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2011-11-01 14:53:54

Proteins caught 'in action' in intact cells using new electron microscopy technique Proteins are literally the movers and the shakers of the intracellular world. If DNA is the film director, then they are the actors. And much can be learned about cell function — and dysfunction — by watching proteins on the move. Until now, scientists have only been able to see this process indirectly. Now researchers at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn., have come up with a...

2011-09-20 12:58:49

Mainz method of electron microscopy in international demand / Structural analysis of zeolite published in Science A radical new way of making structures visible at the nano level has been developed at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU). This new method makes it possible to determine with precision the arrangement of atoms and molecules in a diverse range of materials from cement to pharmaceuticals. The procedure, which is still in its infancy, comes from the field of electron...

2011-08-16 23:11:25

Scientists can now look deeper into new materials to study their structure and behavior, thanks to work by an international group of researchers led by UC Davis and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and published Aug. 14 by the journal Nature Materials. The technique will enable more detailed study of new types of materials for use in electronics, energy production, chemistry and other applications. The technique, called angle-resolved photoemission, has been used since the 1970s to...

2011-08-01 14:32:23

A new source of very cold electrons will improve the quality and speed of nanoimaging for drug and materials development, to a trillionth of a second. The study published in Nature Physics today was carried out by researchers from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coherent X-ray Science (CXS), headquartered at the University of Melbourne. Associate Professor Robert Scholten from the University's School of Physics  and the CXS, said the new cold electron source offered potential advances...

2011-07-12 12:28:02

Berkeley Lab researchers observe structural transformations in single nanocrystals While a movie about giant robots that undergo structural transformations is breaking box office records this summer, a scientific study about structural transformations within single nanocrystals is breaking new ground for the design of novel materials that will serve next-generation energy storage batteries and solar energy harvesting devices. Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)'s Lawrence...

2011-07-11 06:01:00

MIGDAL HAEMEK, Israel, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Camtek Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: CAMT) ("Camtek" or the "Company"), announced today that a leading Semiconductor Manufacturer has selected Xact, Camtek's Advanced Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM) sample preparation solution, enabling material analysis and verification. The system was installed during the second quarter of 2011. Shrinking feature dimensions and advances in material complexity require a scale of...

2011-07-05 23:07:59

Graphene, discovered in 2004 at The University of Manchester by Professor Andre Geim and Professor Kostya Novoselov, is one of the world's most versatile materials, and is already being used in such varied applications as touch screens, transistors and aircraft wings. Researchers from the University are presenting the vast potential of the wonder material at the Royal Society's annual Summer Science Exhibition which opens today (5 July 2010). The display aims to tell the remarkable story of...

2011-06-30 00:00:27

A new multi-technique microscope integrates atomic force microscopy and advanced optical profilometry. The unique system combination provides an extremely wide range of metrology capabilities, unmatched by any other instrument. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) June 29, 2011 Nanoscience Instruments announces an integrated 3D optical microscope and atomic force microscope (AFM) system. The new system combines a compact Nanosurf LensAFM with an advanced Zeta Instruments optical profiler. This unique...

2011-06-10 05:30:00

DALLAS, Texas, June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The 'World Microscopy Market: Products, Applications and Forecasts (2010 -2015)' analyzes and studies the major market drivers, restraints, and opportunities in regions such as North America, Europe, Asia, & Rest of the world. Browse market data tables and in-depth TOC on World Microscopy Market: Products, Applications and Forecasts (2010 -2015) http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/world-microscopy-399.html Early buyers will...

2011-05-11 19:36:47

The software enables electron microscopes to extract more information about the composition of crystals A new software called QED (Quantitative Electron Diffraction), which has been licensed by Max Planck Innovation, has now been released by HREM Research Inc., a Japan based company, which is developing products and services in the field of High-Resolution Electron Microscopy. QED allows transmission electron microscopes to acquire novel kinds of data, opening up new possibilities in electron...


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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
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