|5/19/2011 1:01:59 PM | Materials | 0 comments|
Two-dimensional graphene may lead to faster electronics, stronger spacecraft and much more.
|4/2/2011 4:26:48 PM | Bio/Medicine | 0 comments|
Nanoparticles Enhance Detection of Circulating Tumor Cells|
Researchers have now shown that polymer-coated and dye-studded gold particles, directly linked to a growth factor peptide rather than an antibody, can detect circulating tumor cells in the blood of patients with head and neck cancer.
|3/30/2011 11:43:21 PM | Bio/Medicine | 0 comments|
New Pediatric Nanomedicine Center Links Health Care and Engineering|
Physicians and engineers within a new center devoted to pediatric nanomedicine will develop targeted, molecular-sized nanoparticles as part of a unique approach to treating pediatric diseases. Specific focus areas will include pediatric heart disease and thrombosis, infectious diseases, cancer, sickle cell disease and cystic fibrosis.
|3/21/2011 8:23:30 PM | Materials | 0 comments|
Technique Produces Graphene Nanoribbons with Metallic Properties|
A new "templated growth" technique for fabricating nanoribbons of epitaxial graphene has produced structures just 15 to 40 nanometers wide that conduct current with almost no resistance.
|1/27/2011 8:31:24 PM | Research | 0 comments|
New Transistor for Plastic Electronics Exhibits the Best of Both Worlds|
Researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology describe a new method of combining top-gate organic field-effect transistors with a bilayer gate insulator.
|12/12/2010 1:13:44 PM | Industry | 0 comments|
International Collaboration Boosts Nanotechnology Research|
Despite their initial focus on national economic competitiveness, the nanotechnology research initiatives now funded by more than 60 countries have become increasingly collaborative, with nearly a quarter of all papers co-authored by researchers across borders.
|12/1/2010 10:42:58 AM | Electronics | 0 comments|
Project Pioneers Silicon-Germanium for Space Electronics|
A five-year project led by the Georgia Institute of Technology has developed a novel approach to space electronics that could change how space vehicles and instruments are designed.
|11/8/2010 7:17:02 PM | Energy | 0 comments|
Energy Harvesting: Nanogenerators Grow Strong Enough to Power Small Conventional Electronic Devices|
Blinking numbers on a liquid-crystal display (LCD) often indicate that a device’s clock needs resetting. But in the laboratory of Zhong Lin Wang at Georgia Tech, the blinking number on a small LCD signals the success of a five-year effort to power conventional electronic devices with nanoscale generators that harvest mechanical energy from the environment using an array of tiny nanowires.
|10/29/2010 11:53:49 PM | Materials | 0 comments|
Noble Metals: Organic Solvent System May Improve Recycling of Catalysts & Open New Applications in Nanomedicine, Nanocatalysts and Microelectronics|
Noble metals such as platinum and palladium are becoming increasingly important because of growth in environmentally friendly applications such as fuel cells and pollution control catalysts. But the world has limited quantities of these materials, meaning manufacturers will have to rely on efficient recycling processes to help meet the demand.
|10/28/2010 12:04:14 PM | Grants | 0 comments|
NIH renews Nanomedicine Center focused on treating single-gene disorders for $16.1 million|
The Georgia Tech-led Nanomedicine Center for Nucleoprotein Machines has received an award of $16.1 million for five years as part of its renewal by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
|10/23/2010 6:26:16 PM | Industry | 0 comments|
Georgia Tech researchers highlight implications of nanotechnology in new Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Society|
The Encyclopedia is a landmark international collaboration which reviews and reflects upon a wide range of topics related to the implications of nanotechnology – gauging its promises and risks, assessing the impacts of policy decisions, and communicating the meaning of nanoscience research.
|10/19/2010 6:53:09 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Long distance, top secret messages|
Researchers have built a critical component of a quantum repeater, a device that allows quantum communications -- such as the encryption keys used to encode data transmitted over traditional lines -- to be relayed over larger distances.
|10/13/2010 7:56:46 AM | Research | 0 comments|
Factors Beyond Crowding Affect Molecular Motion in Cells|
The findings suggest that perturbations caused by hydrodynamic interactions -- similar to what happens when the wake from a large boat affects smaller boats on a lake -- may be the most important factor in this intracellular diffusion.
|10/11/2010 6:21:02 PM | Materials | 0 comments|
Researchers Develop Techniques for Using Material Recognized in Nobel Prize|
Georgia Institute of Technology researchers have pioneered the fabrication techniques expected to be used for manufacturing high-performance electronic devices from the material that has been recognized in this year's Nobel Prize in physics.
|10/11/2010 6:11:09 PM | Drug Delivery | 0 comments|
Thioketal Nanoparticles: Researchers Develop Oral Delivery System to Treat Inflammatory Bowel Diseases|
Delivering short strands of RNA into cells has become a popular research area because of its potential therapeutic applications, but how to deliver them into targeted cells in a living organism has been an obstacle.
