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European Union launches 'Observatory for Nanomaterials' website

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 22:00
The EU observatory for nanomaterials launched with information on products, safety, regulation and much more.

PillarHall test structures accelerate the development of microelectronics in three dimensions

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 22:00
Scientists have developed the unique PillarHall test structures to accelerate the market entry of three-dimensional, small, efficient and low-power but high-performance electronic components. This will benefit developers of challenging thin film and related manufacturing processes, and thereby...

New waterproofing and antifouling nanomaterials

Fri, 06/09/2017 - 11:00
A new class of nanomaterials with tunable wettability have important applications ranging from antifouling to water proofing surfaces.

New fabric nanocoating could thwart chemical weapons

Fri, 06/09/2017 - 11:00
Scientists have developed a way to adhere a lightweight coating onto fabrics that is capable of neutralizing a subclass of chemical weapons - those that are delivered through the skin.

Building OLEDs from the ground up for better electronics

Fri, 06/09/2017 - 11:00
Researchers introduce a new way to efficiently create patterns of OLEDs.

The first low-cost system for splitting carbon dioxide

Fri, 06/09/2017 - 11:00
Scientists have developed an Earth-abundant catalyst based on copper-oxide nanowires modified with tin oxide. A solar-driven system set up using this catalyst was able to split CO2 with an efficiency of 13.4%.

Design and fabrication of 3D-printed stretchable tactile sensors

Fri, 06/09/2017 - 11:00
Researchers demonstrate the design and fabrication of stretchable tactile sensors that are 3D printed under ambient conditions via a combination of nanocomposite ink optimization, 3D imaging, and multimaterial 3D printing.

Self-healing, highly sensitive nanostructured electronic sensors

Fri, 06/09/2017 - 11:00
Researchers have developed a facile and effective approach to fabricate spontaneous self-healing and highly sensitive sensors based on metal?ligand coordination and hierarchical structure design.

Conductive ink improves mechanical durability of printed e-textiles

Fri, 06/09/2017 - 11:00
Researchers have developed textile-permeable viscous ink which can be directly screen/stencil printed on textile substrates. This conductive composite enables highly conductive and stretchable wirings on textile with a simple and inexpensive way.

3D-printed, fully integrated wireless sensor devices

Wed, 06/07/2017 - 09:00
Researchers have demonstrated a fully integrated and packaged wireless sensor for environmental monitoring applications. The disposable sensor was developed using low-cost additive manufacturing technologies; namely, inkjet printing and 3D printing. This is a demonstration of 3D-printed fully...

Nanosheets: IBM’s Path to 5-Nanometer Transistors

Wed, 06/07/2017 - 09:00
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Making flexible electronics with nanowire networks

Wed, 06/07/2017 - 09:00
A smartphone touchscreen is an impressive piece of technology. It displays information and responds to a user's touch. But as many people know, it's easy to break key elements of the transparent, electrically conductive layers that make up even the sturdiest rigid touchscreen. If flexible...

New Method for Producing Ultralight Sponge-Like Materials from Nanoscale Ceramic Fibers

Wed, 06/07/2017 - 09:00
Ceramic materials are likely to shatter when they are deformed, however latest research demonstrates a technique of using ultra-thin ceramic nanofibers in order to make heat-resistant, squishy sponges...

Graphene and quantum dots put in motion a CMOS-integrated camera that can see the invisible

Wed, 06/07/2017 - 09:00
Researchers have shown for the first time the monolithic integration of a CMOS integrated circuit with graphene, resulting in a high-resolution image sensor consisting of hundreds of thousands of photodetectors based on graphene and quantum dots.

Tricking molecules into creating new nano-shapes

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 02:00
Scientists have devised materials that can create complex three-dimensional structures. They did it by exploiting how molecules self-assemble, spontaneously packing into nano-sized shapes.

A low-tech, solution-based route to high-performance carbon nanotube thin films

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 02:00
This novel method produces a film with millions of carbon nanotubes aligned and tightly packed, like water pipes on a flatbed truck. The tubes are orders of magnitude better aligned than previously possible.

Copper embedded in carbon nano-spikes can turn carbon dioxide into ethanol

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 02:00
Scientists found that tiny spikes of carbon combined with copper particles convert carbon dioxide into ethanol fuel. The catalysts take a waste product of coal used in power plants and other hydrocarbon combustion reactions, in the presence of electrical energy, and create liquid fuel.

3D printer nanoinks from the woods (w/video)

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 02:00
Researchers have succeeded in developing an environmentally friendly ink for 3D printing based on cellulose nanocrystals. This technology can be used to fabricate microstructures with outstanding mechanical properties, which have promising potential uses in implants and other biomedical...

Off-the-shelf, power-generating clothes are almost here

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 21:00
Researchers introduce coating that turns fabrics into circuits.

Ready to wear electronics

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 21:00
A group of scientists dreams of clothing that produces energy as we walk. They have combined very different nanomaterials into so-called energy harvesters.

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