe2 is the first among them that remains a superconductor in its isolated, 2D form without the need of a special substrate. Furthermore,...

Novel 'crumpling' of hybrid nanostructures increases SERS sensitivity

Nanotech-Now - November 7, 2015 - 7:45am
By "crumpling" to increase the surface area of graphene-gold nanostructures, researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have improved the sensitivity of these materials, opening t...

Graphene paper takes shape and walks

Nanotechweb - November 6, 2015 - 2:00pm
(with video) Origami inspires researchers to make self-folding structures from nanosheets of graphene oxide.

Using hydrogen-treated graphene nanofoam to enhance lithium ion batteries

National Nanomanufacturing Network - November 5, 2015 - 3:53pm
Anne M Stark, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory - NewsLawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientists have found that lithium ion batteries operate longer and faster when their electrodes are treated with hydrogen.

The World's Smallest Robots: Rise of the Nanomachines Reactions - Uncover the Chemistry in Everyday Life

Nanotech-Now - November 5, 2015 - 7:45am
Nanomachines – including nano-sized motors, rockets and even cars – are many orders of magnitude smaller than a human cell, but they have huge promise. In the future, they could deliver drugs anywhere...

Electrochemical etching down to one-monolayer towards high-Tc superconductivity: A new route for exploration of nontrivial physical phenomena at two-dimensional materials

Nanotech-Now - November 5, 2015 - 7:45am
Iron selenide (FeSe) is an attracting superconducting material since the superconducting transition temperature (Tc) is enhanced from 8 K in bulk form toward 65 K in one-monolayer form.

Graphene could take night-vision technology beyond 'Predator'

Nanotech-Now - November 5, 2015 - 7:45am
Movies such as 1987's "Predator," in which an alien who sees in the infrared hunts down Arnold Schwarzenegger and his team, introduced a generation of sci-fi fans to thermal imaging. Since then, heat-...

Iranian Technologists Participate in CHInano 2015

Nanotech-Now - November 5, 2015 - 7:45am
CHInano 2015 was held in Suzhou, China, on 28-30 October 2015, with the participation of 230 enterprises active in the field of nanotechnology, including nine Iranian companies.

The complexity of modeling

Nanotech-Now - November 5, 2015 - 7:45am
In recent years, advances in materials synthesis techniques have enabled scientists to produce increasingly complex functional materials with enhanced or novel macroscopic properties. For example, ult...

Winners of the UK ICT Pioneers 2015 announced

Nanotech-Now - November 5, 2015 - 7:45am
Jonathan Roberts from Lancaster University is the overall winner of the 2015 UK ICT Pioneers competition for his research Nano-Identification: Fingerprints of the Future.

Screen Printable Functionalised Graphene Ink

Nanotech-Now - November 5, 2015 - 7:45am
Haydale reports how its proprietary HDPlas® technology has been used to create functionalised Graphene Nanoplatelets (GNPs) that have been incorporated into a functional graphene ink, which has been d...