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February 2019 Nanotechnology Press Releases


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45 press releases posted this month

February 28th, 2019

Hybrid material may outperform graphene in several applications: A structure comprising a molybdenum disulfide monolayer on an azobenzene substrate could be used to build a highly compactable and malleable quasi-two-dimensional transistor powered by light (SăO PAULO CITY, BRAZIL)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Optical computing/Photonic computing, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers/Posters, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, News and information, Graphene/ Graphite, 2 Dimensional Materials

Hall effect becomes viscous in graphene: Researchers at the University of Manchester in the UK have discovered that electrons in graphene act like a very unique liquid (MANCHESTER, UK)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Optical computing/Photonic computing, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers/Posters, News and information, Graphene/ Graphite, Magnetism/Magnons

Researchers move closer to practical photonic quantum computing: New method fills critical need to measure large-scale quantum correlation of single photons (WASHINGTON, DC)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Quantum Computing, Optical computing/Photonic computing, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers/Posters, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, News and information

AIM Photonics Attends OFC 2019—the Optical Networking and Communication Conference & Exhibition to Share World-Class Capabilities and Partnership Opportunity Updates (ALBANY AND ROCHESTER, NY)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Optical computing/Photonic computing, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers/Posters, Events/Classes, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Research partnerships, News and information

Flipping the view: New microscope offers options for drug discovery, safety and effectiveness (WEST LAFAYETTE, IN)
Possible Futures, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers/Posters, Tools, Patents/IP/Tech Transfer/Licensing, News and information, Imaging

February 27th, 2019

CEA-Leti Breakthrough Opens Path to New Vaccine for HIV: Lipidots Platform Strengthens Immune Response to Protein That Is Key to HIV Vaccine; Results Presented in Nature Publishing Group’s npj Vaccines (GRENOBLE, FRANCE)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Nanobiotechnology, Research partnerships, News and information

Can a flowing liquid-like material maintain its structural order like crystals? (TOKYO, JAPAN)
Possible Futures, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers/Posters, Self Assembly, News and information

February 25th, 2019

Avoiding the Crack of Doom: New imaging technique reveals how mechanical damage begins at the molecular scale (GAITHERSBURG, MD)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers/Posters, Tools, Energy, Aerospace/Space, Research partnerships, News and information, Imaging, Laboratories

February 23rd, 2019

A quantum magnet with a topological twist: Materials with a kagome lattice pattern exhibit 'negative magnetism' and long-sought 'flat-band' electrons (PRINCETON, NJ)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers/Posters, Tools, Grants/Sponsored Research/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Research partnerships, Quantum nanoscience, News and information, Imaging, Laboratories, Graphene/ Graphite, Magnetism/Magnons, Quantum Physics, 2 Dimensional Materials

February 22nd, 2019

Synopsys and GLOBALFOUNDRIES Collaborate to Develop Industry’s First Automotive Grade 1 IP for 22FDX Process: Synopsys’ Portfolio of DesignWare Foundation, Analog, and Interface IP Accelerate ISO 26262 Qualification for ADAS, Powertrain, 5G, and Radar Automotive SoCs (MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA)
Possible Futures, Announcements, Automotive/Transportation, Alliances/Trade associations/Partnerships/Distributorships, Research partnerships, News and information

February 21st, 2019

With nanopore sensing, VCU physics researchers detect subtle changes in single particles: The researchers' findings 'open the door to observe all kinds of interesting phenomenon on nanosurfaces,' an area of great interest to chemists (RICHMOND, VA)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers/Posters, Sensors, Nanobiotechnology, News and information, Cancer

Platinum nanoparticles for selective treatment of liver cancer cells (ZURICH, SWITZERLAND)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers/Posters, Nanobiotechnology, News and information, Cancer

What happens to magnetic nanoparticles once in cells? (PARIS, FRANCE)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers/Posters, Nanobiotechnology, News and information, Cancer

High-speed surveillance in solar cells catches recombination red-handed: Researchers at Osaka University introduce a new time-resolved microscopy method that allows them to monitor the trajectories of fast-moving charged particles at unprecedented rates (OSAKA, JAPAN)
Possible Futures, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers/Posters, Tools, Energy, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information, Imaging

