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Liquid metal nano printing set to revolutionize electronics

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 04:00
A new technique using liquid metals to create integrated circuits that are just atoms thick could lead to the next big advance for electronics.

Scalable 100% yield production of conductive graphene inks

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 04:00
The novel method uses ultrahigh shear forces in a microfluidisation process to exfoliate graphene flakes from graphite. The process converts 100% of the starting graphite material into usable flakes for conductive inks, avoiding the need for centrifugation and reducing the time taken to produce a...

Printable solar cells just got a little closer

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 01:00
New research removes a key barrier to large-scale manufacture of low-cost, printable perovskite solar cells.

Wearable health monitor based on household paper

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 00:00
Paper electronics - putting flexible electronic sensors and other circuits on regular paper - have the potential to cut the price of a wide range of medical tools, from point-of-care diagnostic tests to portable DNA detectors. In new work, researchers have now shown an integration strategy to...

Graphene from soybeans

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 00:00
A new production technology grows graphene film in ambient air with a natural precursor, making its production faster and simpler.

Graphene interface engineering for large area, high efficiency solar cells

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 00:00
Researchers are using graphene and related materials to engineer the interfaces between solar cell layers.

Learning how to fine-tune nanofabrication

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 00:00
A new computational method may improve the control of nanomaterial fabrication.

Nanofabricated devices detect ultrasound with light

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 22:00
A tiny, transparent device that can fit into a contact lens has a bright future, potentially helping a range of scientific endeavors from biomedicine to geology.

Graphene foam gets big and tough

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 22:00
Nanotube-reinforced material can be shaped, is highly conductive.

Nano Nugget featuring Paul Weiss

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 22:00
Date: Fri, 10/14/2016Paul Weiss, Editor-in-Chief of ACS Nano, discusses the exciting potential impacts of nanotechnology at the intersection of other fields. This video was produced by the American Chemical Society....

Nano Nugget featuring Chad Mirkin

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 22:00
Date: Fri, 10/14/2016Chad Mirkin, Director of the International Institute for Nanotechnology, discusses his research and some promising areas of nanotechnology. This video was produced by the American Chemical Society....

DNA Scaffold Self-Assembles Into Single-Electron Device

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 22:00
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The International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 15:00
The international Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory (INL) is an intergovernmental organization offering advanced comprehensive research facilities available to scientists and engineers from several disciplines and industries. The director of the INL, Dr. Lars Montelius, recently spoke at...

Directa Plus and Colmar launch Second Collection of Graphene-enhanced Sportswear

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 15:00
New Technologic G+ ski jacket selected as Gold Winner at ISPO Munich Directa Plus plc (AIM: DCTA) (“Directa Plus” or the “Company”), a producer and supplier of...

Engineers develop low-cost, flexible terahertz radiation source for fast, non-invasive screening

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 10:00
Novel invention presents promising applications in spectroscopy, safety surveillance, cancer diagnosis, imaging and communication.

‘Dialing-In’ Wet Processing Parameters for MEMS, Nano Manufacturing and R&D

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 09:00
ArticleTechnology companies experience benefits from using wet processing equipment designed to handle a variety of application parameters.Contributed Author: Louise Bertagnolli, president of JST Manufacturing Topics: Nanotechnology

Nanoscribe 3D Prints Micro-Optics at the Nanoscale -

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 09:00
3DPrint.comNanoscribe 3D Prints Micro-Optics at the Nanoscale3DPrint.comNanoscale fabrication (nanofabrication) is a series of technologies being developed to make structures and even machines ranging in size from about one to a hundred nanometers. Nanoprinting usually refers to 3D printing...

European nanotechnology project to design less toxic photovoltaic materials (w/video)

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 09:00
Project Sunflower's objective has been the development of organic photovoltaic materials less toxic and viable for industrial production.

Wearable, low-cost nanowire sensor to measure skin hydration

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 09:00
Researchers have developed a wearable, wireless sensor that can monitor a person's skin hydration for use in applications that need to detect dehydration before it poses a health problem.

Water-based and biocompatible 2D inks for printed electronics

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 09:00
Researchers have developed a method of producing water-based and inkjet printable 2D material inks, which could bring 2D crystal heterostructures from the lab into real-world products.