Author Archives: Matt Holmes

Interesting facts emerge from financial report.

E+H reports sales flat, but sees growth in Ireland, reports Processingtalk.info‘s  Nick Denbow from Basel. This year, Endress+Hauser expanded the presentation of their annual financial results, inviting journalists from not only Germany and Switzerland, but including others from Belgium, the Netherlands and Great Britain. In all 70+ attendees heard Klaus Endress and Matthias Altendorf say that [...]

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Closing historic gap in machine and factory automation.

B&R, the largest independent provider focused on product- and software-based, open-architecture solutions for machine and factory automation worldwide has been acquired by ABB. B&R, founded in 1979 by Erwin Bernecker and Josef Rainer is headquartered in Eggelsberg, Austria, employs more than 3,000 people, including about 1,000 R&D and application engineers. It operates across 70 countries, [...]

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Thin, Diamond-Like Photonic Nanostructure Reflects Many Colors of Light from all Angles

Through improved calculations, physicists and mathematicians at the University of Twente have recently discovered that a thin, diamond-like photonic nanostructure is capable of reflecting an... AZoNano.com - Nanotechnology News Feed

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Researchers Review Ways to Enhance Metal-Induced Visible Light Photocatalysis

Photocatalysis through sunlight has been of significant interest to researchers to enable highly efficient solar energy conversion and for challenges in environmental remediation problems. A number... AZoNano.com - Nanotechnology News Feed

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Scientists Make Smaller, Flexible, and Effective Brain Probe with Gold and Graphene

Researchers from Korea have developed highly flexible neural electrodes with the ability to reduce tissue damage but still transmit clear brain signals. Electrodes positioned in the brain assist in... AZoNano.com - Nanotechnology News Feed

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PICTIÚIRÍ: Industry 4.0 concept reviewed in Limerick.

EPLAN joined forces with ABB, DesignPro, Douglas Automation, Igus, Industrial Society of Automation (Ireland Section ISA), Omron, Panasonic, Prion PLM, Portalis, Rittal Ireland, Rockwell Automation, Siemens, SL Controls and Weidmuller to bring Industry 4.0 to the Limerick Institute of Technology. More Pictures on Twitter. The LimerickIT feed (4 pics). Abb Feed (1 pic) Other pics retweeted on [...]

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Non-Flammable and Paper-Like Graphene Membrane Suitable for Large-Scale Production

A simple and scalable method for converting graphene oxide into a non-flammable and paper-like graphene membrane capable of being used in large-scale production has been discovered by the... AZoNano.com - Nanotechnology News Feed

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Thinner Wires for Chips Developed Using Self-Assembling Block Copolymers

In order to enable faster working of the chips in computers and smartphones, the size of the wires and circuits through which signals are transmitted has to be reduced considerably. While... AZoNano.com - Nanotechnology News Feed

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Innovative Process for Differentiating Stem Cells into Schwann-Like Cells

  Scientists searching for the means to regenerate nerves might find it difficult to acquire the important tools needed for research. One such example is Schwann cells that form sheaths... AZoNano.com - Nanotechnology News Feed

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Research Presents New Possibilities for Making Artificial Topological Materials

A group of international researchers have developed a new, unique structure that helps tune topological properties in such a manner that these unique behaviors can be turned on or off. The structure... AZoNano.com - Nanotechnology News Feed

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