February 20th, 2019

A Deep tech startup is disrupting dairy industry in Chennai Demo Day at IIT-Madras Research Park (CHENNAI, INDIA)
Possible Futures, Announcements, Food/Agriculture/Supplements, News and information

CEA-Leti & Stanford Target Edge-AI Apps with Breakthrough Memory Cell: Paper at ISSCC 2019 Presents Proof-of-Concept Multi-Bit Chip That Overcomes NVM’s Read/Write, Latency and Integration Challenges (SAN FRANCISCO, CA)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Memory Technology, Announcements, Sensors, Artificial Intelligence, Events/Classes, Alliances/Trade associations/Partnerships/Distributorships, Research partnerships, News and information, Internet-of-Things

February 18th, 2019

Bosch Sensortec launches ideation community to foster and accelerate innovative IoT applications : Creativity hub for customers, partners, developers and makers (NUREMBERG, GERMANY)
MEMS, Announcements, Sensors, Home, Events/Classes, News and information, Internet-of-Things

Exotic spiraling electrons discovered by physicists: Rutgers-led research could lead to advances in lighting and solar cells (NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ)
Possible Futures, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers/Posters, Energy, Research partnerships, Solar/Photovoltaic, Display technology/LEDs/SS Lighting/OLEDs, News and information, Physics

February 17th, 2019

Tracking pollen with quantum dots: A pollination biologist from Stellenbosch University in South Africa is using quantum dots to track the fate of individual pollen grains. This is breaking new ground in a field of research that has been hampered by the lack of a universal method (STELLENBOSCH, SOUTH AFRICA)
Possible Futures, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers/Posters, Food/Agriculture/Supplements, Quantum Dots/Rods, News and information

Super-light, super-insulating ceramic aerogel keeps the hottest temperatures at bay (WASHINGTON, DC)
Possible Futures, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers/Posters, News and information, Aerogels

February 15th, 2019

NRL, AFRL develop direct-write quantum calligraphy in monolayer semiconductors (WASHINGTON, DC)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Optical computing/Photonic computing, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers/Posters, Sensors, Military, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Quantum nanoscience, News and information

Molecular Lego blocks: Chemical data mining boosts search for new organic semiconductors (MUNICH, GERMANY)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers/Posters, Energy, Display technology/LEDs/SS Lighting/OLEDs, News and information, Organic Electronics

The smallest skeletons in the marine world observed in 3D by synchrotron techniques (GRENOBLE, FRANCE)
Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers/Posters, Tools, News and information, Imaging

Researchers create ultra-lightweight ceramic material that withstands extreme temperatures: UCLA-led team develops highly durable aerogel that could ultimately be an upgrade for insulation on spacecraft (LOS ANGELES, CA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers/Posters, Automotive/Transportation, Aerospace/Space, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage, News and information, Aerogels

Spintronics by 'straintronics': Switching superferromagnetism with electric-field induced strain (BERLIN, GERMANY)
Possible Futures, Spintronics, Chip Technology, Memory Technology, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers/Posters, News and information, Magnetism/Magnons

Picosun’s ALD encapsulation prevents electronics degradation (ESPOO, FINLAND)
Chip Technology, Announcements, Tools, Industrial, News and information, Hardware

February 14th, 2019

Sensitive sensor detects Down syndrome DNA (WASHINGTON, DC)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers/Posters, Sensors, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

February 12th, 2019

Laser-induced graphene gets tough, with help: Rice University lab combines conductive foam with other materials for capable new composites (HOUSTON, TX)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Memory Technology, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers/Posters, Military, Water, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Research partnerships, Videos/Movies, News and information, Graphene/ Graphite, Wearable electronics

February 11th, 2019

Using artificial intelligence to engineer materials' properties: New system of 'strain engineering' can change a material's optical, electrical, and thermal properties (CAMBRIDGE, MA)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers/Posters, Artificial Intelligence, Research partnerships, News and information

February 10th, 2019

Rice U. lab adds porous envelope to aluminum plasmonics: Scientists marry gas-trapping framework to light-powered nanocatalysts (HOUSTON, TX)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers/Posters, Military, Environment, Industrial, Chemistry, News and information, Plasmonics

