News - 16 Apr 2014
According to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) the greatest danger to nuclear security comes from terrorists acquiring sufficient quantities of plutonium or highly enriched uranium (HEU)...
News - 24 Oct 2013
Northrop Grumman Corporation has developed and demonstrated a new micro-Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Gyro (micro-NMRG) prototype for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), providing...
News - 20 Nov 2012
TowerJazz, the global specialty foundry leader, and Xtendwave, a fabless semiconductor company focused on the development of physical-layer communication technologies, today announced the selection of...
News - 23 Apr 2012
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has developed an atom-based miniature magnetic sensor for measuring magnetic activity in the human brain. The sensor holds potential for...
News - 6 Dec 2011
Researchers belonging to the University of Limoges in France have demonstrated the possibility of creating three-dimensional silicon oxide nanodots on silicon films at the micrometric scale, within a...
News - 10 Jul 2011
Picosun Oy, Finland-based global manufacturer of state-of-the-art Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) equipment, reports successful process for preparation of gold thin films with plasma-enhanced ALD...
News - 9 Jun 2011
Fangzhen Teng, a geologist in the University of Arkansas, has been awarded a CAREER award worth $458,928 for a five-year period by the National Science Foundation (NSF) for his unique and novel...
News - 16 Feb 2011
Physicists at the Joint Quantum Institute, University of Maryland, have built a circuit that is hardly more than a whiff of gas moving within laser beams.
The team has endeavored to make the...
Article - 9 Dec 2020
Using quantum physics, researchers are on the cusp of creating sensors that will see further, deeper, and around corners.
Article - 6 Apr 2020
It became apparent in the early 2000s that AFM cantilevers could be used as chemical and biochemical nanomechanical sensors through coating the probe tip with various chemical substances.