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Boron 'Buckyball' Discovered By Researchers
2014-07-14 03:29:25

By Kevin Stacey, Brown University The discovery 30 years ago of soccer-ball-shaped carbon molecules called buckyballs helped to spur an explosion of nanotechnology research. Now, there appears to be a new ball on the pitch. Researchers from Brown University, Shanxi University and Tsinghua University in China have shown that a cluster of 40 boron atoms forms a hollow molecular cage similar to a carbon buckyball. It's the first experimental evidence that a boron cage...

2014-07-14 12:31:01

World's largest manufacturer of single wall carbon nanotubes introduces dealership program for TUBALL worldwide. PALO ALTO, Calif., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TUBALL - a brand name for world's cheapest single wall carbon nanotubes - was presented two months ago in London. TUBALL opens the gateway to technological breakthroughs in many industries which for the long time lacked a ready-to-use solution of low-cost SWCNT supplied in sustainable quantities. TUBALL will have a special...

2014-07-10 00:22:00

Scientists and engineers to push limits of silicon technology to 7 nanometers and below and create post-silicon future ARMONK, N.Y., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced it is investing $3 billion over the next 5 years in two broad research and early stage development programs to push the limits of chip technology needed to meet the emerging demands of cloud computing and Big Data systems. These investments will push IBM's semiconductor innovations from...

research outlines the story of soot
2014-07-02 03:36:39

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Lab (Berkeley Lab) and the University of Hawaii have uncovered the first step in the process that transforms gas-phase molecules into solid particles like soot and other carbon-based compounds. The finding could help combustion chemists make more-efficient, less-polluting fuels and help materials scientists fine-tune their carbon nanotubes and graphene sheets for faster, smaller...

2014-07-02 08:22:51

SAN FRANCISCO, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Linde Electronics and Specialty Gases, a business area of Linde Gas North America LLC, will be exhibiting at SEMICON West tradeshow in San Francisco July 8-10. Its focus will be on how Linde enables smarter electronics manufacturing through innovative gases and chemicals technology, as well as through investment in gases, engineering and strategic partnerships. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130530/NY23246LOGO-b Linde Gas North America LLC...

2014-06-19 09:51:28

USC Viterbi When it comes to electronics, silicon will now have to share the spotlight. In a paper recently published in Nature Communications, researchers from the USC Viterbi School of Engineering describe how they have overcome a major issue in carbon nanotube technology by developing a flexible, energy-efficient hybrid circuit combining carbon nanotube thin film transistors with other thin film transistors. This hybrid could take the place of silicon as the traditional transistor...

2014-06-16 16:21:36

Acquisition will bring unprecedented scale and technology to the consumer products market NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OCSiAl, the leading technology manufacturer for the mass industrial production of graphene tubes, announced today at a press conference at the TechConnect World Innovation Conference that it has acquired Zyvex Technologies, making the combined venture the largest nanotechnology company in the world. The unprecedented partnership between...

Charging Portable Electronics in 10 Minutes
2014-06-12 03:33:28

Sean Nealon - University of California, Riverside Researchers at the University of California, Riverside Bourns College of Engineering have developed a three-dimensional, silicon-decorated, cone-shaped carbon-nanotube cluster architecture for lithium ion battery anodes that could enable charging of portable electronics in 10 minutes, instead of hours. Lithium ion batteries are the rechargeable battery of choice for portable electronic devices and electric vehicles. But, they present...

2014-06-07 23:00:46

The Graphene Electronics market is divided into three major segments viz; CVD (Chemical vapor Deposition), graphite ore and other (synthesis on SiC, Scotch tape method, From CO2and so on) methods. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/graphene-electronics-market-1121.html (PRWEB) June 07, 2014 According to a market research report "Graphene Electronics Market: Materials (PV, Electronics); Devices (Supercapacitors, Transistors, Spintronics, Sensors, ICs and Chips, Lenses);...

2014-06-06 11:30:35

Rice University Rice, MD Anderson scientists refine technique for attacking hard-to-reach tumors Short, customized carbon nanotubes have the potential to deliver drugs to pancreatic cancer cells and destroy them from within, according to researchers at Rice University and the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Pristine nanotubes produced through a new process developed at Rice can be modified to carry drugs to tumors through gaps in blood-vessel walls that larger...


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