|10/5/2010 12:15:09 PM | Materials | 0 comments|
New Graphene Fabrication Method Uses Silicon Carbide Template|
Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a new “templated growth” technique for fabricating nanometer-scale graphene devices. The method addresses what had been a significant obstacle to the use of this promising material in future generations of high-performance electronic devices.
|10/5/2010 12:08:41 PM | Grants | 0 comments|
NIH Awards $14.6M Translational Cardiovascular Nanomedicine Center|
Georgia Tech and Emory University have received a five-year $14.6 million contract from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to continue the development of nanotechnology and biomolecular engineering tools and methodologies for detecting and treating atherosclerosis.
|9/26/2010 11:49:25 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Quantum Information Systems: Researchers Convert Signals to Telecom Wavelengths, Increase Memory Times|
Using optically dense, ultra-cold clouds of rubidium atoms, researchers have made advances in three key elements needed for quantum information systems – including a technique for converting photons carrying quantum data to wavelengths that can be transmitted long distances on optical fiber telecom networks.
|9/20/2010 10:55:45 AM | Bio/Medicine | 0 comments|
End of Microplates? Novel Electronic Biosensing Technology Could Facilitate a New Era of Personalized Medicine|
The multi-welled microplate, long a standard tool in biomedical research and diagnostic laboratories, could become a thing of the past thanks to new electronic biosensing technology developed by a team of microelectronics engineers and biomedical scientists at the Georgia Institute of Technology.
|9/2/2010 11:59:27 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Researchers Create New Logic Device Based on Piezoelectric Effect|
Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a new class of electronic logic device in which current is switched by an electric field generated by the application of mechanical strain to zinc oxide nanowires.
|8/18/2010 3:29:41 PM | Materials | 0 comments|
Better Joint Replacements: Titanium Coating with Protein “Flower Bouquet” Nanoclusters Strengthens Implant Attachment|
Researchers have developed an improved coating technique that could strengthen the connection between titanium joint-replacement implants and a patient’s own bone. The stronger connection - created by manipulating signals the body’s own cells use to encourage growth - could allow the implants to last longer.
|8/17/2010 4:41:17 PM | Electronics | 0 comments|
Semiconductor Research Corporation and Georgia Tech Boost Off-chip Bandwidth While Driving Down Energy Per Bit|
Gains in Off-chip Interconnect to Enable Continued Improvements for Chip Scaling, Packaging, System Performance
|8/10/2010 11:08:31 AM | Materials | 0 comments|
Study of Electron Orbits in Multilayer Graphene Finds Energy Gaps|
Researchers have taken one more step toward understanding the unique and often unexpected properties of graphene, a two-dimensional carbon material that has attracted interest because of its potential applications in future generations of electronic devices.
|8/6/2010 6:35:30 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Push-Button Logic on the Nanoscale|
Circuits that can perform logic operations at the push of a button are a dime-a-dozen these days, but a breakthrough by researchers in the USA has meant they can be smaller and simpler than ever before.
|7/17/2010 11:02:12 PM | Nanoparticles | 0 comments|
Magnetic Nanoparticles Remove Ovarian Cancer Cells from the Abdominal Cavity|
Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology created magnetic nanoparticles that can selectively bind to and remove ovarian tumor cells from abdominal cavity fluid.
|6/19/2010 10:11:22 AM | Materials | 0 comments|
Scientists Strive to Replace Silicon with Graphene on Nanocircuitry|
Scientists have made a breakthrough toward creating nanocircuitry on graphene, widely regarded as the most promising candidate to replace silicon as the building block of transistors.
|5/27/2010 5:46:11 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Quantum Future: GTRI Researchers are Designing and Testing Microfabricated Planar Ion Traps|
Quantum computers hold the promise of offering a new route to solving some classes of these problems, such as breaking encryptions. The tremendous computing power of these devices stems from their use of quantum systems, called “qubits,” which can exist in a “superposition” of two states at the same time – in stark contrast to the transistors in conventional computers that can only be in the state “0” or “1”.
|4/30/2010 12:57:56 AM | Materials | 0 comments|
Seeing Moiré in Graphene|
Researchers have demonstrated that atomic scale moiré patterns, an interference pattern that appears when two or more grids are overlaid slightly askew, can be used to measure how sheets of graphene are stacked and reveal areas of strain.
|4/4/2010 9:02:00 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Self-Powered Nanosensors: Researchers Use Improved Nanogenerators to Power Sensors Based on Zinc Oxide Nanowires|
By combining a new generation of piezoelectric nanogenerators with two types of nanowire sensors, researchers have created what are believed to be the first self-powered nanometer-scale sensing devices that draw power from the conversion of mechanical energy.
|3/20/2010 1:05:51 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Photonic Material May Facilitate All-Optical Switching and Computing|
A class of molecules whose size, structure and chemical composition have been optimized for photonic use could provide the demanding combination of properties needed to serve as the foundation for low-power, high-speed all-optical signal processing.
|3/15/2010 11:05:01 PM | Energy | 0 comments|
Battery Boost: High-Performance Lithium-Ion Anode Uses “Bottom Up, Self-Assembled” Nanocomposite Materials to Increase Capacity|
A new high-performance anode structure based on silicon-carbon nanocomposite materials could significantly improve the performance of lithium-ion batteries used in a wide range of applications from hybrid vehicles to portable electronics.
