Nano World News™
voice of the collaborative nanotech community March 2009 Issue

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1. NSTI Innovation Profiles | 2. NSTI News | 3. Featured Organization | 4. Features News
 

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NSTI Innovation Profiles
Electronics & Microsystems
  • R&D Profile: Physical Properties of Nanostructured Metal Coated Polymer Particles - Z. Zhang and J. He, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)Trondheim, Norway; H. Kristiansen, Conpart AS, Skjetten, Norway
    A nanoindentation-based flat punch technique has been developed to probe the physical properties of single Ni/Au coated polymer particles and the effect of nanoscale coating on the deformation capacity and fracture process of particles has been revealed. [more]

Biotech & Medical:
  • Venture Profile: Parabon NanoLabs
    Developed over the past four years, Parabon's inSequio Sequence Design Studio is a one-of-a-kind computer-aided design (CAD) application that optimizes DNA sequences for nano-engineering using grid-scale supercomputing capacity. [more]

Chemicals, Materials & Energy:
  • IP Profile: A Simple Method to Detect Water Impurities - Drexel University, US
    Our optical dipstick is similar in use to a pH test strip, and we envision a device with high sensitivity and specificity that can detect and measure metal ions through multiple panels on a single dipstick.[more]
  • Venture Profile: Vorbeck
    Vorbeck's Vor-x formulations harness the exceptional conductivity of graphene in ultra-flexible and robust inks and coatings for the printed electronics market.[more]
NSTI News
  • Nanotech 2009: The World's Most Comprehensive Nanotech Research and Business Conference
    Thousands of attendees, hundreds of presenters & exhibitors are participating in Houston, TX, USA [more]

  • Nanotech 2009 One-Day Workshops Sunday May 3rd.
Featured Organization
    TechConnect
  • TechConnect Summit Announces Program for 2009
    Top universities, F500 corporations, and start-up companies will be giving presentations at the fastest growing Marketplace for emerging technologies. [more]

Features News
  • Nano World Headquarters Positions Itself to Boost U.S. Economy
    Non-Profit Nanotechnology Center Planned to Spur Energy Innovation and Job Creation [more]
  • Scientists Patent Corrosion-Resistant Nano-Coating for Metals
    Thinner, less toxic than existing coatings; efficient and economical to produce [more]

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