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Symposium Confocal Raman Imaging

The symposium will cover various aspects of modern Raman microscopy and will provide an introduction to Raman spectroscopy in general as well as operational principles and instrumentation relevant to the techniques.

Posted: May 6th, 2010

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Quantum dots go with the flow

Researchers have devised a self-adjusting remote-control system that can place a dot 6 nanometers long to within 45 nm of any desired location. That's the equivalent of picking up golf balls around a living room and putting them on a coffee table - automatically, from 100 miles away.

Posted: May 6th, 2010

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Scientists climb the quantum ladder

An EU-funded team of scientists from Cardiff University in the UK has successfully fired photons into a small tower of semiconducting material. The work could eventually lead to the development of faster computers.

Posted: May 6th, 2010

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Publication of the Report of the Questionnaire on Regulatory Regimes on Manufactured Nanomaterials

This report presents the information obtained from the Questionnaire on Regulatory Regimes on Manufactured Nanomaterials. 24 legislations from 9 jurisdictions were analyzed. The report summarizes objectives and activities covered by each legislation, as well as information on registration/notification, assessment and management of substances which are either pre-market or already in commerce. It also provides a number of legislative features identified in the legislations for consideration when amending or drafting legislation for regulatory oversight of nanomaterials and their products.

Posted: May 5th, 2010

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