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UAlbany NanoCollege - APIC collaboration will integrate optics and electronics

APIC Corporation, a Los Angeles, CA-based pioneer of photonics technology integrated with electronics, and the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) of the University at Albany today announced that they have formed a $10 million partnership for joint development and commercialization of innovative "green" technology to enable faster computer chips that use significantly less power.

May 16th, 2011

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Karlsruher Tarnkappe: "Sichtbar verschwinden"

Physiker haben am Center for Functional Nanostructures (CFN) am Karlsruher Institut fuer Technologie (KIT) in der Arbeitsgruppe von Professor Martin Wegener fast ein Jahr daran gearbeitet, die Struktur der Karlsruher Tarnkappe so zu verfeinern, dass sie auch in einem fuer den Menschen sichtbaren Bereich des Lichts wirkt.

May 16th, 2011

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'Computer synapse' analyzed at the nanoscale

Researchers at Hewlett Packard and the University of California, Santa Barbara, have analysed in unprecedented detail the physical and chemical properties of an electronic device that computer engineers hope will transform computing.

May 16th, 2011

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Special issue on advanced microelectronics technologies

A special issue on Advanced Microelectronics Technologies is published in Volume 54, Issue 5 of SCIENCE CHINA: Information Sciences, in May, 2011. The issue contains 14 invited papers contributed by some leading researchers and internationally renowned experts in the field of microelectronics in both industry and academic from all over the world.

May 15th, 2011

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Zweite Fragebogenaktion zu Taetigkeiten mit Nanomaterialien in Deutschland

Die Bundesanstalt fuer Arbeitsschutz und Arbeitsmedizin (BAuA) unter Mitwirkung des Verbandes der chemischen Industrie (VCI), des Bundesverbandes der Deutschen Industrie e. V. (BDI) und des Bundesministeriums fuer Bildung und Forschung (BMBF) startet eine zweite Fragebogenaktion zu Taetigkeiten mit Nanomaterialien in Deutschland. Ein pragmatischer Ansatz fuer eine offene Risikokommunikation steht dabei im Mittelpunkt.

May 13th, 2011

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Nanotechnology innovations can improve water purification

Research teams are trying different approaches within the nanotechnological field to improve water membrane technologies. One of these is to improve water purification by using nature's own water-transporting channels, aquaporins. However, constructing suitable membranes for industrial processes is a challenge.

May 13th, 2011

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