Monthly Archives: February 2017

The ‘ins and outs’ of air quality monitoring!

The British National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) recently issued draft guidance on ‘Air pollution – outdoor air quality and health.’  Here, Jim Mills, Managing Director of Air Monitors Ltd, explains why there will need to be more funding for monitoring if the mitigation measures mentioned in the guidance are to be implemented effectively. [...]

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JPK Selects Compact Tensile Stage from Deben for their NanoWizard® AFM Platform to Broaden Capabilities for Materials Characterisation

Deben, a leading provider of in-situ testing stages together with innovative accessories and components for electron microscopy, have supplied leading German instrument manufacturers, JPK Instruments,... AZoNano.com - Nanotechnology News Feed

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Analyzer underpins growth of container inspection company.

After a career as a customs officer in the Netherlands, Wim van Tienen was well aware of the toxic gas hazards presented by some freight containers, so in 2009 he started a company, Van Tienen Milieuadvies B.V., offering gas analysis and safety advice. The company grew quickly and now employs 23 staff. Wim attributes a [...]

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Study on 2D Materials May Lead to Flexible Electronic Gadgets

Dr Neil Wilson in the Department of Physics at the University of Warwick has developed a new method to measure the electronic structures of stacks of two-dimensional (2D) materials – flat,... AZoNano.com - Nanotechnology News Feed

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Harvard Researchers Build Small, Hand-Held Spectrometer Using Meta-Lenses

New hand-held spectrometers matching the same performance capacity of large, benchtop instruments have been designed by physicists from Harvard University. The details of the innovation are published... AZoNano.com - Nanotechnology News Feed

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New Nano MRI Lamp May Help Overcome Limitations in MRI Diagnosis

A new technology platform, the Nano MRI Lamp, is capable of tuning the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) signals "ON" only in the vicinity of the targeted disease. This platform was... AZoNano.com - Nanotechnology News Feed

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