January 2011 Blog Posts (62)

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Scanning Tunneling Microscopy of Ultrathin Zirconia (Austria)

PhD and Postdoc position

In our new SFB (collaborative research programme) on Functional Oxide

Surfaces and Interfaces we will study properties of and processes on

oxide surfaces with relevance to technological applications. The focus

of this position will be on zirconia (ZrO2) surfaces. The work will

start with growth of ultrathin zirconia films by oxidation of a

zirconium alloy or zirconium deposited on a more inert metal.

The zirconia films will be… Continue

Added by TINC on January 13, 2011 at 6:48pm — No Comments

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The Truth About Nanoindentation Specifications

The competitive field of Nanoindentation measurement is commonly decided upon depth and load specifications. Competing Nanoindentation instruments list resolution capabilities from the Pico to the Micro ranges. Unfortunately, these specifications are sometimes intentionally misleading. When Depth Resolution is specified in the Pico range, it suggests that depth is controlled and measured at a hundredth of an Angstrom. Keeping in mind that an atom is between 62… Continue

Added by NANOVEA on January 12, 2011 at 12:21am — No Comments

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Nanotechnology jobs from NANOTECHWEB.ORG NEWSWIRE

Jobs from Tyndall Institute


Optoelectronics Development Engineer and Drawing and Design Officer -

Dortmund, Germany


Academic position in Experimental Physics - Leuven,… Continue

Added by TINC on January 11, 2011 at 9:09am — No Comments

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Postdoctoral position (Dresden)

At the TU Dresden, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Institute for Materials Science, chair of Materials Science and Nanotechnology, is offering a

Postdoctoral position (TV-L)

The position is funded for a period of two years, with possibility of extension. The period of employment is governed by the Fixed Term Research Contracts Act (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz - WissZeitVG).

The position is supported by the European Union through the…


Added by TINC on January 11, 2011 at 9:07am — No Comments

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Agro-environmental fate of nanoparticles and effects on soil microbes and crops


Agroscope Reckenholz-Tänikon ART carries out research for environmentally compatible and economically competitive farming. We combine ecology, economics and agricultural engineering in a holistic approach and create scientific knowledge and decision-making tools for agriculture, government authorities and society. Within the National Research Programme "Opportunities and Risks of Nanomaterials" (NRP64), ART and the Federal Office for Agriculture conduct the project “Effects of… Continue

Added by TINC on January 11, 2011 at 9:02am — No Comments

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Free Online Event: Nanoscience Research Highlights - Asia (East)

Join us on Thursday 20th January, 2011 at 0.745 (GMT) for a free webinar on 'Nanotechnology Research Highlights Asia (East)'. Organised by The Chinese Society for Micro and Nano Technology (CSMNT), this online workshop will showcase the latest developments in the region and will offer a unique platform for nanoscientists and researchers to meet and listen to presentations given by our expert speakers from China, Malaysia and Thailand. Discussion sessions will provide opportunities for… Continue

Added by TINC on January 9, 2011 at 9:15am — No Comments

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TINC in 2010 - Google Analytics data published for www.nanopaprika.eu

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Added by TINC on January 7, 2011 at 12:45am — No Comments

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FOCUS ON MICROSCOPY 2011 - Konstanz, Germany, April 17-20, 2011

24th International Conference on 3D Image Processing in Microscopy

23rd International Conference on Confocal Microscopy

Dear Colleagues,

January 17, 2011, the deadline for abstract submission for the Konstanz FOM2011 conference, is nearing. Please submit your abstract by this date.

Abstracts for oral and poster presentations can now be submitted preferably through the conference website:… Continue

Added by TINC on January 6, 2011 at 11:32pm — No Comments

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NANO is an in many cases even in technical literature incorrectly used term. The Technical Committee 229 of ISO is deserving thanks for an exact definition with respect to particle size measurement in August 2008. (ISO/TS27687).

According to this definition only NANO-objects should be called NANO-particles if its three coordinate dimensions are all within the NANO-range of about 1 nm to 100 nm.

Regrettably even today many… Continue

Added by Wolfgang Laemmle on January 6, 2011 at 10:43am — No Comments

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US National Nanotechnology Initiative draft EHS Strategy

There are only two days left to comment on the current draft US National Nanotechnology Initiative Environmental, Health and Safety strategy (the comment period closes January 6) – so time to read the draft, log in to the portal and add your comments.

Read more:…


Added by TINC on January 5, 2011 at 10:46pm — No Comments

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OSA's 5-Day PV Design & Installation Course (Jan 31 - Feb 4)

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A division of Solar Academy International (SAI), Ontario Solar Academy offers training courses based on NABCEP learning objectives to quickly advance expertise in Solar PV (Photovoltaic) design and installation.

More information: http://www.nanopaprika.eu/events/osas-5day-pv-design

Added by TINC on January 4, 2011 at 11:32pm — No Comments

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IEEE Nano2011, Portland, Oregon, USA

IEEE NANO is the flagship conference in nanotechnology, where practitioners will learn about the latest advances in many fields spanning electronic materials, photonics, biological and medical devices, alternative energy, environmental protection, and multiple areas of current and future electrical…


Added by TINC on January 3, 2011 at 11:24pm — No Comments

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Sony sees rollable large-screen OLED TVs in the future

Sony published an interesting interview with their display unit team about rollable OLED displays. Back in May (during SID 2010) Sony unveiled a new 4.1" rollable OLED display. In the interview, Dr. Kazumasa Nomoto reveals that Sony's end target is a rollable large-screen OLED TV: "The time will come when the very idea that an enormous black box (TV)was ever placed in rooms will seem strange.".

Sony also discusses the three new technologies that were developed just for this display:… Continue

Added by TINC on January 3, 2011 at 7:59am — No Comments

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Genders at Nanopaprika

Added by TINC on January 2, 2011 at 7:46pm — No Comments

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Members world map: 50% India, 15 % Europe,...

Added by TINC on January 2, 2011 at 7:35pm — 2 Comments

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Message from a new member of TINC

Dear Editor,

Many thanks for making me a member of The International NanoScience Community.

I am most grateful and proud to be a member of your leading community.

I look forward to my active participation in TINC and interact with the most knowledgeable people & research scholars, to share my ideas & enhance my knowledge in Nano Science and Nano Technology.

I take this opportunity to wish all the members a Very Happy, Healthy & Most Successful New… Continue

Added by TINC on January 2, 2011 at 10:43am — No Comments

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Added by Judit Varga on January 2, 2011 at 3:57am — 1 Comment

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