Open menu

Nanotechnology General News

The latest news from academia, regulators
research labs and other things of interest

The greening of propane

The process to turn propane into industrially necessary propylene has been expensive and environmentally unfriendly. That was until scientists at U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory devised a greener way to take this important step in chemical catalysis.

Posted: Mar 13th, 2009

Read more

Ion beam experiments for materials

Three new experimental units for conducting materials research are being inaugurated today at the GSI Helmholtz Centre for Heavy Ion Research in Darmstadt.

Posted: Mar 13th, 2009

Read more

Lessons from a frustrated magnet

Scientists in Japan and Korea have developed a quantum theory that explains how temperature and quantum fluctuations - a direct consequence of the Heisenberg uncertainty principle - affect the properties of materials called multiferroics.

Posted: Mar 12th, 2009

Read more

Startschuss fuer Anwendungscluster Nanotechnologie

Um den Transfer der wissenschaftlichen Nanotechnologieforschung in die industrielle Anwendung zu erleichtern, haben die IHKs der Metropolregion Stuttgart gemeinsam mit dem Fraunhofer IAO das Anwendungscluster Nanotechnologie initiiert.

Posted: Mar 12th, 2009

Read more

Physicist develops 'spin battery' using new source of energy

Researchers at the University of Miami and at the Universities of Tokyo and Tohoku, Japan, have been able to prove the existence of a 'spin battery', a battery that is 'charged' by applying a large magnetic field to nano-magnets in a device called a magnetic tunnel junction.

Posted: Mar 12th, 2009

Read more

RSS Subscribe to our Nanotechnology Research News feed

Nanowerk on Facebook Engage with our Nanotechnology News on Facebook