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2013-10-02 13:51:47

Simulations help North and South Dakota researchers decide which technology would make a better solar collector, quantum dot or nanowire A trio of researchers at North Dakota State University, Fargo, and the University of South Dakota have turned to computer modeling to help decide which of two competing materials should get its day in the sun as the nanoscale energy-harvesting technology of future solar panels -- quantum dots or nanowires. Andrei Kryjevski and his colleagues, Dimitri...

Development Of Alternative Manufacturing Procedures For Graphene
2013-10-02 10:30:18

Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB) New production method broadens the perspectives for an improved use of the "magic material" - many different forms are possible Graphene, a crystal composed of only one layer of carbon atoms arranged in a regular hexagon, is regarded as a material which is believed to be capable of performing miracles, in particular in the fields of electronics, sensor technology and display technology, but also in metrology. Only four years after the first...

2013-09-30 23:39:23

New laboratories set to let customers try out customised nano-material production on 4SPIN device. (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 In early October, the Contipro holding will be opening a new showroom laboratory to demonstrate the options offered by 4SPIN, its newly marketed device for creating nanofibers and nanoparticles from a wide range of materials, including biopolymers, and for controlling the extent to which they are aligned. Many sectors, including medicine, will be able to put the...

2013-09-30 23:20:29

Daniel Sclar is the new CEO at NanoMaterials Ltd., a leading producer of anti-friction/ anti-wear nanoadditives and coatings. Daniel started his new role at the beginning of August, 2013. Yavne, Israel (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 NanoMaterials Ltd. has named Daniel Sclar, former VP Global Operations at Angioslide, as their new Chief Executive Officer. He officially began his duties on August 6th, 2013. Daniel began his professional career as an Industrial Engineering Officer, part of the...

2013-09-29 23:02:24

The global market for graphene products is expected to be worth nearly $195 million in 2018. BCC Research projects that this market will grow to $1.3 billion by 2023, and register a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 47.1%. Wellesley, MA (PRWEB) September 29, 2013 According to a new technical market research report, Graphene: Technologies, Applications and Markets from BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com), the global market for graphene products is expected to be worth...

Carbon Nanotube Computer Could One Day Replace Modern Computers
2013-09-26 04:50:46

redOrbit Staff & Stanford Reports - Your Universe Online Stanford engineers have built the world’s first carbon nanotube computer, validating the concept of carbon nanotubes as a potential replacement for the conventional silicon chips used in modern electronic devices. Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) are semiconductor material comprised of tens of thousands of tiny tube-like structures that can fit inside a human hair. The technology has the potential to launch a new generation of...

Scientists Recycle Plastic Bags Into Carbon Nanotubes
2013-09-25 19:23:15

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online One man's waste plastic bags could be a high-tech's nanomaterial, according to a new study published in the journal Carbon. Researchers at the University of Adelaide have developed a process for turning plastic bags like you get at the grocery store into "carbon nanotube membranes." This high-tech nanomaterial is a sophisticated and expensive material with a variety of potential applications, including filtration, sensing, energy...

2013-09-24 23:26:32

Transparency Market Research published new "Global Nanocomposites Market - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 - 2018" market research report to its report store. Browse the report with TOC, visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/nanocomposites-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 Transparency Market Research published new market report “Nanocomposites (Carbon Nanotubes, Polymer Metal Fiber, Nanofibers, Graphene,...


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  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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