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American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- December 6, 2006
...m tube -- a process that will be required for many electronics
and optoelectronics applications," the researchers state. The researchers disclosed the small-scale, proof-of-concept protocol; however scale-up remains to be achieved. ARTICLE #3 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE "Single Wall Carbon Nanotube Amplification: ...
European Union outpaces United States on chemical safety
...nalyzing the ripple effect that is likely to touch electronics
manufacturers and chemical companies worldwide. In particular, three recent E.U. environmental policies are gradually being implemented across the 27 European Union member nations. Two e-waste directives, adopted in 2003, require manufacturers to di...
'Biomimetic Technologies' project will create first soft-bodied robots
...emote surgery, and prostheses design; and in novel electronics
such as soft circuits and power supplies. "A major characteristic that distinguishes man-made structures from biological ones is the preponderance of stiff materials," explains Trimmer. "In contrast, living systems may contain stiff materials such ...
Robotic cameras join search for 'Holy Grail of bird-watching'
...deo, taken by David Luneau, associate professor of electronics
at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, actually depicted a common look-alike bird, the pileated woodpecker. Hopes that the ivory-billed woodpecker survived extinction were renewed last September along the Florida Panhandle when another team ...
Nanotech leaders explore paths from research lab to marketplace
...tegrated circuits, sensor technology and molecular electronics
and bioelectronics progress that is crucial to me... design, theory and experiment, bio- and molecular electronics
and photonics, high frequency electronics, fabrication of nanodevices, magnetic materials and spintr...
UN, industry, others partner to create world standards for e-scrap recycling, harvesting components
...rket value of other important minor metals used in electronics
such as bismuth (used in lead-free solders) has doubled since 2005 while ruthenium (used in resistors and hard disk drives) has increased by a factor of seven since early 2006. "The large price spikes for all these special elements that rely on p...
Microscopic sea creatures provide foundation for gas sensors and other devices
... by training, would now like to work directly with electronics
engineers and others who have specific interests in silicon-based devices. "We can target diatoms of a certain shape, generate the right chemistry, and then work with applications engineers to get these unique structures into practice," he said. "...
NJIT professor obtains patent to uncover trace elements of airborne pollutants
...es might include developing smaller nano chips for electronics
(also known as nano-electronics) and inexpensive, high-performance throw-away chemical sensors. The latter might range from sensors for clinical diagnostic purposes to using sensors to find toxic chemicals in air, food or water. Mitra has publishe...
Flexible electronics could find applications as sensors, artificial muscles
...es. In addition to a biomedical impact, flexible electronics
are important for energy technology as flexible an... of their response to applied strains. "Flexible electronics
are typically characterized by conducting plastic-based liquids that can be printed onto thin, benda...
Deflecting damage: Flexible electronics aid brain injury research
...ations. "This is an immediate application of the electronics
of the future," said Sigurd Wagner, a Princeton pr...s lab. Lacour now is managing research in flexible electronics
for neuroscience at the University of Cambridge in England. She has been recognized by Technology Re...
New way to catch cancer's spread, rapid 3-D retinal imaging, more at CLEO/QELS 2007
...rials into conductors or semiconductors for useful electronics
and optics applications. For example, Heeger will discuss plastic solar cells fabricated from semiconducting polymers. William D. Phillips of the National Institute of Standards and Technology and recipient of the 1997 Nobel Prize in Physics will ...
ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- April 11, 2007
...g-standing concerns about the quantity of consumer electronics
products that wind up in dumps and landfills. They...the researchers said. "These data demonstrate that electronics
manufacturers who seek to design products exempt from current hazardous waste classifications will n...
UC researchers shatter world records with length of latest carbon nanotube arrays
...potential applications in nanomedicine, aerospace, electronics
and many other areas. Especially important is that long CNT arrays can be spun into fibers that are in theory significantly stronger and lighter than any existing fibers and are electrically conductive. Nanotube fibers are expected to engender r...
An electroacoustic path to custom-made gene chips
...erconnecting ports, miniaturization of the driving electronics
and wash/dry station, and packaging of the whole system." He estimates that the first models would cost in the neighborhood of $100,000. ...
Low-energy LED lighting project is streets ahead
...left to manufacturers who have little knowledge of electronics
or LEDs. "We are proud to be working with The University of Manchester to develop technology which will drive the adoption of this revolutionary lighting source in everyday applications." While high-pressure sodium vapour street lighting - common...
Nanotechnology provides 'green' path to environmentally sustainable economy
...hniques used in the deceptively resource-intensive electronics
industry. Other researchers are investigating nan...aches to replace lead and other toxic materials in electronics
manufacturing. Chemist Vicki Colvin and her Rice University colleagues have discovered that 12-nan...
New Brandeis research sheds light on memory by erasing it
...ary for a memory molecule. Like a computer whose electronics
change with the addition of new information, molecular activity in the hippocampus, where memory is stored in the brain, changes as memory is being stored. In this study, Lisman and his colleagues showed that they could saturate the memory stores. Ho...
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- July 11, 2007
...hiskers grow into a multi-billion-dollar threat to electronics
products Journalists Resources: Huh, a what...hiskers grow into a multi-billion-dollar threat to electronics
products Chemical & Engineering News Wisps of tin too small to see with the unaided eye are causi...
Probing biology's dark matter
...tage stamp-sized wafer. Remember the early days of electronics
with all of those big vacuum tubes and wires" Next came the transistor and finally the silicon chip, which dramatically revolutionized computers and modern electronics. Microfluidics is following the track of silicon chips and promises to revolutioni...
The inside dope
...irst to implement doping in the field of molecular electronics
the development of electronic components made of ...foresee that this method may enable scientists and electronics
engineers to substantially broaden the use of these organic monolayers in the field of nanoelectroni...
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