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Miniaturized Optical Frequency Combs Achieve Terabit Scale Data Transmission

Miniaturized Optical Frequency Combs Achieve Terabit Scale Data Transmission

Scientists from EPFL and KIT have achieved data transmissions on a terabit scale with a single laser light frequency using miniaturized optical frequency combs. The findings open the way for using this system in future high-speed communication systems. [More]
Énergie Matériaux Télécommunications Research Centre Awarded Grants for Acquisition of Biotech and Nanophotonics Equipment

Énergie Matériaux Télécommunications Research Centre Awarded Grants for Acquisition of Biotech and Nanophotonics Equipment

Professor Marc André Gauthier and Professor Luca Razzari of the Énergie Matériaux Télécommunications Research Centre have each been awarded large grants from the John R. Evans Leaders Fund of the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) for the acquisition of state-of-the-art biotech and nanophotonics equipment. [More]
Rice University Nanophotonics Expert to Receive Outstanding Young Scientist Award from the NANOSMAT Conference

Rice University Nanophotonics Expert to Receive Outstanding Young Scientist Award from the NANOSMAT Conference

Rice University nanophotonics expert Stephan Link has been chosen to receive the inaugural Outstanding Young Scientist Award from the NANOSMAT Conference, one of Europe’s premier annual meetings devoted to nanoscience, nanoengineering and nanotechnology. [More]
Cu-Cy Nanoparticles Exposed to X-rays Slow Tumor Growth

Cu-Cy Nanoparticles Exposed to X-rays Slow Tumor Growth

A University of Texas at Arlington physicist working to create a luminescent nanoparticle to use in security-related radiation detection may have instead happened upon an advance in photodynamic cancer therapy. [More]
Analytik Jena’s SPECORD PLUS UV/Vis Spectrophotometers Enable Flexible Analysis

Analytik Jena’s SPECORD PLUS UV/Vis Spectrophotometers Enable Flexible Analysis

Thanks to an extensive range of accessories the SPECORD® PLUS UV/Vis spectrophotometers provide individuality and flexible operation in routine and special analysis. They offer the ideal equipment for different applications in research and development, production, quality control and several other fields. [More]
Piezotronic Nanodevices Enable Simpler Design with Superior Performance

Piezotronic Nanodevices Enable Simpler Design with Superior Performance

New technologies for developing electronics and optoelectronics with tunable/adaptive functionalities and performance are critical to emerging applications in wearable technology, communication, pervasive computing, human-machine interfacing and biomedical diagnostics, in which the active and adaptive interactions between devices and stimuli from the ambient/host (e. g. human body) are essential. [More]
Novel Technique Combining AFM and Mass Spectrometry Allows Simultaneous Chemical, Physical Characterization

Novel Technique Combining AFM and Mass Spectrometry Allows Simultaneous Chemical, Physical Characterization

Anasys Instruments Corp. has licensed a Department of Energy Oak Ridge National Laboratory technology that allows for simultaneous chemical and physical characterization and could lead to advances in materials and drug development. [More]
Novel Camera Enables Real Time Examination of Protein Interactions in Live Cells

Novel Camera Enables Real Time Examination of Protein Interactions in Live Cells

A powerful camera is being developed that will enable scientists to examine living cells in unprecedented detail. [More]
Aesthetic Dermatology Honors Caliber I.D. with Product of the Year Award for VivaScope System

Aesthetic Dermatology Honors Caliber I.D. with Product of the Year Award for VivaScope System

Caliber Imaging & Diagnostics, formerly Lucid, Inc., has received the "Product of the Year 2013" Award from the German journal Aesthetic Dermatology for its VivaScope® system. [More]
Small-Diameter Nanowires Hold Promise for Efficient LEDs

Small-Diameter Nanowires Hold Promise for Efficient LEDs

Nanostructures half the breadth of a DNA strand could improve the efficiency of light emitting diodes (LEDs), especially in the "green gap," a portion of the spectrum where LED efficiency plunges, simulations at the U.S. Department of Energy's National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) have shown. [More]
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