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Pinholes are Pitfalls for High Performance Solar Cells

Nanotech-Now - February 2, 2015 - 7:45am
The most popular next-generation solar cells under development may have a problem - the top layer is full of tiny pinholes, researchers at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate Univ...
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New method allows for greater variation in band gap tunability: The method can change a material's electronic band gap by up to 200 percent

Nanotech-Now - February 2, 2015 - 7:45am
If you can't find the ideal material, then design a new one. Northwestern University's James Rondinelli uses quantum mechanical calculations to predict and design the properties of new materials by...
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Evidence mounts for quantum criticality theory: Findings bolster theory that quantum fluctuations drive strange electronic phenomena

Nanotech-Now - February 2, 2015 - 7:45am
A new study by a team of physicists at Rice University, Zhejiang University, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Florida State University and the Max Planck Institute adds to the growing body of evidence...
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Everything You Need To Know About Nanopesticides

Nanotech-Now - February 2, 2015 - 7:45am
Rather, it's Harper's work in the laboratory that links her to the soil. A scientist at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Harper is doggedly researching tiny, human-made substances called nanop...
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DNA nanoswitches reveal how life's molecules connect: An accessible new way to study molecular interactions could lower cost and time associated with discovering new drugs

Nanotech-Now - February 2, 2015 - 7:45am
A complex interplay of molecular components governs almost all aspects of biological sciences - healthy organism development, disease progression, and drug efficacy are all dependent on the way life's...
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Crystal light: New light-converting materials point to cheaper, more efficient solar power: University of Toronto engineers study first single crystal perovskites for new solar cell and LED applications

Nanotech-Now - February 2, 2015 - 7:45am
University of Toronto engineers study first single crystal perovskites for new applications Engineers have shone new light on an emerging family of solar-absorbing materials that could clear the way f...
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Generating Möbius strips of light: Researchers experimentally produce these structures from light polarization

Nanotech-Now - February 2, 2015 - 7:45am
A collaboration of researchers from Canada, Europe and the USA have experimentally produced Möbius strips from the polarization of light, confirming a theoretical prediction that it is possible for li...
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Nanoantennas go fan-shaped

Nanotechweb - February 2, 2015 - 6:34am
New nanostructure improves the sensitivity of infrared spectroscopy.
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Rare polymorph grows on graphene

Nanotechweb - February 2, 2015 - 6:08am
Organic semiconductor pentacene assumes an unusual crystal structure when grown on carbon sheet.
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Why Is Google Making Synthetic Arms?

Nanotech-Now - February 1, 2015 - 4:25pm
At the health research facility where it employs more than 100 doctors and scientists, Google is working on a magnetic nanoparticle technology that could change the way we test for cancer (and potenti...
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Hiden Gas Analysers at PITTCON 2015 | Visit us on Booth No. 1127

Nanotech-Now - January 31, 2015 - 7:45am
Hiden are exhibiting their latest laboratory gas analysers at Pittcon 2015, 9th - 12th March, New Orleans, LA USA. Visit us on Booth 1127. Hiden will feature their latest QGA systems for direct real t...
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Discovery Channel taps Angstron Materials for segment featuring graphene advances

Nanotech-Now - January 31, 2015 - 7:45am
Angstron Materials Inc., a heavy weight in the commercial scale production of graphene and graphene oxide materials, will be featured this month in a segment for Discovery Channel's Trending Today. Th...
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Asteroid Mining 101: A New Book by World-Renowned Expert Dr. John S. Lewis - Exclusive Sneak-Peek Opportunity for Book Reviewers and Media

Nanotech-Now - January 31, 2015 - 7:45am
Harvesting space resources to accelerate humanity's expansion into the solar system is the focus of Asteroid Mining 101: Wealth for a New Space Economy, a new book written by globally recognized exper...
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The Original Frameless Shower Doors Installs DFI's FuseCube™ to Offer Hydrophobic Protective Coating as a Standard Feature: First DFI FuseCube™ Installed on the East Coast to Enable Key Differentiator for the Original Frameless Shower Doors

Nanotech-Now - January 31, 2015 - 7:45am
Diamon-Fusion International (DFI) and IGE Glass Technologies along with The Original Frameless Shower Doors announce the first FuseCube™ to be installed in the eastern US by a shower door manufacturer...
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Creating new materials with quantum effects for electronics

Nanotech-Now - January 31, 2015 - 7:45am
Collaboration in a project to create a catalog of different materials and combining them to obtain a metamaterial (artificial material) with the desired characteristics.
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