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October 2011 Issue

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Nanotech 2012
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Special Symposia Include:
Fabrication & Characterization
  • Nanoscale Materials Characterization
  • Modeling & Simulation at the Nanoscale
  • NanoFab: Manufacturing & Instrumentation
  • MEMS & NEMS Devices & Applications
  • Micro & Nano Reliability

Advanced Materials
  • Carbon Nano Structures & Devices
  • Graphene
  • Nanoparticle Synthesis & Applications
  • Composite Materials
  • Nanofluids
  • Nanostructured Materials & Devices
  • Nanostructured Coatings, Surfaces & Films
  • Polymer Nanotechnology
  • Soft Nanotechnology & Colloids
  • Nanomaterials for Catalysis
  • Bio Nano Materials
  • Materials for Drug & Gene Delivery
  • Green Chemistry & Materials
  • Nanomaterials for Clean & Sustainable Technology

Electronics & Microsystems
  • Power Electronics
  • Green Electronics
  • Modeling & Simulation of Microsystems, MSM 2012
  • Micro & Nano Fluidics
  • Nano Electronics & Photonic Devices
  • NanoFab: Manufacturing & Instrumentation
  • MEMS & NEMS Devices & Applications
  • Inkjet Design, Materials & Fabrication
  • Advanced Packaging
  • Compound Semiconductors
  • WCM - Compact Modeling

Medicine & Biotech
  • Bio Nano Materials
  • Nano Medical Sciences
  • Materials for Drug & Gene Delivery
  • Nanotechnology for CNS Diseases
  • Interactions Between Nanomaterials & Living Systems
  • Biosensing, Diagnostics & Imaging
  • Cancer Nanotechnology
  • Micro & Nano Fluidics

Energy & Environment
  • Environmental Health & Safety
  • Solar Power Technologies & Materials
  • Energy Storage & Novel Generation
  • Oil, Gas, Nuclear & Traditional Energy
  • Renewable Energy Technologies
  • Bio Sources for Materials & Fuels
  • Green Chemistry & Materials
  • Water Technologies
  • Smart Grid
  • Nanomaterials for Clean & Sustainable Technology
  • Cleantech Industry Applications


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2011 Technical Proceedings

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  Electronics & Microsystems

Physicists to Develop New Way of Electronic Computing - UC Riverside’s Roland Kawakami leads a four-year $1.85 multicampus research project aimed at speeding up applications that process large amounts of data...Read more


Crocus Technology and IBM Announce Joint Development Agreement - Agreement encompasses both a technology license and mutual access to patents...Read more

  Chemicals & Materials

Motorola Creates World’s Thinnest Smart Phone - New phone is only 7.1 mm-thick, and includes a nano-enabled water resistant coating...Read more


Nano Materials 101: Researchers Develop Design Rules for Nanoparticles -

Lead author Dr. Chad Mirkin of Northwestern University and research team create rules that enable scientists to make any structure for almost all applications...Read more

  Energy & Cleantech

Researchers at National University of Singapore Create Energy-Storing Membrane - Proprietary membrane could perform better than traditional batteries and be more cost effective...Read more


Tokyo Electron and UK’s Nanoco Extend Joint Development Deal for Solar Panels - Both companies came together in 2010, and have completed the first stage of the project with success....Read more

  Health Sciences & Biotech/Pharma

Tiny stamps for tiny sensors - Researchers at MIT develop new glass stamp that may make cheaper, more precise biosensors...Read more


Research Team at Northeastern University One Step Closer to Developing Precise Nanoparticle Drug Delivery System - Led by Distinguished Professor and Chair of Pharmaceutical Sciences Mansoor Amiji, his self-defined smart luggage system effectively attacks tumor cells, not healthy ones...Read more

  Innovation & Investment

Venture Capital Activity Declines in Third Quarter of 2011 - Double digit decrease in both number of deals and total investments when compared to Q2 2011...Read more


This Month, President Obama Honors Twelve Researchers with National Medal of Science, National Medal of Technology and Innovation - More than half of the recipients are working with emerging technologies in areas of nano, clean, and biotech...Read more

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