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Sony shows a 13.3" Organic-TFT bendable E Ink prototype

Sony is showing a new OTFT driven E Ink prototype. The 13.3" panel offers 1200x1600 (150ppi) resolution, 10:1 contrast ratio, 16 shades of gray and can be bent to a curvature radius of at least 5mm. Indeed had a cool demo showing how the panel bends. This panel is monochrome (they also had a color 13.3" flexible e-paper prototype on show):…


Added by TINC on May 23, 2011 at 8:41pm — No Comments

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Russian scientists are studying light sources

For many experiments, it is important to know the exact wavelength of the source of light. Unfortunately, wavelengths of lasers or light-emitting diodes are subject to change depending on the environment factors such as ambient temperature. Those changes that can be as significant as a fraction of a nanometer are important for exploring the structural positions of ions in metals. Today, equipment is calibrated using emission spectrum analysis (spectrophotometric method) but this is a…


Added by Natalia on May 23, 2011 at 5:37am — No Comments

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ACS Nano - Most Read Articles from Q1 2011

Top 10 Most Read ACS Nano Articles from Q1…


Added by TINC on May 18, 2011 at 11:13pm — No Comments

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Latest Issue of Nano Digest

Nice issue on understanding education and career prospects in Nanotechnology...

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Added by Jayadev on May 18, 2011 at 10:38am — 2 Comments

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nano to market? overcome barriers - NanoCom EC project material


The NanoCom coordinated action is funded by the European Commission under the FP7 NMP Programme and brings together a strong consortium of sixteen partners from industry and academia with expertise in…


Added by Andrea Elisabeth Reinhardt on May 18, 2011 at 8:58am — No Comments

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Russian researchers have studied elastic properties of graphene

As of today, graphene, the thinnest one-atom-thick layer of carbon, is one of the most amazing materials. Measurements made in 2008 by researchers at Columbia University, proved that graphene was also the strongest and most elastic material among all known ones. However, the obtained data related to “ideal” graphene, which contains very few admixtures, its crystal structure being homogeneous. Apparently, defects in its structure should…


Added by Natalia on May 16, 2011 at 5:43am — 1 Comment

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Russian researchers forecast nanoparticles dimensions

Enormous free surface area, unique magnetic and optical properties of nanoparticles provide great opportunities for their application. One of the easiest and most efficient methods for getting nanoparticles is mechanical milling of larger-particle powders. Solving specific process tasks often requires nanoparticles of fixed composition and dimensions, but the existing models of obtaining them are rather experimental data integration and can hardly help in selecting powder processing…


Added by Natalia on May 10, 2011 at 7:27am — No Comments

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Tomsk Regional Center for Collective Usage (TRCCU): researches and staff education for nanoscale industry

Tomsk State University is a research-type university and a leading innovation center for science and education, which meets contemporary labor market requirements and is integrated into high-tech sectors of economy and service industry.



Added by Natalia on May 2, 2011 at 1:21pm — No Comments

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nano researchers getting support to have their results be faster introduced to the market

ProNano - A Supporting Action funded by the European Commission DG RTD – FP7:

Barriers for researchers trying to bring their nanotechnological innovations to the market

Many research results within the nanotechnological field could benefit society. However, researchers are facing barriers when trying to bring their innovations to the market. (Apr’11)

Researchers who need help with bringing their innovations to the market can get assistance from established… Continue

Added by Andrea Elisabeth Reinhardt on April 28, 2011 at 2:09pm — No Comments

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How to get Russian science moving

The first Russian research centre was established based on the “Kurchatov Institute” National Research Centre. It also includes the B. P. Konstantinov Petersburg Nuclear Physics Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences (Gatchina); the Institute for High Energy Physics (Protvono); and the Institute for Theoretical and Experimental Physics (Moscow). Today, this structure embraces about 10.000 people. Mikhail Kovalchuk, director of the newly-established entity, spoke on the opportunities open for…


Added by Natalia on April 25, 2011 at 6:59am — No Comments

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Sandwich microchip: What is covered within

Imagine a small notebook about ten pages thick. Each page is filled with some symbols. Is it possible to read the text in each page without actually opening the notebook? Yes, it is, says Eduard Rau, leading scientific associate at the joint Microscopy and Electronic Microtomography laboratory of the Physics Department, Moscow State University. Professor Rau led the development of an original method of noncontact nondestructive sample test. But in this case, however, the researchers…


Added by Natalia on April 18, 2011 at 8:15am — No Comments

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A fiber-optic sensor has been produced in Novosibirsk

Researchers at the Institute of Automation and Electrometry (Siberian Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences)   and the Institute of Organic Chemistry (Siberian Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences) have for the first time designed a chemical sensor based on optical fiber, which selectively reacts to butylamine presence. The research has been sponsored by the…


Added by Natalia on April 4, 2011 at 6:13am — 1 Comment

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Russian researchers to study the silicon particles effect on cells

Nanostructured silicon surfaces and silicon nanoparticles slow down the division of stem and cancer cells, and the combination of nanoparticles and ultrasound kill the cells. The research has been conducted at the Physics department of Moscow State University, the Institute of Theoretical and Experimental Biophysics, Russian Academy of Sciences, the I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State…


Added by Natalia on March 28, 2011 at 6:43am — 1 Comment

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The structure of growing nanocrystals is possible to manage

Vertical nanocrystal whiskers or nanowiskers are one-dimensional crystals that look like rods or threads several nanometers in diameter. The rods are often cultivated using the elements of the third and fifth groups of the periodic table. The most common nanocrystals of the third and firth groups are gallium arsenide and indium phosphide. These semiconducting materials present competition to silicon in the electronics field as diodes and transistors built using them are faster in operation.…


Added by Natalia on March 21, 2011 at 8:44am — 2 Comments

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Russian researchers suggest precipitating nickel on carbonic nanotubes

Nickel nanoparticles are used as a catalyst to produce various substances — for example, synthetic hydrocarbons. Broad use of this inexpensive catalytic metal is limited by the fact that researchers have no effective method of generating nanoparticles of similar structure and of closely varied sizes.

Experts at the Nanotechnologies and Nanomaterials Research Centre at Tambov Derzhavin State University have…


Added by Natalia on March 14, 2011 at 5:51am — 2 Comments

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Added by Andrea Elisabeth Reinhardt on March 8, 2011 at 11:17am — No Comments

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Laser hyperthermia to fight against tumors

Laser waves focused on the tumor area can damage cancer cells and blood vessels feeding them. The process becomes more efficient if nanoparticles are preliminary introduced into the tumor. At the conference “Nanotechnologies in Oncology in 2010”, Russian oncologists explained how laser irradiation is absorbed by nanoparticles, what particular nanoparticles should be used and…


Added by Natalia on February 24, 2011 at 6:47am — No Comments

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Nanostructures based on precious stones

Researchers at the Ioffe Technical Physical Institutehave developed a new method of synthesising composite materials from synthetic opal and vanadium oxides. Such materials have unusual optical properties. Previously, they were generated by depositing vanadium oxides (V2O5 and VO2) from a solution, but in their latest work the researchers demonstrated the greater effectiveness of…


Added by Natalia on February 21, 2011 at 5:58am — No Comments

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Nano Letters Sample Issue

Complimentary Access to the 2011 Nano Letters Sample Issue

ACS Publications invites you to explore the 2011 sample issue of Nano Letters available online free until the end of the year.…


Added by TINC on January 27, 2011 at 9:46pm — No Comments

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