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NSF Awards Grants to Investigate 2-D Layered Materials Beyond Graphene

NSF Awards Grants to Investigate 2-D Layered Materials Beyond Graphene

Graphene, a form of carbon in which a single layer of atoms forms a two-dimensional, honeycomb crystal lattice, conducts electricity and heat efficiently and interacts with light in unusual ways. These properties have led to worldwide efforts in exploring its use in electronics, photonics and many other applications. [More]
Superior Hybrid Gold Nanoparticle Cardiac Patch for Tissue Engineering

Superior Hybrid Gold Nanoparticle Cardiac Patch for Tissue Engineering

Because heart cells cannot multiply and cardiac muscles contain few stem cells, heart tissue is unable to repair itself after a heart attack. Now Tel Aviv University researchers are literally setting a new gold standard in cardiac tissue engineering. [More]
Future Computer Chips Could be Based on 3D Arrangements of Nanomagnets

Future Computer Chips Could be Based on 3D Arrangements of Nanomagnets

Electrical engineers at the Technische Universität München (TUM) have demonstrated a new kind of building block for digital integrated circuits. [More]
Ideal Organic Single-Crystal Vertical Nanopillars for Harvesting Energy in Solar Cells

Ideal Organic Single-Crystal Vertical Nanopillars for Harvesting Energy in Solar Cells

Using a bio-mimicking analog of one of nature's most efficient light-harvesting structures, blades of grass, an international research team led by Alejandro Briseno of the University of Massachusetts Amherst has taken a major step in developing long-sought polymer architecture to boost power-conversion efficiency of light to electricity for use in electronic devices. [More]
Researchers Create Atom-Scale Semiconducting Composites

Researchers Create Atom-Scale Semiconducting Composites

A little change in temperature makes a big difference for growing a new generation of hybrid atomic-layer structures, according to scientists at Rice University, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Vanderbilt University and Pennsylvania State University. [More]
Carbon Sciences Comments on IBM's Commitment to Replace Silicon with Graphene

Carbon Sciences Comments on IBM's Commitment to Replace Silicon with Graphene

Carbon Sciences Inc., the developer of a breakthrough technology to mass-produce graphene, the new miracle material, commented today on IBM's recent announcement that it is considering replacing silicon with graphene. [More]
Comprehensive Market Research Report on Global and Chinese Graphene Industry

Comprehensive Market Research Report on Global and Chinese Graphene Industry

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Graphene Industry Report, 2014-2016" report to their offering. [More]
Innovative Microcavity Raman-Laser Sensor Enables Single Nanoparticle Detection

Innovative Microcavity Raman-Laser Sensor Enables Single Nanoparticle Detection

Optical sensing of nanoscale objects with ultrahigh sensitivity is highly desirable for applications in various fields, such as in early-stage diagnosis of human diseases and in environmental monitoring, as well as in homeland security. [More]
Comparative View of Silver Nanoparticle-Thiol Interaction for MH and Cysteine

Comparative View of Silver Nanoparticle-Thiol Interaction for MH and Cysteine

Silver nanoparticles are well known for their anti-bacteria properties. One of the main routes by which they may act as an anti-bacteria agent, is through attaching themselves to the thiol group present on the cellular membrane surface and hence disrupting the membrane's function. [More]

Attocube's Nano-Positioning and Sensor Systems to be Displayed at Photonex 2014

Attocube Systems AG will exhibit its nanotechnology solutions, the Industrial Line nano-positioning units, the Hexacube and the displacement sensor FPS, at Photonex 2014 on 15-16 October at the Ricoh Arena... [More]
Novel Nano-Structure Holds Potential to Develop Highly Stable Nanoscale Memory Devices

Novel Nano-Structure Holds Potential to Develop Highly Stable Nanoscale Memory Devices

RMIT University researchers have brought ultra-fast, nano-scale data storage within striking reach, using technology that mimics the human brain. [More]
NSF Nano-Biosensing Program Awarded Grant to Develop Smart Bioanalytical Systems

NSF Nano-Biosensing Program Awarded Grant to Develop Smart Bioanalytical Systems

A team of researchers from Clarkson University and the University of Missouri have secured a grant from the National Science Foundation for their work in nano-biosensing. [More]
Three Penn State Teams Receive NSF Grants to Explore 2D Materials

Three Penn State Teams Receive NSF Grants to Explore 2D Materials

Through the National Science Foundation’s Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation (EFRI) program, Penn State has been awarded $4 million over the next four years to lead two teams of investigators and support members of a third team in the new field of 2D crystals and layered materials. [More]

GS Group Announce the Finalists of the Nano-Startups International Competition

GS Venture, GS Group corporate venture fund, together with Nanostructured Carbon Materials, OOO has arranged a competition among venture projects, research and business development teams applying nanostructured carbon ma... [More]
New Ultra-Low Power Technology Platform for IoT and Wearable Device Applications from TSMC

New Ultra-Low Power Technology Platform for IoT and Wearable Device Applications from TSMC

TSMC today announced the foundry segment's first and most comprehensive ultra-low power technology platform aimed at a wide range of applications for the rapidly evolving Internet of Things (IoT) and wearable device markets that require a wide spectrum of technologies to best serve these diverse applications. [More]

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