Nano News & Events

Symposium explores possibilities of origami nanomachines

InterNano Industry News - 14 hours 12 min ago
Origami usually brings to mind folded paper cranes, but scientists see in origami the promise of nanoscale machinery.
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Nanoparticles as food additives: improving risk assessment

InterNano Industry News - 14 hours 12 min ago
The anticaking agent E551 silicon dioxide, or silica, has been used widely in the food industry over the past 50 years, and was long thought to be quite safe. Now, however, researchers have discovered that these nanoparticles can affect the immune system of the digestive tract.
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Highly sensitive nanofiber-embedded touchscreens

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Researchers have demonstrated the fabrication of transparent and flexible cellulose nanofiber films with high k values by incorporating ultralong metal nanofibers.
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Nanosheets may produce more durable and longer lasting lithium-ion batteries

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The team invented a generalized method of producing anode materials for lithium-ion batteries. The anodes are made from ultrathin metal oxide nanosheets, which are ultrathin, two-dimensional materials with excellent electrochemical and mechanical properties.
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Centimeter-sized objects 3D-printed with graphene foam

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Nanotechnologists have used 3-D laser printing to fabricate centimeter-sized objects of atomically thin graphene.
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Lightweight steel production breakthrough: brittle phases controlled with nanosized morphology

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High-strength, lightweight steels can finally be processed on an industrial scale, thanks to a breakthrough in controlling undesired brittle stages from production.
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E2SWITCH aimsto develop new nanoelectronics with ultra-low energy consumption

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The European project E2SWITCH is aiming to develop new electronic systems with ultra-low energy consumption. The nine partners, universities, research institutes and companies, are committed to making these 'circuits of tomorrow' more energy efficient.
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Toyocolor to Launch New Carbon Nanotube Materials

InterNano Industry News - 14 hours 12 min ago
Visitors to the Toyocolor booth at 5E-15, East Hall, will get a chance to see the latest developments in the company's nanotechnology-related products and solutions based on Toyo Ink Group's core technologies, in particular its original dispersion technology.
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California court revokes US EPA approval of nanosilver product

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A federal appeals court in California has revoked the Environmental Protection Agency's conditional approval of a nanosilver product used in a wide range of consumer products.
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Piezoelectric nanogenerators for self-powered flexible sensors

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Researchers have demonstrated a high performance flexible piezoelectric nanogenerator based on a piezoelectrically enhanced nanocomposite micropillar array of BaTiO3 nanoparticles embedded into a highly crystalline polymer for efficient energy harvesting and highly sensitive self-powered sensing.
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Printed nanosensors monitor tire wear in real time

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Carbon nanotubes bring tire wear monitoring into the car.
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Current state of fabricating molecular electronics

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Since the early days of molecular electronics, tremendous progress has been achieved both theoretically and experimentally by scientists and engineers who were fascinated by intriguing physical, chemical phenomena, and potential device applications of molecular junctions. In a recent paper, scientists review recent experimental efforts for pursuing high-yield functional molecular devices, in which a bundle of molecules (the contacted molecules number more than 1000) is contained in a junction.
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European Union launches 'Observatory for Nanomaterials' website

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The EU observatory for nanomaterials launched with information on products, safety, regulation and much more.
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PillarHall test structures accelerate the development of microelectronics in three dimensions

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Scientists have developed the unique PillarHall test structures to accelerate the market entry of three-dimensional, small, efficient and low-power but high-performance electronic components. This will benefit developers of challenging thin film and related manufacturing processes, and thereby the entire electronics industry value network.
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New waterproofing and antifouling nanomaterials

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A new class of nanomaterials with tunable wettability have important applications ranging from antifouling to water proofing surfaces.
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New fabric nanocoating could thwart chemical weapons

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Scientists have developed a way to adhere a lightweight coating onto fabrics that is capable of neutralizing a subclass of chemical weapons - those that are delivered through the skin.
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Building OLEDs from the ground up for better electronics

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Researchers introduce a new way to efficiently create patterns of OLEDs.
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The first low-cost system for splitting carbon dioxide

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Scientists have developed an Earth-abundant catalyst based on copper-oxide nanowires modified with tin oxide. A solar-driven system set up using this catalyst was able to split CO2 with an efficiency of 13.4%.
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Design and fabrication of 3D-printed stretchable tactile sensors

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Researchers demonstrate the design and fabrication of stretchable tactile sensors that are 3D printed under ambient conditions via a combination of nanocomposite ink optimization, 3D imaging, and multimaterial 3D printing.
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Self-healing, highly sensitive nanostructured electronic sensors

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Researchers have developed a facile and effective approach to fabricate spontaneous self-healing and highly sensitive sensors based on metal?ligand coordination and hierarchical structure design.
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