|3/7/2010 8:54:26 PM | Energy | 0 comments|
Nanotube Thermocells Hold Promise For Converting Heat Waste To Energy|
A study published in the American Chemical Society's journal Nano Letters reveals that thermocells based on carbon nanotube electrodes might eventually be used for generating electrical energy from heat discarded by chemical plants, automobiles and solar cell farms.
|2/17/2010 8:20:04 PM | Nanoparticles | 0 comments|
Using Gold Nanoparticles to Hit Cancer Where It Hurts|
Taking gold nanoparticles to the cancer cell and hitting them with a laser has been shown to be a promising tool in fighting cancer, but what about cancers that occur in places where a laser light can’t reach?
|2/11/2010 6:56:10 PM | Materials | 0 comments|
One-step Process Produces Both P-type and N-type Doping in Graphene|
A simple one-step process that produces both n-type and p-type doping of large-area graphene surfaces could facilitate use of the promising material for future electronic devices.
|2/3/2010 12:34:45 AM | Nanoparticles | 0 comments|
Magnetic Nanoparticles Show Promise for Combating Human Cancer|
Scientists at Georgia Tech and the Ovarian Cancer Institute have further developed a potential new treatment against cancer that uses magnetic nanoparticles to attach to cancer cells, removing them from the body. The treatment, tested in mice in 2008, has now been tested using samples from human cancer patients
|1/13/2010 7:59:00 PM | Drug Delivery | 0 comments|
Georgia Institute of Technology selects Nanosight to study the size of nanogels used in developing drug delivery vehicles |
The School of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Georgia Institute of Technology has chosen the NanoSight LM-20 system to help in the characterisation of dimensional changes of nanogels used in the development of drug delivery vehicles for macromolecular therapeutics.
|12/19/2009 10:18:38 AM | Research | 0 comments|
Thermochemical Nanolithograpy Now Allows Multiple Chemicals On A Chip|
Scientists at Georgia Tech have developed a nanolithographic technique that can produce high-resolution patterns of at least three different chemicals on a single chip at writing speeds of up to one millimeter per second.
|12/3/2009 12:04:33 AM | Materials | 0 comments|
Air Force Center of Excellence Awarded to Georgia Tech|
The Georgia Institute of Technology has been awarded a U.S. Air Force Center of Excellence to design nanostructures for energy harvesting and adaptive materials, and to develop tools to optimize critical cognitive processes of the modern warfighter.
|11/2/2009 8:48:37 AM | Energy | 0 comments|
Nanostructures on Optical Fiber Make "Hidden" PV Cells|
Using zinc oxide nanostructures grown on optical fibers and coated with dye-sensitized solar cell materials, researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a new type of three-dimensional photovoltaic system. The approach could allow PV systems to be hidden from view and located away from traditional locations such as rooftops.
|10/25/2009 7:47:46 PM | Space | 0 comments|
Ion Drive: Improved Electric Propulsion Could Boost Lifetimes for Commercial, Government and Military Satellites|
Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have won a $6.5 million grant to develop improved components that will boost the efficiency of electric propulsion systems that are used to control the positions of satellites and planetary probes.
|9/19/2009 11:16:25 AM | Nanotubes | 0 comments|
Friction Differences Offer New Means for Manipulating Nanotubes|
Variations Could Help in Assembling and Sorting Structures
|9/7/2009 6:18:10 PM | Industry | 0 comments|
Nano Research Has Strong Multidisciplinary Roots, Study Shows|
The burgeoning research fields of nanoscience and nanotechnology are commonly thought to be highly multidisciplinary because they draw on many areas of science and technology to make important advances.
|8/19/2009 7:01:51 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Bio-enabled Technique Produces Nanoparticle Composites|
Thin Films of Silk Produce and Combine with Metallic Particles
|8/1/2009 12:13:36 PM | Materials | 0 comments|
Graphene Shows High Current Capacity & Thermal Conductivity|
Study Examined Graphene Nanoribbons as Narrow as 16 Nanometers
|7/1/2009 9:15:38 AM | Research | 0 comments|
Statistical Technique Improves Nanotechnology Data|
A new statistical analysis technique that identifies and removes systematic bias, noise and equipment-based artifacts from experimental data could lead to more precise and reliable measurement of nanomaterials and nanostructures likely to have future industrial applications.
|6/4/2009 9:19:04 AM | Materials | 0 comments|
Graphene May Have Advantages Over Copper for Future IC Interconnects|
New Material May Replace Traditional Metal at Nanoscale Widths
|5/14/2009 8:30:52 PM | Materials | 0 comments|
Graphene Yields Secrets to Its Extraordinary Properties|
Applying innovative measurement techniques, researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have directly measured the unusual energy spectrum of graphene, a technologically promising, two-dimensional form of carbon that has tantalized and puzzled scientists since its discovery in 2004.
