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Bidirectional microdisplay (OLED on CMOS)

For the first time ever, OLEDs and OLED-on-CMOS integration offer the possibility to integrate highly efficient light sources with photo detectors on a single CMOS chip. This enables monolithically integrated optoelectronic applications based on standard silicon.

Posted: Mar 25th, 2008

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Biosensing nanodevice to revolutionize health screenings

One day soon a biosensing nanodevice developed by Arizona State University researcher Wayne Frasch may eliminate long lines at airport security checkpoints and revolutionize health screenings for diseases like anthrax, cancer and antibiotic resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).

Posted: Mar 25th, 2008

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Hydrogen solutions to replace gasoline inventor will keynote nanoTX USA'08

Stanford R. Ovshinsky has become a living legend in the scientific and business communities, having once been profiled in a one-hour PBS program on NOVA entitled ?Japan?s American Genius.? The most recent exciting advancement is his solid hydrogen storage system, a metal hydride solid which can be stored in a granular, inert form in compact tanks.

Posted: Mar 24th, 2008

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Nanowires may light your home

Light-emitting diodes that give a warm glow to your home or office will be available within a few years, say Swedish researchers working with nanowires.

Posted: Mar 24th, 2008

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TTNA members' briefing with Australian Nanotechnology in Brisbane

Australian Technical Textiles and Nonwovens (TTNA) members and guests will have the opportunity to meet members of the Australian Nantechnology Alliance in Brisbane on the afternoon of Thursday, April, 17 2008 to discuss synergies and future collaborative projects and business.

Posted: Mar 21st, 2008

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Nanotechnology standards panel holds strategy session on U.S. activities

On March 12, 2008, an ANSI Nanotechnology Standards Panel strategy session helped educate U.S. Panel members about existing activities in the international standardization arena, develop a strategy for national coordination goals, and identify priority areas where U.S. leadership can be sought, retained, or strengthened.

Posted: Mar 21st, 2008

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