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February 2010 Issue
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  Electronics & Microsystems

German-Japanese Research Consortium to Launch Project on Quantum Computing - Consortium seeks to create novel devices to enable faster computing and secure communications...Read more


Micron to Acquire Swiss Chip Maker - Numonyx manufactures flash memory for mobile devices...Read more


NanoEngineering Corporation Enters Into Agreement with US Army - Company and Army researchers will collaborate on developing advanced virus detection tools for the field...Read more

  Chemicals & Materials

Caltech Develops Nanoscale Structures with Superior Mechanical Properties- University researchers find a way to make brittle materials flexible and stronger through size reduction...Read more


Bayer MaterialScience Unveils World’s Largest CNT Pilot Facility - Company has invested more than $20M Euros into the German facility...Read more

  Energy & Cleantech

Researchers from Sweden and US Create Novel Lighting Component from Graphene - Graphene can be printed onto large flexible sheets, are inexpensive to produce, and are 100% recyclable...Read more


Mitsubishi Achieves Company High for Photoelectric Conversion Efficiency in Thin Film PV Cell - Company’s PV cell utilizes a novel triple junction structure to capture solar energy at a higher rate of efficiency...Read more


ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit 2010 To Be Held in Washington, D.C. Next Month - Summit will convene the nation’s energy leaders to collaborate and identify key technology opportunities and challenges in clean energy...Read more

  Health Sciences & Biotech/Pharma

Silver Nanoparticles Could Be Key to Healthy Hearts - Novel materials are being created by researchers at the University of Buffalo...Read more


Rice University Scientists Kill Cancer with ‘Nanobubbles’ - Physicists have discovered a new method to target individual diseased cells and destroying them with tiny explosions...Read more

  Where the Investment Is

Overall Patent Filings Drop in 2009, but Nanotechnology-Related Patents Remain Strong - WIPO reports declines in patent activity due to global economic factors, but nanotech patents one of few areas to see increase...Read more


Kia Motors Unveils Hybrid Concept Car - “Ray” vehicle utilizes advanced cleantech and nanotech innovations...Read more


Nanotechnology Education Act Introduced to Congress - Representative David Wu of Oregon presented the bill in late January, and was co-sponsored by Representative Daniel Lipinksi of Illinois...Read more

  Featured Organization NETZSCH

Nanotechnology Boosts Efficiency of Lithium Ion Batteries - In 2009, the Recovery Grant Act made about $2.4 billion available for projects surrounding battery technology and electric vehicles. Lithium ion batteries continue to grow in popularity as an energy source, and manufacturers, engineers and OEMs continue in the quest for higher quality energy sources. Many factors impact the efficiency of a li-ion battery, and some begin early on in the manufacturing process. Nano World News had the opportunity to speak with John Hill, application and process advisor for NETZSCH Fine Particle Technology, about how nanotechnology is improving the quality of today’s li-ion batteries...Read more


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