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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
Jan 21, 2011
Highlights from a special issue of the journal Semiconductor Science and Technology celebrating the 80th birthday of Zhores Alferov
Jan 6, 2011
Joe McEntee quizzes Ian Robertson, incoming director of the NSF's Division of Materials Research, on priority topics for 2011 and beyond
Nov 23, 2010
Now able to resolve details less than 100 picometres apart, scanning probe microscopes, which measure how a sharp tip interacts with a surface, keep smashing the record for how small we can see
Sep 29, 2010
Hamish Johnson visits DESY for a guided tour of the FLASH free electron laser and gets an update on exploring the structure and function of matter at the nanoscale