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3 graphene fab methods: Researchers claim cheap, easy, high yielding processes

Jul 1, 2011 MIT, U Penn, and NIU have published promising results on manufacturing graphene, a nanomaterial that could offer new electrical and thermal properties to ele...

SWeNT CNT packs visible-light cancer therapy punch

Jun 24, 2011 SouthWest NanoTechnologies' single-wall carbon nanotubes demonstrated absorption of indocyanine green, a functional dye with unique photomechanical, photoche...

SRC and SEMATECH remove toxic nano contaminant from CNTs

Jun 20, 2011 SEMATECH, SRC, and UT Dallas have identified and removed a toxic contaminant in one type of single-walled carbon nanotube (CNT). The process could easily be ...

IBM builds IC with graphene transistor

Jun 13, 2011 IBM researchers built an integrated circuit (IC) fabricated from wafer-scale graphene on SiC, integrating a graphene transistor with other electronics c...

Oriented CNTs enable better strain sensors

Jun 3, 2011 Japanese researchers have developed a strain sensor with oriented single-walled carbon nanotube (SWCNT) films bonded to a stretchable polymer substrate. The ...

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ASU installs OLED process tool from Sunic Systems

Jun 29, 2011 The Flexible Display Center (FDC) at Arizona State University (ASU) added a Sunic Systems GEN-II OLED SUNICEL Plus 400 vacuum evaporation and encapsulation p...

Heidelburg Instruments options circuit-shrinking lithography tech

Jun 24, 2011 Heidelberg Instruments optioned University of Colorado Boulder's technique for shrinking copper circuits by zapping a substrate with two separate colors of l...

Vistec brings nano-fab e-beam litho tool to UC San Diego

Jun 20, 2011

Vistec Lithography Inc. will install a EBPG5200 electron beam lithography system at the University of California, San Diego's Nano3 cleanroom facility.

Graphene market skyrocketing through 2020

Jun 16, 2011 The global graphene-based product market value will grow to $67 million in 2015, and $675.1 million in 2020, according to BCC Research's new report, "Gr...

Imec ITF: A world of opportunities for nanoelectronics

May 26, 2011 Nanoelectronics is not only about smaller transistors and more complex chips, it's about a whole new world of opportunities and solutions to major societal c...

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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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Through heat dissipation, thermally conductive adhesives and potting compounds play a pivotal role in the protection of today’s electronic circuitry.  I...

Understanding Low Outgassing Adhesives

Applications that must meet stringent outgassing requirements now have more adhesive options than ever. If you suspect outgassing could potentially pose a pr...