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Photons know what other photons do

When light propagates through multiple scattering media such as clouds, white paint, or nano-photonic devices, classical information for example the direction of propagation tends to be lost. Surprisingly this turns out to be different for quantum light.

Posted: Jun 17th, 2009

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Transatlantic regulatory cooperation: Securing the promise of nanotechnologies

Over the past year experts from the London School of Economics, Environmental Law Institute, Chatham House and the Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars have been examining issues of transatlantic regulatory cooperation. Their research findings are to be published in a major report, which will be launched at an international conference on 10-11 September 2009 in London.

Posted: Jun 17th, 2009

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Bauanleitung für Nanolampen

Für die kleinsten Lampen der Welt gibt es jetzt gleich zwei neue Bauanleitungen. Nach diesen Plänen haben Wissenschaftler des Max-Planck-Instituts für Kolloid- und Grenzflächenforschung Nanopartikel maßgeschneidert, die als Positionsleuchten an Zellproteinen, künftig vielleicht aber auch als Lichtquellen für Bildschirme oder für die optische Informationstechnik dienen könnten.

Posted: Jun 17th, 2009

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Nanosoccer robots ready to compete in upcoming RoboCup games

The National Institute of Standards and Technology will be serving up 'soccer under glass' - the glass of a microscope lens - when nanosoccer makes its second appearance at the RoboCup games at the international competition in Graz, Austria, from June 29 to July 5, 2009.

Posted: Jun 17th, 2009

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Spintronic - the new electronic?

European researchers have developed novel concept devices using ferromagnetic semiconductors. Spintronic devices have created enormous advances in microelectronics, leading to faster, instant-on start times and orders-of-magnitude increases in data storage capacity. Spintronics is short for spin transport electronics ? electronic devices that use the spin of an electron to carry information.

Posted: Jun 17th, 2009

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