|4/26/2009 11:14:27 AM | Research | 0 comments|
Georgia Tech Marcus Nanotechnology Building Formally Dedicated|
The 190,000-square-foot complex poises Georgia Tech to be a global hub for nanotechnology research and development while igniting an environment that could potentially transform both local and state economies.
|4/9/2009 9:17:51 AM | Research | 0 comments|
Self-Cleaning, Low-Reflectivity Surface Could Improve PV Cells|
Using two different types of chemical etching to create features at both the micron and nanometer size scales, researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a surface treatment that could boost the light absorption of silicon photovoltaic cells in two complementary ways.
|3/2/2009 12:36:08 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Georgia Tech will push boundaries of nanotechnology research with innovative low-temperature carbon nanotube fabrication tool|
Processing temperatures of ~350 C supports growth on flexible polymer substrates; carbon-nanotube heatsink structures for thermal management are one major design goal
|2/14/2009 6:38:39 PM | Energy | 0 comments|
Nanogenerators Produce Electricity from Running Rodents|
Could hamsters help solve the world’s energy crisis? Probably not, but a hamster wearing a power-generating jacket is doing its own small part to provide a new and renewable source of electricity.
|2/6/2009 6:07:04 PM | Events | 0 comments|
Asylum Research Sponsors AFM Workshop at Georgia Tech Feb. 12-13|
Asylum Research will sponsor a free atomic force microscopy (AFM) Workshop on February 12 and 13, 2009 in the Pettit Building/Microelectronics Research Center (MiRC) on the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) campus.
|12/19/2008 9:06:43 AM | Research | 0 comments|
New Class of Fluorescent Dyes Detects Reactive Oxygen Species|
Researchers have created a new family of fluorescent probes called hydrocyanines that can be used to detect and measure the presence of reactive oxygen species. Reactive oxygen species are highly reactive metabolites of oxygen that have been implicated in a variety of inflammatory diseases, including cancer and atherosclerosis.
|12/7/2008 6:01:22 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Physicists Set New Record for Quantum Memory Storage and Retrieval|
Advance takes a significant step toward quantum networking
|11/30/2008 4:33:39 PM | Drug Delivery | 0 comments|
Nanoparticle Reports on Drug Delivery to Breast Tumors, Predicts Response to Therapy|
A research team appears to have hit on a solution to the problem of determining how much of a nanoparticle drug is actually making it into breast tumors.
|11/16/2008 6:05:19 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Flexible Charge Pump: New Small-Scale Generator Produces Alternating Current by Stretching Zinc Oxide Wires|
Researchers have developed a new type of small-scale electric power generator able to produce alternating current through the cyclical stretching and releasing of zinc oxide wires encapsulated in a flexible plastic substrate with two ends bonded.
|10/14/2008 8:06:40 PM | Grants | 0 comments|
Georgia Tech Awarded New Center to Study Potential Silicon Successor|
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded funding to the Georgia Institute of Technology to create a new Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC)- The Georgia Tech Laboratory for New Electronic Materials.
|10/9/2008 10:45:40 PM | Materials | 0 comments|
Dry adhesive based on carbon nanotubes gets stronger, with directional gripping ability|
Mimicking gecko feet
|7/17/2008 12:46:40 AM | Bio/Medicine | 0 comments|
Using Magnetic Nanoparticles to Combat Cancer|
Scientists at Georgia Tech have developed a potential new treatment against cancer that attaches magnetic nanoparticles to cancer cells, allowing them to be captured and carried out of the body.
|7/15/2008 6:44:29 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Study Reveals Principles Behind Stability and Electronic Properties of Gold Nanoclusters|
A report published in the July 8 issue of the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) is the first to describe the principles behind the stability and electronic properties of tiny nanoclusters of metallic gold.
|7/13/2008 7:18:35 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Electron Extraction: Research Reveals Factors That Influence Organic-based Device Efficiency|
Organic-based devices, such as organic light-emitting diodes, require a transparent conductive layer with a high work function, meaning it promotes injection of electron holes into an organic layer to produce more light.
|6/24/2008 8:47:53 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Automated Microfluidic Device Reduces Time to Screen Small Organisms|
“Lab-on-a-chip” device can be used to accelerate genetic studies
|5/8/2008 9:04:50 PM | Research | 0 comments|
New technique measures ultrashort laser pulses at focus|
Lasers that emit ultrashort pulses of light are used for numerous applications including micromachining, microscopy, laser eye surgery, spectroscopy and controlling chemical reactions. But the quality of the results is limited by distortions caused by lenses and other optical components that are part of the experimental instrumentation.
|5/3/2008 11:12:56 AM | Nanoparticles | 0 comments|
Environmental Fate of Nanoparticles Depends on Water Carrying Them|
The fate of carbon-based nanoparticles spilled into groundwater – and the ability of municipal filtration systems to remove the nanoparticles from drinking water – depend on subtle differences in the solution properties of the water carrying the particles, a new study has found.
|4/23/2008 12:09:21 AM | Research | 0 comments|
Energy Saving Lights: Organic Light Emitting Diode Made To Last Longer, Resist Moisture|
Researchers have developed an improved organic light emitting diode (OLED) sealing process to reduce moisture intrusion and improve device lifetime.
