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August 2017 Nanotechnology Press Releases


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61 press releases posted this month

August 31st, 2017

Insect eyes inspire new solar cell design from Stanford (STANFORD, CA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Energy, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information, Perovskites

Leti Launches Emulator Service to Boost ROI and Speed Time to Market for European Chipmakers: Anchored by Mentor Veloce Emulator Machine, Leti’s Offer Includes Support for Design, Debug and Analysis of Results (GRENOBLE, FRANCE)
Software

Sharks with frickin' lasers: Gold nanoparticles fry cancer on glowing mice (DENVER, CO)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Nanobiotechnology, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, News and information, Cancer

August 30th, 2017

UConn chemist synthesizes pure graphene (STORRS, CT)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, News and information, Graphene/ Graphite, 2 Dimensional Materials

Ames Laboratory scientists move graphene closer to transistor applications (AMES, IA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Nanoelectronics, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Research partnerships, News and information, Hardware, Laboratories, Graphene/ Graphite

High-tech electronics made from autumn leaves: New process converts biomass waste into useful electronic devices (WASHINGTON, DC)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Environment, Automotive/Transportation, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage, News and information, Hardware, Graphene/ Graphite

August 29th, 2017

Phenom-World selects Deben to supply a tensile stage as an accessory to their range of desktop SEMs (WOOLPIT, UK)
Announcements, Tools, Alliances/Trade associations/Partnerships/Distributorships, News and information, Imaging

August 28th, 2017

Nanoparticles pollution rises 30 percent when flex-fuel cars switch from bio to fossil: Study carried out in São Paulo, home to the world's largest flex fuel urban fleet, shows increase of ultrafine particulate matter when ethanol prices rose and consumption fell (SãO PAULO CITY, BRAZIL)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Environment, Automotive/Transportation, Research partnerships, News and information

University of Virginia Cancer Center and Keystone Nano Announce Start of Clinical Testing of Ceramide Nanoliposome for Treatment of Solid Tumors (CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA AND STATE COLLEGE, PA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Nanomedicine, Announcements, Nanobiotechnology, News and information, Cancer

August 26th, 2017

New results reveal high tunability of 2-D material: Berkeley Lab-led team also provides most precise band gap measurement yet for hotly studied monolayer moly sulfide (BERKELEY, CA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Optical computing/Photonic computing, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Tools, Sensors, Grants/Sponsored Research/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Research partnerships, News and information, Laboratories, 2 Dimensional Materials

August 25th, 2017

Major leap towards data storage at the molecular level (MANCHESTER, UK)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Memory Technology, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, News and information, Hardware

August 24th, 2017

What the world's tiniest 'monster truck' reveals (WASHINGTON, DC)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Memory Technology, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Tools, News and information, Hardware, Imaging

A more complete picture of the nano world (BETHLEHEM, PA)
Possible Futures, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Tools, Environment, Grants/Sponsored Research/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Research partnerships, News and information, Imaging

August 23rd, 2017

'Nano-hashtags' could provide definite proof of Majorana particles: Eindhoven network of nanowires gives particles the space to exchange places (EINDHOVEN, THE NETHERLANDS)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Quantum Computing, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Grants/Sponsored Research/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Research partnerships, Quantum nanoscience, News and information

DNA sensor system developed for specific and sensitive measurement of cancer-relevant enzyme activity (AARHUS, DENMARK)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Sensors, Nanobiotechnology, News and information, Cancer

Lego proteins revealed: Self-assembling protein complexes based on a single mutation could provide scaffolding for nanostructures (REHOVOT, ISRAEL)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Grants/Sponsored Research/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Nanobiotechnology, Research partnerships, News and information

August 22nd, 2017

Heating quantum matter: A novel view on topology: Physicists demonstrate how heating up a quantum system can be used as a universal probe for exotic states of matter (BRUSSELS, BELGIUM)
Possible Futures, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, News and information, Physics, Quantum Physics

