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Connecting Materials Science With Biology, K-State Engineers Create DNA Sensors That Could Identify Cancer Using Material Only One Atom Thick

MANHATTAN, Kan., April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kansas State University engineers think the possibilities are deep for a very thin material. Vikas Berry, assistant professor of chemical engineering, is leading research combining biological materials with graphene, a recently developed ...

CU scientists create world's thinnest balloon -- just one atom thick

Using a lump of graphite, a piece of Scotch tape and a silicon wafer, Cornell researchers have created a balloonlike membrane that is just one atom thick -- but strong enough to contain gases under several atmospheres of pressure without popping. And unlike your average party balloon -- or even...

Bon MOT: Innovative atom trap catches highly magnetic atoms

A research team from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the University of Maryland has succeeded in cooling atoms of a rare-earth element, erbium, to within two millionths of a degree of absolute zero using a novel trapping and laser cooling technique. Their recent repor...

1 nano-step closer to weighing a single atom

By studying gold nanoparticles with highly uniform sizes and shapes, scientists now understand how they lose energy, a key step towards producing nanoscale detectors for weighing any single atom. Such ultrasensitive measurements could ultimately be used in areas such as medical research and dia...

New clues about a hydrogen fuel catalyst

... hydrogen from a particular spot on the ammonia borane molecule: a nitrogen atom in the molecule holding onto two hydrogen atoms. First, the catalyst plucks one hydrogen atom off. This is the hardest part of the reaction, said Rousseau, and it makes ...

New Scientific Worldview 'Biocentrism' Featured in The Huffington Post - #1 Weblog in the World

... within the existing paradigm. But allowing the observer into the equation opens new approaches to understanding everything from the tiny world of the atom to our views of life and death. Above all, biocentrism offers a more promising way to bring together all of science as scientists have been attempting...

Material world: Graphene's versatility promises new applications

...ts the Biodesign Institute's Center for Bioelectronics and Biosensors. As Tao explains, any biological substance that interacts with graphene's single atom surface layer can be detected, causing a huge change in the properties of the electrons. One possible biosensor application under consideration wo...

Scientists create first electronic quantum processor

...manufactured two artificial atoms, or qubits ("quantum bits"). While each qubit is actually made up of a billion aluminum atoms, it acts like a single atom that can occupy two different energy states. These states are akin to the "1" and "0" or "on" and "off" states of regular bits employed by conventiona...

New rotors could help develop nanoscale generators

... have a metallic centre, in a large array. The anchor point, a single gold atom on top of the gold surface attached to a nitrogen atom of the molecule, allowed the molecules to rotate just off-centre. Profe...

Angiotech Pharmaceuticals announces FDA approval of next-generation TAXUS(R) Liberte(R) Atom(TM) Stent system

...plans to begin a full U.S. launch of TAXUS Liberte atom next month. "The rapid adoption of the TAXUS Express atom Stent has confirmed the need for this type of sten...ospital, Takoma Park, Maryland. "The TAXUS Liberte atom Stent provides clear design and deliverability adv...

FDA Approves Boston Scientific's Next-Generation TAXUS(R) Liberte(R) Atom(TM) Stent System

...plans to begin a full U.S. launch of TAXUS Liberte atom next month. "The rapid adoption of the TAXUS Express atom Stent has confirmed the need for this type of sten...spital, Takoma Park, Maryland. "The TAXUS Liberte atom Stent provides clear design and deliverability adv...

Onyx Pharmaceuticals Files Complaint Against Bayer Corporation

...mpound, fluoro-sorafenib, is a variant of Nexavar(R) (sorafenib) tablets and has the same chemical structure as Nexavar, except that a single fluorine atom has been substituted for a hydrogen atom. The new molecule had been identified in 1998 during the research collaboration period by the companies' joi...

Europium discovery

...elemental solid almost all rare earths are trivalent, which means that each atom releases three electrons to conduct electricity. "However, when europium atoms condense to form a solid, only two electrons per atom are released and europium remains magnetic. Applying sufficient pressure sq...

Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announces financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2009

...ration ("the FDA"). If approved, the TAXUS Liberte atom Stent will become BSC's second 2.25 millimeter dia... It will then likely succeed the TAXUS Express(TM) atom Stent, which is BSC's first approved small stent a...ed to compare the performance of the TAXUS Liberte atom and TAXUS Liberte Long Stents with BSC's first-gen...

