Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors

Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button

Home > News > Wignall plays with sci-fi science

April 26th, 2006

Wignall plays with sci-fi science

Steve Wignall, the physics teacher, took his students to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and showed them the lab where he's spent the last two summers conducting research.

About five years ago, UNL approached SHS about a potential pilot program for the school in nanotechnology. Although the grant wasn't funded, Wignall said it opened the door for him to participate in research through the Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC) at UNL which was set up by the National Science Foundation to conduct "research on new magnetic structues and materials at the nanometer scale, or a width of about four atoms," the website said.


Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related Links

Materials Research Science and Engineering Center

Related News Press


SUNY Poly’s Center for Semiconductor Research in Albany Earns World-Class TÜV SÜD AMERICA INC. ISO 9001:2015 Certification: Albany NanoTech Complex Certification Assures Top-Tier Quality in Semiconductor Test Structures; Certification a First for a SUNY Campus March 6th, 2018

Luleå University of Technology is using the Deben CT5000TEC stage to perform x-ray microtomography experiments with the ZEISS Xradia 510 Versa to understand deformation and strain inside inhomogeneous materials November 7th, 2017

Park Systems Announces the Grand Opening of the Park NanoScience Center at SUNY Polytechnic Institute November 3rd, 2017

Two Scientists Receive Grants to Develop New Materials: Chad Mirkin and Monica Olvera de la Cruz recognized by Sherman Fairchild Foundation August 16th, 2017


Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Reports Inducement Grants under NASDAQ Marketplace Rule 5635(c)(4) March 20th, 2018

Extracellular vesicles could be personalized drug delivery vehicles March 15th, 2018

Department of Materials Test Engineering (WPT) at TU Dortmund University uses Deben CT5000TEC stage to perform X-ray micro-tomography experiments for better understanding of damage progression in composite materials March 13th, 2018

Polymer nanoparticle shows ability to locate and treat breast tumors March 13th, 2018


Piezomagnetic material changes magnetic properties when stretched March 22nd, 2018

New 4-D printer could reshape the world we live in March 20th, 2018

Monocrystalline silicon thin film for cost-cutting solar cells with 10-times faster growth rate fabricated: Controlling nano surface roughness of porous silicon March 20th, 2018

Plasmons triggered in nanotube quantum wells: Rice, Tokyo Metropolitan scientists create platform for unique near-infrared devices March 16th, 2018

The latest news from around the world, FREE

  Premium Products
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More

Nanotechnology Now Featured Books


The Hunger Project