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Nanotechnology at the 2009 U.S. Army Corrosion Summit

This year the U.S. Army Corrosion Summit will feature a full day specialty track titled 'Anti-Corrosion Nanotechnology R+D'. The technical track will focus on basic and applied nanotechnology corrosion R+D within academia, industry, and government.

Posted: Nov 19th, 2008

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Colorful future for nanowires

Dutch scientists have worked out how to fine tune the stripes of alternating crystal lattices that form in semi-conducting nanowires. Control of such structures could lead to important advances in electronics and optics, including more efficient LEDs, they say.

Posted: Nov 19th, 2008

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Wiley's updated 'Basics of Nanotechnology, 3rd Edition'

Developed from courses on nanophysics and nanotechnology, this textbook covers the fundamental physics of nanostructures, methods of growth and manipulation, characterization methods with a focus on optical analyzing methods and nanooptics, a discussion of nano-architectures and the latest applications in optics, electronics, quantum computers, molecular nanostructures, biology and soft matter.

Posted: Nov 19th, 2008

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George Washington University establishes nanotechnology institute

The George Washington University has announced the establishment of the GW Institute for Nanotechnology. This institute will draw on the expertise of the University's faculty members in mechanical, aerospace, electrical, computer, civil, and environmental engineering; physics, chemistry; and biochemistry.

Posted: Nov 19th, 2008

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Nanotechnology in the spotlight at Cuban event

The 2nd International Seminar on Nanosciences and Nanotechnologies was opened in Havana on Friday, with 35 prominent experts from Germany, France, China, Japan, Britain, Spain and Russia attending.

Posted: Nov 19th, 2008

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Picosun employee defends his PhD thesis on atomic layer deposition

Today at noon Finnish time, Kai-Erik Elers, Technical Applications Manager of the leading Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) systems manufacturer Picosun Oy presents and defends his PhD thesis 'Copper Diffusion Barrier Deposition on Integrated Circuit Devices by Atomic Layer Deposition Technique' at the Department of Chemistry of the Faculty of Science of the University of Helsinki.

Posted: Nov 18th, 2008

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