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A superior near-infrared organic light emitting diode

InterNano Industry News - July 14, 2017 - 3:45am
Researchers have shown record external quantum efficiencies for diodes based on organic red/NIR oligomers free from heavy/toxic metals and combining electron-withdrawing (A) moieties together with electron-donating (D) ones, in a previously poorly studied A-D-A motif.
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Can crab shells provide a 'green' solution to malaria?

InterNano Industry News - July 14, 2017 - 3:45am
Study shows how a mixture of chitin and silver nanoparticles inhibits growth of mosquito larvae.
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Discovery of new transparent thin film material could improve electronics and solar cells

InterNano Industry News - July 14, 2017 - 3:45am
Conductivity is highest-ever for thin film oxide semiconductor material.
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Scientists print nanoscale imaging probe onto tip of optical fiber

InterNano Industry News - July 14, 2017 - 3:45am
Combining speed with incredible precision, a team of researchers has developed a way to print a nanoscale imaging probe onto the tip of a glass fiber as thin as a human hair, accelerating the production of the promising new device from several per month to several per day.
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The nanoFate model assesses the risk of engineered nanomaterials in the environment

InterNano Industry News - July 14, 2017 - 3:45am
Scientists have developed a dynamic multimedia fate and transport model to predict the time-dependent accumulation of metallic engineered nanomaterials across environmental media. The model considers a wider range of processes and environmental subcompartments than most previous models.
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Avoiding printed 'coffee rings' with cellulose nanofibers

InterNano Industry News - July 14, 2017 - 3:45am
Cellulose nanofibers can help particles in ink and printed electronics disperse evenly, rather than spread apart like dried coffee rings.
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Organic electronics: Semiconductors as decal stickers

InterNano Industry News - July 14, 2017 - 3:45am
No more error-prone evaporation deposition, drop casting or printing: Scientists have developed organic semiconductor nanosheets, which can easily be removed from a growth substrate and placed on other substrates.
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'Dialing-In' Wet Processing Parameters for MEMS, Nano Manufacturing and R&D - R & D Magazine

InterNano Industry News - July 14, 2017 - 3:45am
R & D Magazine'Dialing-In' Wet Processing Parameters for MEMS, Nano Manufacturing and R&DR & D MagazineAs the market for nanotechnology (nano) and Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) solutions continues to ramp up, the rate of organizations seeking to get involved with this sector is also burgeoning. Yet there are still significant challenges that ...
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Graphene Flagship experiments explore space applications

Nanotechweb - July 13, 2017 - 9:05am
Light sails and cooling systems will be the focus.

DNA origami delivers shape-shifting nanomachines

Nanotechweb - July 13, 2017 - 6:46am
Molecular engineers unveil new approach for designing DNA nanomachines with sophisticated, triggerable shape-changing properties.

'Nanolock–nanopore' detects cancer mutations

Nanotechweb - July 13, 2017 - 3:16am
Novel device could be used to diagnose cancer in its early stages as well monitor how a patient responds to a given treatment.

Multimodal lasers made simple

Nanotechweb - July 13, 2017 - 3:10am
New single device might find use in a host of applications ranging from multiplexed signal processing to multicolour biomedical imaging.

Nanometrics Releases NanoDiffract 4: Latest software extends process control capabilities for advanced 3D devices

Nanotech-Now - July 12, 2017 - 7:45am
Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO), a leading provider of advanced process control systems, today announced the release of NanoDiffract® 4, the latest version of its industry-leading optical criti...

Nanometrics Expands Position in Advanced Memory Devices with Atlas for Thin Film Process Control: Atlas Films Systems Adopted by Multiple Customers for Advanced Memory Volume Manufacturing

Nanotech-Now - July 12, 2017 - 7:45am
Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO), a leading provider of advanced process control systems, today announced that its Atlas® systems have been adopted by multiple leading memory manufacturers for p...

Killing cancer in the heat of the moment: A new method efficiently transfers genes into cells, then activates them with light. This could lead to gene therapies for cancers

Nanotech-Now - July 12, 2017 - 7:45am
Mineko Kengaku, Tatsuya Murakami, and their colleagues from Kyoto University's Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS) have developed a new method that modifies the surface of nanorods...

Giant enhancement of electromagnetic waves revealed within small dielectric particles: Scientists have done for the first time direct measurements of giant electromagnetic fields

Nanotech-Now - July 12, 2017 - 7:45am
Scientists from the Lomonosov Moscow State University together with their Russian and foreign colleagues have done for the first time direct measurements of giant electromagnetic fields, emerging in d...

Iron secrets behind superconductors unlocked

Nanotech-Now - July 12, 2017 - 7:45am
Superconductors: Due to magnetism iron should - theoretically - be a poor superconductor. Nevertheless certain ironbased materials possess fine superconducting properties. Why? Because the five unboun...

Meniscus-assisted technique produces high efficiency perovskite PV films

Nanotech-Now - July 12, 2017 - 7:45am
A new low-temperature solution printing technique allows fabrication of high-efficiency perovskite solar cells with large crystals intended to minimize current-robbing grain boundaries. The meniscus-a...

Argonne National Laboratory’s Continuous ALD Technology Licensed Exclusively to Forge Nano

Nanotech-Now - July 12, 2017 - 7:45am
Method and System for Continuous Atomic Layer Deposition on Powders and Moving Beds Strengthens Forge Nano’s Intellectual Property Rights Portfolio for their High Throughput Atomic Layer Deposition Te...

Deck-of-cards heterostructures make ideal batteries

Nanotechweb - July 11, 2017 - 2:39am
Careful choice of materials avoids the disadvantages of each component.