Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors

Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button

Home > Press > Materials on the Horizon

Abstract:
The latest research from Cambridge University on Material Technologies will be showcased at a Horizon seminar taking place at Magdalene College next month.

Materials on the Horizon

Cambridge, UK | Posted on November 16th, 2008

This one day symposium will look at some of the current leading-edge research
which has transformed civilisation and both advanced and limited our technical reach.

Professor Lindsay Greer, head of the University's Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy will kick off the day with a session looking at some of the sophisticated processes and materials developed by the University and its partners. The day will cover topics including materials for energy efficient lighting, carbon nanotechnology for a range of applications, thin-film and coating technologies, and materials for new electronics.

Professor Jeremy Baumberg, Director of the Cambridge Nanophotonics Centre, will round off the afternoon with an exposition of some of the Centre's work on creating passive and active photonic materials with nano-scale structural features for a range of applications.

From transport, defence, security, information and communications technology, to advanced manufacturing, this event will look at materials which are fundamental to a host of cutting-edge and basic technologies used in our daily lives now and in the future.

HORIZON is the University of Cambridge's leading seminar series which provides an exclusive insight in to the most exciting areas of leading edge and interdisciplinary research. Participants will get a first look at new developments and technologies coming out of the University and have the opportunity to meet researchers and academics.

The latest issue of the University of Cambridge's research magazine, Research Horizons, includes a focus on Materials. Please visit the Research Horizons website (website link on the upper right hand of this page) to read more about the latest discoveries and innovations.

Materials on the Horizon will take place at Cripps Court, Magdalene College, Cambridge on Tuesday 9th December. The Horizon Seminar series is organised by the University of Cambridge's Research Services Division (RSD).

Booking information and a full programme is available at the Horizon Seminars webpage.

####

About University of Cambridge
Cambridge is one of the world's leading research universities. It has more than 80 Nobel Prizes to its credit, more than any other single university in the world.

For more information, please click here

Contacts:
Horizon Seminars

44 (0)1223 764793.

Copyright © University of Cambridge

If you have a comment, please Contact us.

Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

News and information

Thanks for the memory: NIST takes a deep look at memristors January 20th, 2018

New Method Uses DNA, Nanoparticles and Top-Down Lithography to Make Optically Active Structures: Technique could lead to new classes of materials that can bend light, such as for those used in cloaking devices January 18th, 2018

Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Announces Pricing of Underwritten Public Offering of Common Stock January 18th, 2018

Leti to Demo New Curving Technology at Photonics West that Improves Performance of Optical Components January 18th, 2018

Materials/Metamaterials

Ultrathin black phosphorus for solar-driven hydrogen economy: Osaka University researchers use sunlight to make hydrogen with a new nanostructured catalyst based on nanosheets of black phosphorus and bismuth vanadate January 17th, 2018

Nanotube fibers in a jiffy: Rice University lab makes short nanotube samples by hand to dramatically cut production time January 11th, 2018

New oxide and semiconductor combination builds new device potential: Researchers integrated oxide two-dimensional electron gases with gallium arsenide and paved the way toward new opto-electrical devices January 10th, 2018

Ultrafine fibers have exceptional strength: New technique developed at MIT could produce strong, resilient nanofibers for many applications January 5th, 2018

Announcements

Thanks for the memory: NIST takes a deep look at memristors January 20th, 2018

New Method Uses DNA, Nanoparticles and Top-Down Lithography to Make Optically Active Structures: Technique could lead to new classes of materials that can bend light, such as for those used in cloaking devices January 18th, 2018

Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Announces Pricing of Underwritten Public Offering of Common Stock January 18th, 2018

Leti to Demo New Curving Technology at Photonics West that Improves Performance of Optical Components January 18th, 2018

Events/Classes

Leti to Demo New Curving Technology at Photonics West that Improves Performance of Optical Components January 18th, 2018

21st International Conference on Advanced Nanoscience and Nanotechnology December 31st, 2017

Leti Will Demonstrate First 3D Anti-Crash Solution for Embedding in Drones: Fitted on a Mass-Market Microcontroller, 360Fusion Software Technology Detects any Dynamic Obstacle and Helps Guide Drones Away from Collisions December 15th, 2017

Leti to Demo Wristband with Embedded Sensors to Diagnose Sleep Apnea: APNEAband, Which Will Be Demonstrated at CES 2018, Also Monitors Mountain Sickness, Dehydration, Dialysis Treatment Response and Epileptic Seizures December 12th, 2017

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE



  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More











ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project