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2014-06-03 08:23:15

SAN MARCOS, Texas, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantum Materials Corp. (OTCQB:QTMM) announced today that it has received its increased capacity equipment and is launching mass production of advanced materials several months ahead of schedule. As an emerging provider of quantum dots, nanoparticle materials and related platform technologies, Quantum Materials Corp.'s (QMC) production phase equipment is capable of producing 250 kilograms of quantum dots per annum....

2014-06-02 12:32:58

LMS to utilize Nanosys' proprietary QDEF(TM) technology for its new Quantum Light Accumulation System (QLAS(TM)) SAN DIEGO, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nanosys, Inc. today announced LMS Co., Ltd., as the second major supplier of optical films based on its proprietary Quantum Dot Enhancement Film (QDEF) light emitting technology. LMS, based in South Korea and one of the world's leading producers of optical films for displays, has been qualified by Nanosys to utilize QDEF technology...

2014-05-28 23:12:45

Park Systems, a leading manufacturer of atomic force microscopy (AFM) products, proudly introduces its next generation NX-PTR, a fully automated system for hard disk drive slider manufacturing. Newly developed in collaboration with leaders in the hard disk drive (HDD) production, Park’s NX-PTR increases production yield by 200% with an enhanced automation routine, faster scan rate and recipe automation. Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Park Systems, a leading manufacturer of atomic...

2014-05-28 16:24:45

BOSTON, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nanocellulose (NC) is a highly versatile material with unique properties that allow it to be used in numerous industrial applications. Growth in nanotechnology has been dramatic, with some nanomaterials seeing growth rates in excess of 30% annually. Derived most often from woodpulp, nanocellulose is unique among nanomaterials in that it is bio-based, renewable, biodegradable, non-toxic, and relatively inexpensive. A new study released today by RISI, the...

2014-05-26 13:03:57

Arizona State University Using molecules of DNA like an architectural scaffold, Arizona State University scientists, in collaboration with colleagues at the University of Michigan, have developed a 3-D artificial enzyme cascade that mimics an important biochemical pathway that could prove important for future biomedical and energy applications. The findings were published in the journal Nature Nanotechnology. Led by ASU Professor Hao Yan, the research team included ASU Biodesign...

2014-05-23 23:02:49

Particle Measuring Systems announces release of the world’s most sensitive liquid optical particle counter. Ultra DI-20 provides real-time continuous monitoring of yield impacting particles at or below International Technology Roadmap for Semiconductor (ITRS) critical particle sizes. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 Particle Measuring Systems announces the release of Ultra DI-20, its latest product for ultra-pure water quality assurance in Semiconductor and related industries....

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...

2014-05-22 10:47:01

The Institute for Genomic Biology When Associate Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Hyunjoon Kong, graduate student Cartney Smith, and colleagues set out to improve MR imaging (MRI), they turned current contrast agent technology on its head—or rather, they turned it inside out.  The new compound they designed in collaboration with Roger Adams Professor of Chemistry Steven C. Zimmerman is not only more effective, but also self-assembling. Kong is a member of the...

2014-05-21 11:59:58

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) When the English author Sir Francis Bacon wrote "The world's a bubble" in 1629, it's a safe bet he wasn't thinking about microfluidics. However, for a research team led by scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Bacon's words could not be truer. Since 2004, their world has revolved around the development of increasingly sophisticated microfluidic devices to produce liquid-filled "bubbles" called...

2014-05-20 23:06:48

According to a new report from BCC Research,the global market for advanced and nanoscale ceramic powders is expected to grow to $12.1 billion by 2018, with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.2%. The nanoceramic category is the fastest moving segment in this market, growing at a significant CAGR of 13.5%. (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its new report, ADVANCED CERAMICS AND NANOCERAMIC POWDERS, the global market for advanced and...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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