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Researchers greenlight gas detection at room temperature

Nanotech-Now - November 3, 2017 - 7:45am
Russian researchers have developed a mechanism for detecting molecular hydrogen using green light to illuminate a nanocrystalline composite sensor based on zinc and indium oxides. For the first time,...

Boron nitride nanosheets for clothing that cools

Nanotechweb - November 2, 2017 - 9:48am
Thermally conductive fibre efficiently carries away excess body heat.

Metal-oxide coating makes graphene more versatile – news from the Enlighten Conference 2017

Nanotechweb - November 2, 2017 - 6:19am
New techniques overcome the difficulty of depositing nanolayers on graphene, promising applications in barrier layers and electronics.

Nanoflowers harness sunlight

Nanotechweb - November 2, 2017 - 5:41am
Novel nanostructures produced using a simple synthesis route obtain unprecedented rates of hydrogen evolution through environmentally friendly photocatalysis.

Atomic scale Moiré patterns to push electronic boundaries?

Nanotech-Now - November 1, 2017 - 12:03pm
An atomic scale version of the phenomenon that forms interference patterns on television displays may help electronics design to push the current limits of size and speed. Moiré patterns occur on...

Ames Laboratory, UConn discover superconductor with bounce

Nanotech-Now - November 1, 2017 - 7:46am
The U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory has discovered extreme "bounce," or super-elastic shape-memory properties in a material that could be applied for use as an actuator in the harshest of...

Picosun’s ALD nanolaminates improve lifetime and reliability of electronic circuit boards

Nanotech-Now - November 1, 2017 - 7:46am
Picosun Oy, leading provider of advanced Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) solutions for global industries, has invented an ALD-based method(*) with which the operational lifetime and reliability of print...

JPK reports the research of the Schwille Group at the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry near Munich using the NanoWizard® ULTRA Speed AFM

Nanotech-Now - November 1, 2017 - 7:46am
JPK Instruments, a world-leading manufacturer of nanoanalytic instrumentation for research in life sciences and soft matter, reports on the Schwille Research Group at the Max Planck Institute of Bioch...

Halas wins American Physical Society's Lilienfeld Prize: Rice University nanoscientist honored for pioneering research in plasmonics

Nanotech-Now - November 1, 2017 - 7:46am
The American Physical Society (APS) has awarded Rice University nanoscientist Naomi Halas the prestigious 2018 Julius Edgar Lilienfeld Prize.

3D-printed hydrogels degrade on demand

Nanotechweb - October 31, 2017 - 3:08pm
Using ionic instead of covalent crosslinkers allows high-resolution patterning of multi-responsive, “Lego-like” hydrogels.

GTC Shanghai Highlights GF’s Momentum in China: Company shares details of technology roadmap and customer adoption in the world’s fastest-growing market for semiconductors

Nanotech-Now - October 31, 2017 - 7:45am
The 2017 GLOBALFOUNDRIES Technology Conference (GTC) was held today in Shanghai, with GF executives, customers, partners and leaders in the Chinese semiconductor industry gathering to discuss the tech...

Organic memristor breaks new records

Nanotechweb - October 30, 2017 - 9:54am
New device meets all the performance parameters indicated in the International Technology Roadmap for Semiconductors, even at 50 nm2 dimensions.

Flash Nano: Superlattices offer route to designer oxides

Nanotechweb - October 30, 2017 - 4:46am
Layered structures may provide a route to bespoke electronic properties in correlated oxides.

Semiconductor thin films make solar power cheaper – news from the Enlighten Conference 2017

Nanotechweb - October 30, 2017 - 3:13am
Even the most demanding applications can be made more affordable by new thin-film fabrication techniques.

Nanobiotix completes patient inclusion for Phase II/III trial of NBTXR3 in soft tissue sarcoma

Nanotech-Now - October 28, 2017 - 7:45am
NANOBIOTIX (Euronext: NANO – ISIN: FR0011341205), a late clinical-stage nanomedicine company pioneering new approaches to the treatment of cancer, today announced that it has completed patient inclusi...

Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Reports Inducement Grants under NASDAQ Marketplace Rule 5635(c)(4)

Nanotech-Now - October 28, 2017 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ARWR) today announced that as an inducement to entering into employment with the Company, on October 17, 2017, eight new employees were awarded "inducement" gr...

Nanoneedle arrays help improve stem-cell therapy

Nanotechweb - October 27, 2017 - 8:30am
New technique separates individual target cells from a mixed population.

Inkjet-printed graphene makes good strain gauge

Nanotechweb - October 27, 2017 - 7:56am
Device might be used in applications like robot skin and health monitoring applications, and in smart packaging.

Chemical fuel pulses power rotary and linear nanomotors

Nanotechweb - October 26, 2017 - 8:10am
Breakthrough technique might be used to power future molecular machines.

Researchers bring optical communication onto silicon chips: Ultrathin films of a semiconductor that emits and detects light can be stacked on top of silicon wafers

Nanotech-Now - October 26, 2017 - 7:46am
The huge increase in computing performance in recent decades has been achieved by squeezing ever more transistors into a tighter space on microchips.