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News from Quorum: The Agricultural Research Service of the USDA uses a Quorum Cryo-SEM preparation system for the study of mites, ticks and other soft bodied organisms

Nanotech-Now - November 29, 2016 - 7:45am
Quorum Technologies, market and technology leaders in electron microscopy coating and cryogenic preparation products, report on the work of the Agricultural Research Service of the US Department of Ag...

Carbon nanotubes image brain extracellular space

Nanotechweb - November 28, 2016 - 5:21am
New technique could help improve our understanding of brain development and monitor neurodegenerative and neuropsychiatric diseases.

Oxford Nanoimaging report on how the Nanoimager, a desktop microscope delivering single molecule, super-resolution performance, is being applied at the MRC Centre for Molecular Bacteriology & Infection

Nanotech-Now - November 27, 2016 - 7:45am
Oxford Nanoimaging Limited manufacture and sell microscopes offering super-resolution and single-molecule performance to research users. Today, the company reports on the work of early-adopters for th...

A Phone That Charges in Seconds? UCF Scientists Bring it Closer to Reality

Nanotech-Now - November 27, 2016 - 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.

What a twist: Silicon nanoantennas turn light around: The theoretical results will allow scientists to design nanodevices with extraordinary features for use in optoelectronics

Nanotech-Now - November 27, 2016 - 7:45am
A team of physicists from ITMO University, MIPT, and The University of Texas at Austin have developed an unconventional nanoantenna that scatters light in a particular direction depending on the inten...

New records set up with 'Screws of Light'

Nanotech-Now - November 27, 2016 - 7:45am
Twisted light Time and again, properties of the light surprise the research world. For example, light can be brought into a corkscrew-like form in order to produce so-called "screws of light", as A...

An Archimedes' screw for groups of quantum particles

Nanotech-Now - November 25, 2016 - 7:45am
Anyone who has tried to lead a group of tourists through a busy city knows the problem. How do you keep the group together when they are constantly jostled, held up and distracted by the hubbub around...

Making spintronic neurons sing in unison

Nanotech-Now - November 25, 2016 - 7:45am
What do fireflies, Huygens's wall clocks, and even the heart of choir singers, have in common? They can all synchronize their respective individual signals into one single unison tone or rhythm.

Current switches insulator’s magnetic state

Nanotechweb - November 24, 2016 - 7:29am
Technique could be important for making new types of memory or logic devices.

Attosecond experiment monitors the birth of a photoelectron

Nanotechweb - November 24, 2016 - 6:43am
Observation of the photoelectric effect could help researchers design improved nanomaterials.

New contender InSe ranks high for 2D devices

Nanotechweb - November 24, 2016 - 6:20am
Incorporation of monolayer InSe in stable devices for the first time introduces a new 2D material with highly competitive properties.

Cutting-edge nanotechnologies are breaking into industries

Nanotech-Now - November 23, 2016 - 7:45am
The first-ever Industry Summit in the rapidly developing and expanding field of nanoaugmented materials was held on 14–16 November at the birthplace of the world’s largest production facility for sing...

IEDM: CEO Marie Semeria to Deliver Opening Day Keynote at IEDM 2016; Institute to Present 13 Papers

Nanotech-Now - November 23, 2016 - 7:45am
On Sunday, Dec. 4, Institute also Will Lead Short Course On ‘Design/Technology Enablers for Computing Applications’ and Host Workshop for Invited Guests on ‘Disrupting the Computing Paradigm’

Nanopolymer-modified protein array can pinpoint hard-to-find cancer biomarker

Nanotech-Now - November 23, 2016 - 7:45am
Three-dimensionally Functionalized Reverse Phase Glycoprotein Array for Cancer Biomarker Discovery and Validation Li Pan1, Hillary Andaluz Aguilar2, Linna Wang3, Anton Iliuk3,4, and W. Andy Tao1,2,3...

Confined phonons could help create better electronic circuits

Nanotechweb - November 22, 2016 - 8:03am
By modulating how vibrations of the crystal lattice travel in nanostructures, researchers could create smaller, more efficient devices.

World's fastest quantum simulator operating at the atomic level

Nanotech-Now - November 21, 2016 - 7:45am
Kenji Ohmori (Institute for Molecular Science, National Institutes of Natural Sciences, Japan) has collaborated with Matthias Weidemüller (University of Heidelberg), Guido Pupillo (University of Stras...

Tip-assisted chemistry enables chemical reactions at femtoliter scale

Nanotech-Now - November 21, 2016 - 7:45am
The Chemical Communications journal reviews the advances made towards the confinement of chemical reactions within small droplets. The focus of the article falls to the tip-assisted chemistry, a techn...

Cetim Facility Receives Bruker Contour CMM Dimensional Analysis System: New Optical Coordinate Measurement Technology Enables High-Precision 3D Scanning

Nanotech-Now - November 21, 2016 - 7:45am
– Bruker’s Nano Surfaces Division and Cetim today announced that Bruker has delivered its Contour CMM™ Dimensional Analysis System to the Cetim Carnot Institute in France. In a collaborative agreement...

Nanotechnology Treatment Found to Inhibit Mesothelioma Tumor Growth

Nanotech-Now - November 21, 2016 - 7:45am
The search for a cure for mesothelioma is in no way limited to the shores of the United States. The toxic impact of asbestos is felt internationally, with the highest incidence of malignant mesothelio...

CMOS-compatible SiC qualifies for quantum technology

Nanotechweb - November 21, 2016 - 6:35am
Potential protocols for quantum communication, cryptography and information processing may be realised using defects in silicon carbide.