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Nanotechnology

Small but effective – purposefully employed nanostructures can lend new, unique properties to materials. Because nano-innovations can lead to product enhancements or even new products in a wide range of industries, research and development in nanotechnology has been supported with several thousand million euros of public funding in the EU over the past ten years.

Products Nanotechnology

XPS System with Integrated Techniques-Nexsa XPS System

The Nexsa XPS System offers fully automated multi-technique analysis along with high throughput without sacrificing research grade results more

News Nanotechnology

  • Paper-based supercapacitor uses metal nanoparticles to boost energy density

    Using a simple layer-by-layer coating technique, researchers from the U.S. and Korea have developed a paper-based flexible supercapacitor that could be used to help power wearable devices. The device uses metallic nanoparticles to coat cellulose fibers in the paper, creating supercapacitor electrode more

  • New test opens path for better 2-D catalysts

    Rice University researchers have taken a deep look into atom-thick catalysts that produce hydrogen to see precisely where it's coming from. Their findings could accelerate the development of 2-D materials for energy applications, such as fuel cells. The Rice lab of materials scientist Jun Lou, with more

  • Tungsten offers nano-interconnects a path of least resistance

    As microchips become ever smaller and therefore faster, the shrinking size of their copper interconnects leads to increased electrical resistivity at the nanoscale. Finding a solution to this impending technical bottleneck is a major problem for the semiconductor industry. One promising possibility more

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Videos Nanotechnology

Researchers create a tiny laser using nanoparticles - Aalto University Research

Researchers at Aalto University, Finland, are the first to develop a plasmonic nanolaser that operates at visible light frequencies and uses so-called dark lattice modes. more

Carbon nanotube transistors outperform silicon for first time ever

In a world first, a team of University of Wisconsin-Madison materials engineers have created carbon nanotube transistors that outperform state-of-the-art silicon transistors.A big milestone for nanotechnology, this breakthrough could enable longer battery life, faster wireless communication and ... more

Antifogging Short

Split-screen video captures water droplets condensing on the cylindrical nanotexture (left) and nanocone texture (right) for 30 seconds. Neighboring droplets on the nanocone texture combine and spontaneously jump off, but those on the nanocylinder texture become stuck. Credit: David Quéré, ESPCI ... more

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Infographics Nanotechnology

Nanotechnology Day & Everyday Uses of Nanotechnology

October 9 is National Nanotechnology Day in the US, as it’s 10/9 in the American date format (and one nanometre is 10–9 metres). This month’s edition of Periodic Graphics in C&EN takes a look at a selection of the nanotechnology that’s already made its way into our everyday lives. more

Events Nanotechnology

Fair/Exhibition
13-12 – 15-12
2017
Tokyo, JP

Semicon Japan 2017

The Semicon Japan in Tokyo is an international trade fair for the semiconductor industry, which has developed since its inception in 1977 as one of the largest fairs of its kind worldwide. Nationally and internationally renowned exhibitors provide an overview of the latest trends and the latest prod

Fair/Exhibition
25-09 – 28-09
2018
Besançon, FR

Micronora 2018

This very specialized trade fair brings together the entire microtechnology sector and proposes a very broad multi-technological offer ranging from R&D to subcontracting and production technologies. All trades are represented Additive manufacturing / Assembly, Micro-assembly / Automation, Robotics /

Webinar
On-Demand

Nanotechnology - dispersion and other issues

This presentation will discuss some of the difficulties in producing nanomaterials, i.e. materials that have at least one dimension less 100nm

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Market studies Nanotechnology

  • Russia Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Report Q1 2011

    BMI has scaled down some of its expectations for full-year 2010 market growth, but retains its essentiallybullish forecast of a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 14.46% between 2009 and 2014. Thistrails the 20% plus growth rates seen before 2009, the combination of growth from a higher more

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Nanotechnology

Nanotechnology known as fullerene s. Members of the fullerene family are a major subject of research falling under the nanotechnology umbrella. Nanotechnology refers broadly to a field of applied science and technology whose unifying theme is ... more

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