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July 2017 Nanotechnology Press Releases


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63 press releases posted this month

July 31st, 2017

One-nanometer trimetallic alloy particles created (TOKYO, JAPAN)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Energy, Grants/Sponsored Research/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Chemistry, News and information

Rice University chemists make laser-induced graphene from wood (HOUSTON, TX)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Military, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Thin films, News and information, Graphene/ Graphite

July 29th, 2017

Scientists discover new magnet with nearly massless charge carriers (BATON ROUGE, LA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Nanoelectronics, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Research partnerships, Quantum nanoscience, News and information, Magnetism

July 28th, 2017

High-speed FM-AFM and simulation reveal atomistic dissolution processes of calcite in water (KANAZAWA, JAPAN)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Environment, Grants/Sponsored Research/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Research partnerships, News and information

Atomic movies may help explain why perovskite solar cells are more efficient: SLAC's ultrafast 'electron camera' captures surprising atomic motions in these next-generation materials (MENLO PARK, CA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Discoveries, Announcements, Tools, Energy, Research partnerships, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information, Imaging, Laboratories, Perovskites

Triple-layer catalyst does double duty: Rice, University of Houston produce robust catalyst to split water into hydrogen, oxygen (HOUSTON, TX)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Energy, Grants/Sponsored Research/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Research partnerships, Chemistry, News and information, Graphene/ Graphite, 2 Dimensional Materials

July 27th, 2017

Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals to Webcast Fiscal 2017 Third Quarter Results (PASADENA. CA)
Nanomedicine, Announcements, Financial Reports, Events/Classes, News and information

Rice U. scientists map ways forward for lithium-ion batteries for extreme environments: Paper details developments toward high-temperature batteries (HOUSTON, TX)
Possible Futures, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Automotive/Transportation, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage, News and information

Ultracold molecules hold promise for quantum computing: New approach yields long-lasting configurations that could provide long-sought “qubit” material (CAMBRIDGE, MA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Quantum Computing, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Military, Quantum nanoscience, News and information, Quantum Physics

Atomic discovery opens door to greener, faster, smaller electronic circuitry: Scientists find way to correct communication pathways in silicon chips, making them perfect (EDMONTON, CANADA)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Nanoelectronics, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, News and information, Hardware

Physicists gain new insights into nanosystems with spherical confinement: Enormous potential for the targeted delivery of pharmaceutical agents and the creation of tailored nanoparticles (MAINZ, GERMANY)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Self Assembly, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

Strange electrons break the crystal symmetry of high-temperature superconductors: Brookhaven Lab scientists discover spontaneous voltage perpendicular to applied current that may help unravel the mystery of high-temperature superconductors (UPTON, NY)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Energy, Research partnerships, News and information, Laboratories, Superconductivity

Getting closer to porous, light-responsive materials: A new flexible material changes its porous nature when exposed to light (KYOTO, JAPAN)
Possible Futures, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Research partnerships, Chemistry, News and information, 2 Dimensional Materials

First Capacitive Transducer with 13nm Gap (BERKELEY, CA)
MEMS, Chip Technology, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, News and information, Hardware

Living computers: RNA circuits transform cells into nanodevices (TEMPE, AZ)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Nanobiotechnology, News and information, Synthetic Biology, Organic Electronics

July 26th, 2017

Regulation of two-dimensional nanomaterials: New driving force for lithium-ion batteries (BEIJING, CHINA)
Possible Futures, Nanotubes/Buckyballs/Fullerenes/Nanorods, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage, Research partnerships, News and information, Graphene/ Graphite, 2 Dimensional Materials

Liquid electrolyte contacts for advanced characterization of resistive switching memories (SUZHOU, CHINA)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Memory Technology, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, News and information

Phenom-World Launches Phenom Pro and ProX Generation 5 SEMs at Microscopy & Microanalysis Conference USA: The excellent performance in a wide range of applications offers a serious alternative to floor model SEMs (EINDHOVEN, THE NETHERLANDS)
Announcements, Tools, Events/Classes, News and information, Imaging

Graduate Students from Across the Country Attend Hands-on NanoCamp: Prominent scientists Warren Oliver, Ph.D., and George Pharr, Ph.D., presented a weeklong NanoCamp for hand-picked graduate students across the United States (OAK RIDGE, TN)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Announcements, Academic/Education, Events/Classes, Thin films, News and information

July 25th, 2017

The School of Materials at the University of Manchester utilise Deben’s mechanical stages to characterise structure and behaviour at the micro- and nano- scale (WOOLPIT, UK)
Announcements, Tools, News and information, Imaging

July 24th, 2017

Shining rings: A new material emits white light when exposed to electricity: New synthetic approach could spark development of other dynamic materials (NAGOYA, JAPAN)
Possible Futures, Memory Technology, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

