Spire Corporation, a global solar company providing turnkey solar factories and capital equipment to manufacture photovoltaic modules, cells, and wafers worldwide, today announced that it has been awarded United States Patent Number 7,306,963 entitled 'Precision Synthesis of Quantum Dot Nanostructures for Fluorescent and Optoelectronic Devices.' This patent describes a method for designing and synthesizing quantum dot nanoparticles with improved uniformity and size.
Nanoscience Instruments introduces a new line of Silicon-Nitride probes for Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM). The new HYDRA series is available world-wide and fills a need in the market for AFM probes specifically designed for imaging soft materials such as biological and polymeric samples. HYDRA probes feature a unique, patent-pending design that combines low stress, silicon-nitride cantilevers with sharp Silicon tips.
Nature Journal has recognized the collaborative effort between Innovative Micro Technology (IMT) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) on the weighing of single cells and single nanoparticles in fluid with sub-femtogram resolution.
NEC Corporation today announced the successful development of a carbon nanotube (CNT) transistor using a coating process. The basic operation of the new transistor with advanced characteristics has been verified, confirming its application in the printed electronics field.
Sunovia Energy Technologies, Inc. and EPIR Technologies, Inc. announced the execution of an agreement with NASA for the development of advanced high-efficiency, ultra-lightweight solar cells with thicknesses reduced by a factor of more than ten as compared to those currently in use.
The Illinois Biotechnology Industry Organization (iBIO) today announced the lineup of panel sessions at the 2008 iBIO Industry Expo & Marketplace (iBIO IndEx). The daylong conference will include interactive discussions on biomedical nanotechnology, renewable chemical replacements, food safety and hospital-acquired infections.
BioClin is one of Ireland's leading suppliers of contract bio-analysis and analytical research and development, with advanced analytical services including liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (LC/MS/MS).
PolyRemedy, Inc., manufacturer of a robotic system for the delivery of nano-material based wound dressings at the point-of-care, announced it closed a $25 million investment from leading venture capital firms.