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Single-Crystal Graphene Films Grown More Than 100 Times as Fast as Previously Possible

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 10:00
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Graphene-Enabled Paper Makes for Flexible Display

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 10:00
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At UChicago's Nanofabrication Facility, Innovation Happens on a Molecular Scale - Chicago Inno

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 10:00
At UChicago's Nanofabrication Facility, Innovation Happens on a Molecular ScaleChicago InnoThis February UChicago's Institute for Molecular Engineering (IME) opened the 10,000 square foot Pritzker Nanofabrication Facility, which features fabrication tools that allow researchers and...

Duane Boning named LeBel Professor

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 10:00
Duane Boning has been named the Clarence J. LeBel Professor of Electrical Engineering. The chair is named for Clarence Joseph LeBel '26, SM '27, who co-founded Audio Devices in 1937, and was a pioneer in recording discs, magnetic media for tapes, and in hearing aids and stethoscopes....

Wireless, wearable toxic-gas detector

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 10:00
MIT researchers have developed low-cost chemical sensors, made from chemically altered carbon nanotubes, that enable smartphones or other wireless devices to detect trace amounts of toxic gases....

Lithium-Sulfur Batteries Overcome Another Limitation: High Temperatures

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 10:00
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Brazil joins race to commercialise graphene

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 10:00
A new graphene and nanomaterials research centre, known as MackGraphe, has officially opened in São Paulo

Australia opens £80 million nanoscience hub

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 10:00
University of Sydney has unveiled the country’s first purpose-built nanoscience institute

Nanoworld Snow Blowers Carve Straight Channels in Semiconductor Surfaces

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 10:00
In the nanoworld, tiny particles of gold can operate like snow blowers, churning through surface layers of an important class of semiconductors to dig unerringly straight paths. The surprising trenching capability, reported by scientists ...

To Give Cancer a Deadly Fever, NIST Explores Better Nanoparticle Design

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 10:00
Heat may be the key to killing certain types of cancer, and new research from a team including National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) scientists has yielded unexpected results that should help optimize the design of ...

Nanoelectronics Conference Focuses on Future of Semiconductor Manufacturing

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 10:00
The characterization technology needed for nanoelectronic materials and device research, development, and manufacturing was discussed by experts from industry, government, and academia at the 2015 International Conference on Frontiers of ...

NIST Study Suggests Light May Be Skewing Lab Tests on Nanoparticlesapos Health Effects

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 10:00
Truth shines a light into dark places. But sometimes to find that truth in the first place, its better to stay in the dark. Thats what recent findings* at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) show about methods for ...

Novel Sodium-Conducting Material Could Improve Rechargeable Batteries

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 10:00
Rechargeable battery manufacturers may get a jolt from research performed at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and several other institutions, where a team of scientists has discovered* a safe, inexpensive, ...

NIST Offers Electronics Industry Two Ways to Snoop on Self-Organizing Molecules

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 10:00
A few short years ago, the idea of a practical manufacturing process based on getting molecules to organize themselves in useful nanoscale shapes seemed … well, cool, sure, but also a little fantastic. Now the day isnt far off when your ...

Optical Microscope Technique Confirmed as Valid Nano-Measurement Tool

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 10:00
Recent experiments have confirmed* that a technique developed several years ago at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) can enable optical microscopes to measure the three-dimensional (3-D) shape of objects at ...

Nano: a cleaner option?

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 10:00
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...

New Nanoscale Imaging Method Finds Application in Plasmonics

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 10:00
Researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the University of Maryland have shown how to make nanoscale measurements of critical properties of plasmonic nanomaterials—the specially engineered ...

New Quantum Dot Technique Combines Best of Optical and Electron Microscopy

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 10:00
Itaposs not reruns of 'The Jetsons', but researchers working at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a new microscopy technique that uses a process similar to how an old tube television produces a ...

Black gold maximizes the light absorption of nanomaterials

Thu, 12/22/2016 - 21:00
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A brand-new way to synthesize sodium-embedded carbon nanowalls for electrodes

Thu, 12/22/2016 - 21:00
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