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Quantum-dot LED display made via transfer printing

Oct 13, 2011 Researchers from the Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (SAIT) and the University of Cambridge created a full-color high-resolution 4" quantum dot...

Stanford, SLAC researchers gate a topological insulator

Oct 5, 2011 Stanford researchers have combined two known topological insulators to create a new one, fabricated small plates with the new topological insulator, and gate...

BC discovers CNT's 3 growth phases during PECVD

Oct 3, 2011 Boston College researchers have discovered two early-stage phases of carbon nanotube (CNT) growth during plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition (PECVD). A...

Graphene interacts with rare-earth metals, ignores lead

Sep 29, 2011 Ames Laboratory researchers have discovered very different reactions between various materials and graphene. Rare-earth metals, such as dysprosium (Dy) and g...

Brookhaven Lab discovers graphene quasiparticles

Sep 26, 2011 Brookhaven National Laboratory scientists discovered a new kind of quasiparticles in three-layer graphene sheets. These quasiparticles have mass dependent on...

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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