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  1. Neutrons Investigate Einstein Diffusion To Support Hopes For Carbon Nanotechnology Revolution

    Interest in carbon and its use in new technologies is very high right now. A lot of commercial and academic research and development is going into making nanometre sized systems out of it.

  2. Launch Date For Lockheed Martin-Built CLIO Satellite Set For September 16

    The launch date for the U.S. government’s CLIO satellite, built by Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT], has been set for Sept. 16, 2014. CLIO will launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket.

  3. DESY And IBM Develop Big Data Architecture For Science

    IBM recently announced it is collaborating with Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY), a leading national research center in Germany, to speed up management and storage of massive volumes of x-ray data.

  4. First OSA Local Section Founded In The United Kingdom

    The Optical Society (OSA) is pleased to announce the formation of the London OSA Local Section, the first local section of the society located in the United Kingdom.

  5. World's Strongest X-Ray Laser Enables Study Of Nanodroplets

    An international research team including DESY scientists has observed tiny quantum vortices in cold droplets of liquid helium.

  6. Seeing A Molecule Breathe

    Sketch of the studied molecule and the gold nanoantenna attached to it (not to scale). The interaction of nanoparticles with light creates an electric field between the particles which amplifies the radiation and makes it possible to detect single molecules.

  7. Aircraft Set To Become More Human As Engineers Develop Smart Skins Which Can Detect Injury

    Engineers at our Advanced Technology Centre are investigating a ‘smart skin’ concept which could be embedded with tens of thousands of micro-sensors.

  8. Excelitas Technologies® Corp. Introduces New OmniCure® AC Series Product Accessories For Maximum Flexibility And Improved Process Control

    Excelitas Technologies Corp., a global technology leader focused on delivering innovative light delivery solutions and customized optoelectronics, recently announced the expansion of the OmniCure AC Series UV LED curing solutions with its new PLC2000 Controller and AC Optical Adapter.

  9. A New Wireless Energy Transfer Device Can Charge Any Device Without Using Cables

    Researchers at the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV) have designed a new device for wireless energy transfer that will, for example, charge mobile phones or laptops without needing cables.

  10. Solar Energy That Doesn’t Block The View

    A team of researchers at Michigan State University has developed a new type of solar concentrator that when placed over a window creates solar energy while allowing people to actually see through the window.

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