A Tougher Tooth: A new dental restoration composite developed by UCSB scientists proves more durable than the conventional material (SANTA BARBARA, CA)
Possible Futures, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Research partnerships, Dental, News and information

August 21st, 2017

Nagoya physicists resolve long-standing mystery of structure-less transition: Nagoya University-led team of physicists use a synchrotron radiation X-ray source to probe a so-called 'structure-less' transition and develop a new understanding of molecular conductors (NAGOYA, JAPAN)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Tools, News and information, Superconductivity, Magnetism, Organic Electronics, 2 Dimensional Materials

Tokai University research: Nanomaterial wrap for improved tissue imaging (HIRATSUKA CITY, JAPAN)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Tools, Nanobiotechnology, News and information, Imaging

August 20th, 2017

Silk could improve sensitivity, flexibility of wearable body sensors (WASHINGTON, DC)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Nanotubes/Buckyballs/Fullerenes/Nanorods, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Sensors, Events/Classes, News and information, Flexible Electronics, Robotics, Wearable electronics

August 18th, 2017

The power of perovskite: OIST researchers improve perovskite-based technology in the entire energy cycle, from solar cells harnessing power to LED diodes to light the screens of future electronic devices and other lighting applications (OKINAWA, JAPAN)
Possible Futures, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Energy, Solar/Photovoltaic, Display technology/LEDs/SS Lighting/OLEDs, News and information, Perovskites

Gold nanostars and immunotherapy vaccinate mice against cancer: New treatment cures, vaccinates mouse in small proof-of-concept study (DURHAM, NC)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Nanobiotechnology, News and information, Cancer

August 17th, 2017

Researchers printed graphene-like materials with inkjet (AALTO, FINLAND)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Optical computing/Photonic computing, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Sensors, Industrial, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Research partnerships, Printing/Lithography/Inkjet/Inks/Bio-printing, Videos/Movies, News and information, Graphene/ Graphite

Candy cane supercapacitor could enable fast charging of mobile phones (LONDON, UK)
Possible Futures, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Textiles/Clothing, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage, News and information, Robotics, Internet-of-Things, Wearable electronics

August 16th, 2017

Freeze-dried foam soaks up carbon dioxide: Rice University scientists lead effort to make novel 3-D material (HOUSTON, TX)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Military, Environment, Energy, Nanobiotechnology, Research partnerships, Videos/Movies, News and information, Laboratories, 2 Dimensional Materials

Gold shines through properties of nano biosensors: Researchers discover that fluorescence in ligand-protected gold nanoclusters is an intrinsic property of the gold particles themselves (WASHINGTON, DC)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

Two Scientists Receive Grants to Develop New Materials: Chad Mirkin and Monica Olvera de la Cruz recognized by Sherman Fairchild Foundation (EVANSTON, IL)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Nanomedicine, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Academic/Education, Homeland Security, Environment, Energy, Grants/Sponsored Research/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Nanobiotechnology, Chemistry, News and information, Hardware

August 15th, 2017

Fewer defects from a 2-D approach (THUWAL, SAUDI ARABIA)
Possible Futures, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Energy, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information, 2 Dimensional Materials, Perovskites

Scientists from the University of Manchester and Diamond Light Source work with Deben to develop and test a new compression stage to study irradiated graphite at elevated temperatures (WOOLPIT, UK)
Discoveries, Announcements, Tools, News and information, 2 Dimensional Materials

Oxford Instruments Plasma Technology announces a new partner in Korea (YATTON, UK)
Announcements, Alliances/Trade associations/Partnerships/Distributorships, News and information

August 14th, 2017

2-faced 2-D material is a first at Rice: Rice University materials scientists create flat sandwich of sulfur, molybdenum and selenium (HOUSTON, TX)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Military, Energy, Automotive/Transportation, Grants/Sponsored Research/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Research partnerships, Chemistry, News and information, 2 Dimensional Materials

