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Picodeon’s PLD technology enables microstructural control

Nanotech-Now - March 24, 2014 - 7:45am
Finnish thin film coating specialist Picodeon Ltd Oy has developed its ultra-short pulsed laser deposition (USPLD) surface coating technology to be able to create either porous or dense aluminium oxid...
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van der Waals crystals improve organic electronics

Nanotechweb - March 24, 2014 - 4:41am
Applications could include flexible transistors, displays and solid-state lighting
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Graphene Contact Lenses Let You See in the Dark

Nanotech-Now - March 23, 2014 - 11:50am
Thanks to graphene contact lenses, we all might be able to experience soon the super hero ability of having night vision. According to Zhaohui Zhong, an assistant professor of electrical and computer...
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Nanoparticle based coating for aircraft engines may triple service life and reduce fuel consumption

Nanotech-Now - March 22, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers at University West in Sweden have started using nanoparticles in the heat-insulating surface layer that protects aircraft engines from heat. In tests, this increased the service life of th...
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NanoTecNexus to Host "Chemistry of Wine" Fundraiser in Support of STEM Education - Collaborations Key to Success -

Nanotech-Now - March 22, 2014 - 7:45am
NanoTecNexus (NTN), a leading nanotech educational organization will host a wine tasting and fundraiser in support of its first national scale education program exhibit at the 3rd USA Science & Engine...
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Malvern Instruments specialist presents session at Nanomaterials for Industry, April 6 - 9 2014

Nanotech-Now - March 22, 2014 - 7:45am
Ciaran Murphy, Head of Product Management at Malvern Instruments, will present ‘Nanomaterials Characterization Challenges', discussing the high resolution analytical techniques available to assess the...
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Optical tweezers grab nanometre-sized objects

Nanotech-Now - March 22, 2014 - 7:45am
Optical "nanotweezers" that can grasp and move objects just a few tens of nanometres in size have been created by researchers in Spain and Australia. The new tool is gentle enough to grasp tiny object...
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Anti-counterfeit 'fingerprints' made from silver nanowires

Nanotech-Now - March 22, 2014 - 7:45am
Unique patterns made from tiny, randomly scattered silver nanowires have been created by a group of researchers from South Korea in an attempt to authenticate goods and tackle the growing problem of c...
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Array of hope for silicon solar cells

Nanotechweb - March 22, 2014 - 6:18am
The enhanced light absorption in single silicon nanowires does prevail when scaled up into nanowire arrays
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Pump-and-probe measures ultrafast electrons in graphene

Nanotechweb - March 21, 2014 - 5:41am
New study will help design better optoelectronics and terahertz devices based on the carbon sheet
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Optical tweezers grab nanometre-sized objects

Nanotechweb - March 21, 2014 - 5:15am
Low intensity lasers manipulate objects the size of a virus
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Waterloo, Technion Partner to Advance Research, Commercialization

Nanotech-Now - March 20, 2014 - 7:45am
Two of the world's top innovation universities hope to accelerate breakthroughs in research and commercialization with a new agreement signed during a joint conference in Israel today, Tuesday, March...
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NanoDiode launches Survey to examine Citizens’ Views on Nanotechnologies

Nanotech-Now - March 20, 2014 - 7:45am
The NanoDiode project has made available an online survey in 10 different languages that aims to generate in-depth knowledge of public preferences for nanotechnologies in order to enable responsive po...
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FibeRio® to Present “Polyester Nanofibers for Oil and Fuel Filtration" at AFS Spring 2014 Conference

Nanotech-Now - March 20, 2014 - 7:45am
FibeRio® Technology Corporation, the developer and manufacturer of ground breaking Forcespinning® nanofiber production systems, today announced that Leonard R. Castellano will be presenting "Polyester...
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Carl Zeiss Microscopy to support BBC Cloud Lab Scientists: Bugs, bats, and air cultures to be examined as blimp travels across the USA

Nanotech-Now - March 20, 2014 - 7:45am
The world's largest airship, the Skyship 600, made its way through the clouds on a month long journey across the United States. A team of British scientists made the air trek in a blimp as part of a B...
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Graphene industry takes further step towards commercialisation with Haydale IPO listing

Nanotech-Now - March 20, 2014 - 7:45am
Haydale has announced plans to raise up to £10 million ($16.6 million) via an IPO on the UK's AIM. This is a demonstration of the financial confidence in the steps the industry, led by Haydale, is tak...
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No-refrigeration, spray vaccine could curb diseases in remote areas

Nanotech-Now - March 20, 2014 - 7:45am
Title Pathogen mimicking nanovaccine platform technology: A new paradigm Abstract The design of vaccines and therapeutics to address infectious diseases is fraught with challenges ranging fro...
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Catching the early spread of breast cancer

Nanotech-Now - March 20, 2014 - 7:45am
Title "Nano-flares" for the analysis of circulating cancer cells Abstract Cancer metastasis is the leading cause of mortality among cancer patients. Indeed, most traditional methods for diagn...
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Inventor of AFM-IR technique to receive the prestigious Ernst Abbe Memorial Award for pioneering field of nanoscale IR Spectroscopy

Nanotech-Now - March 20, 2014 - 7:45am
- Anasys Instruments is pleased to announce that the inventor of the AFM-IR technique, Professor Alexandre Dazzi from the Université Paris-Sud, is to receive the Ernst Abbe Memorial Award. The award i...
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First methodology to analyse nanometer line pattern images

Nanotech-Now - March 20, 2014 - 7:45am
To meet the increasing demand for smaller, faster, and more powerful devices, a continued decrease in the dimensions of active parts of devices is required.
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