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Nova and imec Developed Innovative Scatterometry Approach for Self-aligned Quadruple Patterning (SAQP) Process Control

InterNano Industry News - April 21, 2016 - 3:45am
Nano-electronics research center Imec and Nova Measuring Instruments, a leading innovator and key provider of metrology solutions for advanced process control used in semiconductor manufacturing,...
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Handbook of Clinical Nanomedicine Explains NanoViricides’ Anti-Virus Platform Technology

InterNano Industry News - April 21, 2016 - 3:45am
NanoViricides, Inc. (the "Company") announced today that information on its novel, proprietary anti-virus platform technology has been published in the book "Handbook of Clinical...
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New Nanotechnology Approach Shows Promise in Treating Autoimmune Diseases

InterNano Industry News - April 21, 2016 - 3:45am
Parvus Therapeutics today announced the publication in Nature of a seminal paper describing the discovery and applications of a novel therapeutic approach employing nanomedicines, referred to as...
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Ball-milled coal for nanoelectronics

Nanotechweb - April 21, 2016 - 3:17am
Films of the material could be used to fabricate transistors, photovoltaics and battery anodes.

NNCO Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprise Webinar

National Nanomanufacturing Network - April 20, 2016 - 1:51pm
WebinarWednesday, May 11, 2016 - 2:00pm http://www.nano.gov/SMEwebinars2016 The National Nanotechnology Coordination Office (NNCO) will hold its next free webinar focusing on the experiences, successes, and challenges for small- and medium-sized businesses working in nanotechnology and on issues of  interest to the business community on Wednesday, May 11, 2016, from 2-3 PM EDT. The webinar will be hosted by the National Science Foundation’s Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing, at Northeastern University’s College of Engineering in Boston. Who: Speakers at the event will include: •  Marcie Black: CEO and co- founder of Advanced Silicon Group (ASG). Prior to founding ASG, Dr. Black held positions on the technical staff at Los Alamos National Laboratory and on the engineering staff at Motorola, and o-founded Bandgap  ngineering. She was named one of the “Women to Watch in 2010” by Mass High Tech. ASG makes low-cost nanowire arrays for use in solar photovoltaic arrays and in devices to detect biological contaminants. •  Viktor Vejins: President and CEO of Nano-C, Inc., based outside of Boston. Previously, Mr. Vejins led an advanced materials start-up funded exclusively by Cabot Corporation targeting transportation-related applications. Prior to joining Cabot, he  as a management consultant with Arthur D. Little, Inc. and AT Kearney in chemicals and materials. Nano-C is commercializing nanostructured carbon-based materials and chemicals for applications in electronics and renewable energy.  Registration: To register now, please visit the following link:https://nnco.adobeconnect.com/e5qcrz3fp0q/event/registration.html About the Event: Members of the nanotechnology business community, as well as interested members of the general public, media, academia, industry, NGOs, and Federal, state, and local governments, are encouraged to participate. Invited speakers will begin the event by providing an overview of their experiences, successes, and challenges in the nanotechnology small business space. This will be followed by a Q&A segment with members of the public. Questions for the panel can be submitted to webinar@nnco.nano.gov from now through the end of the webinar at 3 PM on May 11, 2016. This webinar is free and open to the public with registration on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration is now open and will be capped at 500 people. To learn more about the event, please visit our website: http://www.nano.gov/SMEwebinars2016

NNCO Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprise Webinar

InterNano - Upcoming Events - April 20, 2016 - 1:51pm
WebinarWednesday, May 11, 2016 - 2:00pm http://www.nano.gov/SMEwebinars2016 The National Nanotechnology Coordination Office (NNCO) will hold its next free webinar focusing on the experiences, successes, and challenges for small- and medium-sized businesses working in nanotechnology and on issues of  interest to the business community on Wednesday, May 11, 2016, from 2-3 PM EDT. The webinar will be hosted by the National Science Foundation’s Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing, at Northeastern University’s College of Engineering in Boston. Who: Speakers at the event will include: •  Marcie Black: CEO and co- founder of Advanced Silicon Group (ASG). Prior to founding ASG, Dr. Black held positions on the technical staff at Los Alamos National Laboratory and on the engineering staff at Motorola, and o-founded Bandgap  ngineering. She was named one of the “Women to Watch in 2010” by Mass High Tech. ASG makes low-cost nanowire arrays for use in solar photovoltaic arrays and in devices to detect biological contaminants. •  Viktor Vejins: President and CEO of Nano-C, Inc., based outside of Boston. Previously, Mr. Vejins led an advanced materials start-up funded exclusively by Cabot Corporation targeting transportation-related applications. Prior to joining Cabot, he  as a management consultant with Arthur D. Little, Inc. and AT Kearney in chemicals and materials. Nano-C is commercializing nanostructured carbon-based materials and chemicals for applications in electronics and renewable energy.  Registration: To register now, please visit the following link:https://nnco.adobeconnect.com/e5qcrz3fp0q/event/registration.html About the Event: Members of the nanotechnology business community, as well as interested members of the general public, media, academia, industry, NGOs, and Federal, state, and local governments, are encouraged to participate. Invited speakers will begin the event by providing an overview of their experiences, successes, and challenges in the nanotechnology small business space. This will be followed by a Q&A segment with members of the public. Questions for the panel can be submitted to webinar@nnco.nano.gov from now through the end of the webinar at 3 PM on May 11, 2016. This webinar is free and open to the public with registration on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration is now open and will be capped at 500 people. To learn more about the event, please visit our website: http://www.nano.gov/SMEwebinars2016