August 11th, 2017

Engineers pioneer platinum shell formation process – and achieve first-ever observation (IRVINE, CA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Automotive/Transportation, Fuel Cells, News and information

August 10th, 2017

From hot to cold: How to move objects at the nanoscale: Moving a single gold nanocluster on a graphene membrane, thanks to a thermal gradient applied to the borders: a new study sheds light on the physical mechanisms driving this phenomenon (TRIESTE, ITALY)
Possible Futures, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, News and information, Graphene/ Graphite, 2 Dimensional Materials

Moving at the Speed of Light: University of Arizona selected for high-impact, industrial demonstration of new integrated photonic cryogenic datalink for focal plane arrays: Program is major milestone for AIM Photonics (ALBANY, NY)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Optical computing/Photonic computing, Announcements, Academic/Education, Military, Grants/Sponsored Research/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Alliances/Trade associations/Partnerships/Distributorships, Research partnerships, News and information

Surprise discovery in the search for energy efficient information storage (NOTTINGHAM, UK)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Memory Technology, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, News and information, Magnetism

Sensing technology takes a quantum leap with RIT photonics research: Office of Naval Research funds levitated optomechanics project (ROCHESTER, NY)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Quantum Computing, Discoveries, Announcements, Sensors, Military, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Research partnerships, Quantum nanoscience, News and information, Physics

August 9th, 2017

Landscapes give latitude to 2-D material designers: Rice University, Oak Ridge scientists show growing atom-thin sheets on cones allows control of defects (HOUSTON, TX)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Military, Grants/Sponsored Research/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, News and information, Laboratories, 2 Dimensional Materials

FRITSCH • Milling and Sizing! Innovations at POWTECH 2017 - Hall 2 • Stand 227 (IDAR-OBERSTEIN, GERMANY)
Announcements, Tools, Events/Classes, News and information

GLOBALFOUNDRIES Demonstrates 2.5D High-Bandwidth Memory Solution for Data Center, Networking, and Cloud Applications: Solution leverages 2.5D packaging with low-latency, high-bandwidth memory PHY built on FX-14™ ASIC design system (SANTA CLARA, CA)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Nanoelectronics, Announcements, News and information, Hardware

August 8th, 2017

Controlled manipulation: Scientists at FAU are investigating the properties of hybrid systems consisting of carbon nanostructures and a dye (NUREMBERG, GERMANY)
Possible Futures, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Energy, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information, Graphene/ Graphite, 2 Dimensional Materials

Industry’s First Dedicated Cryo-DualBeam System Automates Preparation of Frozen, Biological Samples: New Thermo Scientific Aquilos FIB/SEM protects sample integrity and enhances productivity for cryo-electron tomography workflow (ST. LOUIS, MO)
Announcements, Tools, News and information, Imaging

Thermo Fisher Scientific Advances Cryo-EM Leadership to Drive Structural Biology Discoveries: New Thermo Scientific Krios G3i raises bar for performance, automation and time-to-results Breakthrough Thermo Scientific Glacios provides a cryo-EM entry path for a broader range of res (ST. LOUIS, MO)
Announcements, Tools, News and information, Imaging

New Quattro Field Emission ESEM Emphasizes Versatility and Ease of Use: Thermo Scientific Quattro ESEM allows materials science researchers to study nanoscale structure in almost any material under a range of environmental conditions (ST. LOUIS, MO)
Announcements, Tools, News and information, Imaging

Thermo Fisher Scientific’s New Talos F200i S/TEM Delivers Flexible, High-Performance Imaging: New compact S/TEM can be configured to meet specific imaging and analytical requirements for materials characterization in research laboratories (ST. LOUIS, MO)
Announcements, Tools, News and information, Imaging

