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December 2016 Nanotechnology Press Releases


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60 press releases posted this month

December 31st, 2016

Distinguishing truth under the surface: electrostatic or mechanic (BARCELONA, SPAIN)
Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Tools, News and information, Imaging

December 30th, 2016

Miniscule amounts of impurities in vacuum greatly affecting OLED lifetime (YUBINBANGO, JAPAN)
Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Research partnerships, Display technology/LEDs/SS Lighting/OLEDs, News and information

Diamonds are technologists' best friends: Researchers from the Lomonosov Moscow State University have grown needle- and thread-like diamonds and studied their useful properties (MOSCOW, RUSSIA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Quantum Computing, Optical computing/Photonic computing, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Quantum nanoscience, News and information, Physics, Quantum Physics, Crystallography

December 29th, 2016

Researchers produced nitrogen doped bimodal cellular structure activated carbon (SINGAPORE)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage, Grants/Sponsored Research/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Chemistry, News and information

Researchers fabricate high performance Cu(OH)2 supercapacitor electrodes (SINGAPORE)
Possible Futures, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Self Assembly, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage, News and information

December 28th, 2016

Investigations of the skyrmion Hall effect reveal surprising results: One step further towards the application of skyrmions in spintronic devices (MAINZ, GERMANY)
Possible Futures, Spintronics, Memory Technology, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Research partnerships, News and information, Magnetism, Skyrmions

PCATDES Starts Field Testing of Photocatalytic Reactors in South East Asia (CARDIFF, UK)
Discoveries, Announcements, Environment, Food/Agriculture/Supplements, Water, Research partnerships, News and information

December 27th, 2016

Nanomechanics Inc. Continues Growth in Revenue and Market Penetration: Leading nanoindentation company reports continued growth in revenues and distribution channels on national and international scales (OAK RIDGE, TN)
Announcements, Tools, Grants/Sponsored Research/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, News and information, Software

December 26th, 2016

Stability challenge in perovskite solar cell technology: New research reveals intrinsic instability issues of iodine-containing perovskite solar cells (OKINAWA, JAPAN)
Possible Futures, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Energy, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information, Perovskites

December 23rd, 2016

Advance in intense pulsed light sintering opens door to improved electronics manufacturing (CORVALLIS, OR)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Nanoelectronics, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Sensors, Environment, News and information, Hardware, Flexible Electronics

December 22nd, 2016

Nanometrics to Present at the 19th Annual Needham Growth Conference (MILPITAS, CA)
Chip Technology, Announcements, Tools, Events/Classes, News and information

Nanoscale 'conversations' create complex, multi-layered structures: New technique leverages controlled interactions across surfaces to create self-assembled materials with unprecedented complexity (UPTON, NY)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Self Assembly, Energy, News and information, Imaging, Laboratories

December 21st, 2016

New material with ferroelectricity and ferromagnetism may lead to better computer memory (TOKYO, JAPAN)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Memory Technology, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Thin films, News and information, Magnetism

Safe and inexpensive hydrogen production as a future energy source: Osaka University researchers develop efficient 'green' hydrogen production system that operates at room temperature in air (OSAKA, JAPAN)
Possible Futures, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Tools, Energy, Chemistry, News and information, Imaging

Going green with nanotechnology (WURZBURG, GERMANY)
Possible Futures, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Energy, Automotive/Transportation, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information

Characterization of magnetic nanovortices simplified (JUELICH, GERMANY)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Memory Technology, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, News and information, Magnetism, Skyrmions

December 20th, 2016

Harris & Harris Group Announces a Proposed Strategic Restructuring (NEW YORK, NY)
Investments/IPO's/Splits, Announcements, VC/Funding/Angel financing/Loans/Leases/Crowdfunding, News and information

First use of graphene to detect cancer cells: System able to detect activity level of single interfaced cell (CHICAGO, IL)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Tools, Nanobiotechnology, News and information, Imaging, Graphene/ Graphite, Cancer, 2 Dimensional Materials

December 19th, 2016

Movable microplatform floats on a sea of droplets: New technique offers precise, durable control over tiny mirrors or stages (CAMBRIDGE, MA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, MEMS, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Military, Videos/Movies, News and information, Friction/ Tribology

New graphene-based system could help us see electrical signaling in heart and nerve cells: Berkeley-Stanford team creates a system to visualize faint electric fields (BERKELEY, CA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Sensors, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, News and information, Laboratories, Graphene/ Graphite, Lab-on-a-chip, 2 Dimensional Materials

Scientists boost catalytic activity for key chemical reaction in fuel cells: New platinum-based catalysts with tensile surface strain could improve fuel cell efficiency (UPTON, NY)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Military, Energy, Automotive/Transportation, Fuel Cells, Research partnerships, Chemistry, News and information, Laboratories

