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Cortec Corp. has developed an electrostatic dissipative paper to protect electronic parts from static charge and corrosion while enabling a more efficient work process.
11.17.2017
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As another year draws to a close, it’s time to take a look back at the articles and topics that have been of the most interest to the readers of Controlled Environments throughout 2017.
11.17.2017
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Researchers report numerical simulations for spin relaxation in graphene/TMDC heterostructures. Their calculations indicate a spin lifetime anisotropy that is orders of magnitude larger than anything observed in graphene until now.
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11.17.2017
11:22am
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Scientists are on the cusp of a major advance in topological quantum computing.
by Sonia Fernandez, UC Santa Barbara
11.17.2017
11:11am
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Researchers have developed a class of breakthrough motion sensors that could herald a near future of ubiquitous, fully integrated and affordable wearable technology.
by Zachary Boehm, Florida State University
11.17.2017
11:05am
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A non-invasive approach views sub-cellular structures at nanoscale resolution.
by Amanda Morris, Northwestern University
11.17.2017
10:57am
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Tips and tricks for your inaugural cleanroom visit.
by Tara Behal, SNS Nano Fiber Technology LLC
11.16.2017
4:57pm
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Selecting the right horizontal- or vertical-flow bench for your application.
by Kevin Weist, Clean Air Products
11.16.2017
4:32pm
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The thought of using a garment once and throwing it away may seem like an expensive option for your cleanroom operations, but do you know the risks of using launderable garments within your critical processes?
by Nina Helme, Connect 2 Cleanrooms
11.16.2017
4:24pm
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Nanoparticle emissions from traffic have a major effect on the quality of indoor air and human health.
by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
11.16.2017
11:59am
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Finding could help speed drug development, benefit “lab-on-a-chip” technology.
by NIST
11.16.2017
11:41am
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A simple technique for mass producing ultrathin, high-quality molybdenum trioxide nanosheets could lead to next-generation electronic and optoelectronic devices.
by A*STAR
11.16.2017
11:32am
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The new Kevlar-based hydrogel recreates the magic of cartilage by combining a network of tough nanofibers from Kevlar — the "aramid" fibers best known for making bulletproof vests — with a material commonly used in hydrogel cartilage replacements, called...
by University of Michigan
11.16.2017
11:26am
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Researchers use 3-D printers to turn century-old theory into complex schwarzites.
by Mike Williams, Rice University
11.16.2017
10:53am
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Efficiency, lower costs, and optimization strategies are the focal points of today’s energy landscape.
by Greg Burgess, CxA, CEM, LEED AP, SMRT Architects and Engineers
11.16.2017
9:56am
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11.15.2017
12:31pm
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As physicists demonstrate in a new study, the optical and photocatalytic properties of so-called carbon dots can be precisely tuned by controlling the positions of nitrogen atoms introduced into their structure.
by Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
11.15.2017
12:15pm
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Compressing a semiconductor to bring atoms closer together or stretching it to move them farther apart can dramatically change how electricity flows and how light is emitted.
by U.S. Department of Energy
11.15.2017
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Discovering this new microscopic mechanism offers a rational path to design novel materials for higher solar cell efficiency.
by U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science
11.15.2017
11:21am
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Even with pre-operative imaging techniques, surgeons still rely on visual inspection to locate malignant tissues during surgery. New research may help surgeons better view and treat these tumor cells with engineered nanoparticles.
by American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists
11.15.2017
10:44am
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The University of Chicago’s Pritzker Nanofabrication Facility, completed in 2015, has an ISO Class 5 cleanroom which specializes in advanced lithographic processing of hard and soft materials.
11.15.2017
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Mitigate risks and safeguard your particle count data.
by Jason Kelly, Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions
11.14.2017
1:00pm
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Molecular magnetism packs power.
by David Tenenbaum, University of Wisconsin-Madison
11.14.2017
12:43pm
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Astronomers around the world will have immediate access to early data from specific science observations from NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, which will be completed within the first five months of Webb’s science operations.
by Christine Pulliam and Ray Villard, Space Telescope Science Institute
11.14.2017
12:31pm
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New delivery system deletes disease-causing genes and reduces cholesterol.
by Anne Trafton, MIT News Office
11.14.2017
12:12pm
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Previously graphene-oxide membranes were shown to be completely impermeable to all solvents except for water. However, a study now shows that the molecules that pass through these membranes can be tailored by simply making them ultrathin.
by University of Manchester
11.14.2017
12:01pm
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The pill has a sensor that digitally tracks if patients have ingested their medication.
by FDA
11.14.2017
11:20am
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HEMCO's Universal Fume Hood in Vented and Ductless Models is suitable for laboratories where space is limited or when multiple hoods are needed.
11.14.2017
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The staff of the 2018 Laboratory Design Conference, sponsored by sister publications of Controlled Environments, is seeking qualified lab design professionals interested in sharing their experience and knowledge as a member of their faculty.
11.13.2017
1:28pm
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Efficiency gains come from tuning the properties of semiconducting materials by combining layers of different composition.
by King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
11.13.2017
1:03pm
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Scientists are developing nanostructured gas sensors that would work at room temperature.
by Moscow State University
11.13.2017
12:11pm
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After a long summer of hard work in the laboratories, European researchers are ready for two experiments, testing graphene technologies for space-related applications in collaboration with the European Space Agency.
by Sophia Lloyd, Graphene Flagship
11.13.2017
11:46am
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Researchers have published a study on a new nano-sized hexameric molecular capsule based on a completely new concept.
by University of Jyväskylä
11.13.2017
10:08am
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Common equipment maintenance issues often included in the owner’s manual that get lost in our plug-and-play world.
by Michael Wilson, AFFLINK
11.13.2017
9:20am
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The most promising application would be in places that require constant filtration and/or detection of toxic gases such as gas masks used for industrial purposes or in the military.
by Gabriel Onate, Dartmouth University
11.10.2017
11:51am
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As each year comes to a close, I like to take a look back at the stories that resonated most with Controlled Environments readers throughout the year.
11.10.2017
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Rapidly modifying magnetic properties is key for low power magnetic devices. The EU-funded MULTIREV project has contributed to a study which exploits magnetoelastic coupling, for the design of strain-controlled nano-devices.
by CORDIS
11.10.2017
11:35am
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During the spacecraft’s stay at Goddard, engineers and technicians will simulate extreme temperatures and other physical stresses that the spacecraft will be subjected to during its historic mission to the Sun.
by Sarah Frazier, NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center
11.10.2017
11:17am
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Physicists have made a breakthrough in revising methods largely discarded 15 years ago.
by Aalto University
11.10.2017
10:37am
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The nanoagents, known as “semiconductor polymer nanoparticles," can store light energy from sources such as sunlight, near-infrared light or even light from mobile phones, and then emit long-lasting “afterglow light.”
by Nanyang Technological University
11.10.2017
9:56am
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