Thermo Fisher Scientific Showcases Innovations in Electron Microscopy and Spectroscopy at M&M 2017: New analytical technologies improve workflows for life sciences and materials science researchers (ST. LOUIS, MO)
Announcements, Tools, Events/Classes, News and information, Imaging

August 7th, 2017

High resolution without particle accelerator: A first for physics -- University of Jena physicists are first to achieve optical coherence tomography with XUV radiation at laboratory scale (JENA, GERMANY)
Possible Futures, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Tools, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, News and information, Imaging

Nanocrystalline LEDs: Red, green, yellow, blue ... (MUNICH, GERMANY)
Possible Futures, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Industrial, Quantum nanoscience, Display technology/LEDs/SS Lighting/OLEDs, News and information, Flexible Electronics, Quantum Physics

August 5th, 2017

Simultaneous Design and Nanomanufacturing Speeds Up Fabrication: Method enhances broadband light absorption in solar cells (EVANSTON, IL)
Possible Futures, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Energy, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Solar/Photovoltaic, Printing/Lithography/Inkjet/Inks/Bio-printing, News and information

August 4th, 2017

'Perfect Liquid' Quark-Gluon Plasma is the Most Vortical Fluid: Swirling soup of matter's fundamental building blocks spins ten billion trillion times faster than the most powerful tornado, setting new record for "vorticity" (UPTON, NY)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, News and information, Physics, Laboratories, Magnetism

August 3rd, 2017

Nanometrics Announces Upcoming Investor Events (MILPITAS, CA)
Investments/IPO's/Splits, Chip Technology, Announcements, Events/Classes, News and information

Clarifiying complex chemical processes with quantum computers (ZURICH, SWITZERLAND)
Possible Futures, Quantum Computing, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Chemistry, News and information

Strem Chemicals Surpasses ChemStewards® Requirements: Strem Qualifies for SOCMA’s “Excellence” Ranking (NEWBURYPORT, MA)
Announcements, Grants/Sponsored Research/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Chemistry, News and information

Technology Companies Join Forces for TEM Imaging and Analysis (TALLAHASSEE, FL)
Announcements, Alliances/Trade associations/Partnerships/Distributorships, News and information, Software

GLOBALFOUNDRIES, Silicon Mobility Deliver the Industry’s First Automotive FPCU to Boost Performance for Hybrid and Electric Vehicles: Silicon Mobility and GF’s 55nm LPx -enabled platform, with SST’s highly-reliable SuperFlash® memory technology, boosts automotive performance, ene (SANTA CLARA, CA)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Nanoelectronics, Announcements, Automotive/Transportation, News and information

August 2nd, 2017

New approach on research and design for CQD catalysts in World Scientific NANO (SINGAPORE)
Possible Futures, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Environment, Energy, Quantum Dots/Rods, Chemistry, News and information

JPK reports on how the University of Glasgow is using their NanoWizard® AFM and CellHesion module to study how cells interact with their surroundings (BERLIN, GERMANY)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Tools, Nanobiotechnology, News and information, Imaging

The Physics Department of King’s College, London, uses the Quorum Q150T ES to gold coat samples for enhanced scanning electron microscopy imaging (LAUGHTON, UK)
Announcements, Tools, News and information, Imaging

180 Degree Capital Corp. Appoints Investment Banking Veteran Parker Weil to Its Board of Directors (MONTCLAIR, NJ)
Announcements, Appointments/Promotions/New hires/Resignations/Deaths, VC/Funding/Angel financing/Loans/Leases/Crowdfunding, News and information

Announcing the successful industrial feasibility test of a turnkey quantum Hall system for graphene characterisation and primary resistance metrology (ABINGDON, UK)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Announcements, Tools, Research partnerships, News and information, Laboratories, Graphene/ Graphite

Magnetized viruses attack harmful bacteria: Rice, China team uses phage-enhanced nanoparticles to kill bacteria that foul water treatment systems (HOUSTON, TX)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Environment, Water, Industrial, Research partnerships, News and information, Magnetism

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