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Big plans for nanotechnology - The Kingston Whig-Standard

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 09:00
The Kingston Whig-StandardBig plans for nanotechnologyThe Kingston Whig-StandardRobert Knobel, a professor of physics at Queen's University and lead researcher at NanoFabrication Kingston (formerly Kingston Nano-Fabrication Laboratory), leads a tour through the rebranded and revamped research...

Imprinting nano patterns on the inside and outside of polymer fibers

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 09:00
Researchers have come up with a simple and innovative technique for drawing or imprinting complex, nanometric patterns on hollow polymer fibers.

New solution for making 2D nanomaterials

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 09:00
Lquids can be used to apply the 2D nanomaterials over large areas and at low costs, enabling a variety of important future applications.

Taking materials into the third dimension

Wed, 01/25/2017 - 04:00
One-pot technique creates structures with potential for more efficient manufacturing and energy storage.

A nanotechnology approach to purifying liquid crystals

Wed, 01/25/2017 - 04:00
Liquid crystals used in modern devices such as laptops, tablets and smartphones typically contain a small fraction of ionic contaminants. These ion contaminants can originate from multiple sources during the chemical synthesis of materials, in the process of assembling the device, and in its...

Mimicking the Veins in a Leaf, Scientists Hope to Make Super-Efficient Displays and Solar Cells

Wed, 01/25/2017 - 04:00
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A transparent flexible thin-film triboelectric nanogenerator for scalable electricity generation

Wed, 01/25/2017 - 04:00
A transparent flexible thin-film triboelectric nanogenerator for scalable electricity generationGuang Zhu; Xiao Yan Wei; Zhong Lin WangInternational Journal of Nanomanufacturing, Vol. 12, No. 3/4 (2016) pp. 396 - 403We report a flexible thin-film-based triboelectric nanogenerator (...

Nanoparticles improve melting and solidification for manufacturing processes

Tue, 01/24/2017 - 03:00
In an advance that could lead to improved manufacturing, a new study shows that adding nanoparticles to metals during the melting process allows for better control during melting.

New low-cost technique converts bulk alloys to oxide nanowires

Tue, 01/24/2017 - 03:00
A simple technique for producing oxide nanowires directly from bulk materials could dramatically lower the cost of producing the one-dimensional nanostructures.

Flexible Nonvolatile Memory Just Got a Lot Closer

Tue, 01/24/2017 - 03:00
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Ultra-fast, ultra-sensitive platinum selenide gas sensors

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 17:00
Researchers have demonstrated ultrafast and highly sensitive gas sensors using platinum selenide. This material - a transition metal dichalcogenide (TMD) - has promising potential in different areas of nanoelectronics, including optoelectonics as well as sensing.

U.S. EPA finalizes reporting and record keeping requirements on nanoscale materials

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 17:00
For the first time, EPA is using TSCA to collect existing exposure and health and safety information on chemicals currently in the marketplace when manufactured or processed as nanoscale materials.

Disposable biosensors made from newspaper

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 17:00
Paper, probably the cheapest and most widely used flexible and eco-friendly material in daily life, is a promising substrate for making flexible devices ranging from electronics to microfluidics, energy storage and sensors. In new work, researchers have developed a new and reliable method to...

Molybdenum-Disulfide 2D Transistors Go Ballistic

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 17:00
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Efficient nanowire solution for a big-name pollutant

Mon, 01/09/2017 - 13:00
Researchers designed an extremely efficient catalytic system to remove carbon monoxide.

Imec and Besi Demonstrate Long-Term Reliability of Ni-Cu-Ag Plated Solar Modules

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 10:00
Drunen (The Netherlands) and Leuven (Belgium)—January 3, 2017—Today, the world-leading research and innovation hub in nano-electronics, energy and digital technology imec (partner in...

Responsive filtration membranes by polymer self-assembly

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 10:00
A new review article discusses recent developments in stimuli-responsive membranes with an emphasis on membranes manufactured by polymer self-assembly.

Controlling the organizational behavior of nanoparticles with polymers

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 10:00
By harnessing the intrinsic organizational properties of polymeric tethers, nanoparticles can be programmed to self-assemble into a variety of micron-sized domain structures in a reversible way.

Three-layer nanoparticle catalysts improve zinc-air batteries

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 10:00
Nanoparticles containing three different layers of material can help to boost the performance of a zinc-air battery, researchers have found.

Silver nanowire inks enable paper-based printable electronics

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 10:00
By suspending tiny metal nanoparticles in liquids, scientists are brewing up conductive ink-jet printer 'inks' to print inexpensive, customizable circuit patterns on just about any surface.

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