Nanoscience News

09/13/2010

New Director Assumes Helm of Institute; Opens Bionanoscience Department

Cees Dekker becomes the new director of Delft's Kavli Institute and officially opens a new Department of Bionanoscience.

09/10/2010

Researchers Protect the Quantum State of a Single Electron Spin

Scientists from Delft University of Technology and the Ames Laboratory of the US Department of Energy have succeeded in fully protecting the spin state of a single electron from its environment.

09/07/2010

2010 Kavli Prize Laureates Honored in Oslo

The 2010 Kavli Prize laureates were presented their awards by His Majesty King Harald of Norway during a ceremony at the Oslo Concert Hall.

09/02/2010

A Simple Technique to Visualize Complex Atomic-Scale Structures
A new technique uses a sheet of carbon just one atom thick, to visualize the structure of molecules.

08/19/2010

KNI Co-Director Michael Roukes Receives 2010 NIH Director's Pioneer Award
Michael Roukes, co-director of the Kavli Nanoscience Institute at the California Institute of Technology, is a recipient of a 2010 NIH Director's Pioneer Award.

07/22/2010

Caltech-led Team Gets Up to $122 Million for Energy Innovation Hub

Caltech will partner with Lawrence Berkeley Nat. Lab. and other CA institutions to develop a method to produce fuels from sunlight

07/11/2010

New Nanopore Devices May Significantly Impact Screening of DNA Molecules
Researchers from Delft University announced a new type of nanopore devices that may significantly impact the way DNA molecules are screened.

07/06/2010

Kavli Prize Science Forum 2010: "The Role of International Cooperation in Science"

Focusing this year on the role of international cooperation toward advancing science, the new biennial international forum will facilitate high-level, global discussion of major topics on science and science policy.

07/06/2010

Study Measures Single-Molecule Machines in Action

A multidisciplinary team of researchers has succeeded in observing single-molecule interactions functioning in their native environment.

06/17/2010

Researchers Make Magnetic Sheets Just Nanometers Thick

Technique could pave way for manganites and other oxides to replace silicon in thin-film electronics, memory storage and other technologies.

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