Monthly Archives: December 2015

Gold Nanoparticles Can Operate Like Snow Blowers in the Nanoworld

In the nanoworld, tiny particles of gold can operate like snow blowers, churning through surface layers of an important class of semiconductors to dig unerringly straight paths. The surprising... AZoNano.com - Nanotechnology News Feed

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PI’s Miniature 6-Axis Piezo Hexapod for Dynamic Active Error Compensation

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P., a leader and solution provider in motion control and positioning components and systems, introduces a miniature hexapod, designed for dynamic error correction in all... AZoNano.com - Nanotechnology News Feed

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Creating an Innovative Manufacturing & Supply Chain Eco-System. @natmancom

In line with its newfound status as an All-Ireland ‘must-attend’ annual event, the National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition has switched to a larger and more conveniently placed venue, moving from the Aviva Stadium to the Citywest Hotel to the west of Dublin city.  The one-day event is expected to attract over 2,000 [...]

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The 19“ Rackmount Industrial Computer of the Vega Family

They formed the image of the Industrial Computer for years, 19“ Rackmount Industrial Systems, usually in a 4U Chassis, ubiquitous in Machines and on the factory floor. But in the last few years fanless Embedded Computers took over ever more roles in automation, but there is still a niche remaining for the 19“ IPC: highly [...]

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Optimised Lenses for Very Large Formats

Resolve Optics has developed a specialist lens system designed to provide high resolution performance for very large format cameras and sensor arrays in excess of 200mm diameter such as are used in aerial surveying. Very large formats are required when multiple sensors are used in an array to overcome the limitation of simple and/or individual conventional [...]

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Air pollution – the invisible roadside killer.

The VW emissions scandal has helped to raise awareness of the deadly threat posed by air pollution in many of our towns and cities. In the following article, Jim Mills, Managing Director of Air Monitors, an instrumentation company, explains why diesel emissions will have to be lowered and how the latest monitoring technology will be [...]

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32 mm Wide x 7 mm High: PI’s Newest Compact Rotary Stage

Precision nanopositioning systems specialist PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. recently added a new piezo inertia drive rotary stage to its existing Q-Motion product line of compact linear and rotary... AZoNano.com - Nanotechnology News Feed

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Ultrasound Ablation Therapy Pops Bexarotene Prodrug Nanobubbles Within Tumors

In an interdisciplinary collaboration between prominent academic and industry investigators, researchers have discovered a novel method for repositioning an FDA-approved anti-cancer compound so it can... AZoNano.com - Nanotechnology News Feed

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Mounting kits with incremental encoders for motors

One set for all needs – minimum effort, maximum effectEasy to mount on all motor shaftsA cost-effective solution for modernisation and servicing needsFor mounting on motors Incremental hollow shaft encoders are used in drive motors, particularly in the fields of lift construction, crane technology and wind energy.Drive motors that are controlled directly only work optimally [...]

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Nanostructures in Tarantula Hair Could be Key for Improved Screen Design

By Jake Wilkinson Researchers have determined that the bright blue colour of tarantulas are the result of multilayer nanostructures present in their hair. The researchers hope to mimic the hairs... AZoNano.com - Nanotechnology News Feed

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