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Iran Develops Water-Repellent Nano-Paint

Nanotech-Now - December 13, 2018 - 7:45am
A group of Iranian researchers has developed water-repellent nano-paint which protects surfaces against erosion and destruction, and increases their lifespan.

Nanoscribe Presents Successor Model Photonic Professional GT2 for High-Resolution 3D Microfabrication: The first ever production of structures in millimeter size with micrometer precision

Nanotech-Now - December 13, 2018 - 7:45am
With the successor model Photonic Professional GT2, Nanoscribe, the world's leading manufacturer of 3D printers for microfabrication, offers new solutions for additive manufacturing and maskless litho...

CEA-Leti Moves 3D Sequential Integration Closer to Commercialization: Paper Presented at IEDM 2018 Describes Breakthroughs in Six Process Steps

Nanotech-Now - December 11, 2018 - 7:45am
Leti, a research institute at CEA Tech, has reported breakthroughs in six 3D-sequential-integration process steps that previously were considered showstoppers in terms of manufacturability, reliabilit...

A*STAR, One BioMed launch S$9m joint lab to make diagnostic kit for infectious diseases

Nanotech-Now - December 9, 2018 - 7:45am
A*STAR’s Institute of Microelectronics (IME) and One BioMed, an A*STAR spin-off, launched a S$9 million joint lab on Thursday (29 November). The aim is to launch within the next five years, a point-of...

CEA-Leti and Silvaco to Develop GAA SPICE Compact Models for Circuit Design and Technology Co-optimization: Project Combines CEA-Leti’s Compact Modeling Expertise And Silvaco’s Extensive Experience in SPICE Compact Model Integration and Extraction

Nanotech-Now - December 9, 2018 - 7:45am
Leti, a research institute of CEA-Tech, and Silvaco Inc., a leading global provider of software, IP and services for designing chips and electronic systems for semiconductor companies, today announced...

CEA-Leti Extends 300mm Line and Adds Avenues for Developing Disruptive Technologies: Execution Relies on CEA-Leti’s Fully Implemented Technology With Module-Level Innovations & Devices and Their Architectures

Nanotech-Now - December 7, 2018 - 7:45am
Leti, a research institute at CEA Tech, today announced during IEDM an extension of its 300mm silicon-based wafer line to open new R&D avenues for its industrial partners. This extension will allow ne...

New research could fine-tune the gene scissors CRISPR

Nanotech-Now - December 7, 2018 - 7:45am
The introduction of the tool for gene editing, the so-called gene scissors CRISPR, in 2007 was a revolution within medical science and cell biology. But even though the perspectives are great, the lau...

USC scientists find a way to enhance the performance of quantum computers: The method has the potential to solve some of society's biggest challenges

Nanotech-Now - December 5, 2018 - 7:45am
USC scientists have demonstrated a theoretical method to enhance the performance of quantum computers, an important step to scale a technology with potential to solve some of society's biggest challen...

An important step towards completely secure quantum communication networks

Nanotech-Now - December 5, 2018 - 7:45am
Sending information in optical fibres over long distances in the classical regime Sending information over long distances can be done by encoding messages into light pulses, and sending them throug...

New catalyst produces cheap hydrogen

Nanotech-Now - December 5, 2018 - 7:45am
Professor Anthony O'Mullane said the potential for the chemical storage of renewable energy in the form of hydrogen was being investigated around the world.

Study unlocks full potential of 'supermaterial' graphene: Researchers remove silicon contamination from graphene to double its performance

Nanotech-Now - December 5, 2018 - 7:45am
New research reveals why the "supermaterial" graphene has not transformed electronics as promised, and shows how to double its performance and finally harness its extraordinary potential.

It's not a shock: Better bandage promotes powerful healing

Nanotech-Now - December 3, 2018 - 7:45am
A new, low-cost wound dressing developed by University of Wisconsin-Madison engineers could dramatically speed up healing in a surprising way.

Research Pioneers: Five UCSB professors are named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Nanotech-Now - December 3, 2018 - 7:45am
Five UC Santa Barbara professors join the ranks as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for 2018. Election as an AAAS Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members...

Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals to Webcast 2018 Fiscal Year End Results

Nanotech-Now - December 3, 2018 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ARWR) today announced that it will host a webcast and conference call on December 11, 2018, at 4:30 p.m. EST to discuss its financial results for the fiscal yea...

French Researchers Extend Reach of Mass Spectrometry with Nanomechanical Resonators: Neutral Mass Spectrometry’ Fills Gap In Existing Weighing Technologies

Nanotech-Now - December 3, 2018 - 7:45am
A team of French researchers has demonstrated a new mass-spectrometry technology based on nanomechanical resonators that measures the mass of particles previously beyond the reach of current commercia...

Mirrorcle laser-cuts ribbon on cleanroom facility for volume MEMS mirror production

Nanotech-Now - December 3, 2018 - 7:45am
In a ribbon cutting ceremony Mirrorcle Technologies inaugurated its new cleanroom space at the company’s Richmond, CA headquarters. Reflecting the company’s core competency of reliable optical beam-st...

These small caps are tapping a graphene market that has more than doubled in a year

Nanotech-Now - December 1, 2018 - 9:37pm
First Graphene (ASX:FGR) has identified several market opportunities for its PureGRAPH™ products — the latest of which is improving the protective polymer linings of critical mining equipment.

Three CEA Projects Awarded European Research Council Synergy Grants

Nanotech-Now - December 1, 2018 - 7:45am
Three ERC Synergy projects, which fund two to four researchers from several laboratories for six years, will be co-lead by the CEA, announced the European Research Council on 23 October 2018. This hig...

Researchers create new 'smart' material with potential biomedical, environmental uses

Nanotech-Now - November 29, 2018 - 7:45am
Brown University researchers have shown a way to use graphene oxide (GO) to add some backbone to hydrogel materials made from alginate, a natural material derived from seaweed that's currently used in...

New insight into molecular processes

Nanotech-Now - November 29, 2018 - 7:45am
A research team headed by Prof. Dr. Frank Stienkemeier and Dr. Lukas Bruder of the University of Freiburg's Institute of Physics has succeeded for the first time in applying 2D-spectroscopy to isolate...