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Nanowire LEDs require combination modelling

Nanotechweb - January 26, 2018 - 2:16am
Integrating carrier dynamics with wave optics calculations reveals for the first time dependences on size and temperature in nanowire LEDs that do not affect their planar and bulk counterparts.

Bacterial DNA sequencing could help design 'friendlier' nanoparticles

Nanotechweb - January 25, 2018 - 9:15am
Metagenomic analyses of large groups of microorganisms shed more light on how bacteria and other microbes behave when exposed to nanomaterials.

Piecework at the nano assembly line: Electric fields drive nano-motors a 100,000 times faster than previous methods

Nanotech-Now - January 25, 2018 - 7:45am
Scientists at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have developed a novel electric propulsion technology for nanorobots. It allows molecular machines to move a hundred thousand times faster than w...

Thanks for the memory: NIST takes a deep look at memristors

Nanotech-Now - January 25, 2018 - 7:45am
n the race to build a computer that mimics the massive computational power of the human brain, researchers are increasingly turning to memristors, which can vary their electrical resistance based on t...

New Method Uses DNA, Nanoparticles and Top-Down Lithography to Make Optically Active Structures: Technique could lead to new classes of materials that can bend light, such as for those used in cloaking devices

Nanotech-Now - January 25, 2018 - 7:45am
•DNA -- nature’s blueprint -- is a key tool in new method •‘Architecture is everything when designing new materials,’ scientist says •The structures cannot be made using any other known technique •...

Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Announces Pricing of Underwritten Public Offering of Common Stock

Nanotech-Now - January 25, 2018 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ARWR) today announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 10,000,000 shares of its common stock, offered at a price of $5.25 per share, before und...

Distorted nano-magnets for agile polarization control

Nanotechweb - January 24, 2018 - 2:38pm
Nano-sized chiral magnetic particles suspended in a gel allow real-time control of the polarization state of light.

Leti to Demo New Curving Technology at Photonics West that Improves Performance of Optical Components

Nanotech-Now - January 23, 2018 - 7:47am
•Researchers Will Present 20 Papers, Including Three Invited Papers •Leti Workshop Will Feature Keynote by Head of Optics Research at Oculus VR, the Facebook Subsidiary that Focuses on Virtual Realit...

Nanowrinkles could save billions in shipping and aquaculture Surfaces inspired by carnivorous plants delay degradation by marine fouling

Nanotech-Now - January 23, 2018 - 7:47am
A team of chemistry researchers from the University of Sydney Nano Institute has developed nanostructured surface coatings that have anti-fouling properties without using any toxic components.

Ultrathin black phosphorus for solar-driven hydrogen economy: Osaka University researchers use sunlight to make hydrogen with a new nanostructured catalyst based on nanosheets of black phosphorus and bismuth vanadate

Nanotech-Now - January 23, 2018 - 7:47am
Hydrogen as a fuel source, rather than hydrocarbons like oil and coal, offers many benefits. Burning hydrogen produces harmless water with the potential to eliminate carbon dioxide emissions and their...

Ultra-thin optical fibers offer new way to 3-D print microstructures: Novel approach lays groundwork for using 3-D printing to repair tissue in the body

Nanotech-Now - January 23, 2018 - 7:47am
For the first time, researchers have shown that an optical fiber as thin as a human hair can be used to create microscopic structures with laser-based 3D printing. The innovative approach might one da...

Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Announces Proposed Underwritten Offering of Common Stock

Nanotech-Now - January 23, 2018 - 7:47am
Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ARWR) today announced its intention to offer and sell shares of its common stock in an underwritten offering pursuant to its existing shelf registration stateme...

Ultra-thin memory storage device paves way for more powerful computing

Nanotech-Now - January 22, 2018 - 7:45am
Engineers worldwide have been developing alternative ways to provide greater memory storage capacity on even smaller computer chips. Previous research into two-dimensional atomic sheets for memory sto...

Scientists synthesize nanoparticle-antioxidants to treat strokes and spinal cord injuries

Nanotech-Now - January 22, 2018 - 7:45am
An international science team has developed an innovative therapeutic complex based on multi-layer polymer nano-structures of superoxide dismutase (SOD). The new substance can be used to effectively r...

How to better control a nanorobotic arm

Nanotechweb - January 22, 2018 - 5:00am
New DNA-based device can be driven by electrical fields alone and can move 100,000 times faster in solution than other such machines.

Magnetosensitive e-skin senses objects without touching

Nanotechweb - January 22, 2018 - 4:59am
(with video) It can also detect an object’s position in space.

New catalyst for hydrogen production is a step toward clean fuel: Carbon-based nanocomposite with embedded metal ions yields impressive performance as catalyst for electrolysis of water to generate hydrogen

Nanotech-Now - January 20, 2018 - 7:47am
A nanostructured composite material developed at UC Santa Cruz has shown impressive performance as a catalyst for the electrochemical splitting of water to produce hydrogen. An efficient, low-cost cat...

Structured Materials Industries, Inc.

National Nanomanufacturing Network - January 19, 2018 - 11:17am
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Using light to cure cancer

Nanotechweb - January 18, 2018 - 9:48am
New light-activated, drug-delivery system for targeting tumours shows promise.

Nanostructured semiconductors become superabsorbers

Nanotechweb - January 18, 2018 - 9:37am
Nanoimprinted germanium thin films boast broadband light absorption.