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Into the quantum world with a tennis racket: Classical mechanics helps control quantum computers

Nanotech-Now - July 10, 2017 - 7:45am
Quantum technology is seen as an important future-oriented technology: smaller, faster and with higher performance than conventional electronics. However, exploiting quantum effects is difficult becau...

Advanced Nanomechanical Characterization Centre Open in India: Nanomechanics, Inc. announces the establishment of the joint technology development center in Hyderabad, India

Nanotech-Now - July 10, 2017 - 7:45am
Nanomechanics Inc., the world’s leading provider of nano-mechanical testing equipment, announced the establishment of the Advanced Nanomechanical Characterization Centre (ANCC) in Hyderabad, India. Th...

Nanotech Advances Future Mobile Devices and Wearable Technology

Nanotech-Now - July 10, 2017 - 7:45am
A team of UCF scientists has developed a new process for creating flexible supercapacitors that can store more energy and be recharged more than 30,000 times without degrading.

Molecular electronics scientists shatter 'impossible' record

Nanotech-Now - July 10, 2017 - 7:45am
An international research team that includes University of Central Florida Professor Enrique del Barco, Damien Thompson of the University of Limerick and Christian A. Nijhuis of the National Universit...

ANU invention may help to protect astronauts from radiation in space

Nanotech-Now - July 10, 2017 - 7:45am
Scientists at The Australian National University (ANU) have designed a new nano material that can reflect or transmit light on demand with temperature control, opening the door to technology that prot...

Compact meta-lens doublet works in the visible

Nanotechweb - July 10, 2017 - 7:23am
New lens might find applications in microscopy, machine vision and computer vision.

Tracing individual atom diffusion

Nanotechweb - July 10, 2017 - 7:17am
New study could help model diffusion in rarefied environments, such as thin layers of air in the upper atmosphere, in interstellar space or in vacuum systems.

Enzymes enable low-cost production of biocompatible 2D MoS2

Nanotechweb - July 10, 2017 - 2:56am
New liquid-phase exfoliation technique is eco-friendly, and can also be used to make 2D forms of other materials such as graphene.

Flash Nano: Images of 3D objects appear on nanostructured surface

Nanotechweb - July 10, 2017 - 1:44am
The optical illusion could be used as a security feature on banknotes and other objects.

Brookhaven Scientists Study Role of 'Electrolyte Gating' in Functional Oxide Materials

Nanotech-Now - July 8, 2017 - 7:45am
Physicists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory have broken new ground in the study of functional oxide materials. The researchers discovered a previously unknown mechanis...

Bacteria-coated nanofiber electrodes clean pollutants in wastewater

Nanotech-Now - July 8, 2017 - 7:45am
Cornell University materials scientists and bioelectrochemical engineers may have created an innovative, cost-competitive electrode material for cleaning pollutants in wastewater.

On-chip device mimics black hole event horizon

Nanotechweb - July 6, 2017 - 8:09am
Microsoft and UBC researchers say the SYK model might be realized in a solid-state system made up of a topological insulator and an s-wave superconductor.

Nanostructures taste the rainbow: Combining nanophotonics and thermoelectrics, engineers at Caltech generate materials capable of distinguishing between tiny differences in wavelengths of light

Nanotech-Now - July 6, 2017 - 7:45am
Engineers at Caltech have for the first time developed a light detector that combines two disparate technologies -- nanophotonics, which manipulates light at the nanoscale, and thermoelectrics, which...

New photoacoustic technique detects gases at parts-per-quadrillion level

Nanotech-Now - July 6, 2017 - 7:45am
A team of researchers has found a way to detect trace gases down to concentrations at the parts-per-quadrillion level using a new variation on the photoacoustic effect, a technique that measures the s...

Scientists produce dialysis membrane made from graphene: Material can filter nanometer-sized molecules at 10 to 100 times the rate of commercial membranes

Nanotech-Now - July 6, 2017 - 7:45am
Dialysis, in the most general sense, is the process by which molecules filter out of one solution, by diffusing through a membrane, into a more dilute solution. Outside of hemodialysis, which removes...

3-D-printed jars in ball-milling experiments

Nanotech-Now - July 6, 2017 - 7:45am
Mechanochemistry is a widespread synthesis technique in all areas of chemistry. Various materials have been synthesized by this technique when the classical wet chemistry route is not satisfactory. Ch...

Flash Nano: Wet etching produces 2D molybdenum trioxide easily and cheaply

Nanotechweb - July 4, 2017 - 8:29am
Chemical thinning process allows high-quality crystals to be controllably derived from the bulk material.

X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy under real ambient pressure conditions

Nanotech-Now - July 4, 2017 - 7:45am
Researchers at Institute for Molecular Science (IMS), Innovation Research Center for Fuel Cells, University of Electro-Communications, Research Center for Materials Science, Nagoya University, and JAS...

Physicists make quantum leap in understanding life's nanoscale machinery

Nanotech-Now - July 4, 2017 - 7:45am
A diagnostic technique that can detect tiny molecules signalling the presence of cancer could be on the horizon.

Bosch announces high-performance MEMS acceleration sensors for wearables

Nanotech-Now - July 4, 2017 - 7:45am
Step counting and gesture recognition in tiny packages •Step counter optimized for wearable devices, integrated directly in the sensor •No external microcontroller necessary to enable step counti...