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Multi-cantilever MEMS technology basis of Panorama Synergy, UWA partnership

Oct 14, 2011 Panorama Synergy has formed an exclusive worldwide licensing agreement with the University of Western Australia for optical technologies related to highly se...

Transistor uses protons analogously to electrons for bio-compatibility

Sep 22, 2011

University of Washington materials scientists are working on a field-effect transistor (FET) that uses protons to communicate, rather than electrons.

Microfluidics foundry opens under A*STAR in Singapore

Sep 21, 2011 A*STAR's Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology opened the SIMTech Microfluidics Foundry, offering microfluidics development, customization, and man...

Quantum dots manufactured in continuous flow process

Sep 14, 2011 Using a microreactor and control software, Quantum Materials Corporation (QMC) and the Access2Flow Consortium of the Netherlands achieved a continuous flow p...

Nickel nanoparticles "exploit" cancer pathways

Aug 24, 2011 Research by an interdisciplinary team of scientists at Brown University found that nickel nanoparticles activate a cellular pathway that contributes to cance...

Nanotech Industry News

NeoPhotonics completes Santur buy

Oct 14, 2011 NeoPhotonics Corporation (NYSE:NPTN), photonic integrated circuit (PIC) modules and subsystems maker, completed the acquisition of privately held Santur Corporation, a designer and manufacturer of ...

MIT names Microsystems Technology Lab leader

Sep 29, 2011 MIT named Vladimir Bulović as director of MIT's Microsystems Technology Laboratories (MTL). Bulović has experience in a range of advanced electronics technologies, from photovoltaics to MEMS.

Pixelligent raises over $5M on high demand

Sep 27, 2011

Pixelligent LLC, nanocrystal additive maker, closed $5.1 million in funding. The round was 6 times over-subscribed, requiring the company board to significantly upsize the round.

SWeNT clears EPA approval for MWCNT fab

Sep 22, 2011

An Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) consent order now permits SWeNT to manufacture and distribute multi-wall carbon nanotubes (MWCNT) for commercial applications.

Nano electronics garner 12 grants totaling $20M from NSF, SRC

Sep 19, 2011 Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) joined the National Science Foundation (NSF) to fund $20 million for 12 four-year grants on nanoelectronics research, aiming for the "new transistor&qu...;

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Small Times' Small Tech Talk Blog places news about MEMS and nanotechnology in context and analyzes trends in Small Tech.

Nanoparticles act as cancer spotters

A research team led by Brown University has devised a new technique to spot cancerous tumors in the liver as small as 5 millimeters. The technique, using gold nanoparticles, is the first to deploy ... Read More>>

Announcing New Online Seminar: Understanding Nanotechnology Safety

Registration is now open for an online seminar on nanotechnology safety. This seminar is of interest to anyone concerned about the potential health hazards of exposure to nanoengineered materials. ... Read More>>

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