Features
OpenFactory Event Celebrates 100 Years of X-Ray Crystallography

OpenFactory Event Celebrates 100 Years of X-Ray Crystallography

Twenty crystallographers, representing 15 nationalities, have attended the IUCr-UNESCO OpenFactory, which was sponsored and organized by STOE, DECTRIS and Xenocs, and took place as part of the International Year of Crystallography.

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Chemical Sensor Based on Flaws in Graphene Sheets

Chemical Sensor Based on Flaws in Graphene Sheets

Researchers have discovered a way to create a highly sensitive chemical sensor based on the crystalline flaws in graphene sheets. The imperfections have unique electronic properties that the researchers were able to exploit to increase sensitivity to absorbed gas molecules by 300 times.

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Bruker Introduces Integrated AFM-TERS System

Bruker Introduces Integrated AFM-TERS System

Bruker has introduced a dedicated Tip-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (TERS) system - Innova-IRIS. The instrument allows label-free and non-destructive, nanoscale detection of chemicals and can be used for a variety of research applications.

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Applications of Graphene in Medicine

Applications of Graphene in Medicine

With exceptional electrical, optical, mechanical and chemical properties, Graphene was deemed a wonder material upon its fabrication in Manchester, UK in 2004. It is comprised solely of carbon, bonded in a hexagonal honeycomb structure in a layer only one atom in thickness.

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The World’s First Pollution Eating Poem

The World’s First Pollution Eating Poem

Academics from the University of Sheffield’s Department of Chemistry and School of English have joined forces in order to create the world’s first air-cleaning poem which uses revolutionary nano-technology.

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Interviews

Piezo-Based Robots for Sample Manipulation in Microscopy

In this Insights from Industry interview, Benoît Dagon, CEO of Imina Technologies, talks to Will Soutter about their miBot range of manipulators for microscope sample characterization.

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Investors at Silicon Innovation Forum: An Interview with Ray Morgan

Ray Morgan, director of Outreach, SEMI Americas, talks to AZoNano about startups, venture capitalists, and the upcoming Silicon Innovation Forum at SEMICON West 2014.

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Nanotechnology Trends at SEMICON 2014: An Interview with Karen Savala

Karen Salvala, President of SEMI Americas, talks to AZoNano about SEMICON West 2014 and it's position in the nanotechnology sector.

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Plasma Functionalisation of Graphene

In this interview, Ray Gibbs, CEO of Haydale, talks to AZoNano about Haydale's unique plasma technology, the benefits of graphene functionalisation, and how the future looks for graphene-based products.

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NanoHydroxyapatite As a Structural Body Component

In this interview, Hugo Ramos, general manager of Fluidinova, talks to AZoNano about the benefits of using nanoHydroxyapatite and the industries that are using this material.

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