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UAlbany NanoCollege and New Energy New York to feature clean energy technologies at New Energy Symposium

The expanding clean energy sector in New York State - including research supporting renewable energy technologies and the resulting business and economic development opportunities and impact - will take center stage at the fourth annual New Energy Symposium, to be presented July 8 and 9 by New Energy New York and the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering's Energy and Environmental Technology Applications Center.

Posted: Jul 1st, 2009

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Design tool for materials with a memory

Shape memory alloys can 'remember' a condition. If they are deformed, a temperature change can be enough to bring them back to their original shape. A simulation calculates the characteristics of these materials.

Posted: Jul 1st, 2009

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Microalgae as a source of alternative energy

The Energy Unit at TECNALIA is researching the potential of mass production of microalgae as a crop, working on the selection of stocks, the optimisation of crop production systems (open, closed and mixed), as well as the optimisation of various operation variables in the harvesting and final treatment of the microalgae for their transformation into energy.

Posted: Jul 1st, 2009

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IOP announces 2009 award winners

Successful business applications such as drug screening technologies, flat-panel displays and solar-cell designs are amongst the achievements in physics recognised by the Institute of Physics? (IOP) 2009 awards, announced today, along with leading research in a wide range of fields from astronomy to optical physics, and excellence in engaging the general public with physics.

Posted: Jul 1st, 2009

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A novel ion trap for sensing force and light

A novel ion trap geometry could usher in a new generation of applications because the device holds promise as a stylus for sensing very small forces or as an interface for efficient transfer of individual light particles for quantum communications.

Posted: Jul 1st, 2009

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Brookhaven shares its research facilities with Syracuse university

A new agreement between Syracuse University and Brookhaven National Laboratory will enable SU faculty and students to use Brookhaven's state-of-the-art research facilities. The agreement also encourages SU and Brookhaven scientists and engineers to explore opportunities for collaborative research in the fields of energy technology development, environmental sciences, biomaterials, forensic science, engineering and computer science, the biological sciences, and policy.

Posted: Jul 1st, 2009

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Branchendialog "NanoEngineering"

Der im Auftrag des Bundesministeriums für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF) von der VDI Technologiezentrum GmbH geplante Branchendialog "NanoEngineering" soll am 8. Dezember 2009 in Düsseldorf zeigen, wie neue Entwicklungen aus der Material- und Nanotechnologieforschung in die Praxis des Maschinen- und Anlagenbaus umgesetzt und damit Kosteneinsparungen und neue Märkte erschlossen werden können.

Posted: Jul 1st, 2009

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