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Researchers Integrate Three Different 2D Nanomaterials to Yield Simple, Compact Electronic Device

InterNano Industry News - August 17, 2016 - 3:45am
Graphene has emerged as one of the most promising two-dimensional crystals, but the future of electronics may include two other nanomaterials, according to a new study by researchers at the University...
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Nanoribbons in solutions mimic nature: Rice University scientists test graphene ribbons' abilities to integrate with biological systems

Nanotech-Now - August 16, 2016 - 7:45am
Graphene nanoribbons (GNRs) bend and twist easily in solution, making them adaptable for biological uses like DNA analysis, drug delivery and biomimetic applications, according to scientists at Rice U...

Pokhara, the second largest city of Nepal, to host its first ever International Meeting on Material Sciences and Engineering

Nanotech-Now - August 16, 2016 - 7:45am
Pokhara, the most beautiful city situated in the lap of Mount Macchapuchre in Western Nepal, is all set to organize its first ever international meeting on Material Science and Engineering (MSE) durin...

See-through circuitry: New method makes AZO a viable and cheap alternative for transparent electronics

Nanotech-Now - August 16, 2016 - 7:45am
High-performance electronic circuits made entirely from transparent materials could have countless applications, from head-up displays on car windscreens to transparent TV sets and smart windows in ho...

Seeing the invisible: Visible light superlens made from nanobeads: New solid 3-D superlenses extends magnification x5 to reveal new detail

Nanotech-Now - August 16, 2016 - 7:45am
Nanobeads are all around us- and are, some might argue, used too frequently in everything from sun-screen to white paint, but a new ground-breaking application is revealing hidden worlds.

Let's roll: Material for polymer solar cells may lend itself to large-area processing: 'Sweet spot' for mass-producing polymer solar cells may be far larger than dictated by the conventional wisdom

Nanotech-Now - August 16, 2016 - 7:45am
For all the promise they have shown in the lab, polymer solar cells still need to "get on a roll" like the ones employed in printing newspapers so that large sheets of acceptably efficient photovoltai...

Quantum dots with impermeable shell: A powerful tool for nanoengineering

Nanotech-Now - August 16, 2016 - 7:45am
Unique optical features of quantum dots make them an attractive tool for many applications, from cutting-edge displays to medical imaging. Physical, chemical or biological properties of quantum dots m...

Cement design should take into account the water confined in the smallest pores: A researcher at the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country is participating in the study of the stresses of confined water in the micropores of cement at extreme temperatur

Nanotech-Now - August 16, 2016 - 7:45am
As it is a basic building material used across the world, cement is subjected to a vast range of conditions, both physiological and meteorological, no matter whether they are caused by extreme tempera...

NREL technique leads to improved perovskite solar cells

Nanotech-Now - August 16, 2016 - 7:45am
Scientists at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), in collaboration with researchers at Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), devised a method to improve perovskite sol...

DNA dominos on a chip: Carriers of genetic information packed together on a biochip like in nature

Nanotech-Now - August 16, 2016 - 7:45am
Normally, individual molecules of genetic material repel each other. However, when space is limited DNA molecules must be packed together more tightly. This case arises in sperm, cell nuclei and the p...

NRW Nano-Conference

InterNano - Upcoming Events - August 15, 2016 - 4:12pm
ConferenceWednesday, December 7, 2016 to Thursday, December 8, 2016Münster, Germany http://www.nmwp.nrw.de/en/nanokonferenz/cover-page/ The most important conference of the nanotechnology industry in Germany - the NRW Nano-Conference - will take place from 7th to 8th December 2016. Guests from business, science and politics are welcome to participate an enriching and interdisciplinary dialogue about the opportunities, risks and potentials of nanotechnology. The NRW Nano-Conference offers two days of technical presentations about current trends in nanotechnology by top speakers from companies and research institutes. Furthermore, companies will present their latest technology developments and products at the accompanying exhibition. The organizers expect round about 700 international participants. This year the NRW Nano-Conference offers again a "Call for Presentations" and for the first time a "Call for Posters". Interested persons who are enthusiastic about future technologies and new insights of nanotechnology, have the opportunity to present their projects and ideas at the event. The NRW Nano-Conference is organized by the Ministry of Innovation, Science and Research of North Rhine-Westphalia, the Cluster NanoMicroMaterialsPhotonics.NRW and the Economic Development Agency of Münster.

