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Auftaktveranstaltung des Landesexzellenzclusters 'Nano-Spintronics'

Als Eroeffnungsveranstaltung des Landesexzellenzclusters Nanospintronics findet vom 16. bis 18. Juni 2010 im Hotel Vierjahreszeiten in Hamburg das Europaeische Symposium Nanospintronics mit 150 internationalen und nationalen Wissenschaftlern statt, die ueber neueste Erkenntnisse und Innovationen auf dem Gebiet der Nano-Spintronik diskutieren werden.

Posted: Jun 17th, 2010

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Neues Regionalforum Materialographie Saar

Im Regionalforum Materialographie Saar haben sich jetzt Firmen, die Werkstoffe pruefen und ihre Qualitaet ueberwachen, mit der universitaeren Forschung vernetzt. Auf Initiative von Frank Muecklich, Professor fuer Funktionswerkstoffe der Universitaet des Saarlandes und Direktor des Steinbeis-Zentrums fuer Materialforschung (MECS), werden sich Metallographen, Werkstoffpruefer, Techniker und Ingenieure kuenftig regelmaessig ueber neue Verfahren austauschen.

Posted: Jun 17th, 2010

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Silicon chips to enter world of high speed optical processing

Physicists at the University of Sydney have brought silicon chips closer to performing all-optical computing and information processing that could overcome the speed limitations intrinsic to electronics, with the first report published of an on-chip all-optical temporal integrator.

Posted: Jun 17th, 2010

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Peering into the inner workings of catalyst nanoparticles

Scientists can now peer into the inner workings of catalyst nanoparticles 3,000 times smaller than a human hair within nanoseconds. The findings point the way toward future work that could greatly improve catalyst efficiency in a variety of processes that are crucial to the world's energy security, such as petroleum catalysis and catalyst-based nanomaterial growth for next-generation rechargeable batteries

Posted: Jun 17th, 2010

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Towards nanowire solar cells with a 65-percent efficiency

TU/e researchers want to develop solar cells with an efficiency of over 65 percent by means of nanotechnology. In Southern Europe and North Africa these new solar cells can generate a substantial portion of the European demand for electricity. The Dutch government reserves EUR 1.2 million for the research.

Posted: Jun 16th, 2010

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