Nanotechnology

Oxford Instruments delivers twin V100 molecular beam epitaxy (MBE) system to prestigious Asia customer

Oxford Instruments, world leaders in the supply of MBE, plasma and ion beam processing equipment, has announced today that it has delivered a twin V100 molecular beam epitaxy (MBE) system to a prestigious customer in Asia. With an installed base of over 60 systems, the V100 is ideally suited to …

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Virginia Tech Researchers Make Recipe of Buckyballs With Stuffing

A startup company in the state of Virgina called Luna nanoWorks is reportedly close to commercializing a new version of the well-known soccer ball-shaped carbon molecules first developed by scientists at Rice University, according to an article in MIT Technology Review. The company says their new buckyballs could improve magnetic …

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Oregon Could Get Nanotech Funding Through Defense Bill

Senators Ron Wyden and Gordon Smith announced that the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee approved millions of dollars in funding for defense-related projects in Oregon. The US Senate Appropriations committee voted to fund a number of nanotechnology projects through the Oregon Nanoscience and Microtechnology Institute (ONAMI), an article in Bend Weekly …

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Semiconductor Technology Expert to Help Lead SRC’s Research in Next-Generation Nanoelectronics

IBM Technology Leader, Veteran of Collaborative Chip Development, to Strengthen SRC’s Lead in Nanotechnology Innovation Research Triangle Park, North Carolina USA–Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC), the world’s leading university-research consortium for semiconductors and related technologies, today named well-known semiconductor technology expert Dr. Jeffrey Welser as director for the consortium’s Nanotechnology Research …

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UNSW Researchers Develop Hole Quantum Wire

Researchers at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) have reported taking a large step towards quantum spin-based transistors with the successful development of a hole quantum wire, according to an article from the UNSW on Yubanet.com. The UNSW team worked with researchers from Britain, Japan, and New Zealand to …

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Diamond Re-Debuts on the WBG Scene with Group4 GaN-on-Diamond Wafer

The prospects of using CVD diamond technology for more than heat sinks have been mined by many over the decades, with contenders inevitably giving up the pursuit when other substrates were deemed more suitable for both electronic and light emitting applications. Until now. A USA startup calling itself “Group4 Labs… …

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