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2013-05-30 23:20:02

The global molecular, atomic and nanoscale imaging market is expected to grow from nearly $3.1 billion in 2011 to $4.4 billion by 2017 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.8% from 2012 to 2017. The increasing aging population and life expectancy, the increasing incidence of chronic diseases, and technological advancements are driving the medical imaging market. Wellesley, MA (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 The global molecular, atomic and nanoscale imaging market is expected to grow from...

2013-05-14 08:22:32

SAN MARCOS, Texas, May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantum Materials Corporation (OTCQB:QTMM) has chosen to relocate its tetrapod quantum dot laboratories to San Marcos, Texas to take advantage of facilities at STAR Park (Science, Technology and Academic Research Park). STAR Park is a non-profit incubator with roots from nearby Texas State University, the fifth largest university in Texas and one of eight Texas Emerging Research Universities. The City of San Marcos, considered within the...

2013-05-13 12:47:50

Quantum dots are tiny nanocrystals with extraordinary optical and electrical properties with possible uses in dye production, bioimaging, and solar energy production. Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have developed a way to introduce precisely four copper ions into each and every quantum dot. The introduction of these "guest" ions, called doping, opens up possibilities for fine-tuning the optical properties of the quantum dots and producing spectacular colors. "When...

2013-05-09 11:34:06

The latest research from a Kansas State University chemical engineer may help improve humidity and pressure sensors, particularly those used in outer space. Vikas Berry, William H. Honstead professor of chemical engineering, and his research team are using graphene quantum dots to improve sensing devices in a twofold project. The first part involves producing the graphene quantum dots, which are ultrasmall pieces of graphene. Graphene is a single-atom thick sheet of carbon atoms and has...

Quantum Internet Prototype In Use At Los Alamos
2013-05-07 15:49:02

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As concerns over cyber security grow with each newly publicized attack, computer scientists have been pursuing quantum technology as a silver bullet against would-be hackers. According to a groundbreaking announcement, scientists at Los Alamos National Labs in New Mexico have been utilizing a small-scale “quantum internet” for the past two years. Quantum cryptography is possible because of the phenomenon known as quantum...

Quantum Internet With Combined Optical And Electrical Technique
2013-05-01 14:54:34

University of New South Wales An Australian team led by researchers at the University of New South Wales has achieved a breakthrough in quantum science that brings the prospect of a network of ultra-powerful quantum computers - connected via a quantum internet —closer to reality. The team is the first in the world to have detected the spin, or quantum state, of a single atom using a combined optical and electrical approach. The study is a collaboration between researchers from...

2013-04-26 12:31:32

DUBLIN, April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "The Global Market for Quantum Dots 2013" report to their offering.      (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Quantum dots are fluorescent nanoparticles of semiconducting material. The color of light that they emit varies with the size of the dot, shifting toward the blue end of the spectrum, as they get smaller. Main applications for quantum dots are LED...

2013-04-22 20:21:15

KINGSTON, Okla., April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantum Materials Corporation (OTCQB: QTMM) has chosen the greater Austin area in Texas to relocate headquarters and to establish the company's R&D labs. After considering attractive proposals from Texas, North Carolina and Florida, Quantum Materials Corp. (QMC) has decided that Austin's "Silicon Hills" offers superior business advantages to emerging companies in both the nanotech and biotech fields. (Logo:...

2013-04-17 08:36:17

ALBANY, New York, April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- New Report Added in ResearchMoz Reports DatabaseQuantum Dot and Quantum Dot Display (QLED): Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, Nanotechnology, 2013 to 2019 ResearchMoz announces that it has published a new study Quantum Dot and Quantum Dot Display (QLED): Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, Nanotechnology, 2013 to 2019...

Major Step Towards Quantum 'Internet' Signaled By Laser-like Photons
2013-03-19 13:30:09

University of Cambridge The realization of quantum networks is one of the major challenges of modern physics. Now, new research shows how high-quality photons can be generated from 'solid-state' chips, bringing us closer to the quantum 'internet'. The number of transistors on a microprocessor continues to double every two years, amazingly holding firm to a prediction by Intel co-founder Gordon Moore almost 50 years ago. If this is to continue, conceptual and technical advances...