International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology -2016

InterNano - Upcoming Events - August 15, 2016 - 4:08pm
ConferenceThursday, December 15, 2016 to Friday, December 16, 2016Colombo, Sri Lanka http://nanoconference.co/ The 3rd International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology -2016 (ICNSNT-2016) will be held during 15th-16th of December 2016 in Sri Lanka, under the theme of “Bringing Nanotechnology to a Prosperous Knowledge Era”. ICNSNT continued its’ momentum from 2014 to explore the emerging advances in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. The ICNSNT-2016 will deliver an Executive Round Table Discussions, an Exhibition, Special Sessions, a Social Networking Dinner, a Cultural Show And an optional Post Conference Tour. Chemists, Physicists, Material Scientists, Biomedical Researchers, Engineers and other Researchers who are active at the frontiers of this diverse and multidisciplinary field are encouraged to spread knowledge through the ICNSNT-2016 in a global platform.

Nanophotonics and Micro/Nano Optics International Conference

InterNano - Upcoming Events - August 15, 2016 - 4:05pm
ConferenceWednesday, December 7, 2016 to Friday, December 9, 2016Paris http://premc.org/nanop2016/ Optics at the frontiers: Key issues and frontiers will be the two keywords of the first Nanophotonics and Micro/Nano Optics International Conference. If light-matter interaction control appears today more and more relevant for numerous applications and associated societal needs (telecommunications, security, health, energy and environment) key issues and new concepts can only be solved and brought to the fore by gathering people from different areas.

Applied Nanotechnology and Nanoscience International Conference

InterNano - Upcoming Events - August 15, 2016 - 4:03pm
ConferenceWednesday, November 9, 2016 to Friday, November 11, 2016Barcelona http://premc.org/annic2016/ The Applied Nanotechnology and Nanoscience International Conference is an annual event that hosts high-profile plenary speakers, world class researchers, oral and poster presentations, workshops, sponsor exhibits and afterworks. It is a great opportunity to share your research findings with wide audience, promote knowledge exchange, and network.

NANOCON 2015

InterNano - Upcoming Events - August 15, 2016 - 3:58pm
ConferenceWednesday, October 19, 2016 to Friday, October 21, 2016Brno, Czech Republic http://www.nanocon.eu/en// NANOCON, international conference, organized together by the company TANGER Ltd. and Czech society for new materials and technologies is the first conference in the Czech Republic focusing only on nanomaterials, on their research, application and potential impact on the environment and human health.

Gigaom Change

InterNano - Upcoming Events - August 15, 2016 - 3:53pm
ConferenceWednesday, September 21, 2016 to Friday, September 23, 2016Austin, TX https://gigaom.com/change/ Over an immersive 2.5 days, we will explore the current state-of-the-art technologies, how these are transforming industry, and why this all matters. You’ll emerge with a greater understanding of the exponential technological changes occurring around us, and the confidence to accelerate tangible next steps. Gigaom Change is designed to empower businesses of today to thrive in a world of tomorrow.

Micro and Nano Engineering 2016

InterNano - Upcoming Events - August 15, 2016 - 12:39pm
ConferenceMonday, September 19, 2016 to Friday, September 23, 2016Vienna, Austria http://mne2016.org/ MNE 2016 is the 42nd international conference on micro- and nanofabrication and manufacturing using lithography and related techniques with around 800 participants. The conference brings together engineers and scientists from all over the world to discuss recent progress and future trends in the fabrication and application of micro- and nanostructures and devices. Applications in electronics, photonics, electromechanics, environment, life sciences and biology are also discussed.

Sub-20 nm nanowires the easy way

Nanotechweb - August 15, 2016 - 1:23am
Silver-based nanostructures could be ideal conductive elements for touch screens, solar cells and smart windows.