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Textile-based wearable electronics and fashion displays

Sat, 03/04/2017 - 14:00
Based on actual fabrics and fibers, highly durable and high-luminance light-emitting clothes were realized. An era of wearable and fashionable displays is expected to arrive soon.

Nanocoated regular paper can be erased and reprinted 80 times (w/video)

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 13:00
Researchers have developed a new nanoparticle coating for regular paper that needs no ink, and can be printed on with light, erased and reused more than 80 times.

Nano-imprinting technology improves transistor-based biosensors

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 13:00
Silicon nanowires fabricated using an imprinting technology could be the way of the future for transistor-based biosensors.

Portable nanofiber device offers precise, point-and-shoot capability

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 13:00
Researchers have developed a lightweight, portable nanofiber fabrication device that could one day be used to dress wounds on a battlefield or dress shoppers in customizable fabrics.

An economical solution for the removal of selenium contaminants in wastewater

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 13:00
Selenium (Se) is a metalloid element found in trace amounts in the earth’s crust and which has found extensive application due to its semiconducting properties. The use in photocopiers, microelectronic circuits and other applications has created a demand which makes selenium a valuable element....

Connecting two electrodes by liquid crystal-guided carbon nanotube wires

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 13:00
Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) being highly electrically conductive along the tube axis, have gained great research interests in recent years for connecting two conducting electrodes at the nanoscale - where the CNTs can be integrated into a micro- or nanoelectronic system. Therefore, the orientational...

Hi-tech machine enables new graphene purification technique

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 11:00
A revolutionary machine that can unboil an egg is being used to develop graphene purification technology.

A Short film by the CHN

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 11:00
The Nanoscale Offset Printing System (NanoOPS) is a novel nanomanufacturing tool designed by the NSF Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing at Northeastern University.

NanoOPS at Northeastern University

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 11:00 has published a short film on YouTube. Their website is here. From their website: “WTEC is the nation’s leading organization in conducting international technology assessments. During the 1990s, it was called the World Technology Evaluation Center (WTEC) Division of Loyola...

CHTM Scanning Electron Microscope receives big upgrade - UNM Newsroom

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 11:00
UNM NewsroomCHTM Scanning Electron Microscope receives big upgradeUNM NewsroomA significant upgrade to equipment at UNM's Center for High Technology Materials (CHTM) means researchers can now observe how temperature and electric current change a semiconductor sample. This adds new dimensions...

Waste silicon sawdust recycled into anode for lithium-ion battery

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 06:00
Researchers have found that the pulverization of silicon sawdust into silicon nanoflakes and the subsequent carbon coating are effective in fabricating high capacity and durable LIBs.

Nanoparticles could be the future of agriculture

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 06:00
Nanoparticles that have always been considered a pollutant are being studied for a range of agricultural uses.

Improved polymer and new assembly method for ultra-conformable 'electronic tattoo' devices

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 06:00
Process uses household inkjet printer without soldering to create 750 nm-thin elastomeric sheet.

Liquid metal nano printing set to revolutionize electronics

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 04:00
A new technique using liquid metals to create integrated circuits that are just atoms thick could lead to the next big advance for electronics.

Scalable 100% yield production of conductive graphene inks

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 04:00
The novel method uses ultrahigh shear forces in a microfluidisation process to exfoliate graphene flakes from graphite. The process converts 100% of the starting graphite material into usable flakes for conductive inks, avoiding the need for centrifugation and reducing the time taken to produce a...

Printable solar cells just got a little closer

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 01:00
New research removes a key barrier to large-scale manufacture of low-cost, printable perovskite solar cells.

Wearable health monitor based on household paper

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 00:00
Paper electronics - putting flexible electronic sensors and other circuits on regular paper - have the potential to cut the price of a wide range of medical tools, from point-of-care diagnostic tests to portable DNA detectors. In new work, researchers have now shown an integration strategy to...

Graphene from soybeans

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 00:00
A new production technology grows graphene film in ambient air with a natural precursor, making its production faster and simpler.

Graphene interface engineering for large area, high efficiency solar cells

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 00:00
Researchers are using graphene and related materials to engineer the interfaces between solar cell layers.

Learning how to fine-tune nanofabrication

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 00:00
A new computational method may improve the control of nanomaterial fabrication.