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Block copolymers spiral under control

Nanotechweb - April 25, 2017 - 4:00am
(with audio)The tailored self-assembly of nanospirals provides insights into the thermodynamics of block copolymers.

Focused ion beam creates single-photon emitters in diamond nanostructures

Nanotechweb - April 24, 2017 - 4:15am
An important step forward in the development of scalable quantum optical devices says MIT–Sandia–Harvard team.

Forge Nano 2017: 1st Quarter Media Update

Nanotech-Now - April 22, 2017 - 7:45am
2016 was a landmark year for Forge Nano. The company, formerly PneumatiCoat Technologies, is a Colorado-based startup that innovated a breakthrough technology to enable precision nano coatings at scal...

SUNY Polytechnic Institute Announces Total of 172 Teams Selected to Compete in Solar in Your Community Challenge: Teams from 40 states, plus Washington, DC, 2 Territories, and 4 American Indian Reservations, Will Deploy Solar in Underserved Communities

Nanotech-Now - April 22, 2017 - 7:45am
Today, the State University of New York Polytechnic Institute (SUNY Poly) announced that 127 new teams have been selected for the Solar in Your Community Challenge. The challenge is a $5 million prize...

Arrowhead Presents ARC-520 and ARC-521 Clinical Data at The International Liver Congress(TM)

Nanotech-Now - April 22, 2017 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ARWR) today presented clinical data from a Phase 2 study of ARC-520 and a Phase 1/2 study of ARC-521, the company's prior generation investigational medicines t...

Rice crew revved for Nanocar Race: Nanocar creator James Tour and team take on international competition with single-molecule marvel

Nanotech-Now - April 22, 2017 - 7:45am
Rice University chemist James Tour and members of his international team will meet in Toulouse, France, next week for the first Nanocar Race, a competition between single-molecule cars on a track that...

Making Batteries From Waste Glass Bottles: UCR researchers are turning glass bottles into high performance lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles and personal electronics

Nanotech-Now - April 22, 2017 - 7:45am
Researchers at the University of California, Riverside’s Bourns College of Engineering have used waste glass bottles and a low-cost chemical process to create nanosilicon anodes for high-performance l...

Nanosheet inks offer new route to flexible electronics

Nanotechweb - April 21, 2017 - 8:29am
Thin-film transistors built entirely from printed layers of two-dimensional nanosheets bring us one step closer to scalable, flexible electronics.

Ultrathin graphene oxide membranes make good molecular sieves

Nanotechweb - April 21, 2017 - 3:32am
Nanolayers fabricated at a slow deposition rate could purify and desalinate water more efficiently.

Nanotube sensors promise smarter performance tracking

Nanotechweb - April 20, 2017 - 9:56am
Researchers in the US have exploited carbon nanotubes to produce a flexible and versatile biosensor that could be integrated into everyday clothing

MSP Corporation Announces a New Breakthrough in Monodisperse Droplet Generation

Nanotech-Now - April 20, 2017 - 7:45am
MSP's newly developed Model 1530 Monodisperse Droplet Generator (MDG) produces uniform monodisperse droplets as small as 15 microns in diameter. The 1530's small high precision droplets are very usefu...

Better living through pressure: Functional nanomaterials made easy

Nanotech-Now - April 20, 2017 - 7:45am
Using pressure instead of chemicals, a Sandia National Laboratories team has fabricated nanoparticles into nanowire-array structures similar to those that underlie the surfaces of touch-screens for se...

Researchers Succeed in Localizing Individual Atoms in Nanostructures Using First Cryo-Transfer LEAP Atom Probe

Nanotech-Now - April 20, 2017 - 7:45am
Scientists from ETH Zürich and Oxford University have succeeded in mapping volatile hydrogen atoms in metal using the first "cryo-transfer" local electrode atom probe (LEAP®).

Nano-SPEARs gently measure electrical signals in small animals: Rice University's tiny needles simplify data gathering to probe diseases, test drugs

Nanotech-Now - April 20, 2017 - 7:45am
Microscopic probes developed at Rice University have simplified the process of measuring electrical activity in individual cells of small living animals. The technique allows a single animal like a wo...

Nanomechanics Inc. President Warren Oliver, PhD to Present at ICMCTF: Nanoindentation experts will discuss new testing system that measures the interaction of two objects that are sliding across each other – not merely making contact

Nanotech-Now - April 20, 2017 - 7:45am
Warren Oliver, PhD., president of Nanomechanics Inc., the world’s leading provider of nano-mechanical testing equipment, will attend and present at the 44th annual International Conference on Metallur...

Method improves semiconductor fiber optics, paves way for developing devices

Nanotech-Now - April 20, 2017 - 7:45am
A new method to improve semiconductor fiber optics may lead to a material structure that might one day revolutionize the global transmission of data, according to an interdisciplinary team of research...

Nanotubes that build themselves

Nanotech-Now - April 20, 2017 - 7:45am
Researchers from Lund University in Sweden have succeeded in producing nanotubes from a single building block using so-called molecular self-recognition. The tube can also change shape depending on th...

Emergency Use Authorization for Gene-RADAR® Zika Virus Test: FDA Authorization for the Gene-RADAR® Zika Virus Test on the XPRIZE-Winning Gene-RADAR® Platform

Nanotech-Now - April 20, 2017 - 7:45am
Nanobiosym Diagnostics Inc. (Nanobiosym) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the Gene-RADAR® Zika Virus Test.

Shedding light on the absorption of light by titanium dioxide

Nanotech-Now - April 20, 2017 - 7:45am
Titanium dioxide (TiO2) is one of the most promising materials for photovoltaics and photocatalysis nowadays. This material appears in different crystalline forms, but the most attractive one for appl...

On-chip nanowire laser delivers on data

Nanotechweb - April 19, 2017 - 10:11am
An on-chip semiconductor nanowire laser can transmit high-frequency data at telecom wavelengths – when the chip is a silicon photonic crystal.