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A feature-length look at the nanotechnology sector

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Force-microscopy firm finds success in 3D

Hamish Johnston speaks with Asylum's Roger Proksch about the firm's journey into the competitive world of nanoscale 3D imaging

HiPerNano rises to the challenge

Martin Kemp of the UK's Nanotechnology KTN focuses on high-performance nano-enhanced materials (HiPerNano)

Novel thin films target device applications

E Fred Schubert and colleagues reveal why changing the inclination of nanorods on a substrate could benefit solar cells and LEDs

Nano-engineering biocompatible materials

Lucy Bosworth discusses how electrospun fibres with diameters ranging from nanometres to microns could help restore damaged tissue

Carbon nanotubes battle radiation sickness

Tami Freeman looks into an experimental drug based on carbon nanotubes being developed by medical researchers in the US

AFM tools: cutting big problems down to size

Sung Park discusses how innovations in atomic force microscope technology are delivering measurement solutions at the nanoscale

Deposition improves medical implants

Alistair Kean and Lars Allers of Mantis Deposition explain why their nano-coating method suits the most delicate of materials

Nanoimprint lithography moves into markets

Pascal Gubbini, Lars Montelius and Enrico Piechotka share their thoughts on the rise of nanoimprint lithography

Virus image leads to successful nanosizing tool

Jeremy Warren, CEO of NanoSight, outlines the firm's journey into the nanoparticle characterization market

Nanowires promise battery-free power

Zhong Lin Wang of Georgia Tech's nanoscience and nanotechnology faculty puts forward the case for energy harvesting ZnO arrays

Nanotechnology cleans up fouling

Jim Callow, coordinator of AMBIO, gives an update on the EURO 18 million project and describes some of its early success stories

Graphene simulations hint at future electronics

Denis Areshkin of the US Naval Research Lab uses his simulation know-how to come up with building blocks for future electronic devices

Regulating nanotechnology - meeting the challenge

Regulating nanotechnology is no easy task, as environmental lawyer Paul Collins explains.

Small returns for nanoscience?

Richard Jones reviews The Nanotech Pioneers: Where are they taking us?, an overview of nanotechnology by Steven A Edwards.

Nanophotonics means products, not markets

Nanotechnology promised to revolutionize the optics industry, but major commercial success has remained elusive. Tom Hausken reports.

Fujitsu makes a big push in nanotechnology

At Nanotech 2006 in Tokyo, Fujitsu showed off its progress in nanotechnology. Liz Kalaugher spoke to Naoki Yokoyama to find out more.

Nanoparticle size affects uptake by cells

Size and shape of gold nanoparticles alters their adsorption by cells.

Nanotechnology in the news

Nanotechnology has been the topic of intense media scrutiny. But how do nanoscientists feel about that coverage? A team from the University of Plymouth, UK, reports.

Nanotechnology in the news

Nanotechnology has been the topic of intense media scrutiny. But how do nanoscientists feel about that coverage? A team from the University of Plymouth, UK, reports.

Seeing with electrons

Commercially available lens correctors are extending the reach of electron microscopes to unprecedented atomic scales, says Peter Nellist.