Patterned liquid crystals guide light through planar lens

Nanotechweb - April 20, 2016 - 5:31am
Research could help to develop "smart" glass of the future.

NTU scientists invent bubble technology which can shoot drugs deep into tumors: Using ultrasound, drug particles can be directed to a specific area

Nanotech-Now - April 19, 2016 - 7:45am
Scientists at Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) have invented a new way to deliver cancer drugs deep into tumour cells.

Quantum computing closer as RMIT drives towards first quantum data bus: RMIT researchers trialling a quantum processor capable of routing information from different locations have found a pathway towards the quantum data bus

Nanotech-Now - April 19, 2016 - 7:45am
RMIT University researchers have trialled a quantum processor capable of routing quantum information from different locations in a critical breakthrough for quantum computing.

New nanodevice shifts light's color at single-photon level

Nanotech-Now - April 19, 2016 - 7:45am
Converting a single photon from one color, or frequency, to another is an essential tool in quantum communication, which harnesses the subtle correlations between the subatomic properties of photons (...

Atomically thin sensor detects harmful air pollution in the home

Nanotech-Now - April 19, 2016 - 7:45am
Scientists from the University of Southampton, in partnership with the Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST), have developed a graphene-based sensor and switch that can detect har...

WiFi capacity doubled at less than half the size: Columbia Engineers develop the first on-chip RF circulator that doubles WiFi speeds with a single antenna -- could transform telecommunications

Nanotech-Now - April 19, 2016 - 7:45am
Last year, Columbia Engineering researchers were the first to invent a technology--full-duplex radio integrated circuits (ICs)--that can be implemented in nanoscale CMOS to enable simultaneous transmi...

'Odd couple' monolayer semiconductors align to advance optoelectronics

Nanotech-Now - April 19, 2016 - 7:45am
Epitaxy, or growing crystalline film layers that are templated by a crystalline substrate, is a mainstay of manufacturing transistors and semiconductors. If the material in one deposited layer is the...

Physicists build engine consisting of one atom: World's smallest heat engine uses just a single particle

Nanotech-Now - April 19, 2016 - 7:45am
An article in the latest edition of the journal Science describes an innovative form of heat engine that operates using only one single atom. The engine is the result of experiments undertaken by the...

Nature Communications: Laser source for biosensors: KIT Researchers for the First time integrate organic lasers on a silicon photonic chip -- publication in nature communications

Nanotech-Now - April 19, 2016 - 7:45am
In the area of nano photonics, scientists for the first time succeeded in integrating a laser with an organic gain medium on a silicon photonic chip. This approach is of enormous potential for low-cos...

First-ever videos show how heat moves through materials at the nanoscale and speed of sound: Groundbreaking observations could help develop better, more efficient materials for electronics and alternative energy

Nanotech-Now - April 19, 2016 - 7:45am
Using a state-of-the-art ultrafast electron microscope, University of Minnesota researchers have recorded the first-ever videos showing how heat moves through materials at the nanoscale traveling at t...

A single-atom magnet breaks new ground for future data storage

Nanotech-Now - April 19, 2016 - 7:45am
EPFL scientists have built a single-atom magnet that is the most stable to-date. The breakthrough paves the way for the scalable production of miniature magnetic storage devices.

E-skin lights up in many colours

Nanotechweb - April 19, 2016 - 5:29am
Ultrathin and ultraflexible coating can measure and display blood oxygen levels and heart rates.

The single-atom engine that could

Nanotechweb - April 19, 2016 - 5:10am
Scaled-up power output from single-calcium-ion engine is equivalent to that of a car engine.