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6th Annual Livingston Nanotechnology Conference returns today

Since 2005, the Livingston Nanotechnology Conference has been New York's largest gathering for corporations, investors, government and scientific leaders, as well as other stakeholders who understand that fundamental advances at the nanoscale can have a great impact on industry, business and society.

Posted: Dec 7th, 2010

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Duelling dipoles - In search of a new theory of photosynthetic energy transfer

Chemists of Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich have refuted a basic postulate of Foerster theory, which describes energy transfers between pigment molecules, such as those that underlie photosynthesis. A revised version of the theory could have an impact on the design of optical computers and improve the efficiency of solar cells.

Posted: Dec 7th, 2010

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Chalcogenide photonics: Fabrication, devices and applications

Recent progress in chalcogenide glass photonics has been driven by scientific and technological challenges in a variety of areas. These range from increased demand for bandwidth in optical communications, to the emergence of bio-health hazards associated with hazardous microorganisms that absorb at mid-infrared wavelengths, to defense applications that require bright mid-infrared sources.

Posted: Dec 6th, 2010

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Using nanotechnology to improve cancer treatment

Research directed by Basar Bilgicer, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering and a member of the Advanced Diagnostics and Therapeutics initiative at the University of Notre Dame, could one day enable clinicians to deliver powerful chemotherapy drugs to tumors without deleterious side effects.

Posted: Dec 3rd, 2010

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Gold and silver nano baubles

They might just be the smallest Christmas tree decorations ever. Tiny spherical particles of gold and silver that are more than 100 million times smaller than the gold and silver baubles used to decorate seasonal fir trees have been synthesized by researchers in Mexico and the US.

Posted: Dec 3rd, 2010

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