Nano News & Events

EPA nanotechnology information gathering rule extension and guidance

InterNano Industry News - August 16, 2017 - 3:45am
EPA extends effective date of nanotechnology reporting and recordkeeping rule, seeks public input on draft guidance.
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Laser printing with nanoparticles holds promise for medical research

InterNano Industry News - August 16, 2017 - 3:45am
In a new study, researchers suggest that a laser printing technique using nanoparticles could help unlock a more cost-effective approach to building sturdier and safer components.
Categories: Nanotechnology News

NSF awards $2.25M for Semiconductor and Nanotechnology Education Center

InterNano Industry News - August 16, 2017 - 3:45am
Grant to expand credit-based high-tech learning opportunities, with an emphasis on providing skills to people from traditionally underserved communities.
Categories: Nanotechnology News

Transparent tactile e-skin based on single-layer graphene

InterNano Industry News - August 16, 2017 - 3:45am
Researchers present a promising approach toward the development of an energy-autonomous, flexible, and transparent tactile skin based on single-layer graphene integrated onto a photovoltaic cell.
Categories: Nanotechnology News

Oddball enzyme provides easy path to synthetic biomaterials

InterNano Industry News - August 16, 2017 - 3:45am
Materials scientists have written the recipe on how to use an oddball enzyme to build new biomaterials out of DNA. The work provides instructions for researchers the world over to build self-assembling molecules for applications ranging from drug delivery to nanowires.
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A superior near-infrared organic light emitting diode

InterNano Industry News - August 16, 2017 - 3:45am
Researchers have shown record external quantum efficiencies for diodes based on organic red/NIR oligomers free from heavy/toxic metals and combining electron-withdrawing (A) moieties together with electron-donating (D) ones, in a previously poorly studied A-D-A motif.
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A silver molecular ink platform formulated for screen, inkjet, and aerosol jet printing

InterNano Industry News - July 14, 2017 - 3:45am
A simple formulation comprising silver neodecanoate, ethyl cellulose, and solvent provides improved performance versus that of established inks, yet with improved economics.
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A novel method for the synthesis of hexagonal boron nitride

InterNano Industry News - July 14, 2017 - 3:45am
This synthesis of hBN in a controlled layer-by-layer fashion is critical to a number of applications, including tunneling barriers, used in transistors for low power devices, atomically thin capacitors, and two-dimensional transistors, which are smaller and use much less power than traditional silicon transistors.
Categories: Nanotechnology News

Can crab shells provide a 'green' solution to malaria?

InterNano Industry News - July 14, 2017 - 3:45am
Study shows how a mixture of chitin and silver nanoparticles inhibits growth of mosquito larvae.
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Discovery of new transparent thin film material could improve electronics and solar cells

InterNano Industry News - July 14, 2017 - 3:45am
Conductivity is highest-ever for thin film oxide semiconductor material.
Categories: Nanotechnology News

Scientists print nanoscale imaging probe onto tip of optical fiber

InterNano Industry News - July 14, 2017 - 3:45am
Combining speed with incredible precision, a team of researchers has developed a way to print a nanoscale imaging probe onto the tip of a glass fiber as thin as a human hair, accelerating the production of the promising new device from several per month to several per day.
Categories: Nanotechnology News

The nanoFate model assesses the risk of engineered nanomaterials in the environment

InterNano Industry News - July 14, 2017 - 3:45am
Scientists have developed a dynamic multimedia fate and transport model to predict the time-dependent accumulation of metallic engineered nanomaterials across environmental media. The model considers a wider range of processes and environmental subcompartments than most previous models.
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Avoiding printed 'coffee rings' with cellulose nanofibers

InterNano Industry News - July 14, 2017 - 3:45am
Cellulose nanofibers can help particles in ink and printed electronics disperse evenly, rather than spread apart like dried coffee rings.
Categories: Nanotechnology News

Organic electronics: Semiconductors as decal stickers

InterNano Industry News - July 14, 2017 - 3:45am
No more error-prone evaporation deposition, drop casting or printing: Scientists have developed organic semiconductor nanosheets, which can easily be removed from a growth substrate and placed on other substrates.
Categories: Nanotechnology News

'Dialing-In' Wet Processing Parameters for MEMS, Nano Manufacturing and R&D - R & D Magazine

InterNano Industry News - July 14, 2017 - 3:45am
R & D Magazine'Dialing-In' Wet Processing Parameters for MEMS, Nano Manufacturing and R&DR & D MagazineAs the market for nanotechnology (nano) and Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) solutions continues to ramp up, the rate of organizations seeking to get involved with this sector is also burgeoning. Yet there are still significant challenges that ...
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Flexible, organic and biodegradable - a new wave of electronics

InterNano Industry News - June 30, 2017 - 3:45am
A new semiconductor is as flexible as skin and easily degradable. It could have diverse medical and environmental applications, without adding to the mounting pile of global electronic waste.
Categories: Nanotechnology News

Nano-notch sends self-assembling polymers into a spiral

InterNano Industry News - June 30, 2017 - 3:45am
Template modification could speed up the fabrication of sensing substrates and other novel structures.
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Freezing lithium batteries may make them safer and bendable

InterNano Industry News - June 30, 2017 - 3:45am
Engineers use ice-templating to control electrolyte structure in lithium batteries; solid-state is non-flammable, non-toxic and flexible with longer battery life.
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Novel nanotube structure strengthens thin films for flexible electronics

InterNano Industry News - June 24, 2017 - 3:45am
Reflecting the structure of composites found in nature and the ancient world, researchers have synthesized thin carbon nanotube textiles that exhibit both high electrical conductivity and a level of toughness that is about fifty times higher than copper films, currently used in electronics.
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Molecular libraries for organic light-emitting diodes

InterNano Industry News - June 24, 2017 - 3:45am
By means of a new screening process, it is now possible to identify more quickly lead structures with superior luminescence and charge-transport properties.
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