Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Materials & Nanotechnology News

SciTech Europa brings you the latest Materials & Nanotechnology News from across the field of European Science & Technology Research, Development and Innovation.

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A new superstrong reversible adhesive that works like snail slime

Engineers at Penn have shown how a superstrong reversible adhesive that works like a snail's slime. While strong adhesion exists, it is usually irreversible. University...
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Using sensory nanoparticles to detect disease, including cancer

An innovative technique using sensory nanoparticles can be used to detect disease including cancer, according to a study from Brigham and Women's Hospital. Brigham and...
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Graphene, 2D Materials and Carbon Nanotubes: IDTechEx’s latest insights

Dr Khasha Ghaffarzadeh, a leading expert and Research Director at IDTechEx has released the latest report on Graphene, 2D Materials and Carbon Nanotubes. The report,...
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The challenges of modern optoelectronics: laser, optoelectronic and biophotonic techniques

The Institute of Optoelectronics aims to support research and education in laser, optoelectronic and biophotonic technologies, with laser technology and modern applications at the...
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Electronic skin patches: are they the most promising wearable technology in the market?

James Hayward, Principal Analyst at IDTechEx, has written about the market potential for electronic skin patches. Hayward says: "Skin patches are arguably the most interesting,...
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Solid state batteries: enabling next generation energy storage solutions

Dr Xiaoxi He, a leading industry expert and Principal Analyst at IDTechEx has reported on the new opportunities of solid state batteries. According to Xiaoxi He,...
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Predicting the behaviour of disordered polymers for new synthetic polymers

The discovery of how to make predictions about the behaviour of disordered proteins and polymers could lead to breakthroughs in new materials made of...
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How organic laser diodes can be realised using carbon-based materials

Researchers from Kyushu University have demonstrated that organic laser diodes using carbon-based organic materials are possible. The organic laser diodes could lead to further expansion for...
The chance to position Europe as the place for photonics is now

The European Photonics Industry Consortium: keeping photonics in Europe

Director general of EPIC, Carlos Lee, spoke to SciTech Europa about how European competitiveness is helping drive the photonics industry in Europe. The European Photonics...
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Solid state physics: solving the structure of materials with X-ray absorption spectroscopy

The Institute of Solid State Physics is using X-ray absorption spectroscopy for materials science. Dr Alexei Kuzmin, Head of the Laboratory of Materials and Structure Investigations, discusses...

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