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New ceramic firefighting foam becomes stronger when temperature increases

InterNano Industry News - February 7, 2016 - 4:45am
A team of chemists from ITMO University, in collaboration with research company SOPOT, has developed a novel type of firefighting foam based on inorganic silica nanoparticles. The new foam beats exist...
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New approaches for hybrid solar cells: Nanostructured germanium for portable photovoltaics and battery electrodes

InterNano Industry News - February 7, 2016 - 4:45am
Using a new procedure researchers at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and the Ludwig Maximillians University of Munich (LMU) can now produce extremely thin and robust, yet highly porous semico...
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Virtually Perfect Graphene is Game-Changing for Electronics Industry

InterNano Industry News - February 7, 2016 - 4:45am
(Controlled Environments)... "Imagine batteries, capacitors, solar cells, video screens, and fuel cells as thin as a piece of paper," says ORNL's Yijing Stehle, postdoctoral associate and lead author of a paper published in Chemistry of Materials. She and colleagues are also working on a graphene hexagonal boron 2D capacitor and fuel cell prototype that are not only "super thin" but also transparent...12/2
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Imec improves performance and reliability of deeply-scaled CMOS logic devices

InterNano Industry News - February 7, 2016 - 4:45am
Silicidation, amorphisation, doping and the introduction of junction-less nanowire devices pave the way to silicon CMOS devices beyond the 5nm technology node At this week’s IEEE...
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Atomically flat tunnel transistor overcomes fundamental power challenge of electronics: A new transistor developed by UC Santa Barbara engineers overcomes one of the fundamental limitations of conventional transistors and reduces power dissipation by over

InterNano Industry News - February 7, 2016 - 4:45am
One of the greatest challenges in the evolution of electronics has been to reduce power consumption during transistor switching operation. In a study recently reported in Nature, engineers at Universi...
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Nanostructured metal coatings let the light through for electrical devices

InterNano Industry News - February 7, 2016 - 4:45am
Light and electricity dance a complicated tango in devices like LEDs, solar cells and sensors. A new anti-reflection coating developed by engineers at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, i...
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Leti Develops Local-strain Techniques in FD-SOI Fabrication To Improve Next-Generation Performance, Energy Use

InterNano Industry News - February 7, 2016 - 4:45am
CEA-Leti today announced it has developed two techniques to induce local strain in FD-SOI processes for next-generation FD-SOI circuits that will produce more speed at the same, or lower, power consum...
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International Conference on Environmental Effects of Nanoparticles and Nanomaterials

InterNano - Upcoming Events - February 5, 2016 - 10:18am
ConferenceSunday, August 14, 2016 (All day) to Thursday, August 18, 2016 (All day)Golden, Colorado http://igwmc.mines.edu/ICEENN2016.html This year we are excited to begin the second decade of this highly successful conference series which started in 2006 (London), organized by Richard Handy. As one of the leading international conferences on environmental nanoscience, the 11th ICEENN will bring together researchers, regulators and industry to discuss recent advances in our understanding of both the nature of nanomaterials and the key issues relating to maintaining the economic and social benefits of nanotechnology. Sessions are planned to cover topics including, but not limited to: Advancements in nanomaterial analysis methods Surface chemistry of nanomaterials in complex matrices Release from consumer products and environmental fate In vivo and in vitro toxicology of nanomaterials Applications of nanomaterials in environment and health Environmental issues of production-scale nanotech Social and regulatory considerations of nanotechnology Role of natural nanomaterials on contaminant behavior

2-D Materials Workshop

InterNano - Upcoming Events - February 5, 2016 - 10:10am
Workshop/TrainingMonday, March 21, 2016 (All day) to Wednesday, March 23, 2016 (All day)Dübendorf, Switzerland https://www.nanomat.de/2DMat2016.php International symposium on “2-D Nanomaterials” with sessions on: synthesis and properties of 2D materials regulation, standardization and safety applications and industry perspectives

Nanotech Security to Present at the Optical Document Security Conference February 11, 2016

Nanotech-Now - February 5, 2016 - 7:45am
Nanotech Security Corp. (TSX VENTURE: NTS)(OTCQX: NTSFF), today announced that Chief Technology Officer Clint Landrock will present on the Company's advancements in using novel nanostructures for the...

Nanoparticles Make Fertility Possible during Consumption of Anticancer Drugs

Nanotech-Now - February 5, 2016 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers studied the effect of a type of nanoparticle on protection of reproduction and fertility system in cancer-suffering animal samples.

Joint Efforts by Iranian, Malaysian Scientists Produce Antibacterial Coatings for Isolated Areas

Nanotech-Now - February 5, 2016 - 7:45am
Researchers from Iran and Malaysia designed a nanostructure based on carbon nanotubes with antibacterial properties to be used in public places, specially hospitals and clinics.

Polar vortices observed in ferroelectric: New state of matter holds promise for ultracompact data storage and processing

Nanotech-Now - February 5, 2016 - 7:45am
The observation in a ferroelectric material of "polar vortices" that appear to be the electrical cousins of magnetic skyrmions holds intriguing possibilities for advanced electronic devices. These pol...

Using mathematics to improve human health

Nanotech-Now - February 5, 2016 - 7:45am
Scientists at the Universities of York and Torino have used mathematics as a tool to provide precise details of the structure of protein nanoparticles, potentially making them more useful in vaccine d...

Scientists have put a high precision blood assay into a simple test strip: Researchers have developed a new biosensor test system based on magnetic nanoparticles

Nanotech-Now - February 5, 2016 - 7:45am
Researchers from the General Physics Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences (GPI RAS) and Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT) have developed a new biosensor test system based on ma...

Oxygen helps bilayer graphene to grow

Nanotechweb - February 5, 2016 - 6:23am
'Bernal-stacked' material may find use in a variety of device applications.

Physicists make transparent conductors by means of stamping and growing

InterNano Industry News - February 5, 2016 - 4:45am
Researchers from FOM institute AMOLF have discovered a new technique to make transparent conductors used in electronics such as solar cells and smartphones. The technique is a combination of a stamping mechanism on the nanoscale and a chemical process. Compared with existing production methods, this new technique results in a better conducting product at lower costs. The researchers will publish the results online on December 3rd in the journal Advanced Materials.
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Growing designer nanostructures in a semiconducting nanowire

Nanotechweb - February 4, 2016 - 8:37am
Technique could help make new types of optoelectronic devices in the future.