|4/16/2008 6:50:46 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Fast AFM Probes Measure Many Biomolecule or Material Properties|
Probes simultaneously measure topography, adhesion, stiffness, elasticity and viscosity
|4/2/2008 3:00:36 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Astrotechnology Brings Nanoparticle Probes Into Sharper Focus|
While pondering the challenges of distinguishing one nanosize probe image from another in a mass of hundreds or thousands of nanoprobes, two investigators at Emory University and the Georgia Institute of Technology made an interesting observation. The tiny, clustered dots of light looked a lot like a starry sky on a clear night.
|3/5/2008 10:05:43 AM | Materials | 0 comments|
Physicists Discover Gold Can Be Magnetic on the Nanoscale|
Physicists at the Georgia Institute of Technology have made two important findings regarding gold on the nanoscale.
|2/23/2008 3:34:25 AM | Research | 0 comments|
Astronomy Technology Brings Nanoprobes into Sharper Focus|
Georgia Tech and Emory University researchers have created a technology based on astronomy software that provides more precise images of single molecules tagged with nanoprobes.
|2/13/2008 5:52:13 PM | Energy | 0 comments|
Fiber-based Nanotechnology Could Power Electronic Devices|
"Power shirt” would harvest energy from physical movement
|1/27/2008 9:40:33 AM | Bio/Medicine | 0 comments|
Gold Nanoparticles Shine Brightly in Tumors|
Gold nanoparticles could serve as a powerful tumor-homing beacon for detecting microscopic tumors or even individual malignant cells.
|1/9/2008 1:53:56 PM | Bio/Medicine | 0 comments|
Biomedical Shape-Memory Polymers Developed|
Applications for circulatory, nervous and skeletal systems
|1/9/2008 1:52:19 PM | Events | 0 comments|
Introduction to Focused Ion Beam Technology and its Application|
Nano Researchers are invited to Nano @ Tech, a group of graduate and undergraduate students who meet the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month at Noon in the Georgia Tech Microelectronics Research Center
|12/2/2007 9:10:44 AM | Industry | 0 comments|
BioForce Nanosciences Announces Sale of Nano eNabler System to Georgia Institute of Technology|
The Nano eNabler system is a platform for merging biology with nanotechnology.
|11/28/2007 6:08:39 PM | Research | 0 comments|
High Performance Transistors Created with Carbon 60|
Devices mark another milestone toward producing low-cost circuits on flexible substrates
|10/14/2007 1:01:25 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Gold Nanorods Image Tumors|
Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have found that gold nanorods will align themselves in an ordered fashion on the surface of cancer cells, further intensifying the optical signal the nanorods produce and providing a unique optical signature for tumor cells.
|10/8/2007 9:50:40 PM | Optics | 0 comments|
Taming Tiny, Unruly Waves for Nano Optics|
Nanoscale devices present a unique challenge to any optical technology — there’s just not enough room for light to travel in a straight line
|10/7/2007 3:55:32 PM | Nanoparticles | 0 comments|
Nanoparticle Could Help Detect Cancer and Other Diseases Early|
The nanoparticles, thought to be completely nontoxic, could someday be used as a simple, all-purpose diagnostic tool to detect the earliest stages of any disease that involves chronic inflammation, including cancer, Alzheimer's disease, heart disease, and arthritis.
|9/16/2007 10:30:30 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Drawing Nanoscale Features the Fast and Easy Way|
Scientists at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a new technique for nanolithography that is extremely fast and capable of being used in a range of environments including air (outside a vacuum) and liquids
|8/26/2007 3:12:07 PM | Nanotubes | 0 comments|
Nanotube Formation: Researchers Learn to Control Dimensions of Inorganic Metal Oxide Nanotubes|
Moving beyond carbon nanotubes, researchers are developing insights into a remarkable class of tubular nanomaterials that can be produced in water with a high degree of control over their diameter and length.
|8/20/2007 9:35:15 PM | Bio/Medicine | 0 comments|
Nanoparticle Could Help Detect Many Diseases Early|
Georgia Tech and Emory University researchers first to image hydrogen peroxide in animals
|7/25/2007 6:06:32 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Scientists Discover New Way to Study Nanostructures|
The findings, which may be used to identify and characterize structural and mechanical properties of nanoparticles, including materials of biological interest, appear online in the journal Nature Nanotechnology.
|5/26/2007 3:00:04 PM | Quantum dots | 0 comments|
Quantum Dots Reach Clinical Lab|
Bioconjugated quantum dots – luminescent nanoparticles linked to biological molecules – have shown great promise as tools for disease diagnosis and treatment, but their medical use has been limited by the lack of specific instructions for clinicians.
|5/5/2007 1:10:49 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Platinum Nanocrystals Boost Catalytic Activity|
New form of catalytic metal could improve hydrogen production
|4/30/2007 12:45:40 AM | Research | 0 comments|
Nanoparticle Compatibility: New Nanocomposite Processing Technique Creates More Powerful Capacitors|
A new technique for creating films of barium titanate (BaTiO3) nanoparticles in a polymer matrix could allow fabrication of improved capacitors able to store twice as much energy as conventional devices.
