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Oddball enzyme provides easy path to synthetic biomaterials

InterNano Industry News - August 16, 2017 - 3:45am
Materials scientists have written the recipe on how to use an oddball enzyme to build new biomaterials out of DNA. The work provides instructions for researchers the world over to build self-assembling molecules for applications ranging from drug delivery to nanowires.
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A superior near-infrared organic light emitting diode

InterNano Industry News - August 16, 2017 - 3:45am
Researchers have shown record external quantum efficiencies for diodes based on organic red/NIR oligomers free from heavy/toxic metals and combining electron-withdrawing (A) moieties together with electron-donating (D) ones, in a previously poorly studied A-D-A motif.
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Plasmonic nanoparticles boost light emission

Nanotechweb - August 15, 2017 - 4:07am
A novel approach to produce embedded plasmonic nanoparticles in a semiconducting layer could improve the efficiency of solid-state lighting.

Spiders fed nanocarbon spin superior silk

Nanotechweb - August 15, 2017 - 3:12am
Research suggests the possibility of incorporating nanomaterials into other animal and plant products.

Boron nitride foam absorbs CO2

Nanotechweb - August 14, 2017 - 6:50am
First stable, lightweight, nanoporous 3D h-BN structure is made by simple freeze-drying technique.

Nanoporous thin-film device could help treat diabetes

Nanotechweb - August 14, 2017 - 6:39am
Improving stem-cell-derived replacement therapy.

FRITSCH • Milling and Sizing! Innovations at POWTECH 2017 - Hall 2 • Stand 227

Nanotech-Now - August 12, 2017 - 7:45am
FRITSCH, an internationally respected manufacturer of application-oriented laboratory instruments for sample preparation and particle sizing, is again one step ahead.

GLOBALFOUNDRIES Demonstrates 2.5D High-Bandwidth Memory Solution for Data Center, Networking, and Cloud Applications: Solution leverages 2.5D packaging with low-latency, high-bandwidth memory PHY built on FX-14™ ASIC design system

Nanotech-Now - August 12, 2017 - 7:45am
GLOBALFOUNDRIES today announced that it has demonstrated silicon functionality of a 2.5D packaging solution for its high-performance 14nm FinFET FX-14™ integrated design system for application-specif...

Controlled manipulation: Scientists at FAU are investigating the properties of hybrid systems consisting of carbon nanostructures and a dye

Nanotech-Now - August 12, 2017 - 7:45am
Researchers around the world are looking at how they can manipulate the properties of carbon nanostructures to customise them for specific purposes; the idea is to make the promising mini-format mater...

Industry’s First Dedicated Cryo-DualBeam System Automates Preparation of Frozen, Biological Samples: New Thermo Scientific Aquilos FIB/SEM protects sample integrity and enhances productivity for cryo-electron tomography workflow

Nanotech-Now - August 12, 2017 - 7:45am
The new Thermo Scientific Aquilos is the first commercial cryo-DualBeam (focused ion beam/scanning electron microscope) system dedicated to the preparation of frozen, thin lamella samples from biologi...

Reversible metal electrodeposition makes dynamic window

Nanotechweb - August 11, 2017 - 4:45am
New type of electrochromic device could be low cost and durable.

Thermo Fisher Scientific Advances Cryo-EM Leadership to Drive Structural Biology Discoveries: New Thermo Scientific Krios G3i raises bar for performance, automation and time-to-results Breakthrough Thermo Scientific Glacios provides a cryo-EM entry path f

Nanotech-Now - August 10, 2017 - 7:45am
Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science, has extended its leadership in cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM) with the introduction of two new instruments: the Thermo Scientific Kri...

New Quattro Field Emission ESEM Emphasizes Versatility and Ease of Use: Thermo Scientific Quattro ESEM allows materials science researchers to study nanoscale structure in almost any material under a range of environmental conditions

Nanotech-Now - August 10, 2017 - 7:45am
The ability of scientists to study samples at the nanometer scale and in natural conditions and environments is critical to the discovery and development of new materials and products. The new Thermo...

Thermo Fisher Scientific’s New Talos F200i S/TEM Delivers Flexible, High-Performance Imaging: New compact S/TEM can be configured to meet specific imaging and analytical requirements for materials characterization in research laboratories

Nanotech-Now - August 10, 2017 - 7:45am
Research laboratories can now address a wide range of high-end material characterization applications using the latest innovation from the Talos product line. The new Thermo Scientific Talos F200i is...

Thermo Fisher Scientific Showcases Innovations in Electron Microscopy and Spectroscopy at M&M 2017: New analytical technologies improve workflows for life sciences and materials science researchers

Nanotech-Now - August 10, 2017 - 7:45am
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, strengthened its leadership position in electron microscopy by launching new instruments that raise the standards for performance an...

High resolution without particle accelerator: A first for physics -- University of Jena physicists are first to achieve optical coherence tomography with XUV radiation at laboratory scale

Nanotech-Now - August 10, 2017 - 7:45am
A visit to the optometrist often involves optical coherence tomography. This imaging process uses infrared radiation to penetrate the layers of the retina and examine it more closely in three dimensio...

Grain dynamics make perfectly flat copper films impossible

Nanotechweb - August 10, 2017 - 3:33am
(with video) Misalignments between grain boundaries in nanocrystalline copper films lead to surface roughening in the form of nanoscale ridges and valleys, meaning perfectly flat metal films do not exist.

New technique creates long carbon nanotubes out of thin air

Nanotechweb - August 10, 2017 - 1:36am
Electrolysis using atmospheric CO2 produces novel CNT "wool" while fighting climate change.

Acid-sensitive ligands help treat tumours

Nanotechweb - August 9, 2017 - 5:50am
A new strategy for improving drug delivery.

Nanocrystalline LEDs: Red, green, yellow, blue ...

Nanotech-Now - August 8, 2017 - 7:45am
The color of the light emitted by an LED can be tuned by altering the size of their semiconductor crystals. Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich researchers have now found a clever and econ...