September 2013 Blog Posts (114)


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Nanotechnológia a hétköznapokban - pályázat középiskolásoknak (in Hungarian)

Öt évvel ezelőtt hirdetett először középiskolásoknak szóló pályázatot a 2007-ben alapított NanoTudomány Nemzetközi Közössége (The International NanoScience Community - TINC). Az idei jubileumi kiírás célja feltérképezni, mennyire valósultak meg az akkori álmok, beépült-e a nanotechnológia a mindennapjainkba. A 6600 tagot számláló, főleg…

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The 2014 Industrial Technologies

The 2014 Industrial Technologies conference is organised in Athens, Greece on April 9-11th 2014. The event takes place during the Greek Presidency of the European Council, and follows on from the previous successful Industrial Technologies events in Brussels in 2010 and in Aarhus in 2012.

The main topics to be addressed during Industrial Technologies 2014 are:

  • European and global…
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Added by TINC on September 29, 2013 at 7:40pm — No Comments


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Theoretical PhD studies of nanoscale systems - University of Illinois at Chicago

Applications are invited for PhD studies in theoretical physical chemistry

focused on analytical and computational modeling of nanoscale systems with

chemical, physical, and biological origins. Most research projects are

done in close collaborations with top experimental groups. Typical

research projects: 1) molecular dynamics simulations of the self-assembly

of nanoparticles and structural analysis of the formed meta-materials; 2)

modeling of nanomedicines…

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PhD Studentship "A Structural Approach to Multifunctional Nanomaterials - Structural Colours" in Malaysia 2013-2016

Focusing on detailed understanding of basic underlying principles of nanostructures that lead to structural colours (as opposed to pigment colours) in biological systems and the subsequent development of a fast, cheap and simple production method for such colours. Samples: butterfly wings with amazingly colourful scales made from nanostructures, peacock feathers structural colours (photonic crystals), moth eyes with antireflective surfaces, diatoms (glass making algae) with…

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Added by TINC on September 29, 2013 at 7:21pm — No Comments


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Journal of Nano Research - Nanocrystals of Nitrides and Oxides

Nanocrystals of Nitrides and Oxides

 

Authors: Shinichi Kikkawa

 

Abstract: nocrystals are important to attain high performance in optical & magnetic materials such as phosphors, laser emitters and information recording media. They are also required in future devices that involve magnetoresistance, logic gates, magnetic resonance and metamaterials. Nanocrystals of oxides and…

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Added by TINC on September 28, 2013 at 10:00pm — No Comments


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mosquito prevention by nano carbon

 

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Added by Sabyasachi Sarkar on September 28, 2013 at 6:30am — No Comments


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Nano fertilizer!

 

Some one asked for nano fertilizer and this has some relevance:

 

http://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2012/nr/c2nr32408c/unauth#!divAbstract

Added by Sabyasachi Sarkar on September 28, 2013 at 6:12am — No Comments


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New research may revolutionize electronics with likely successor to silicon in computer chips

With support from the National Science Foundation (NSF), a team of Stanford University engineers has for the first time built a tiny computer with 178 transistors made from carbon nanotubes, a semiconductor material that may replace silicon in computer chips. This change could launch a new generation of electronic devices that are smaller, cheaper, faster and more energy-efficient than those of today. “This is greater than a promise,” said Mihail Roco, senior advisor for Nanotechnology at…

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Added by TINC on September 27, 2013 at 10:23pm — No Comments


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With carbon nanotubes, a path to flexible, low-cost sensors

Researchers at the Technische Universität München (TUM) are showing the way toward low-cost, industrial-scale manufacturing of a new family of electronic devices. A leading example is a gas sensor that could be integrated into food packaging to gauge freshness, or into compact wireless air-quality monitors. New types of solar cells and flexible transistors are also in the works, as well as pressure and temperature sensors that could be built into electronic skin for robotic or bionic…

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A first: Stanford engineers build computer using carbon nanotube technology

A team of Stanford engineers has built a basic computer using carbon nanotubes, a semiconductor material that has the potential to launch a new generation of electronic devices that run faster, while using less energy, than those made from silicon chips. This wafer contains tiny computers using carbon nanotubes, a material that could lead to smaller, more energy-efficient processors.   This unprecedented feat culminates years of efforts by scientists around the world to harness this…

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Added by TINC on September 27, 2013 at 10:21pm — No Comments


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The innovation society in the media

The German radio channel "Deutschlandfunk" interviewed Christoph Meili, CEO of the Innovation society, St. Gallen…
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Added by TINC on September 27, 2013 at 10:20pm — 1 Comment


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Nanotechnology students build low cost Atomic Force Microscope using LEGO

The world’s first low cost Atomic Force Microscope (AFM) has been developed in Beijing by a group of PhD students from University College London (UCL),…
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Added by TINC on September 27, 2013 at 10:18pm — No Comments


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NANO-ECOTOXICITY Project: Study on nanoparticles' impact on soil organisms

From the clothes and make-up we wear to the electronic devices we use every day, nanotechnology is becoming ubiquitous. But while industry has mastered…
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Added by TINC on September 27, 2013 at 10:17pm — No Comments


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Sol Voltaics uses nanotechnology to make solar energy 25 percent more efficient

Sol Voltaics has raised $9.4 million from the Umoe and others to make solar cells more efficient, the company announced today. The Lund, Sweden-based…
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Nanotechnology - The next big thing for insurers

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Dangers and potential of nanomaterials examined

After a decade of rapidly growing industrial use,…

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Added by TINC on September 27, 2013 at 9:57pm — No Comments


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PhD Position in Carbohydrate Chemistry at the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces

The “Synthetic Plant Carbohydrates” group offers a PhD-position in synthetic organic chemistry. We are part of the Department of Biomolecular Systems at the Max-Planck-Institute of Colloids and Interfaces located in Berlin-Dahlem. The department of Biomolecular Systems is a well-equipped research facility enabling multidisciplinary research collaborations in-house. The proposed project involves the synthesis of monosaccharide building blocks and their assembly into plant-related…

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Added by TINC on September 27, 2013 at 9:54pm — No Comments


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The 7th International Conference of the Africa Materials Research Society

The 7th International Conference of the Africa Materials Research Society will be held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, December 8-13, 2013.

The Conference will focus on broad materials research themes (noted below), including some of special interest to Africa. The Conference also will provide an opportunity for policy, education and networking dialogue, and help define challenges and…

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Added by Lesley Tobin on September 27, 2013 at 9:35pm — No Comments


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Nanofertilizer

Please provide the details about nanotechnology in fertilizer

Added by Rajeew on September 27, 2013 at 11:06am — 1 Comment


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Researchers devise means to combine scanning tunneling microscopy and infrared spectroscopy

A team of researchers at the University of California with members also from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Stanford University has succeeded in combining tunneling microscopy and infrared spectroscopy to gain a better understanding of how molecules behave when they stick to a surface. In their paper published in the journal Physical Review Letters, the team describes how they used a custom built laser to allow for performing infrared spectroscopy with scanning tunneling…

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Added by TINC on September 26, 2013 at 11:10pm — No Comments

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