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New detector counts photons with 99 percent efficiency

Scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed the world's most efficient single photon detector, which is able to count individual particles of light traveling through fiber optic cables with roughly 99 percent efficiency.

Posted: Apr 14th, 2010

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Printed origami offers new technique for complex structues

Although it looks small and unassuming, the tiny origami crane sitting in a sample dish in University of Illinois professor Jennifer Lewis' lab heralds a new method for creating complex three-dimensional structures for biocompatible devices, microscaffolding and other microsystems.

Posted: Apr 14th, 2010

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eBeam Initiative members publish collaborative results at Photomask Japan 2010

The eBeam Initiative, a forum dedicated to the education and promotion of a new design-to-manufacturing approach known as design for e-beam (DFEB), today announced that several of its members will jointly present the latest breakthroughs in design-for-e-beam (DFEB) mask technology at Photomask Japan 2010 - one of the world's premier symposia for advanced lithography mask technology.

Posted: Apr 14th, 2010

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Laser adds extra dimension to lab-on-chip

A European research project has shown how to build optical sensors directly into the structure of labs-on-chips. The breakthrough paves the way for on-the-spot medical diagnostics.

Posted: Apr 13th, 2010

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DTU Nanotechnology's annual report 2009 now available

The Annual Report (pdf download) marks yet another successful year for DTU Nanotech. They have seen an increase in research funding, an increase in the number of citations of our papers, and an increase in the number of students.

Posted: Apr 13th, 2010

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