December 18th, 2016

Carbon dots dash toward 'green' recycling role: Rice scientists, colleagues use doped graphene quantum dots to reduce carbon dioxide to fuel (HOUSTON, TX)
Possible Futures, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Environment, Energy, Grants/Sponsored Research/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Quantum Dots/Rods, News and information, Graphene/ Graphite

December 16th, 2016

NIST Device for Detecting Subatomic-Scale Motion Has Potential Robotics, Homeland Security Applications (GAITHERSBURG, MD)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Optical computing/Photonic computing, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Tools, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, News and information, Laboratories

Fast track control accelerates switching of quantum bits (CHICAGO, IL)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Quantum Computing, Nanoelectronics, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Military, Research partnerships, News and information, Quantum communication

December 15th, 2016

WPI researchers build liquid biopsy chip that detects metastatic cancer cells in blood (WORCESTER, MA)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Nanotubes/Buckyballs/Fullerenes/Nanorods, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Videos/Movies, News and information, Lab-on-a-chip, Cancer

GLOBALFOUNDRIES Expands Partner Program to Speed Time-to-Market of FDX™ Solutions: Increased support affirms FDXcelerator™ Program’s vital role in promoting broader deployment of GLOBALFOUNDRIES’ FDX™ portfolio (SANTA CLARA, CA)
Chip Technology, Announcements, Alliances/Trade associations/Partnerships/Distributorships, News and information, Hardware

Nanocubes simplify printing and imaging in color and infrared: New technology allows multispectral reactions on a single chip (DURHAM, NC)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Military, Printing/Lithography/Inkjet/Inks/Bio-printing, News and information, Imaging

JPK launches the OT-AFM Combi-System - the world’s first combined system to provide optical tweezers and atomic force microscopy (BERLIN, GERMANY)
Announcements, Tools, News and information, Imaging

December 14th, 2016

Light provides pull for future nanocatalyst measurement: Rice University photonics lab tests photon-induced force microscopy (HOUSTON, TX)
Possible Futures, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Tools, News and information, Imaging

December 13th, 2016

Leti Will Demonstrate Fusion of Autonomous Car’s Senses: SIGMA FUSION’s Efficient, Sensor-based System Fits in a Microcontroller Platform, Anticipates Safety Requirements (GRENOBLE, FRANCE)
Possible Futures, Announcements, Automotive/Transportation, Events/Classes, News and information, Hardware

Imec and Holst Centre Introduce World’s First Solid-State Multi-Ion Sensor for Internet-of-Things Applications (LEUVEN, BELGIUM)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Announcements, Sensors, Environment, Events/Classes, News and information, Hardware, Internet-of-Things

GLOBALFOUNDRIES Demonstrates Industry-Leading 56Gbps Long-Reach SerDes on Advanced 14nm FinFET Process Technology: Proven ASIC IP solution will enable significant performance and power efficiency improvements for next-generation high-speed applications (SANTA CLARA, CA)
Chip Technology, Nanoelectronics, Announcements, News and information, Hardware

Two electrons go on a quantum walk and end up in a qudit: Russian scientists find a way to reliably connect quantum elements (MOSCOW, RUSSIA)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Quantum Computing, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Quantum Dots/Rods, Quantum nanoscience, News and information, Physics

It's basic: Alternative fuel cell technology reduces cost: Study sets performance targets for metal-free fuel cell membrane (NEWARK, DE)
Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Automotive/Transportation, Fuel Cells

Leti demonstrates world’s first alpha-wave measuring system for consumers at CES Unveiled and at its booth: RELAX Headgear Provides New Dimension to Wellness Management In Every Area of Life, From Working to Studying to Exercising or Just Sitting (GRENOBLE, FRANCE)
Announcements, Events/Classes, Brain-Computer Interfaces, News and information

December 12th, 2016

Electron highway inside crystal (WüRZBURG, GERMANY)
Possible Futures, Spintronics, Chip Technology, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Research partnerships, Videos/Movies, News and information

December 10th, 2016

A nano-roundabout for light (VIENNA, AUSTRIA)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Optical computing/Photonic computing, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, News and information

December 9th, 2016

Keeping electric car design on the right road: A closer look at the life-cycle impacts of lithium-ion batteries and proton exchange membrane fuel cells (TRONDHEIM, NORWAY)
Possible Futures, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Environment, Automotive/Transportation, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage, Fuel Cells, News and information

Further improvement of qubit lifetime for quantum computers: New technique removes quasiparticles from superconducting quantum circuits (JUELICH, GERMANY)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Quantum Computing, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Research partnerships, News and information, Physics, Superconductivity

December 8th, 2016

Chemical trickery corrals 'hyperactive' metal-oxide cluster (CORVALLIS, OR)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Nanoelectronics, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Chemistry, News and information, Hardware

Researchers peer into atom-sized tunnels in hunt for better battery: May improve lithium ion for larger devices, like cars (CHICAGO, IL)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Automotive/Transportation, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage, Research partnerships, News and information, Laboratories

