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In its third year, the Readers’ Choice competition highlights the cleanroom equipment and tools that readers of Controlled Environments judge most effective and trusted in their work.
2.21.2017
4:22pm
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An explanation of the opportunities available by implementation of electrostatic charge control program in a FEOL fab, and details some of the potential pitfalls.
by Christopher Long, IBM Research, and Lawrence Levit, LBL Scientific
2.21.2017
12:49pm
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In the field of nanoscience, an international team of physicists has achieved a breakthrough in understanding heat transport.
by Universität Konstanz
2.21.2017
12:05pm
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Engineers have developed a material that could reduce signal losses in photonic devices. The advance has the potential to boost the efficiency of various light-based technologies including fiber optic communication systems, lasers, and photovoltaics.
by UC San Diego
2.21.2017
11:03am
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Tiny nanostraws that sample the contents of a cell without causing damage may improve our ability to understand cellular processes and lead to safer medical treatments
by Jackie Flynn, Stanford University
2.21.2017
10:22am
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Researchers have found that serrated edges in graphene gaps could change the way DNA passes through those holes.
by California State University Northridge
2.21.2017
10:04am
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Century Refrigeration offers custom, advanced cooling systems for blood product storage applications, including blood banks and laboratories.
2.21.2017
6:55am
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Continuous monitoring is a worldwide-accepted standard for non-viable particle testing, and can now be applied to viable air monitoring.
by Particle Measuring Systems
2.17.2017
1:32pm
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Pancreatic cancer is one of the most lethal tumors and, up until now, drugs available to fight it are only generic chemotherapy treatments.
by Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche
2.17.2017
1:26pm
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Researchers were inspired by medieval mail armor when producing a new metamaterial with novel properties. They succeeded in reversing the Hall coefficient of a material.
by Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
2.17.2017
12:17pm
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A new innovation could make printing cells as easy and inexpensive as printing a newspaper. This alternative solar technology could lead to low-cost, printable solar panels capable of turning nearly any surface into a power generator.
by Tyler Irving, University of Toronto
2.17.2017
11:56am
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Scientists combine disciplines to pinpoint small structures in unlabeled molecules.
by Mike Williams, Rice University
2.17.2017
11:17am
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The development of a cost-effective, optical measuring system means that coating processes will in the future be able to be fully controlled and monitored over the entire substrate surface.
by Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology
2.17.2017
11:06am
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Dry wet hands and gloves with Terra Universal's stainless steel PureDry dryers, designed for labs and cleanrooms. Warm air is pushed through an ULPA filter to remove microparticles that will land on, and stick to, wet surfaces. Hands, as well as small...
2.17.2017
6:59am
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A new bilayer material, with each layer measuring less than one nanometer in thickness, someday could lead to more efficient and versatile light emission.
by University of Kansas
2.15.2017
4:55pm
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A new antibiotic, produced by bacteria found on a species of African ant, is very potent against antibiotic-resistant “superbugs” like MRSA, according to scientists.
by University of East Anglia
2.15.2017
4:48pm
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Opiate abuse is a significant risk factor for HIV infection, and in combination they can have a devastating effect on the brain. Scientists are studying new therapies that can short-circuit HIV infection and mitigate the damaging effects that opiate...
by Florida International University
2.15.2017
4:40pm
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It is claimed that the outer layer of human skin can host up to one million microorganisms per square cm and human saliva up to one billion per square mL.
by Michael Rodd, M+W Products
2.15.2017
4:30pm
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Demystifying carbon nanotubes' structure control.
by Institute for Basic Science
2.15.2017
4:22pm
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Correct cleaning solution formulations, along with applicable pre- and post-cleaning procedures, are an important part of compliance with QC and QA standards.
by Robert Sandor, Ph.D., Tovatech LLC
2.15.2017
12:37pm
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Initiative to harness the tiny specs to purify water.
by Mary Beth Faller, Arizona State University
2.15.2017
12:14pm
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Finding a new contrast agent for MRI procedures.
by David L. Chandler, MIT News Office
2.15.2017
11:46am
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New nanotechnology could transform the way space scientists build spectrometers, the all-important device used by virtually all scientific disciplines to measure the properties of light emanating from astronomical objects, including Earth itself.
by Lori Keesey, NASA
2.15.2017
11:33am
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The ZEISS Axiocam 702 mono and ZEISS Axiocam 512 color digital microscope cameras complement the current portfolio of high-speed USB 3.0 microscope cameras.
2.15.2017
11:11am
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Scientists are one step closer to mimicking the way biological systems interact and process information in the body — a vital step toward developing new forms of biorobotics and novel treatment approaches for several muscle-related health problems such...
by Jessica Sieff, University of Notre Dame
2.15.2017
11:06am
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Electronic devices are set to become smaller, flexible, and highly efficient, following research on 2D materials.
by University of Warwick
2.15.2017
10:41am
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Qosina offers a wide selection of in-stock and custom medical tubing for prototyping and large-scale production requirements.
2.15.2017
8:15am
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Scientists and engineers had many challenges in designing the components of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope and then had to custom design and build ways to test it.
by Rob Gutro, NASA
2.14.2017
12:55pm
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The research is part of National Cancer Moonshot Initiative.
by Cedars-Sinai
2.14.2017
12:39pm
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Highly conductive, nanotube-reinforced material is big and tough.
by Mike Williams, Rice University
2.14.2017
12:10pm
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Scientists have demonstrated that modifying the traditional method of synthesizing two-dimensional nanomaterials can substantially affect the structure and related properties of individual, nanoscopic flakes.
by Scott Schrage, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
2.14.2017
10:34am
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Inscribing porous, carbonized patterns into a polymer creates sensitive electrodes that detect biological molecules.
by King Abdullah University of Science & Technology
2.14.2017
10:08am
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With the critical nature of hitting a window with certain products, the faster the project completes the better.
by Blake G. Hodess, Hodess Construction Corp.
2.13.2017
5:07pm
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In case you missed it (ICYMI), here are some of the stories that made headlines in the world of cleanrooms and nanotechnology in the past week.
2.13.2017
1:08pm
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Physicists have cleared a further hurdle on the path to creating quantum computers.
by University of Bonn
2.13.2017
12:40pm
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Cellphones and other devices could soon be controlled with touchless gestures and charge themselves using ambient light, thanks to new LED arrays that can both emit and detect light.
by Liz Ahlberg, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
2.13.2017
12:23pm
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Researchers have developed a new approach to dynamically tune the micro- and nano-scale roughness of atomically thin molybdenum disulfide, and consequently the appropriate degree of hydrophobicity for various applications.
by Rick Kubetz, Engineering Communications Office, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
2.13.2017
12:07pm
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Learning how these materials behave is paramount. Because 2D materials are all surface with no bulk, a host of unique nanoscale properties — chemical, magnetic, electronic, optical, and thermal — can be attributed to them.
by Laura Millsaps, Ames Laboratory
2.13.2017
10:44am
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An organic-inorganic hybrid material may be the future for more efficient technologies that can generate electricity from either light or heat or devices that emit light from electricity.
by Kathleen Haughney, Florida State University
2.13.2017
10:08am
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New invention could lead to dramatic improvements in applications from drug development to bioimaging.
by Sarah Yang, Berkeley Lab
2.10.2017
1:16pm
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