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New Method Can Squeeze Many More Features into Limited Wafer Space

National Nanomanufacturing Network - September 9, 2016 - 8:19am
Renee Meiller, Director of communications, University of Wisconsin-Madison College of EngineeringManufacturers continuously strive to pack more transistors on a tiny computer chip—yet as the size of these transistors approaches the atomic scale, there are physical limits on how small they are

Fish 'biowaste' converted to piezoelectric energy harvesters: Jadavpur University researchers in India devised a way to recycle fish byproducts into an energy harvester for self-powered electronics

Nanotech-Now - September 9, 2016 - 7:45am
Large quantities of fish are consumed in India on a daily basis, which generates a huge amount of fish "biowaste" materials. In an attempt to do something positive with this biowaste, a team of resear...

Location matters in the self-assembly of nanoclusters: Iowa State University scientists have developed a new formulation to explain an aspect of the self-assembly of nanoclusters on surfaces that has broad applications for nanotechnology

Nanotech-Now - September 9, 2016 - 7:45am
Scientists at Iowa State University have developed a new formulation that helps to explain the self-assembly of atoms into nanoclusters and to advance the scientific understanding of related nanotechn...

Synopsys Joins GLOBALFOUNDRIES’ FDXcelerator Partner Program to Enable Innovative Designs Using the FD-SOI Process: Program Gives Synopsys Access to GLOBALFOUNDRIES’ FDX Portfolio and Provides Customers with Tools that Support the Differentiated Features

Nanotech-Now - September 9, 2016 - 7:45am
Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS) and GLOBALFOUNDRIES today announced that Synopsys has joined the foundry’s FDXcelerator™ Partner Program, an ecosystem designed to facilitate 22FDX™ system-on-chip (SoC)...

GLOBALFOUNDRIES Extends FDX™ Roadmap with 12nm FD-SOI Technology: 12FDXTM delivers full-node scaling, ultra-low power, and software-controlled performance on demand

Nanotech-Now - September 9, 2016 - 7:45am
GLOBALFOUNDRIES today unveiled a new 12nm FD-SOI semiconductor technology, extending its leadership position by offering the industry’s first multi-node FD-SOI roadmap. Building on the success of its...

GLOBALFOUNDRIES Unveils Ecosystem Partner Program to Accelerate Innovation for Tomorrow’s Connected Systems: FDXcelerator™ Partner Program expands the ecosystem and promotes faster, broader deployment of GLOBALFOUNDRIES’ FDX™ portfolio

Nanotech-Now - September 9, 2016 - 7:45am
GLOBALFOUNDRIES today announced a new partner program, called FDXcelerator™, an ecosystem designed to facilitate 22FDX™ system-on-chip (SoC) design and reduce time-to-market for its customers.

For first time, carbon nanotube transistors outperform silicon

Nanotech-Now - September 9, 2016 - 7:45am
For decades, scientists have tried to harness the unique properties of carbon nanotubes to create high-performance electronics that are faster or consume less power -- resulting in longer battery life...

3-D graphene has promise for bio applications: Rice University-led team welds nanoscale sheets to form tough, porous material

Nanotech-Now - September 9, 2016 - 7:45am
Flakes of graphene welded together into solid materials may be suitable for bone implants, according to a study led by Rice University scientists.

Low-cost and defect-free graphene: FAU researchers make key break-through

Nanotech-Now - September 9, 2016 - 7:45am
Graphene is one of the most promising new materials. However, researchers across the globe are still looking for a way to produce defect-free graphene at low costs. Chemists at Friedrich-Alexander-Uni...

Watching semiconductor superlattices grow

Nanotechweb - September 9, 2016 - 7:40am
X-ray scattering and electron microscopy studies could help us better understand these technologically important new materials.

'Green' electronic materials produced with synthetic biology

InterNano Industry News - September 8, 2016 - 3:45am
Scientists at UMass Amherst report in the current issue of Small that they have genetically designed a new strain of bacteria that spins out extremely thin and highly conductive wires made up solely o...
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Graphite nanopipes are smallest ever

Nanotechweb - September 8, 2016 - 12:27am
The nanostructures could be employed in a wide range of applications, such as filtration, separation and many other technologies.

Nano-Toxicity Testing at Regulatory Sciences Summit: In Vitro Tests Can Most Efficiently Assess Nanomaterial Toxicity

Nanotech-Now - September 7, 2016 - 7:45am
The PETA International Science Consortium will present on nonanimal nano-toxicity testing at the Global Summit on Regulatory Science Nanotechnology Standards and Applications, September 7-9 in Bethesd...

NeuRAM3 Project to Present Latest Technology for Brain-inspired ICs: NeuRAM3 Workshop Brings Together International Experts on Neuromorphic Electronics At ESSDERC/ESSCIRC 2016 on Sept. 12 in Lausanne, Switzerland

Nanotech-Now - September 7, 2016 - 7:45am
An international project to develop technology and architectures for mimicking neural behavior in integrated circuits will review the state of the art in creating neuromorphic circuits and bring toget...

Nanodiamonds in an instant: Rice University-led team morphs nanotubes into tougher carbon for spacecraft, satellites

Nanotech-Now - September 7, 2016 - 7:45am
Superman can famously make a diamond by crushing a chunk of coal in his hand, but Rice University scientists are employing a different tactic.