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New nanomaterial risk assessment project kicked off

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 07:00
The newly started H2020 GRACIOUS project will develop a highly innovative science-based framework that supports the assessment of risk posed by the ever increasing array of nanomaterials on the market and under development.

Smart new method to manufacture organic solar cells

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 07:00
Researchers have developed an improved method to manufacture these thin and flexible solar cells.

Mass production of new class of carbon nanotube semiconductors closer to reality

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 07:00
Chemists have found a way to simultaneously control the orientation and select the size of single-walled carbon nanotubes deposited on a surface.

Scalable two-dimensional materials advance future-gen electronics

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 07:00
Researchers have developed a multistep process to make single crystal atomically-thin films of tungsten diselenide across large-area sapphire substrates.

Ultra-thin graphene-based encapsulation for OLEDs

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 07:00
Researchers have reported on improved performance of graphene-based moisture barrier layers. By combining catalytic CVD and ALD they created in scalable fashion nanolaminates of few-layer graphene and aluminium oxid. Unlike previous reports, this new approach exploits the synergy between...

Accelerating the self-assembly of nanoscale patterns for next-generation materials

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 06:00
Using polymer blends, scientists rapidly generated highly ordered patterns that could be used in the fabrication of microelectronics, antireflective surfaces, magnetic data storage systems, and fluid-flow devices.

Gecko adhesion technology moves closer to industrial uses

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 06:00
Scientists are looking into how gecko adhesion technology could be applied in a high-precision industrial setting, such as in robot arms used in manufacturing computer chips.

Tailor-made nanomembranes offer a cleaner method for industrial separation

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 06:00
A superior membrane, with a higher pore density, is produced through synthesizing this polyacrylonitrile nanofiltration membrane using an ionic liquid solvent.

WHO guidelines on protecting workers from potential risks of manufactured nanomaterials

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 06:00
The World Health Organization proposes new guidelines to policy makers and professionals in the field of occupational health and safety with recommendations on how best to protect workers from the potential risks of manufactured nanomaterials.

Nano: a cleaner option?

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 06:00
Could nanotechnology tidy up the planet without leaving a dangerous residue of its own?It's likely that you've recently swirled nanotechnology down your sink. Antimicrobial silver nanoparticles, for example, are added to food containers, socks, and cleaning products such as floor polish. But...

Eco-friendly waterborne semiconductor inks using surfactant

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 22:00
Researchers have developed a technology to produce environmentally friendly water-borne semiconductor inks using surfactant. The result is expected to be applied to various electronic devices with a semiconductor surface control technique.