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Researchers print graphene-like materials with inkjet

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 06:00
New black phosphorous inks are compatible with conventional inkjet printing techniques for optoelectronics and photonics.

Transforming greenhouse gas CO2 into carbon nanotubes

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 06:00
In two new studies, researchers show that cement plants can have their carbon dioxide exhaust eliminated while co-producing carbon nanotubes. They demonstrate that with their C2CNT (carbon dioxide into carbon nanotubes) process, a wide portfolio of tailored carbon nanotubes, such as those with...

A Short film by the CHN

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 06:00
The Nanoscale Offset Printing System (NanoOPS) is a novel nanomanufacturing tool designed by the NSF Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing at Northeastern University.

NanoOPS at Northeastern University

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 06:00
WTEC.org has published a short film on YouTube. Their website is here. From their website: “WTEC is the nation’s leading organization in conducting international technology assessments. During the 1990s, it was called the World Technology Evaluation Center (WTEC) Division of Loyola...

New nanotechnology reporting rule from EPA

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 03:00
EPA issues guidance for new nanotechnology reporting and recordkeeping rule.

UMass Amherst unveils high-tech labs - The Recorder

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 03:00
The RecorderUMass Amherst unveils high-tech labsThe RecorderThe five laboratories opened to the public Friday serve a large number of purposes that manufacturers will find appealing: roll-to-roll fabrication for nanomanufacturing; 3-D printing for wearable medical devices and biosensors;...

New Orleans Startup Advano Accepted Into YCombinator - Silicon Bayou News (press release) (blog)

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 03:00
New Orleans Startup Advano Accepted Into YCombinatorSilicon Bayou News (press release) (blog)Advano makes batteries better by making silicon nanomanufacturing affordable. The company has also hired six people and expanded to a 1,500 square foot office at the University of New Orleans. To date,...

Nanoscale honeycomb structures used in low-cost carbon monoxide sensor

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 03:00
Researchers have developed a highly sensitive, low-cost nanosensor that can quickly detect minute changes in carbon monoxide levels, with potential applications in environmental pollution monitoring.

A high-resolution transfer printing method for graphene inks

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 03:00
Researchers have demonstrated here a transfer printing method based on a hydrophobic mold suitable for high-resolution patterning of graphene inks.

Breathable, wearable nanomesh electronics on skin for long-term health monitoring

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 03:00
New nanomesh structure lets skin breathe, prevents inflammation.

Researchers develop fast, cheap method to make supercapacitor electrodes for electric cars, high-powered lasers

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 03:00
A team of engineers thinks they've come up with a process for manufacturing supercapacitor electrode materials that will meet stringent industrial and usage demands.

Nanomaterials strengthen 3D-printed parts

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 03:00
Scientists discovered a way to make 3-D printed parts stronger and immediately useful in real-world applications.

USDA announces $4.6 million for nanotechnology research

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 03:00
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) announced 13 grants totaling $4.6 million for research on the next generation of agricultural technologies and systems to meet the growing demand for food, fuel, and fiber.

Using graphene as transparent electrodes and alignment layers for liquid crystal devices

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 18:00
In conventional liquid crystal displays (LCD), the liquid crystal (LC) material is contained in conventional LC cells, where the polyimide layers are used to align the LC homogeneously in the cell, and the transmissive indium tin oxide (ITO) electrodes are used to apply the electric field to...

Flexible sensors

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 18:00
Flexible sensors hold great promise for various innovative applications in fields such as medicine, healthcare, environment, and biology. Over the past decade, the development of flexible and stretchable sensors for various functions has been accelerated by rapid advances in materials, processing...

Flexible and cost-effective fabrication of nature inspired structural colors

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 18:00
Scientists have successfully developed a new and cost-effective method for obtaining biomimetic structural colors with the ability to finely tune the completed structures.

Self-organizing graphene nanodots

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 07:00
The ultimate challenge of nanotechnology is to control the structure of matter with atomic precision. The better we are at shaping and structuring material on a small scale, the more powerful technology we can dream of. Unfortunately, the atomic scale is entirely out of range for conventional...

Nanofabrication: A slick route to smart surfaces

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 06:00
Controlled rupturing of thin films can make low-cost nanopatterned arrays for solar cells and biomolecular detection.

Graphene ribbons result in 100-fold increase in gold catalyst's performance

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 06:00
Bottom-up synthesis of tunable carbon nanoribbons provides a new route to enhance industrial, automotive reactions.

Graphene and terahertz waves could lead the way to future communication

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 06:00
By utilizing terahertz waves in electronics, future data traffic can get a big boost forward. So far, the terahertz (THz) frequency has not been optimally applied to data transmission, but by using graphene, researchers have come one step closer to a possible paradigm shift for the electronic...

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