|4/28/2007 6:57:50 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Water flows like molasses on the nanoscale|
Determining the properties of water on the nanoscale may prove important for biological and pharmaceutical research as well as nanotechnology.
|4/13/2007 12:30:11 AM | Energy | 0 comments|
3D Solar Cells Boost Efficiency, Reduce Size|
New design uses “nano-Manhattan” carbon nanotube towers
|4/6/2007 12:53:53 AM | Energy | 0 comments|
Powering Nanodevices: Nanogenerator provides continuous power by harvesting energy from the environment|
Researchers have demonstrated a prototype nanometer-scale generator that produces continuous direct-current electricity by harvesting mechanical energy from such environmental sources as ultrasonic waves, mechanical vibration or blood flow.
|3/31/2007 6:56:53 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Absorbing Molecules Produce 65-Nanometer Patterns|
Two-photon asborbing molecules fabricate 3D polymer line structures
|3/4/2007 1:35:24 AM | Electronics | 0 comments|
Nano-Piezotronics: Researchers create a new class of electronic components by bending zinc oxide nanowires|
Researchers have taken advantage of the unique coupled semiconducting and piezoelectric properties of zinc oxide nanowires to create a new class of electronic components and devices that could provide the foundation for a broad range of new applications.
|2/25/2007 9:27:32 AM | Research | 0 comments|
Dual-modality Microbeads Identify Disease Biomarkers|
Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University have developed an easier and faster method to detect disease biomarkers in liquid samples using highly porous, micron-sized, silica beads that contain optical and magnetic nanoparticles.
|2/23/2007 7:32:35 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Fluid Dynamics Works on Nanoscale in Real World|
In 2000, Georgia Tech researchers showed that fluid dynamics theory could be modified to work on the nanoscale, albeit in a vacuum. Now, seven years later they've shown that it can be modified to work in the real world, too – that is, outside of a vacuum.
|2/10/2007 3:38:51 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Scientists Find Why Conductance of Nanowires Vary|
A Georgia Tech physics group has discovered how and why the electrical conductance of metal nanowires changes as their length varies.
|1/16/2007 11:51:58 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Physicists Discover Structures of Gold Nanoclusters|
Using different experimental techniques, two separate and independent research groups in collaboration with a team from the Center for Computational Materials Science (CCMS) at the Georgia Institute of Technology, have unveiled the size-dependent evolution of structural and electronic structural motifs of gold nanoclusters ranging in size from 11 to 24 atoms.
|12/19/2006 1:13:39 AM | Materials | 0 comments|
Industrial Nanomaterials Appear Vulnerable to Dispersal in Natural Environment|
Laboratory experiments with a type of nanomaterial that has great promise for industrial use show significant potential for dispersal in aquatic environments – especially when natural organic materials are present.
|12/12/2006 9:05:51 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Replication of Butterfly Wing Scales Provides New Technique for Producing Complex Photonic Structures|
By replicating the complex micron- and nanometer-scale photonic structures that help give butterfly wings their color, researchers have demonstrated a new technique that uses biotemplates for fabricating nanoscale structures that could serve as optical waveguides, optical splitters and other building blocks of photonic integrated circuits.
|12/7/2006 2:16:43 AM | Materials | 0 comments|
Scientists learning to create nanomaterials based on micro-algae patterns|
Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a technique to study how unicellular micro-algae, known as diatoms, create their complex cell walls. Researchers hope to learn how diatoms assemble these nanometer-patterned, intricate micro-architectures to find better methods for creating nanomaterials in the laboratory.
|10/24/2006 10:41:14 AM | Research | 0 comments|
Mimicking Nature Creates Self-Cleaning Coatings|
Researchers are mimicking one of Nature’s best non-stick surfaces to help create more reliable electric transmission systems, photovoltaic arrays that retain their efficiency, MEMS structures unaffected by water and improved biocompatible surfaces able to prevent cells from adhering to implanted medical devices.
|10/16/2006 7:55:27 PM | Grants | 0 comments|
NIH grant award for partnership on a Nanomedicine Development Center that will focus on DNA damage repair|
With up to $10
million in funding, the center will be Georgia Tech and Emory's third
NIH-funded nanomedicine/nanotechnology center in less than two years
|9/8/2006 7:07:54 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Explosives at the Nanoscale|
"World’s Smallest Controlled Heat Source" Helps Scientists Study and Improve Energetic Materials
|8/27/2006 11:04:56 AM | Research | 0 comments|
Dual-Mode Nanoscale Imaging Yields New Details of Cellular Events|
To create drugs capable of targeting malignancies, scientists must first decode exactly how a cell or a group of cells communicates with other cells and reacts to a broad spectrum of complex biomolecules surrounding it.
|8/19/2006 1:40:39 PM | Drug Delivery | 0 comments|
Microfluidics Device Screens Cancer Drug Activation|
To help drug developers find these so-called prodrugs, researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have created a microfluidic reactor that screens large numbers of chemicals for their ability to be activated by the delivered enzyme.