Nanophysicists find unexpected magnetic effect

... behavior of electrical contacts that are just one atom wide. In new research appearing this week in th... electronic gadgets. "We've found that the last atom in the line, the one out there on the very end, do...haracterize nanotechnology. "The fact that this atom is all by itself at the surface is what makes it b...

Catching the lightwave: Nano-mechanical sensors 'wired' by photonics

...d Sciences . Their system can detect as little deflection in the nano-cantilever sensors as 0.0001 Angstroms one ten thousandth of the size of an atom To detect this tiny motion, the Yale team devised a photonic structure to guide the light wave through a cantilever. After exiting from the free e...

Putting the squeeze on an old material could lead to 'instant on' electronic memory

...ms of the oxide just a few atoms thick become ferroelectric when squeezed atom by atom to match the spacing between the atoms of underlying silicon. "Changing ...

Researchers peer into nanowires to measure dopant properties

...re during synthesis. Now, using a technique called atom probe tomography, Lincoln Lauhon, assistant profes...erformed the research at Northwestern's Center for atom Probe Tomography, which uses a Local Electrode atom ProbeTM microscope to dissect single nanowires and...

Spring 'blockbuster' movie now showing

... most fundamental problems of solid state physics, but is especially critical for nanoscale systems where the addition or subtraction of even a single atom can have dramatic consequences for mechanical, optical, electronic, thermal and magnetic properties of the material," said physicist Alex Zettl who le...

State-of-the-art electron microscope promises to aid major research advances

...ts for viewing by K-12 teachers and students as many times as they wish for class study," Carpenter said. "They will be able to observe structures and atom movements as they occur in real solids. With a computer and digital projector, we can go anywhere in the world to help teach classes that illustrate b...

Researchers discover a potential on-off switch for nanoelectronics

...tment of Energy User Facility located at Berkeley Lab that provides support to nanoscience researchers around the world. "Knowing where each and every atom is in a single-molecule junction is simply beyond what's possible with experiments at this stage. For these sub-nanometer scale junctionsjust a handfu...

Models present new view of nanoscale friction

...s are based on the idea that nanoscale surfaces are smooth, but, in reality, the surfaces resemble a mountain range, where each peak corresponds to an atom or a molecule. The UW-Madison team performed computer simulations that looked at nanoscale materials as a collection of atoms, monitoring their po...

Stanford writes in world's smallest letters

...chip? The assumption has been that basically the ultimate limit is when one atom represents one bit, and then there's no more roomin other words, that it's ...mall that the bits that comprise them are subatomic in size. So one bit per atom is no longer the limit for information density. There's a grand new horizon...

Domain walls that conduct electricity

...erovskite, in which planes of oxygen atoms and heavy atoms (like bismuth) alternate with planes of oxygen atoms and lighter atoms (like iron). An iron atom is at the center of the basic bismuth ferrite cubic cell, and its position whether slightly off center in one direction or another plus the position...

A supercharged metal-ion generator

.... Achieving equilibrium "Three quantities determine the self-sputtering threshold," Anders explains. "One is the probability that a sputtered atom gets ionized. Another is the probability that the new ion returns to the target. Finally, there's the actual yield of atoms from self-sputtering. Mult...

Smallest ever quantum dots bring real world applications closer

... Single atom quantum dots created by researchers at Canada's Na...-based devices within reach. Composed of a single atom of silicon and measuring less than one nanometre i...als used today's computers, we expect these single atom quantum dots will transform theoretical plans into...

Eurotech Catalyst Module Awarded to Allen Organ Company From Arrow Electronics

..., from Arrow Electronics. Eurotech delivers Intel atom -based single board computers and modular systems ...forward to examining the capabilities of the Intel atom processor using the Eurotech system." "The Al...mportant role in our value chain as we bring Intel atom systems to market." Allen Organ Company won t...

USC researchers print dense lattice of transparent nanotube transistors on flexible base

...ronics," say the researchers. The thin transparent thin-film transistor technology developed employs carbon nanotubes - tubes with walls one carbon atom thick - as the active channels for the circuits, controlled by iridium-tin oxide electrodes which function as sources, gates and drains. Earlier at...

