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OSU's Transparent electronics technology recognized nationally

The licensing and use of transparent transistors developed at Oregon State University and Hewlett Packard have been recognized nationally with a “Deals of Distinction” award from the Licensing Executives Society.

Following the creation of this innovative technology that may have a range of electronics applications, HP licensed its use to Xtreme Energetics, a solar energy system developer in California. That company is working to create solar energy systems that can generate electricity at twice the efficiency and half the cost of traditional solar panels.

October 16, 2009

Dr. Galya Orr was awarded a Recovery Act Limited Competition for NIH Grants: Research and Research Infrastructure “Grand Opportunities” grant entitled "Tying Distinct Nanoparticle Properties to Cellular Interactions, Fate and Response".

October 12, 2009

Dr. Richard Taylor's research is featured on "Fractals in nanodevices".

October 12, 2009

Inside PSU article highlights Professor Carl Wamser's research on harvesting solar energy. The article states - "After nearly three decades of researching solar energy, the clouds have parted for Carl Wamser, professor of Chemistry at Portland State University -

September 21 2009

$13.2 million in ONAMI shared congressional interest research projects is heading to the floor of the U.S. Senate as part of the fiscal year 2010 Defense Department appropriations bill. ONAMI is a cooperative venture among government and world- class nanoscience and microtechnology research and development institutions, including the University of Oregon, and industry in the Northwest.

September 16, 2009

SNNI researchers at OSU invented a new technology to deposit "nanostructure films" on various surfaces, which may first find use as coatings for eyeglasses that cost less and work better.

August 14, 2009

SNNI researcher, Dr. Doug Keszler will take part in one of the DOE's 46 newly established Energy Frontier Research Center, a $777 million initiative to create breakthrough technology for a 21st-century energy economy.  As part of this effort, Dr.

August 3, 2009

Dr. Greg Rorrer's research was featured on Science Channel, Brink (TV series), episode 23: Sustainable Technology, broadcast Aug. 3, 2009.

July 21, 2009

The National Nanotechnology Initiative Amendments Act 2009 introduced into the Senate by Senator John Kerry (D-MA), chairman of the Communications, Technology, and the Internet Subcommittee of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee - Nanowerk News


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