|8/19/2006 1:39:37 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Mixing Nanostructures Yields New Approach to Rapid Bioassays|
Using silica beads with nanoscale pores as a carrier for two other nanoscale materials, researchers at the Emory-Georgia Tech Nanotechnology Center for Personalized and Predictive Oncology, one of eight Centers for Cancer Nanotechnology funded by the National Cancer Institute, have created a powerful new tool for conducting rapid, high-throughput assays of biological function
|8/8/2006 6:10:40 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Researchers Find Controls to Gold Nanocatalysis|
Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have made a discovery that could allow scientists to exercise more control over the catalytic activity of gold nanoclusters
|8/2/2006 5:35:07 PM | Optics | 0 comments|
Optical Breakthrough Makes “Lab-on-a-Chip” Possible|
Compact device can pack big sensing power on a chip
|7/24/2006 11:47:48 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Nano Probe May Open New Window Into Cell Behavior|
Georgia Tech invention captures cell properties and biochemical signals in action
|6/20/2006 5:05:37 PM | Electronics | 0 comments|
Georgia Tech/IBM Team Demonstrates First 500 GHz Silicon-Germanium Transistors|
"This work redefines the upper bounds of what is possible using silicon-germanium nanotechnology techniques."
|6/7/2006 4:34:30 PM | Nanofabrication | 0 comments|
New Nanofabrication Technique: Growing Nanostructures on Micro Cantilever Provides New Platform for Materials Discovery|
Researchers have developed a new technique that could provide detailed information about the growth of carbon nanotubes and other nanometer-scale structures as they are being produced.
|4/26/2006 11:45:47 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Researchers Develop Detailed Design Rules for Nanoimprint Lithography Processing|
Using a combination of experimental data and simulations, researchers have identified key parameters that predict the outcome of nanoimprint lithography, a fabrication technique that offers an alternative to traditional lithography in patterning integrated circuits and other small-scale structures into polymers.
|4/22/2006 10:49:27 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Researchers Develop Road Map for Nanopatterning|
Key parameters predict the outcome of nanoimprint lithography
|4/14/2006 4:46:09 PM | Electronics | 0 comments|
Graphite-based circuitry may be foundation for devices that handle electrons as waves|
A study of how electrons behave in circuitry made from ultrathin layers of graphite – known as graphene – suggests the material could provide the foundation for a new generation of nanometer scale devices that manipulate electrons as waves – much like photonic systems control light waves.
|4/14/2006 4:39:20 PM | Energy | 0 comments|
Nanogenerators convert mechanical energy to electricity for self-powered devices|
Could allow new family of battery-free devices
|4/13/2006 7:54:46 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Nanogenerators May Spark Miniature Machines|
Devices convert simple motion into electricity
|4/5/2006 3:52:19 PM | Bio/Medicine | 0 comments|
New Shapes of Nano Gold Yield Improved Properties for Cancer Imaging and Therapy|
Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), who had previously shown that gold nanoparticles have potential in noninvasive cancer treatment and imaging, have found an even more effective and safer way to detect and kill cancer cells
|3/29/2006 10:21:22 PM | Drug Delivery | 0 comments|
New Polymer Shows Promise for Drug Delivery|
Biodegradable polyketals have advantages for intracellular delivery and sustained release
|3/15/2006 11:31:53 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Nanometer-Scale Magnetic Particles Facilitate Separations in “One-Pot” Multi-Step Reaction Processes|
Using the unique properties of new nanometer-scale magnetic particles, researchers have for the first time separated for reuse two different catalysts from a multi-step chemical reaction done in a single vessel.
|3/14/2006 3:39:46 PM | Bio/Medicine | 0 comments|
Gold Nanorods May Make Safer Cancer Treatment|
Nanorods Show Benefits Over Nanospheres in Noninvasive Cancer Treatment
|3/14/2006 3:38:42 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Researchers develop foundation for circuitry and devices based on graphite|
Graphite, the material that gives pencils their marking ability, could be the basis for a new class of nanometer-scale electronic devices that have the attractive properties of carbon nanotubes – but could be produced using established microelectronics manufacturing techniques.
|3/11/2006 10:53:33 AM | Electronics | 0 comments|
GA Tech develops ultra-efficient embedded architectures based on probabilistic technology|
As traditional CMOS semiconductor technology approaches the nanoscale, coping with noise and energy savings are increasingly important.
|2/28/2006 1:44:02 AM | Education | 0 comments|
Programs Focus on Work Force for Nanotechnology|
National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network educates teachers, students and the general public
|2/13/2006 4:02:28 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Reversible Microlenses to Speed Chemical Detection|
Scientists at Georgia Tech have created technology capable of detecting trace amounts of biological or chemical agents in a matter of seconds, much faster than traditional methods, which can take hours or up to a day.
|2/9/2006 5:37:58 PM | Research | 0 comments|
New Device Revolutionizes Nano Imaging|
Much faster technology allows AFM to capture nano movies, create material properties images
|12/13/2005 12:22:28 AM | Research | 0 comments|
Nanoengineered Silicon-Germanium Improves Chips|
Research is focused on silicon-germanium (SiGe) integrated circuit technology, which can provide cost savings, compact size and improved efficiency in the same way that advances in silicon technology have made consumer electronics smaller and less expensive.