July 23rd, 2017

Ultrathin device harvests electricity from human motion ( NASHVILLE, TN)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage, News and information, Wearable electronics

The July 23 close fly-by of asteroid 2017 BS5 is explored in a Q&A with Dr. John S. Lewis, chief scientist at Deep Space Industries (MOFFETT FIELD, CA)
Possible Futures, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Aerospace/Space, News and information

July 22nd, 2017

Scientists announce the quest for high-index materials: All-dielectric nanophotonics: The quest for better materials and fabrication techniques (MOSCOW, RUSSIA)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Optical computing/Photonic computing, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Tools, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Chemistry, News and information, Imaging, Wireless/telecommunications/RF/Antennas/Microwaves

July 21st, 2017

Pulses of electrons manipulate nanomagnets and store information: Scientists use electron pulses to create and manipulate nanoscale magnetic excitations that can store data (WASHINGTON, DC)
Possible Futures, Memory Technology, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, News and information, Magnetism, Skyrmions

July 20th, 2017

Probiotics: Novel biosynthetic tool to develop metallic nanoparticles: This research article by Dr. Nida Akhtar et al has been published in Recent Patents on Drug Delivery & Formulation, Volume 11, Issue 1, 2017 (SHARJAH, U.A.E)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Food/Agriculture/Supplements, Nanobiotechnology, New-Contracts/Sales/Customers, Cancer, Organic Electronics

The first light atomic nucleus with a second face (KRAKóW, POLAND)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, News and information, Physics

Semiliquid chains pulled out of a sea of microparticles (WARSAW, POLAND)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

Here's a tip: Indented cement shows unique properties: Rice University models reveal nanoindentation can benefit crystals in concrete (HOUSTON, TX)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Grants/Sponsored Research/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, New-Contracts/Sales/Customers, Construction

July 19th, 2017

Tokyo Institute of Technology research: Antiaromatic molecule displays record electrical conductance (TOKYO, JAPAN)
Possible Futures, Nanoelectronics, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Chemistry, News and information, Hardware

Harnessing light to drive chemical reactions (ANN ARBOR, MI)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Chemistry, News and information, Plasmonics

Nanoparticles could spur better LEDs, invisibility cloaks (ANN ARBOR, MI)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Discoveries, Announcements, Military, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Display technology/LEDs/SS Lighting/OLEDs, News and information

July 18th, 2017

A firefly's flash inspires new nanolaser light (THUWAL, SAUDI ARABI)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Memory Technology, Optical computing/Photonic computing, Nanoelectronics, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Brain-Computer Interfaces, News and information

National Space Society Governor Scott Pace Named to National Space Council as Executive Secretary (WASHINGTON, DC)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Aerospace/Space, Grants/Sponsored Research/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, News and information

July 17th, 2017

Studying Argon Gas Trapped in Two-Dimensional Array of Tiny "Cages": Understanding how individual atoms enter and exit the nanoporous frameworks could help scientists design new materials for gas separation and nuclear waste remediation (UPTON, NY)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Research partnerships, Thin films, Chemistry, News and information, Laboratories, Zeolites, 2 Dimensional Materials

'Upconverted' light has a bright future: Rice University professor developing plasmon-powered devices for medicine, security, solar cells (HOUSTON, TX)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Military, Energy, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information, Cancer

July 15th, 2017

Researchers revolutionize vital conservation tool with use of gold nanotechnology and lasers: Cryopreservation study results have sweeping implications for wildlife conservation and human health (MINNEAPOLIS, MN)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Environment, Grants/Sponsored Research/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Nanobiotechnology, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, News and information

July 14th, 2017

Coupling a nano-trumpet with a quantum dot enables precise position determination (BASEL, SWITZERLAND)
Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Tools, Quantum Dots/Rods, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Research partnerships, News and information, Imaging

GLOBALFOUNDRIES and VeriSilicon To Enable Single-Chip Solution for Next-Gen IoT Networks: Integrated solution leverages GF’s 22FDX® technology to decrease power, area, and cost for NB-IoT and LTE-M applications (SANTA CLARA, CA. AND SHANGHAI, CHINA)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Nanoelectronics, Announcements, Alliances/Trade associations/Partnerships/Distributorships, Research partnerships, News and information

Nanometrics to Announce Second Quarter Financial Results on August 1, 2017 (MILPITAS, CA)
Chip Technology, Announcements, Tools, Financial Reports, Events/Classes, News and information

July 13th, 2017

Nanometrics Introduces SpectraProbe Analysis Software: Advanced software and algorithms enhancing Nanometrics metrology fleet capabilities fab-wide (MILPITAS, CA)
Chip Technology, Announcements, Tools, Events/Classes, News and information, Software

