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Photoactive pixels switch on and off

Nanotechweb - May 11, 2016 - 5:12am
Photocurrent spectral AFM reveals new behaviour in 2D materials.

Flexible and transparent pressure sensor

InterNano Industry News - May 11, 2016 - 3:45am
Researchers at the University of Tokyo working with American colleagues have developed a transparent, bendable and sensitive pressure sensor. Healthcare practitioners may one day be able to physically screen for breast cancer using pressure-sensitive rubber gloves to detect tumors, owing to this newly developed sensor. Read More...
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Think small - Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

InterNano Industry News - May 11, 2016 - 3:45am
Harvard School of Engineering and Applied SciencesThink smallHarvard School of Engineering and Applied SciencesThe course also enables students to work in Harvard's Center for Nanoscale Systems (CNS), a shared-used core facility that holds a world-class nanofabrication laboratory. Students benefit from the expertise of CNS staff and the guidance of teaching ...
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Superconducting quantum-dot turnstile singles out electrons

Nanotechweb - May 10, 2016 - 5:24am
Device could be used for quantum-metrology applications.

NANOSAFE 2016

InterNano - Upcoming Events - May 9, 2016 - 12:57pm
ConferenceMonday, November 7, 2016 to Thursday, November 10, 2016Minatec-Grenoble, France http://www.nanosafe.org/scripts/home/publigen/content/templates/show.asp?P=174&L=EN&SYNC=Y Topics 1. Measurement and characterization of nano objects 2. Exposure 3. Manufactured nano objects 3.1 Nano objects release from nanoproducts 3.2 Safer by design nanomaterials and process 3.3 Risk management 3.4 From nanoproducts to waste 3.5 Nano responsible development 3.6 Commercial Equipment 4. Urban particles 5. Nano objects and Health 5.1 Toxicology 5.2 Environmental interactions of nanomaterials 5.3 Safe use of nano objects for médicine applications 6. Regulation / Standardization

Single silicon nanoparticles enhance Raman signals

Nanotechweb - May 9, 2016 - 10:17am
Magnetic dipole resonances in single silicon nanoparticles are found to provide robust all-dielectric Raman enhancements by factors of up to 140.

Los Alamos National Laboratory Expands Scope to Locus Technologies SaaS Contract: Los Alamos National Laboratory Adds Two New Applications to Locus SaaS Platform

Nanotech-Now - May 9, 2016 - 7:45am
Locus Technologies (Locus), the industry leader in cloud-based environmental software, announced today that Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) has added two new key projects to the Locus EIM Softwa...

Albertan Science Lab Opens in India

Nanotech-Now - May 9, 2016 - 7:45am
Ingenuity Lab is proud to announce the opening of the Ingenuity Lab Research Hub at Mahatma Gandhi University in Kottayam, Kerala India, to implement applied research and enable the translation of ne...

Understanding tiny droplets can make for better weather forecasts: Climate change models also benefit from understanding fundamental thermodynamics of water droplets

Nanotech-Now - May 9, 2016 - 7:45am
When you see how difficult it is to get even next week's weather forecast right, you can imagine the challenges researchers are faced with when it comes to predicting the weather decades from now.

Effect of the Van-der-Waals and intramolecular forces: The tertiary system of nucleotide chain -- gold nanoparticles--- carbon nanotube represents a great interest in the modern research and application of the bio-nano-technologies

Nanotech-Now - May 9, 2016 - 7:45am
In modern microelectronics, nanobiotechnology, nanorobots increasingly have being used both organic biomacromolecules and fragments, as nucleotides, peptides, DNA, and inorganic elements, like as meta...

A View Through Wood Shows Futuristic Applications: Transparent wood made at UMD could create new windows, cars and solar panels

Nanotech-Now - May 9, 2016 - 7:45am
Researchers at the University of Maryland have made a block of linden wood transparent, which they say will be useful in fancy building materials and in light-based electronics systems.

Animal study shows flexible, dissolvable silicon device promising for brain monitoring: Other applications include post-operative observation for vascular, cardiac, and orthopaedic procedures, finds Penn study

Nanotech-Now - May 9, 2016 - 7:45am
An implantable brain device that literally melts away at a pre-determined rate minimizes injury to tissue normally associated with standard electrode implantation, according to research led by a team...

Speedy ion conduction in solid electrolytes clears road for advanced energy devices

Nanotech-Now - May 9, 2016 - 7:45am
In a rechargeable battery, the electrolyte transports lithium ions from the negative to the positive electrode during discharging. The path of ionic flow reverses during recharging. The organic liquid...

Engineers create a better way to boil water -- with industrial, electronics applications

Nanotech-Now - May 9, 2016 - 7:45am
Engineers at Oregon State University have found a new way to induce and control boiling bubble formation, that may allow everything from industrial-sized boilers to advanced electronics to work better...

Clues on the path to a new lithium battery technology: Charging produces highly reactive singlet oxygen in lithium air batteries

Nanotech-Now - May 9, 2016 - 7:45am
Rechargeable lithium air batteries are a next-generation technology: Theoretically they might be much lighter and offer better performance than current lithium ion batteries. However, currently they r...

Unique nano-capsules promise the targeted drug delivery: Russian scientists created unique nano-capsules for the targeted drug delivery

Nanotech-Now - May 9, 2016 - 7:45am
By now, the research is quite fundamental. However, one of the authors, Igor Potemkin (Professor of the Chair of Polymer and Crystal Physics, Physics Department, the Lomonosov Moscow State University)...

Meta-lenses for wearable optics

Nanotechweb - May 8, 2016 - 7:09pm
Devices can simultaneously focus and disperse light of different wavelengths with the best spectral resolution ever.

Molybdenum disulfide holds promise for light absorption: Rice researchers probe light-capturing properties of atomically thin MoS2

Nanotech-Now - May 7, 2016 - 7:45am
Mechanics know molybdenum disulfide (MoS2) as a useful lubricant in aircraft and motorcycle engines and in the CV and universal joints of trucks and automobiles. Rice University engineering researcher...

Oxford Instruments Asylum Research and McGill University Announce the McGill AFM Summer School and Workshop, May 12-13, 2016

Nanotech-Now - May 7, 2016 - 7:45am
McGill University Department of Physics and Oxford Instruments Asylum Research are pleased to announce the McGill AFM Summer School and Workshop, May 12-13, 2016. The Workshop focuses on nanoelectrica...