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Mar 3, 2014
Anna Demming reports from nanoweek in Tokyo where the conference Trends in Nanotechnology joins the line-up of events in Japan for the first time.
Feb 25, 2014
Research into applications for graphene in real devices takes over from the initial studies on graphene production.
Dec 18, 2013
Anna Demming reports from the recent AIMR-UCL event celebrating 150 years since the arrival of pioneering Japanese scholars in the UK and discovers some of the secrets to running successful international collaborations
Oct 11, 2013
Removing impurities from water could turn out to be a key application for graphene
Aug 30, 2013
Industry and academia meet up in the Netherlands to examine the commercialization of micro- and nanotechnology
Mar 6, 2013
Meyya Meyyappan, director of the Center for Nanotechnology at NASA Ames Research Center, reveals some of the success stories so far and discusses opportunities for technology transfer.
Nov 30, 2012
NaugaNeedles CEO Mehdi Yazdanpanah describes how he turned his PhD research into a successful small business producing customized SPM probes, despite starting off with just $500 in his bank account.
Nov 15, 2012
Instrument maker Naneum and LCD innovator ZBD Displays win awards at Institute of Physics event.
Sep 11, 2012
Daniel Stolyarov describes how he and his wife, Elena Polyakova, turned the graphene boom into a business.
Aug 1, 2012
What does it take to make a business out of the latest nanotechnology breakthrough? Richard Stevenson speaks to industry insiders to find out the steps that are involved.
Jun 15, 2012
Key topics include photon-echo- and EIT-based memories, off-resonance storage, cavity and multiple scattering, storage materials, sources and detection, networking of memory units, and dissipative entanglement
Jun 8, 2012
16 world-renowned experts join forces to review the field and highlight future opportunities for plasma science and technology
Mar 20, 2012
Leaders from academia, industry and government agencies gather at the world's largest nanotech event
Nov 7, 2011
Yvette Hancock documents the remarkable properties of graphene and rounds up some of the potential applications that have grabbed the attention of scientists worldwide
Oct 28, 2011
Nanoplasmonic streaking, photonic crystals and superconductivity are the key themes in this second instalment of our multimedia update series
Oct 21, 2011
Center director Jagannathan Sankar explains how the ERC fits into North Carolina's growing nanobiotechnology hub and details the foundations that have been put in place to create smart implants for treating orthopedic, craniofacial and cardiovascular ailments
Aug 4, 2011
A better understanding of the electric field profile and its effect on the electrospinning jet together with upgrades in mechanical set-ups are allowing researchers to fabricate ever more elaborate structures based on a stream of nanofibre. Writing in our partner journal Science and Technology of Advanced Materials, Wee-Eong Teo, Ryuji Inai and Seeram Ramakrishna track the developments.
Jul 14, 2011
Fastest growth rates seen in Asia as China challenges US for top spot
Apr 13, 2011
nanotechweb.org teams up with the journal Measurement Science and Technology to highlight progress in the field of nanometrology
Mar 2, 2011
Multimedia updates on modified graphene, re-writable nanolithography, qubits, resistance switching in amorphous carbon and flow control of nano objects, presented by the people who know the work best – the researchers