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Bar-Ilan U. researchers identify 'tipping point' between quantum and classical worlds: Study sheds new light on 'spooky' quantum optics

Nanotech-Now - March 25, 2015 - 7:45am
If we are ever to fully harness the power of light for use in optical devices, it is necessary to understand photons - the fundamental unit of light. Achieving such understanding, however, is easier s...
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Tiny bio-robot is a germ suited-up with graphene quantum dots

Nanotech-Now - March 25, 2015 - 7:45am
As nanotechnology makes possible a world of machines too tiny to see, researchers are finding ways to combine living organisms with nonliving machinery to solve a variety of problems.
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UW scientists build a nanolaser using a single atomic sheet

Nanotech-Now - March 25, 2015 - 7:45am
University of Washington scientists have built a new nanometer-sized laser -- using the thinnest semiconductor available today -- that is energy efficient, easy to build and compatible with existing e...
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Building shape inspires new material discovery

Nanotech-Now - March 25, 2015 - 7:45am
Physicists inspired by the radical shape of a Canberra building have created a new type of material which enables scientists to put a perfect bend in light.
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Iranian Researchers Present Model to Determine Dynamic Behavior of Nanostructures

Nanotech-Now - March 25, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers from an Iranian university modeled and analyzed non-linear dynamic behavior and instability of nanostructures in the presence of external driving factors.
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NNI Publishes Workshop Report Assessing the Status of EHS Risk Science: Report examines progress three years after the release of the 2011 NNI EHS Research Strategy

Nanotech-Now - March 25, 2015 - 7:45am
The National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) today published the report from the workshop, "Stakeholder Perspectives on Perception, Assessment, and Management of the Potential Risks of Nanotechnology"...
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EEE Photonics Society’s Fourth Annual Optical Interconnects Conference Seeks to Bring Together the Latest Advanced Optical Interconnect Technologies, Systems & Architectures for the Next Generation of Supercomputers & Datacenters

Nanotech-Now - March 25, 2015 - 7:45am
The IEEE Photonics Society will hold the fourth annual Optical Interconnects Conference on 20 - 22 April 2015 at the Wyndham San Diego Bayside Hotel in San Diego, CA. Established more than 25 years ag...
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New processing technology converts packing peanuts to battery components

Nanotech-Now - March 23, 2015 - 7:45am
Upcycling of Packing-Peanuts into Carbon Microsheet Anodes for Lithium-Ion Batteries Vinodkumar Etacheri, Chulgi Nathan Hong, and Vilas G. Pol * School of Chemical Engineering, Purdue University ...
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Halas, Nordlander awarded Optical Society's R.W. Wood Prize: Rice University researchers recognized for pioneering nanophotonics

Nanotech-Now - March 23, 2015 - 7:45am
The Optical Society has awarded Rice University researchers Naomi Halas and Peter Nordlander the prestigious 2015 R.W. Wood Prize for their groundbreaking work in nanophotonics.
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Nanotechnology Enabled Drug Delivery to Influence Future Diagnosis and Treatments of Diseases

Nanotech-Now - March 23, 2015 - 7:45am
Diagnosis and drug delivery for diseases like cancer, cardiovascular and genetic ailments has always been a concern. In recent years, however, new strides and developments in the nano-medicine market...
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Hiden Instruments identified in London Stock Exchange’s ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain'

Nanotech-Now - March 23, 2015 - 7:45am
• Hiden Instruments recognised in second edition of London Stock Exchange's 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain report 2015 • Identifies fastest-growing and most dynamic small and m...
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How green tea could help improve MRIs

Nanotech-Now - March 23, 2015 - 7:45am
Green tea's popularity has grown quickly in recent years. Its fans can drink it, enjoy its flavor in their ice cream and slather it on their skin with lotions infused with it. Now, the tea could have...
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Nanocomposites Market Growth, Industry Outlook To 2020 by Grand View Research, Inc.

Nanotech-Now - March 23, 2015 - 7:45am
Grand View Research.com has announced the addition of "Global Nanocomposites Market Analysis And Segment Forecasts To 2020" Market Research report to their Database.
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Nanotechnology Raises Possibility to Produce Strongest Commercial Pure Aluminum Alloy

Nanotech-Now - March 23, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Amirkabir University of Technology in association with Spanish researchers presented a new process to obtain highly strong ultrafine grained and nanostructured materials.
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Superfast computers a step closer as a silicon chip's quantum capabilities are improved

Nanotech-Now - March 23, 2015 - 7:45am
The team demonstrated a quantum on/off switching time of about a millionth of a millionth of a second - the fastest-ever quantum switch to be achieved with silicon and over a thousand times faster tha...
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Nanodevice Invented in Iran to Detect Hydrogen Sulfide in Oil, Gas Industry

Nanotech-Now - March 23, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Semiconductor Devices Group of Shiraz University designed a sensor to detect hydrogen sulfide in oil drilling, oil refineries, coal mines and wells containing organic material...
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Industrial Production of Nano-Based PVC Products in Iran

Nanotech-Now - March 23, 2015 - 7:45am
Aria Polymer Pishgam Company industrially produced unplasticized polyvinyl chloride (UPVC) products through the application of nanotechnology.
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“Wrinkly” graphene deforms in an unusual way

Nanotechweb - March 23, 2015 - 5:02am
Its behaviour is completely different to that of flat material.
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First proof of isolated attosecond pulse generation at the carbon K-edge

Nanotech-Now - March 21, 2015 - 7:45am
In a recent study, "Spatiotemporal isolation of attosecond pulses in the soft X-ray water window " published in Nature Communications by the Attoscience and Ultrafast Optics Group, led by ICREA Profes...
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Superconductivity breakthroughs: Cuprates earn their stripes

Nanotech-Now - March 21, 2015 - 7:45am
The Canadian research community on high-temperature superconductivity continues to lead this exciting scientific field with groundbreaking results coming hot on the heels of big theoretical questions.
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