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2014-01-29 23:22:25

“NanoMaterials Ltd.” has published its yearly "2013 Test Compilation Report” for one of its leading products, the GH-X Extreme Pressure (EP) Anti-Wear (AW) / Anti-Friction (AF) Paste Additive for Greases. These results position GH-X as one of the world’s top Grease additive for Extreme Pressure conditions. (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 "NanoMaterials Ltd.," the innovative nanotechnology company, and a wholly owned subsidiary of the American company “Nanotech Industrial...

2014-01-29 08:36:45

World's largest lithium-ion battery maker invests in graphene manufacturer LANSING, Mich., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- XG Sciences, Inc. (XGS) announced today it has closed on a strategic investment led by Samsung Ventures Investment Corporation (Samsung Ventures). Philip Rose, XG Sciences CEO, said the investment will be used to fund additional research and development of the company's advanced materials. The terms of the investment were not disclosed. (Photo:...

2014-01-28 08:23:43

Using carbon nanotubes, Arovex HT is a highly toughened prepreg that improves the durability of carbon fiber products COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zyvex Technologies is introducing a second-generation nanocomposite highly toughened with carbon nanotubes called Arovex® HT. Building on the broad mechanical property advantages of the first generation of nanocomposites developed by Zyvex, Arovex HT was designed for customers of any industry with products that can't...

2014-01-27 23:03:23

Research published in OSA’s Biomedical Optics Express describes process for safely inserting silk-covered nanodiamonds into cells. Washington (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 Silk and diamonds aren't just for ties and jewelry anymore. They're ingredients for a new kind of tiny glowing particle that could provide doctors and researchers with a novel technique for biological imaging and drug delivery. The new particles, just tens of nanometers across, are made of diamond and covered in...

Silk And Diamonds Makes New Imaging And Drug Delivery Tool
2014-01-27 13:02:06

The Optical Society Silk and diamonds aren't just for ties and jewelry anymore. They're ingredients for a new kind of tiny glowing particle that could provide doctors and researchers with a novel technique for biological imaging and drug delivery. The new particles, just tens of nanometers across, are made of diamond and covered in silk. They can be injected into living cells, and because they glow when illuminated with certain kinds of light, biologists can use them to peer inside...

New Quantum Dots Bring New Era Of Electronics Operating On Single-atom Level
2014-01-27 11:14:03

Faculty of Physics University of Warsaw New types of solotronic structures, including the world's first quantum dots containing single cobalt ions, have been created and studied at the Faculty of Physics at the University of Warsaw. The materials and elements used to form these structures allow us forecast new trends in solotronics – a field of experimental electronics and spintronics of the future, based on operations occurring on a single-atom level. Electronic systems operating on...

2014-01-23 23:23:29

MarketReportsOnline.com offers "Graphene in Electronics and Energy: The Global Market to 2020" industry report that says companies such as IBM and Samsung are pursuing applications for graphene in electronics and optics. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 The current overall graphene market is estimated to be between US$13-$15 million. However this will grow significantly in the next 10 years and is likely to be larger than projected figures from a number of market...

Carbon Nanotubes Used To Cool Microprocessors
2014-01-23 15:18:02

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Technique From Berkeley Lab’s Molecular Foundry Could Also Work with Graphene “Cool it!” That’s a prime directive for microprocessor chips and a promising new solution to meeting this imperative is in the offing. Researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have developed a “process friendly” technique that would enable the cooling of microprocessor chips through carbon...

2014-01-22 23:23:43

Contipro Biotech will present new emitters for composite nano-materials production at nanotech 2014 in Tokyo. (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 4SPIN device is to roll out new jets for the production of composite nanomaterials and core-shell nanofibres in Tokyo. These jets can be used to prepare nanomaterial samples composed of nanofibres of several different substances, or even to create nanofibres using different materials for the interior and the case of the fibre. “Composite materials have a...

Electronic Whiskers Could Help Robots Feel Their Surroundings
2014-01-22 05:03:39

[ Watch the Video: Cats Inspire Nanotechnology Whiskers For Robotics ] April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Nanotechnology has brought us many advances such as electronic skin (e-skin) and electronic eye implants (e-eyes), and now, a research team from Berkeley Lab and the University of California Berkeley is on the verge of creating electronic whiskers. The study, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, describes the tactile sensors the team...


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