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One-pot synthesis towards sulfur-based organic semiconductors A short and simple synthetic route for thiophene-fused aromatic compounds

Nanotech-Now - September 21, 2016 - 7:45am
Thiophene-fused polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) are known to be useful as organic semiconductors due to their high charge transport properties. Scientists at Nagoya University have developed a...

Knitted nanotubes make an elastic yarn

Nanotechweb - September 21, 2016 - 5:32am
New fabric based on CNTs and Spandex could be used to make actuators and sensors for use in applications such as artificial muscles and smart clothing.

Iran to hold intl. school on application of nanomaterials in medicine

Nanotech-Now - September 20, 2016 - 8:08am
The International School on Applications of Nanomaterials in Medicine is due to be held at Sharif University of Technology early November, INIC announced Sat.

Revealing nanotexture in correlated oxides

Nanotechweb - September 20, 2016 - 3:01am
Cryogenic near-field infrared microscopy reveals how the electrical properties of vanadium oxide evolve as it switches from being a metal to an insulator.

2016FLEX Europe

InterNano - Upcoming Events - September 19, 2016 - 12:31pm
ConferenceTuesday, October 25, 2016 to Wednesday, October 26, 2016Grenoble, France http://www.semiconeuropa.org/ProgramsandSessions/FlexEurope Join us at SEMICON Europa for 2016FLEX Europe, where FlexTech and SEMI have organized its inaugural event in Europe focused on integrating silicon electronics onto flexible substrates. The combined events at SEMICON Europa attract over 5,500 attendees involved in the microelectronics supply chain, from equipment and material suppliers, IC manufacturers, system integrators, to end users. Special programs this year will feature advanced and smart manufacturing (Industry 4.0), power electronics, imaging, and electronics and materials for the medical and automotive applications. SEMICON Europa is the ideal venue for meeting and exploring applications and manufacturing solutions for flexible, printed, and hybrid electronics. Attend to connect and exhibit now! Not only is SEMICON Europa the global exhibition for manufacturing leaders in semiconductors, it is also the best way to connect with new opportunities and present new ideas in a mature industry environment.

First multicellular organism inspires the design of better cancer drugs

Nanotech-Now - September 19, 2016 - 7:45am
The first multicellular organism, Volvox, evolved from self-assembly of individual cells. Inspired by this organism, researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital have developed a novel approach for t...

Carbon-coated iron catalyst structure could lead to more-active fuel cells

Nanotech-Now - September 19, 2016 - 7:45am
Fuel cells have long held promise as power sources, but low efficiency has created obstacles to realizing that promise. Researchers at the University of Illinois and collaborators have identified the...

GLOBALFOUNDRIES to Deliver Industry’s Leading-Performance Offering of 7nm FinFET Technology: Company extends its leading-edge roadmap for products demanding the ultimate processing power

Nanotech-Now - September 19, 2016 - 7:45am
GLOBALFOUNDRIES today announced plans to deliver a new leading-edge 7nm FinFET semiconductor technology that will offer the ultimate in performance for the next era of computing applications. This tec...

GLOBALFOUNDRIES Launches Embedded MRAM on 22FDX® Platform: High-performance embedded non-volatile memory solution is ideally suited for emerging applications in advanced IoT and automotive

Nanotech-Now - September 19, 2016 - 7:45am
GLOBALFOUNDRIES today introduced a scalable, embedded magnetoresistive non-volatile memory technology (eMRAM) on its 22FDX platform, providing system designers with access to 1,000x faster write speed...

SEMI and MSIG Join Together in Strategic Association Partnership: MEMS & Sensors Industry Group Brings New MEMS and Sensors Community to SEMI to Increase Combined Member Value

Nanotech-Now - September 19, 2016 - 7:45am
SEMI, the global industry association representing more than 2,000 companies in the electronics manufacturing supply chain, today announced that MEMS & Sensors Industry Group (MSIG) will become a SEMI...

Semiconducting inorganic double helix: New flexible semiconductor for electronics, solar technology and photo catalysis

Nanotech-Now - September 19, 2016 - 7:45am
It is the double helix, with its stable and flexible structure of genetic information, that made life on Earth possible in the first place. Now a team from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has...

New optofluidic platform features tunable optics and novel 'lightvalves': UC Santa Cruz engineers use flexible silicone material to build an integrated optofluidic platform for biological sample processing and optical analysis

Nanotech-Now - September 19, 2016 - 7:45am
For well over a decade, electrical engineer Holger Schmidt has been developing devices for optical analysis of samples on integrated chip-based platforms, with applications in areas such as biological...

Simple silicon etch has multiple photovoltaic benefits

Nanotechweb - September 19, 2016 - 5:20am
A standard silicon nanostructuring process is found to decrease not only the reflectivity but also the carrier recombination, both of which improve solar-cell efficiencies.

Draft 2016 NNI Strategic Plan Available for Public Comment

National Nanomanufacturing Network - September 16, 2016 - 8:13am
Marlowe Newman, NNCO Communications DirectorThe draft 2016 National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) Strategic Plan is now available online for public comment prior to publication.

Thermal noise helps image soft matter in 3D

Nanotechweb - September 16, 2016 - 4:56am
A collaboration of researchers has obtained nanoscale 3D images of optically dense collagen networks from the negative space excluded from the random walk of a particle in an optical trap.

Synthesis of boron carbide nanoparticles via spray pyrolysis

InterNano Industry News - September 16, 2016 - 3:45am
Research ArticlesBeril Ozcelik, Celaletdin Ergun Journal of Materials Research,FirstView Article(s), 15 pagesAbstract
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Penn team uses nanoparticles to break up plaque and prevent cavities

InterNano Industry News - September 16, 2016 - 3:45am
The bacteria that live in dental plaque and contribute to tooth decay often resist traditional antimicrobial treatment, as they can "hide" within a sticky biofilm matrix, a glue-like polymer scaffold...
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At UChicago's Nanofabrication Facility, Innovation Happens on a Molecular Scale - Chicago Inno

InterNano Industry News - September 16, 2016 - 3:45am
At UChicago's Nanofabrication Facility, Innovation Happens on a Molecular ScaleChicago InnoThis February UChicago's Institute for Molecular Engineering (IME) opened the 10,000 square foot Pritzker Nanofabrication Facility, which features fabrication tools that allow researchers and industry to create and experiment with materials that make ...
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