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Study resolves controversy about electron structure of defects in graphene

Nanotech-Now - January 1, 2018 - 7:45am
Researchers in Brazil calculated the overall electron structure of the vacancy region of a crystal lattice through the unprecedented use of a hybrid functional method, which yielded results compatible...

Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Files for Regulatory Clearance to Begin Phase 1 Study of ARO-AAT

Nanotech-Now - January 1, 2018 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ARWR) today announced that it filed a regulatory submission to begin a first-in-human study of ARO-AAT, a second-generation investigational medicine for the tre...

'Quantum material' has shark-like ability to detect small electrical signals

Nanotech-Now - December 30, 2017 - 7:47am
ABSTRACT Perovskite Nickelates as Electric Field Sensors in Salt Water Zhen Zhang1,*, Derek Schwanz1,*, Badri Narayanan2, Michele Kotiuga3, Joseph A. Dura4, Mathew Cherukara2, Hua Zhou5, John W...

3-D nanoscale imaging made possible

Nanotech-Now - December 29, 2017 - 7:45am
Imaging at the nanoscale is important to a plethora of modern applications in materials science, physics, biology, medicine and other fields. Limitations of current techniques are, e.g. their resoluti...

Particle size matters for porous building blocks: Rice University scientists find porous nanoparticles get tougher under pressure, but not when assembled

Nanotech-Now - December 27, 2017 - 7:46am
Porous particles of calcium and silicate show potential as building blocks for a host of applications like self-healing materials, bone-tissue engineering, drug delivery, insulation, ceramics and cons...

Nanotubes go with the flow to penetrate brain tissue: Rice University scientists, engineers develop microfluidic devices, microelectrodes for gentle implantation

Nanotech-Now - December 24, 2017 - 7:46am
Rice University researchers have invented a device that uses fast-moving fluids to insert flexible, conductive carbon nanotube fibers into the brain, where they can help record the actions of neurons...

Leti Field Trials Demonstrate New Multicarrier Waveform for Rural, Maritime Broadband Radio: Field Trial in Orkney Islands Used New Filtered Multicarrier Waveform at 700MHz Band with Flexible Bandwidth Usage (Fragmented and Continuous Spectrum)

Nanotech-Now - December 23, 2017 - 7:46am
Leti, a research institute of CEA Tech, and CloudNet IT-Solutions, a Scottish SME specializing in TVWS (TV White Space), today announced field trial results for a new flexible multicarrier system in t...

CubeSat Structures Competition Opens Space Design to Students of the World

Nanotech-Now - December 22, 2017 - 7:45am
The CubeSat Structures Competition invites students from around the world to help advance the state-of-the-art of new space technology by designing new CubeSat structures. Winning designs will be eval...

Quantum memory with record-breaking capacity based on laser-cooled atoms

Nanotech-Now - December 22, 2017 - 7:45am
The emerging domain of parallelized quantum information processing opens up new possibilities for precise measurements, communication and imaging. Precise control of multiple stored photons allows eff...

Record high photoconductivity for new metal-organic framework material

Nanotech-Now - December 22, 2017 - 7:45am
An international team of scientists, from the University of Surrey, University of São Paulo (Brazil), the University of Warwick and the University of Grenoble-Alpes (France), has created a new metal-o...

2017 highlights from IOP Materials

Nanotechweb - December 22, 2017 - 7:39am
We bring you the highlights nanoscale science and technology research in 2017 from IOP Publishing's materials portfolio.

Accelerating the self-assembly of nanoscale patterns for next-generation materials

InterNano Industry News - December 22, 2017 - 4:45am
Using polymer blends, scientists rapidly generated highly ordered patterns that could be used in the fabrication of microelectronics, antireflective surfaces, magnetic data storage systems, and fluid-flow devices.
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Gecko adhesion technology moves closer to industrial uses

InterNano Industry News - December 22, 2017 - 4:45am
Scientists are looking into how gecko adhesion technology could be applied in a high-precision industrial setting, such as in robot arms used in manufacturing computer chips.
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Tailor-made nanomembranes offer a cleaner method for industrial separation

InterNano Industry News - December 22, 2017 - 4:45am
A superior membrane, with a higher pore density, is produced through synthesizing this polyacrylonitrile nanofiltration membrane using an ionic liquid solvent.
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WHO guidelines on protecting workers from potential risks of manufactured nanomaterials

InterNano Industry News - December 22, 2017 - 4:45am
The World Health Organization proposes new guidelines to policy makers and professionals in the field of occupational health and safety with recommendations on how best to protect workers from the potential risks of manufactured nanomaterials.
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Eco-friendly waterborne semiconductor inks using surfactant

InterNano Industry News - December 22, 2017 - 4:45am
Researchers have developed a technology to produce environmentally friendly water-borne semiconductor inks using surfactant. The result is expected to be applied to various electronic devices with a semiconductor surface control technique.
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Graphene Circuits Printed onto Fabric Can Survive 20 Washes - Controlled Environments Magazine

InterNano Industry News - December 22, 2017 - 4:45am
Graphene Circuits Printed onto Fabric Can Survive 20 WashesControlled Environments MagazineResearchers have successfully incorporated washable, stretchable, and breathable electronic circuits into fabric, opening up new possibilities for smart textiles and wearable electronics. The circuits were made with cheap, safe, and environmentally ...and more »
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Ultra-thin graphene-based encapsulation for OLEDs

InterNano Industry News - December 22, 2017 - 4:45am
Researchers have reported on improved performance of graphene-based moisture barrier layers. By combining catalytic CVD and ALD they created in scalable fashion nanolaminates of few-layer graphene and aluminium oxid. Unlike previous reports, this new approach exploits the synergy between different materials and growth techniques. These nanolaminates also are a potential material to be included in standard multi-stacked barrier layers to enhance the performance of existing ALD aluminium oxide and produce next generation moisture barriers.
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University of Illinois Turns to Tektronix to Outfit Nanofabrication Lab - PR Newswire (press release)

InterNano Industry News - December 22, 2017 - 4:45am
University of Illinois Turns to Tektronix to Outfit Nanofabrication LabPR Newswire (press release)BEAVERTON, Ore., Oct. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Tektronix, Inc., a leading worldwide provider of measurement solutions, today announced that the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has ...and more »
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Joey Mead Named Distinguished University Professor - UMass Lowell

InterNano Industry News - December 22, 2017 - 4:45am
UMass LowellJoey Mead Named Distinguished University ProfessorUMass LowellMead is a research dynamo, with a productive career in materials science, polymer engineering and nanomanufacturing,” notes Prof. David Kazmer, chair of the department. “Her research productivity is outstanding, as documented by scholarly publications, ...
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