February 8th, 2019

Sound and light trapped by disorder (BARCELONA, SPAIN)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Optical computing/Photonic computing, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers/Posters, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Quantum nanoscience, News and information, Physics

Scientists image conducting edges in a promising 2-D material (RIVERSIDE, CA)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers/Posters, Tools, Research partnerships, Quantum nanoscience, News and information, Imaging, Graphene/ Graphite, 2 Dimensional Materials

February 7th, 2019

Nominations invited for $250,000 Kabiller Prize — the world’s largest monetary award for achievement in nanomedicine: An additional $10,000 award will honor a young investigator in nanoscience, nanomedicine (EVANSTON, IL)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Announcements, Grants/Sponsored Research/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

February 6th, 2019

Kanazawa University research: Chirality inversion in a helical molecule at controlled speeds (KANAZAWA, JAPAN)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers/Posters, Nanobiotechnology, Chemistry, News and information

John Chong of Kionix Named Chair of MEMS & Sensors Industry Group Governing Council (MILPITAS, CA)
Announcements, Appointments/Promotions/New hires/Resignations/Deaths, Alliances/Trade associations/Partnerships/Distributorships, News and information

CEA-Leti Combines Integrated Optics and Holography In Novel Lens-Free, Augmented Reality Technology: Approach Eliminates the Need for Optical Systems and Combiners in AR; Will Be Presented at SPIE Photonics West 2019 (SAN FRANCISCO, CA)
Possible Futures, Announcements, Events/Classes, Display technology/LEDs/SS Lighting/OLEDs, News and information, Virtual Reality

Helping smartphones hold their charge longer (GAITHERSBURG, MD)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Energy, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage, News and information, Laboratories

February 5th, 2019

CEA-Leti Builds Prototype of Next-Generation Mid-Infrared Optical Sensors for Portable Devices: Coin-size, On-chip Sensors that Combine High Performance and Low Power Consumption Presented in Paper at SPIE Photonics West 2019 (SAN FRANCISCO, CA)
Possible Futures, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Tools, Sensors, Industrial, Events/Classes, Law enforcement/Anti-Counterfeiting/Security/Loss prevention, Chemistry, News and information, Internet-of-Things

Straightforward biosynthesis of functional bulk nanocomposites (BEIJING, CHINA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Nanotubes/Buckyballs/Fullerenes/Nanorods, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers/Posters, Industrial, News and information

February 4th, 2019

Breaching the horizons: Universal spreading laws confirmed: A novel toolbox developed to implement ultrafast simulations of quantum transport allowed to achieve unprecedented limits in the understanding of wave spreading mechanisms (ULSAN, KOREA)
Possible Futures, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers/Posters, News and information, Physics, Quantum Physics

February 1st, 2019

Current generation via quantum proton transfer (NAMIKI, JAPAN)
Possible Futures, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers/Posters, Energy, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage, Fuel Cells, News and information, Quantum Physics

Large, stable pieces of graphene produced with unique edge pattern: Breakthrough in graphene research (ERLANGEN, GERMANY)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Nanoelectronics, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers/Posters, News and information, Graphene/ Graphite, 2 Dimensional Materials

Fighting cancer: Scientists developed a theory of 'collective behavior' of nanoparticles: Experiments with supercomputers are led by Russian and Scottish scientists (EKATERINBURG, RUSSIA)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers/Posters, Nanobiotechnology, Research partnerships, News and information, Cancer, Magnetism/Magnons

CEA-Leti to Present 21 Papers at Photonics West & Unveil its Latest Research on Greater Photonics-Electronics and Software Convergence: Optics and Si-Photonics Teams Will Explain Transfer-Ready Solutions For Wavelength Imaging and Other Applications at Leti Booth, Feb. 5-7 (GRENOBLE, FRANCE)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Optical computing/Photonic computing, Announcements, Events/Classes, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, News and information

VIS To Acquire GLOBALFOUNDRIES’ Fab 3E In Singapore (HSINCHU, TAIWAN AND SANTA CLARA, CA)
Chip Technology, Announcements, Acquisitions/Mergers/Splits, News and information

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