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Workshop to Shape Strategies for National Nanotechnology Initiative – NNI 2.0

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The National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) has evolved over time in both structure and focus - with growing emphasis in recent years on environmental, health, and safety research, coordination among regulatory agencies, commercialization and advanced manufacturing at the nanoscale, and workforce training and education...

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Massachusetts Awards $3 Million to Northeastern University to Drive Development of Smart Sensors and Nanoscale Materials

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Today the Baker-Polito Administration announced a $3 million grant to Northeastern University to establish the Advanced Nanomanufacturing Cluster for Smart Sensors and Materials (“ANSSeM”), a consortium of private manufacturing companies and tier-one research universities working on new methods to create smart sensors and other revolutionary materials using ‘nanoscale’ printing processes...

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Ingenious method enables sharper flat-panel displays at lower energy costs

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A perpetual quest of manufacturers and viewers is for ever-brighter colors and better images for flat-panel displays built from less expensive materials that also use less electricity.

An intriguing method discovered by Sandia National Laboratories researcher Alec Talin and collaborators at the Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology at the National Institute of Standards and Technology may be that next step...

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If You Want to Purify Liquid Crystals from Ions, Always Check the Purity of Nanoparticles

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Liquid crystal devices (laptops, cameras, mobile phones, TVs, monitors, etc.) became an important facet of modern society. The future progress in the development of these devices relies on new liquid crystal materials capable to fulfill strict industrial requirements. The combination of liquid crystals and very fine materials called nanoparticles is a “hot” topic in modern liquid crystal science...

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