Several aerospace firms have programmes under way for the use of nanosized particles of aluminium or hafnium for rocket propulsion applications. The improved burn and the speed of ignition of such...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1648 | 21 Jul 2006
Nanotechnology company, Zyvex Corp., is working in collaboration with the University of Texas at Dallas to build a prototype of the worlds toughest material for NASA. Posted February 22 2004
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=531 | 23 Feb 2004
Nanomaterials and nanotechnology techniques offer ways of improving the quality of sensors. Looked at here are gas sensors, Schottky diodes, resistive sensors, electrochemical sensors, electrochemical...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1175 | 12 Apr 2005
NASA plans to use nanotechnology and nanomaterials in its projects, and is focusing its research on nanomaterials, nanoelectronics and biomolecular nanotechnology. NASA is also exploring the potential...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1174 | 12 Apr 2005
NASA is testing its ‘TETwalker’ nanobot, which is a protean ‘smart robot’ which changes shape to adapt to different space environments. Replacing the electric motor with MEMS and NEMS will lead to...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1156 | 6 Apr 2005
Due to their unique properties, carbon nanotubes can be used for many space industry applications, such as sensors, thermal control, spacecraft, electronics and biomedicine. Also looked at here are...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1137 | 9 Mar 2005
Metal and ceramic matrix composites hold extreme potential for advanced applications such as aerospace. Nanostructuring could further improve material properties. The benefits of nanostructuring are...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1136 | 8 Mar 2005
This article looks at the development of fuel cells using nanotechnology techniques, and also considers potential industry applications for fuel cells in space. The article focuses on Solid Oxide Fuel...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1123 | 2 Mar 2005
Structural materials in aerospace and defence applications have been a key area of development for nanomaterials and nanotechnology. Factors such as improved materials performance, lighter weight,...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=592 | 9 Mar 2004
Nanotechnology has a range of implications in the aerospace and defence industries. Areas that stand to benefit range from lighter, stronger aircraft materials, to functional, protective clothing...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=570 | 4 Mar 2004