Ceramic Tech Today

Nano center produces jobs, growth for Albany

By / July 20, 2009

Seems to be good news, so other cities are starting to take notice. From the Utica Observer-Dispatch: To understand the potential for the new nanotechnology initiative at SUNYIT in Marcy,…

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Spain, Portugal open new joint nano center

By / July 20, 2009

Spanish and Portuguese officials hope the $140 million, 160,000 square-foot center, opened on Friday, will pole-vault their nations into the fields of “nanomedicine, environmental monitoring, nanoelectronics and molecular nanomanipulation,” according…

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DOE’s University Turbine Systems Research Program announces project selection

By / July 20, 2009

The DOE announced the selection of three projects under the Office of Fossil Energy’s University Turbine Systems Research Program. University researchers will investigate the chemistry and physics of advanced turbines,…

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Don’t miss Feynman’s ‘Messenger’ lectures

By / July 19, 2009

I know this is not actually news given that word of this came out several days ago, but you have to trust me on this: Turn off the Simpsons, NCI,…

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But then quantum computing losers a big funder . . .

By / July 18, 2009

Some times it’s one step forward and one step back. Apparently IARPA is now yanking its stake in NIST quantum computing research.

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Scientists create first electronic quantum processor

By / July 18, 2009

A team led by Yale University researchers has successfully implemented simple algorithms using a quantum processor based on microwave solid-state technology – similar to that found in computers and cell…

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3-2-1, Liftoff!

By / July 16, 2009

After five failed attempts, space shuttle Endeavour lifted off at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on the STS-127 mission to the International Space Station. Endeavour’s flight will deliver the…

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Group designs inverse photoconductors

By / July 16, 2009

The Grzybowski Group at Northwestern University has been working for some time on understanding and working with self-assembling and self-organizing nanomaterials. They particularly have been focused on the field of…

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Electrochemical technique improves hydroxyapatite coatings on implants

By / July 16, 2009

Speaking of hydroxyapatite, there apparently is a new process for coating metal implants that could improve the outcomes of total joint replacement surgeries. Researchers at Tel Aviv University say their…

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Industry headlines

By / July 15, 2009

Solar cell surface inspection with 3D metrology Nanovea’s White Light 3D Non-Contact Profilometers can precisely measure glass surfaces, light absorbing materials and wafer bowing with superior accuracy and speed. Offered…

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