Cold atoms could replace hot gallium in focused ion beams

... of ions. Researchers have named the groundbreaking device "MOTIS," for "Magneto-Optical Trap Ion Source." (For more on MOTs, see "Bon MOT: Innovative atom Trap Catches Highly Magnetic Atoms," NIST Tech Beat Apr. 1, 2008.) "Because the lasers cool the atoms to a very low temperature, they're not moving...

Miniaturizing memory: Taking data storage to the molecular level

...a power supply to retain data, but has slower read-write cycles than DRAM. Carbon nanotubes tubes made from rolled graphite sheets just one carbon atom thick could provide the answer. If one nanotube sits inside another slightly larger one, the inner tube will 'float' within the outer, responding t...

Memoirs of a qubit: Hybrid memory solves key problem for quantum computing

...o this problem in the Oct. 23 issue of the journal Nature . The teams plan was to devise a hybrid system using both the electron and nucleus of an atom of phosphorous embedded in a silicon crystal. Each behaves as a tiny quantum magnet capa-ble of storing quantum information, but inside the crystal th...

Boston Scientific Announces Results for Third Quarter Ended September 30, 2008

...allest and thinnest high-energy CRT-D and ICD devices -- to a very positive reception from physicians. We have now received FDA approval for our TAXUS atom and TAXUS(R) Liberte(R) stent systems, and we are looking forward to additional approvals, including our Apex(TM) balloon catheter, Carotid WALLSTENT(...

New knowledge about thermoelectric materials could give better energy efficiency

...ed one of the most promising thermoelectric materials in the group of clathrates, which create crystals full of 'nano-cages'. - By placing a heavy atom in each nano-cage, we can reduce the crystals' ability to conduct heat. Until now we thought that it was the heavy atoms random movements in the cages...

New graphene-based material clarifies graphite oxide chemistry

... moving through it at a significant fraction of the speed of light. Just an atom thick, graphene consists of a "chickenwire" (or honeycomb) bonding arrangem...hite. They did this by first making graphite that had every "normal" carbon atom having the isotope carbon-12, which is magnetically inactive, replaced with...

Boston Scientific Announces FDA Approval of TAXUS(R) Express2(TM) Atom(TM) Stent System, First Drug-Eluting Stent For Small Vessels

...l-Eluting Coronary Stent System. The TAXUS Express atom Stent is a highly deliverable drug-eluting stent (...tenosis in bare-metal stents. "The TAXUS Express atom Stent will provide better options for U.S. patient.... In the TAXUS V clinical trial, the TAXUS Express atom Stent significantly reduced the chance of restenos...

Purifying nanorods: Big success with tiny cleanup

...easure and control matter with exquisite control, sometimes moving just one atom at a time. By building materials from the bottom up, at the molecular level...ers in diameter and about 250 nanometers long. In comparison, a single gold atom is only about one third of a nanometer in diameter. Thus, the cross-section...

Carbon molecule with a charge could be tomorrow's semiconductor

... He replaced one of the 80 atoms of carbon with an atom of nitrogen (providing Y2@C79N). This change leaves the nitrogen atom with an extra electron. Dorn discovered that the extra electron, instead of being on the nitrogen atom on the fullerene cage surface, ducks inside betwee...

Graphene pioneers follow in Nobel footsteps

...ce and Nature, which have demonstrated the exquisite new physics for the material and its potential in novel applications such as transistors just one atom thick and sensors that can detect just a single molecule of a toxic gas. Prof Geim said: "To receive this award is a great honour. We have been wor...

Light touch: Controlling the behavior of quantum dots

...ntum cryptography and next-generation information technologies. When energized, a quantum dot emits photons, or particles of light, just as a solitary atom does. But imperfections in the shape of a quantum dot cause what should be overlapping energy levels to separate. This ruins the delicate balance of t...

Golden scales

...e sensitive enough to measure the mass of a single atom of gold. Alex Zettl, a physicist who holds join...eristic "flexural" resonance frequency. When an atom or molecule is deposited onto the carbon nanotube,...frequency changes in proportion to the mass of the atom or molecule, much like the added mass of a diver c...
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