The aim of the MEET (Muenster Electrochemical Energy Technology) research project is to make electrochemical energy storage - first of all and primarily lithium-ion technology - more competitive in Germany.
A 34-year-old Physics lecturer from the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) received the Young Scientist Award for his research on metal oxide nanostructures and graphene, which are used to develop nanodevices and harvest energy.
Researchers at Purdue's Birck Nanotechnology Center are collaborating with Indian colleagues at the Jawaharlal Nehru Center for Advanced Scientific Research and General Electric Co.'s John F. Welch India Technology Center to launch a center focused on how advancements in nanomaterials can address growing energy needs.
In new research called 'Perfect imaging without negative refraction', Ulf Leonhardt, Chair of Theoretical Physics at the University of St. Andrew?s, has shown that there is another way to create the perfect image.
The London Centre for Nanotechnology (LCN) and Veeco Instruments, UK are joining forces to set-up a training course for professionals and academics dedicated to the utilisation of Atomic Force Microscopes (AFM).
The Nanotechnology Knowledge Transfer Network (NanoKTN), one of the UK's primary knowledge based networks for Micro and Nanotechnologies, has announced the appointment of Dr Barry Park as its new Theme Manager for Manufacturing and Processing.
The Nanotechnology Mini-Innovation and Growth Team at NanoKTN in the UK are looking to collect and collate information regarding what UK companies are currently doing in nanotechnology and what their requirements are to ensure major growth over the next ten years.
Technologies like nanotechnology, biomaterials and microfluidics can play a powerful role in reducing the impact of industrial activity on the environment, while opening new markets for Alberta-developed products and services.
It is possible that broken bones will in the near future be fixed using metallic glass. Materials researchers at ETH Zurich have developed an alloy that could herald a new generation of biodegradable bone implants.