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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...

2014-05-22 23:05:02

According to a new report from BCC Research, the global market for nanocomposites is expected to grow to $4.2 billion by 2019, with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 24%. The nanocomposite category is projected to claim the lion's share of the overall market. Wellesley, MA (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its new report, Global Markets for Nanocomposites, Nanoparticles, Nanoclays, and Nanotubes, the global market for...

2014-05-15 23:09:24

Chinese researchers say the synthetic molecules used to make electronics and optics can behave like asbestos in the lungs of rats, raising their chances of developing mesothelioma. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 The cancer typically associated with asbestos exposure may also eventually be found to be caused by synthetic particles called multi-walled carbon nanotubes. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted an article on some disturbing new research. Click here to read it. Scientists at...

2014-05-15 12:29:13

LONDON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Graphene: Technologies, Applications and Marketshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/materials/graphene_technologies_applications_markets.htmlINTRODUCTIONIn October 2010, two University of Manchester (U.K.) scientists, Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov, were awarded the 2010 Nobel Prize in physics for their research on graphene. Graphene is a sheet of carbon one atom thick yet...

2014-05-15 12:21:44

With its 750m2 facility now fully up-and-running, Fulcrum SP Materials can now coat 100-meter carbon-fibre, glass-fibre and aramid rolls REHOVOT, Israel, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fulcrum SP Materials Ltd., a world leader in innovative nanotechnology for enhanced composite materials, today announced that its 750 square meter pilot production facility is now fully operational. Applying its technology via standard textile dyeing machines, Fulcrum can now coat 100-meter...

2014-05-14 08:25:26

LONDON, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Introducing TUBALL(R) OCSiAl: carbon nanotube modifier that enhances a broad range of materials' performance OCSiAl [http://www.ocsial.com ], an international technology firm headquartered in Luxembourg with manufacturing operations in Novosibirsk, Russia, today unveiled a breakthrough technology for the production of single wall carbon nanotubes ('SWCNTs'), which enables large-scale, commercial production of SWCNT for the first...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
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This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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