The Physics Department of Imperial College, London, uses the Quorum Q150T to deposit metals and ITO to make plasmonic sensors and electric contact pads (LAUGHTON, UK)
Announcements, Tools, Academic/Education, News and information

National Space Society Supports VP Pence's Call for Constant Low-Earth Orbit Human Presence Leading to the Settlement of Space (WASHINGTON, DC)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Aerospace/Space, News and information

Carbon displays quantum effects (BOCHUM, GERMANY)
Possible Futures, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Research partnerships, Quantum nanoscience, Chemistry, News and information, Quantum Physics

July 12th, 2017

Making two out of one: FAU researchers have explained the mechanism behind a process that can increase the efficiency of organic solar cells (NüRNBERG, GERMANY)
Possible Futures, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Energy, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information, Organic Electronics

Nanomedicine opens door to precision medicine for brain tumors (EVANSTON, IL)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Nanobiotechnology, Research partnerships, News and information, Cancer

July 11th, 2017

Thinking thin brings new layering and thermal abilities to the semiconductor industry: In a breakthrough for the semiconductor industry, researchers demonstrate a new layer transfer technique called "controlled spalling" that creates many thin layers from a single gallium nitride (WASHINGTON, DC)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Nanoelectronics, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Aerospace/Space, Solar/Photovoltaic, Thin films, News and information, Hardware

News laser design offers more inexpensive multi-color output: Design can control color, intensity of light by varying cavity architecture (EVANSTON, IL)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Research partnerships, News and information, Laboratories

Nature-inspired material uses liquid reinforcement: Rice U. nanoengineers create liquid-solid composites using clues from nature (HOUSTON, TX)
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, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

Nanometrics Releases NanoDiffract 4: Latest software extends process control capabilities for advanced 3D devices (MILPITAS, CA)
Chip Technology, Announcements, Tools, News and information, Software

Nanometrics Expands Position in Advanced Memory Devices with Atlas for Thin Film Process Control: Atlas Films Systems Adopted by Multiple Customers for Advanced Memory Volume Manufacturing (MILPITAS, CA)
Chip Technology, Announcements, Tools, Thin films, News and information

July 9th, 2017

Killing cancer in the heat of the moment: A new method efficiently transfers genes into cells, then activates them with light. This could lead to gene therapies for cancers (KYOTO, JAPAN)
Possible Futures, Nanotubes/Buckyballs/Fullerenes/Nanorods, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Nanobiotechnology, News and information, Cancer

July 8th, 2017

Giant enhancement of electromagnetic waves revealed within small dielectric particles: Scientists have done for the first time direct measurements of giant electromagnetic fields (MOSCOW, RUSSIA)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Memory Technology, Nanomedicine, Optical computing/Photonic computing, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Sensors, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Research partnerships, News and information, Wireless/telecommunications/RF/Antennas/Microwaves

July 7th, 2017

Iron secrets behind superconductors unlocked (COPENHAGEN, DENMARK)
Possible Futures, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Research partnerships, News and information, Superconductivity, Magnetism

Meniscus-assisted technique produces high efficiency perovskite PV films (ATLANTA, GA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Military, Printing/Lithography/Inkjet/Inks/Bio-printing, News and information, Perovskites

Argonne National Laboratory’s Continuous ALD Technology Licensed Exclusively to Forge Nano (LOUISVILLE, CO)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Announcements, Patents/IP/Tech Transfer/Licensing, Energy, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage, Fuel Cells, Chemistry, News and information, Laboratories

July 6th, 2017

Into the quantum world with a tennis racket: Classical mechanics helps control quantum computers (MUNICH, GERMANY)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Quantum Computing, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Grants/Sponsored Research/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Research partnerships, News and information, Quantum Physics

July 5th, 2017

Advanced Nanomechanical Characterization Centre Open in India: Nanomechanics, Inc. announces the establishment of the joint technology development center in Hyderabad, India (OAK RIDGE, TN)
Announcements, Tools, Alliances/Trade associations/Partnerships/Distributorships, Research partnerships, News and information

Nanotech Advances Future Mobile Devices and Wearable Technology (ORLANDO, FL)
Discoveries, Announcements, Automotive/Transportation, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage, Videos/Movies, Wearable electronics

July 4th, 2017

Molecular electronics scientists shatter 'impossible' record (ORLANDO, FL)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Nanoelectronics, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Grants/Sponsored Research/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, News and information, Hardware

July 3rd, 2017

ANU invention may help to protect astronauts from radiation in space (CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA)
Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Aerospace/Space, Videos/Movies, Thin films, News and information

Brookhaven Scientists Study Role of 'Electrolyte Gating' in Functional Oxide Materials (UPTON, NY)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, News and information, Laboratories, Superconductivity

July 1st, 2017

Bacteria-coated nanofiber electrodes clean pollutants in wastewater (ITHACA, NY)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Environment, Water, Research partnerships, News and information

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