The static and dynamic properties of 2:1 layered silicates ion-exchanged with alkyl-ammonium surfactants was studied using Cerius2 from Accelrys. Computer modelling provides the structure and dynamics...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1410 | 6 Oct 2005
Researcher's at NIST have found that the addition of carbon nanotubes to polypropylene can eliminate the problem of die swell as well as increase the processing rate during extrusion. Posted August 19...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1033 | 19 Aug 2004
Characterizing polymer blends can sometimes present a significant challenge for a single technique and the best way is a combination of techniques. In this article, we discuss an PA6-PET blend which...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=2065 | 18 Feb 2008
This article investigates the thermal properties of three-layer BOPP films and uses nano-TA to investigate the transition temperature of the skin layer in cross-section and the the effect of ageing on...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=2063 | 13 Feb 2008
The Digital Pulsed Force Mode (DPFM) provides new perspectives for materials research on the nanometer scale. Its ability to store the full tip-sample interaction during an AFM imaging process allows...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=2032 | 7 Nov 2007
Can nanotechnology overcome the cost burdens of solar cells and come up with a clean, green, highly efficient renewable electricity souce.
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1815 | 19 Dec 2006
Initially introduced as an accessory to scanning tunneling microscopy (STM), atomic force microscopy (AFM) has become an advanced and most valuable scanning probe technique broadly used in academic...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1533 | 10 Mar 2006
Packaging for food and drink is already benefiting from using nanotechnology methods and devices, such as clay nanoparticles and nanosensors. Nanoclays, molecular barriers, nanocrystals, antimicrobial...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1317 | 25 Jul 2005
Zyvex Corporation has introduced the first two products in its NanoSolve line of composite additives. One is based on single walled carbon nanotubes (SWNTs), the other is based on multiwalled carbon...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=843 | 10 May 2004
A powerful one-step, "chain growth" method should make it easier to design and synthesize a variety of highly conductive polymers for different research and commercial applications. Posted March 30...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=727 | 5 Apr 2004