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GlobalFoundries Halts 7-Nanometer Chip Development

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 12:02
After installing extreme-ultraviolet lithography, foundry finds it doesn’t have enough customers for itIn a major shift in strategy, GlobalFoundries is halting its development of next-generation chipmaking processes. It had planned to move to the so-called 7-nm node, then begin to use extreme...

EU-OSHA Posts Info Sheet on Manufactured Nanomaterials in the Workplace

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 12:02
On October 3, 2018, the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) published an info sheet on “Manufactured nanomaterials in the workplace.”  According to the info sheet, “[t]he requirements for managing nanomaterials in the workplace are the same as those for managing other...

Researchers quickly harvest 2-D materials, bringing them closer to commercialization

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 12:02
Since the 2003 discovery of the single-atom-thick carbon material known as graphene, there has been significant interest in other types of 2-D materials as well....

Slides Available from Scientific Workshop on Grouping of Nanomaterials

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 12:02
On September 12-13, 2018, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), NanoReg2, and GRACIOUS hosted a “Scientific Workshop:  Grouping of Nanomaterials.”  The Workshop brought together 120 nanotechnology specialists from Europe, North America, and Asia to discuss a bottleneck...

Graphene puts nanomaterials in their place

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 12:02
Nanomaterials offer unique optical and electrical properties and bottom-up integration within industrial semiconductor manufacturing processes. However, they also present one of the most challenging research problems. In essence, semiconductor manufacturing today lacks methods for depositing...

High-performance, flexible, transparent force touch sensor for wearable devices

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 12:02
Researchers have reported a high-performance and transparent nanoforce touch sensor by developing a thin, flexible, and transparent hierarchical nanocomposite (HNC) film. The research team says their sensor simultaneously features all the necessary characters for industrial-grade application:...

Members of Illinois' Nanomanufacturing Node Develop New Tool for Nanomanufacturing - HPCwire

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 12:02
HPCwireMembers of Illinois' Nanomanufacturing Node Develop New Tool for NanomanufacturingHPCwireThat's where Illinois' Nanomanufacturing Node comes into play. The first of its kind, the NSF-funded nanoMFG node was awarded with a five-year grant in 2017 to advance the reliability,...

Postdoctoral Position in Experimental Condensed Matter Physics - Physics

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 12:02
Postdoctoral Position in Experimental Condensed Matter PhysicsPhysicsPlease see for more information about the group. Candidates with experience in nanofabrication, electronic measurements, cryogenics, and/or microwave spectroscopy are particularly...

Researchers develop sub-7-nm memory device without nanofabrication - Phys.Org

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 12:02
Phys.OrgResearchers develop sub-7-nm memory device without nanofabricationPhys.OrgIn the new study, the nanomagnets are self-assembled, which involves only a simple sputtering process and does not require any nanofabrication patterning processes. "The most significant part of this research...

Nano-kirigami: 'Paper-cut' provides model for 3D intelligent nanofabrication - EurekAlert (press release)

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 12:02
EurekAlert (press release)Nano-kirigami: 'Paper-cut' provides model for 3D intelligent nanofabricationEurekAlert (press release)Dr. LI Jiafang, from the Institute of Physics (IOP), Chinese Academy of Sciences, has recently formed an international team to apply kirigami techniques to...

Nano: a cleaner option?

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 12:02
Could nanotechnology tidy up the planet without leaving a dangerous residue of its own?It's likely that you've recently swirled nanotechnology down your sink. Antimicrobial silver nanoparticles, for example, are added to food containers, socks, and cleaning products such as floor polish. But...