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Leti Announces Project to Create Nanotherapy Targeting Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Nanotech-Now - May 19, 2017 - 7:45am
Leti, a technology research institute of CEA Tech, today announced a European Union project to develop a nanotherapy targeting the molecules involved in inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), such as Croh...

UnitySC Announces Wafer Thinning Inspection System; Win from Power Semiconductor IDM for Automotive: Leading IDM Selects New 4See Series Automated Defect Inspection Platform for Power Semiconductor Automotive Applications

Nanotech-Now - May 19, 2017 - 7:45am
UnitySC, a leader in advanced inspection and metrology solutions, today announced multiple orders from a leading integrated device manufacturer (IDM) for its modular 4See Series automated defect inspe...

Two-resonance tapping cavity optimally traps light

Nanotechweb - May 18, 2017 - 6:10am
“Inharmonic” structure might be used to improve thin-film solar cells.

Paper generator harvests electricity from motion

Nanotechweb - May 18, 2017 - 4:37am
The Chinese and Japanese art of paper cutting has inspired the development of a paper-based self-charging device which can harvest and store energy from body movement.

Three-dimensional Direction-dependent Force Measurement at the Subatomic Scale: International researchers led by Osaka University develop a microscopy technique to probe materials at the subatomic scale in multiple directions simultaneously

Nanotech-Now - May 17, 2017 - 7:45am
Atomic force microscopy (AFM) is an extremely sensitive technique that allows us to image materials and/or characterize their physical properties on the atomic scale by sensing the force above materia...

Fed grant backs nanofiber development: Rice University joins Department of Energy 'Next Generation Machines' initiative

Nanotech-Now - May 17, 2017 - 7:45am
Rice University scientists who developed conductive fibers made entirely of carbon nanotubes will enhance their invention with the aid of a grant from the Department of Energy.

A golden discovery for wearable technology

InterNano Industry News - May 17, 2017 - 3:45am
Some day, your smartphone might completely conform to your wrist, and when it does, it might be covered in pure gold.
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Iron nanocubes may be key in the future of NO2 sensing

InterNano Industry News - May 17, 2017 - 3:45am
Researchers report a flexible approach to produce Fe nanocubes as building blocks for high-performance NO2 gas sensor devices, and hybrid FeAu nanocubes with magneto-plasmonic properties.
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BALM images nanometre-thick layers

Nanotechweb - May 15, 2017 - 5:48am
New, fast and simple “backside absorbing layer microscopy” technique makes use of antireflection materials to observe 2D nanomaterials in real time.

Bubble printing patterns quantum dots on plasmonic substrates

Nanotechweb - May 15, 2017 - 4:41am
Technique can produce full-colour images with high throughput and sub-micron resolution.

NREL’s Advanced Atomic Layer Deposition Enables Lithium-Ion Battery Technology:

Nanotech-Now - May 14, 2017 - 7:45am
The U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has entered into an exclusive license agreement with Forge Nano to commercialize NREL's patented battery materials and syste...

Oxford Instruments Asylum Research and Microscopy and Analysis Present the Webinar: “Video-Rate Atomic Force Microscopy Enables New Research Opportunities”

Nanotech-Now - May 14, 2017 - 7:45am
Oxford Instruments Asylum Research in conjunction with Microscopy and Analysis will present the webinar “Video-Rate Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) Enables New Research Opportunities” on June 7, 2017, 8...

Researchers develop transistors that can switch between two stable energy states

Nanotech-Now - May 14, 2017 - 7:45am
Engineers are unveiling an upgrade to the transistor laser that could be used to boost computer processor speeds – the formation of two stable energy states and the ability to switch between them quic...

'Hot' electrons don't mind the gap: Rice University scientists find nanogaps in plasmonic gold wires enhance voltage when excited

Nanotech-Now - May 12, 2017 - 7:45am
If they're quick about it, "hot" electrons excited in a plasmonic metal can tunnel their way across a nanoscale gap to a neighboring metal. Rice University scientists said the cool part is what happen...

Discovery of new transparent thin film material could improve electronics and solar cells: Conductivity is highest-ever for thin film oxide semiconductor material

Nanotech-Now - May 12, 2017 - 7:45am
A team of researchers, led by the University of Minnesota, have discovered a new nano-scale thin film material with the highest-ever conductivity in its class. The new material could lead to smaller,...

Holey graphene improves battery electrodes

Nanotechweb - May 12, 2017 - 7:39am
Porous architecture optimizes charge transport and helps increase the amount of active material in a device.

The nanoFate Model Assesses the Risk of Engineered Nanomaterials in the Environment

National Nanomanufacturing Network - May 11, 2017 - 3:15pm
While there is currently no evidence that engineered nanomaterials (ENMs) pose a significant threat to the environment, many gaps in our knowledge remain with regard to ENM ecotoxicity. Nanowerk Conceptual model with compartments, major transfers, and transformations used in nanoFate. (© ACS)

2017FLEX Korea

InterNano - Upcoming Events - May 11, 2017 - 9:33am
ConferenceWednesday, May 31, 2017 to Thursday, June 1, 2017Seoul, Korea http://www.semi.org/ko/flex-korea-overview Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE) is an innovative process that combine the traditional IC manufacturing with printed industry. Flexible and printed electronics applications become real and this technology has the potential to create business opportunities in the growing market such as wearable, health care, flexible display and other advanced applications. The FLEX Korea Conference is the best FHE(Flexible Hybrid Electronics) event in the industry – guaranteed to advance your technical and business interests in flexible, printed, hybrid electronics and their applications. It will be held in Seoul with a theme "A Practical Path to Flexible Hybrid Electronics". You can get the best insights and information on the Key FHE technologies such as Micro LED, Head-Up-Display, 3D printing and Roll-to-Roll as well as hear the core display technology of OLED and Quantum Dot in this conference. The two-day program and networking reception are targeted to the industry professionals and influencers. We hope you join us! Topics: FHE Overview Sensors OLED Quantum Dot Micro LED Head Up Display R2R Technology 3D Printing

Spider silk and cellulose make bioactive composite

Nanotechweb - May 11, 2017 - 7:51am
Nanostructured material has exceptional mechanical properties.

Designer graphene composite marries strength and toughness

Nanotechweb - May 11, 2017 - 6:40am
A "bottom-up design" inspired by mussel threads and nacre helps to synthesize and optimize a graphene oxide composite with superior mechanical properties.