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Winners of inaugural defense fellowships to further research at NTU

The inaugural Temasek Research Fellowship will be awarded to Dr Oleg Vasylkiv, 42, a Ukrainian scientist who is regarded as a rising star in the cutting-edge field of materials science. Singaporean scientist, Dr Edwin Teo Hang Tong, 31, will be the first to receive the Nanyang-DSO Post-Doctoral Fellowship.

Dec 7th, 2010

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6th Annual Livingston Nanotechnology Conference returns today

Since 2005, the Livingston Nanotechnology Conference has been New York's largest gathering for corporations, investors, government and scientific leaders, as well as other stakeholders who understand that fundamental advances at the nanoscale can have a great impact on industry, business and society.

Dec 7th, 2010

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Duelling dipoles - In search of a new theory of photosynthetic energy transfer

Chemists of Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich have refuted a basic postulate of Foerster theory, which describes energy transfers between pigment molecules, such as those that underlie photosynthesis. A revised version of the theory could have an impact on the design of optical computers and improve the efficiency of solar cells.

Dec 7th, 2010

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Chalcogenide photonics: Fabrication, devices and applications

Recent progress in chalcogenide glass photonics has been driven by scientific and technological challenges in a variety of areas. These range from increased demand for bandwidth in optical communications, to the emergence of bio-health hazards associated with hazardous microorganisms that absorb at mid-infrared wavelengths, to defense applications that require bright mid-infrared sources.

Dec 6th, 2010

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