|12/13/2005 12:20:52 AM | Events | 0 comments|
Nano@Tech Volunteer Group Meeting - Georgia Institute of Technology|
“Bioresponsive Materials from Microgels and Nanogels".
|12/12/2005 6:41:45 AM | Research | 0 comments|
Physicists demonstrate storage and retrieval of single photons between remote memories|
|10/28/2005 5:01:05 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Study Produces Road Map for Nanomanufacturing|
Systematic study of cadmium selenide nanostructure growth guides future efforts
|9/2/2005 3:21:48 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Controlling Nanoparticle Size: Researchers Find New Mechanism Governing Particle Growth in Nanocomposites|
Because the properties of nanoparticles depend so closely on their size, size distribution and morphology, techniques for controlling the growth of these tiny structures is of great interest to materials researchers today.
|9/2/2005 3:13:02 PM | Events | 0 comments|
Workshop to Focus on NanoBiomaterials Derived from Lignocellulosics|
The roadmap will leverage this nation's position of leadership in
nanotechnology with its preeminent renewable forest resources to develop a
research roadmap that will contribute to the development of innovative value-
|8/5/2005 5:18:44 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Quantum cascade laser Key to Handheld Gas and Liquid Sensors|
Ga Tech developing instant-response trace sensors
|6/6/2005 10:42:13 PM | Bio/Medicine | 0 comments|
Researchers demonstrate use of gold nanoparticles for cancer detection|
Binding gold nanoparticles to a specific antibody for cancer cells could make cancer detection much easier, say medical researchers from the University of California, San Francisco and Georgia Institute of Technology.
|6/6/2005 10:31:15 PM | Industry | 0 comments|
Who’s Creative in Genetics & Nanotechnology?|
Survey Seeks Top Scientists for a Study of Research Innovation
|5/24/2005 11:28:05 AM | Nanotubes | 0 comments|
Like The Famous Doughboy, Nanotubes Give When You Poke Them|
Smaller, faster computers, bullet proof t-shirts and itty-bitty robots, such are the promises of nanotechnology and the cylinder-shaped collection of carbon molecules known as nanotubes.
|5/13/2005 10:25:56 AM | Research | 0 comments|
Gold Nanoparticles May Simplify Cancer Detection|
Binding gold nanoparticles to a specific antibody for cancer cells could make cancer detection much easier, suggests research at the Georgia Institute of Technology and the University of California at San Francisco.
|4/29/2005 8:06:01 PM | Grants | 0 comments|
Tech/Emory Get $11.5 M for Nano Cardiology Research|
Despite the fact that cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, there is a lack of understanding of the fundamental molecular biology behind the disease and how certain genetic factors contribute to plaque build-up in blood vessels.
|3/21/2005 7:06:41 AM | Materials | 0 comments|
Fate of Nano Waste: Researchers Study How to Make Nanomaterial Industry Environmentally Sustainable|
Research into making the emerging nanomaterial industry environmentally sustainable is showing promise in a preliminary engineering study conducted at the Georgia Institute of Technology and Rice University.
|2/18/2005 1:12:22 PM | Software | 0 comments|
Computer Sims Vital Tools in Exploring Nanoworld|
This practice of partnering computer simulations with real-world experiments is becoming more vital as scientists delve deeper into realms where the actors are measured on the nanoscale,
|2/14/2005 11:42:19 PM | Nanotubes | 0 comments|
Scientists Unlock Secrets Behind Nanotube Formation|
Nanotubes are ubiquitous in the world of science. Although several methods for making them exist, little is known about how these techniques physically produce the hollow fibers of carbon molecules known as nanotubes, that is until now.
|2/11/2005 12:01:13 AM | Materials | 0 comments|
Evidence of Charging of Nanocatalysts Found|
Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology and Technical University Munich have discovered evidence of a phenomenon that may lead to drastically lowering the cost of manufacturing of materials from plastics to fertilizers.
|12/14/2004 1:11:52 AM | Research | 0 comments|
Nanotech center is in limbo|
2003 Tech pledge has not yet materialized
|12/7/2004 5:36:35 PM | Grants | 0 comments|
Georgia Tech & Emory University Researchers Win NIH Grant for New Imaging Techniques Based on Metallic Nanoclusters|
An interdisciplinary team of researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University has won a four-year $2.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop novel in-vivo cellular imaging techniques based on quantum dots made of silver or gold atoms.
|10/13/2004 11:35:24 AM | Research | 0 comments|
Emory/Tech Awarded $10M Cancer Nanotechnology Grant|
To establish a multidisciplinary research program in cancer nanotechnology and to develop a new class of nanoparticles for molecular and cellular imaging.
|7/16/2004 12:01:00 AM | Materials | 0 comments|
Materials on the nanoscale may sometimes be subject to the same physical rules as their macro-world counterparts|
Is Small Different? Not Necessarily Say Georgia Tech Researchers