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New Electronic Chip with Nano-Sized Chemical Sensors to Detect Explosives

New Electronic Chip with Nano-Sized Chemical Sensors to Detect Explosives

Security forces worldwide rely on sophisticated equipment, trained personnel, and detection dogs to safeguard airports and other public areas against terrorist attacks. A revolutionary new electronic chip with nano-sized chemical sensors is about to make their job much easier. [More]
New Research Report Analyzes Markets for Nanosensors

New Research Report Analyzes Markets for Nanosensors

Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Nanosensor Markets 2014 [More]
Novel Chemical Etching Process to Fabricate Custom Nanostructures for X-ray Optics

Novel Chemical Etching Process to Fabricate Custom Nanostructures for X-ray Optics

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have invented a customizable chemical etching process that can be used to manufacture high-performance focusing devices for the brightest X-ray sources on the planet, as well as to make other nanoscale structures such as biosensors and battery electrodes. [More]
Graphene Frontiers Closes $1.6 Million Series Seed B Funding

Graphene Frontiers Closes $1.6 Million Series Seed B Funding

Mike Patterson, CEO of Graphene Frontiers, announced the successful closing of $1.6 million in Series Seed B funding to finance production of cutting edge biological and chemical sensors for the life science, defense, intelligence, and environmental industries. [More]
Nanoscale Plasmon Sensor Can Detect Minute Concentrations of Explosives

Nanoscale Plasmon Sensor Can Detect Minute Concentrations of Explosives

New technology under development at UC Berkeley could soon give bomb-sniffing dogs some serious competition. [More]
Array of Pillar-Bowtie Nanoantennas Can Record Light Smaller Than its Wavelength

Array of Pillar-Bowtie Nanoantennas Can Record Light Smaller Than its Wavelength

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have demonstrated that an array of novel gold, pillar-bowtie nanoantennas (pBNAs) can be used like traditional photographic film to record light for distances that are much smaller than the wavelength of light (for example, distances less than ~600 nm for red light). [More]
Raman Spectroscopy Combined with Intricate Optical Amplifier to Create Powerful Molecular Sensor

Raman Spectroscopy Combined with Intricate Optical Amplifier to Create Powerful Molecular Sensor

Nanophotonics experts at Rice University have created a unique sensor that amplifies the optical signature of molecules by about 100 billion times. Newly published tests found the device could accurately identify the composition and structure of individual molecules containing fewer than 20 atoms. [More]
Graphene/Silicon Heterojunction Schottky Diode can be used for Selective Vapors Sensing

Graphene/Silicon Heterojunction Schottky Diode can be used for Selective Vapors Sensing

The ICN2 Nanobioelectronics & Biosensors Group, led by ICREA Research Professor Arben Merkoçi, published in Small a work showing how to use a Graphene/Silicon Heterojunction Schottky Diode as a sensitive, selective and simple tool for vapors sensing. [More]
Nano for Security & Defense International Conference to be Held in September 2014 in Spain

Nano for Security & Defense International Conference to be Held in September 2014 in Spain

Nano for Security & Defense International Conference (NanoSD2014) will be held in Avila, Spain (September 23-26, 2014) – designated by UNESCO a World Heritage City in 1985. The conference will provide an opportunity to discuss general issues and important impacts of nanotechnology in the development of security and defense. [More]
Researchers Develop Highly Efficient Holography Based on Nanoantennas

Researchers Develop Highly Efficient Holography Based on Nanoantennas

Tel Aviv University researchers develop holography technology that could change the way we view the world [More]