Scientists track chemical and structural evolution of catalytic nanoparticles in 3-D: Up-close, real-time, chemical-sensitive 3-D imaging offers clues for reducing cost/improving performance of catalysts for fuel-cell-powered vehicles and other applications (UPTON, NY)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Tools, Chemistry, News and information, Imaging, Laboratories

Exotic insulator may hold clue to key mystery of modern physics: Johns Hopkins-led research shows material living between classical and quantum worlds (BALTIMORE, MD)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Military, Grants/Sponsored Research/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Research partnerships, News and information, Physics, Quantum Physics

December 7th, 2016

ANU invention to inspire new night-vision specs (CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA)
Possible Futures, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Military, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Law enforcement/Anti-Counterfeiting/Security/Loss prevention, Videos/Movies, Thin films, News and information

Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals to Webcast Fiscal 2016 Year End Results (PASADENA. CA)
Nanomedicine, Announcements, Financial Reports, Events/Classes, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

Journal Nanotechnology Progress International (JONPI), newest edition out (ITHACA, NY)
Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, News and information

In IEDM 2016 Keynote, Leti CEO Says ‘Hyperconnectivity’, Human-focused Research and the IOT Promise Profound, Positive Changes (SAN FRANCISCO, CA)
Possible Futures, Announcements, Events/Classes, Law enforcement/Anti-Counterfeiting/Security/Loss prevention, News and information, Internet-of-Things

December 6th, 2016

Leti IEDM 2016 Paper Clarifies Correlation between Endurance, Window Margin and Retention in RRAM for First Time: Paper Presented at IEDM 2016 Offers Ways to Reconcile High-cycling Requirements and Instability at High Temperatures in Resistive RAM (SAN FRANCISCO, CA)
Chip Technology, Nanoelectronics, Discoveries, Announcements, News and information, Hardware

Tokyo Institute of Technology research: 3D solutions to energy savings in silicon power transistors (TOKYO, JAPAN)
Chip Technology, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, News and information

Physicists decipher electronic properties of materials in work that may change transistors (DALLAS, TX)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Nanoelectronics, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Grants/Sponsored Research/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Quantum nanoscience, News and information, Hardware, Graphene/ Graphite, Magnetism, Quantum Physics, 2 Dimensional Materials

December 5th, 2016

Fast, efficient sperm tails inspire nanobiotechnology (ITHACA, NY)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Nanobiotechnology, News and information, Synthetic Biology

Journal Nanotechnology Progress International (JONPI) Volume 6, issue 2 coming out soon! (ITHACA, NY)
Nanomedicine, Nanoelectronics, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, News and information

Infrared instrumentation leader secures exclusive use of Vantablack coating (SANTA BARBARA, CA)
Nanotubes/Buckyballs/Fullerenes/Nanorods, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Military, Aerospace/Space, Alliances/Trade associations/Partnerships/Distributorships, Videos/Movies, News and information

Construction of practical quantum computers radically simplified: Scientists invent ground-breaking new method that puts quantum computers within reach (BRIGHTON, UK)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Quantum Computing, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, News and information

December 4th, 2016

Shape matters when light meets atom: Mapping the interaction of a single atom with a single photon may inform design of quantum devices (SINGAPORE)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Quantum Computing, Optical computing/Photonic computing, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Sensors, Grants/Sponsored Research/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Quantum nanoscience, News and information, Physics, Wireless/telecommunications/RF/Antennas/Microwaves, Quantum Physics, Quantum communication

December 3rd, 2016

UTSA study describes new minimally invasive device to treat cancer and other illnesses: Medicine diffusion capsule could locally treat multiple ailments and diseases over several weeks (SAN ANTONIO, TX)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, 3D printing/Additive-manufacturing, News and information, Cancer

December 2nd, 2016

Research Study: MetaSOLTM Shatters Solar Panel Efficiency Forecasts with Innovative New Coating: Coating Provides 1.2 Percent Absolute Enhancement to Triple Junction Solar Cells (NEW YORK, NY AND ST. GEORGE, UT)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Discoveries, Announcements, Energy, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information

Deep insights from surface reactions: Researchers use Stampede supercomputer to study new chemical sensing methods, desalination and bacterial energy production (AUSTIN, TX)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Tools, Sensors, Energy, Water, Nanobiotechnology, Research partnerships, Chemistry, News and information, Physics, Imaging, Organic Electronics, Quantum Physics

December 1st, 2016

Quantum obstacle course changes material from superconductor to insulator (PROVIDENCE, RI)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Military, Grants/Sponsored Research/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Research partnerships, News and information, Superconductivity, Magnetism

Throwing new light on printed organic solar cells (GUILDFORD, UK)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Energy, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information, Internet-of-Things, Organic Electronics

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