Nano-coatings for Scientific Research

Liquid repellent nano coating is a technology which allows surfaces to be liquid repellent without changing their look or feel. They can be applied to a wide range of products and can add significant value for product manufacturers and scientific researchers alike. With consumer products such as textiles for shoes or swimwear, or coatings for […]

TEAM 0.5: The World’s Most Powerful Microscope

Debut of TEAM 0.5, the World’s Best Microscope. ‘TEAM 0.5, the world’s most powerful transmission electron microscope capable of producing images with half angstrom resolution (half a ten-billionth of a meter), less than the diameter of a single hydrogen atom has been installed at the Department of Energy’s National Center for Electron Microscopy (NCEM) at […]

Nobel Prize in Physics 2007: Discovery of Giant Magnetoresistance (GMR)

Nobel Prize in Physics 2007 – “for the discovery of Giant Magnetoresistance“: Albert Fert and Peter Grünberg. ‘This year’s physics prize is awarded for the technology that is used to read data on hard disks. It is thanks to this technology that it has been possible to miniaturize hard disks so radically in recent years. […]

Kavli Prizes for Astrophysics, Nanoscience and Neuroscience

The Kavli Prizes. ‘The Kavli Foundation has established the science prizes for the 21st century – three major awards that honor highly creative scientists, promote public understanding and appreciation for scientists and their work, and foster international cooperation among scientists. The prizes focus on the science of the greatest physical dimensions of space and time, […]

Wilson Center: Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies

The Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies. ‘The Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies was established in April 2005 as a partnership between the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and the Pew Charitable Trusts. The Project is dedicated to helping ensure that as nanotechnologies advance, possible risks are minimized, public and consumer engagement remains strong, and the potential […]