NAFEN™ - Aluminum Oxide Nano fibers from ANF Technology - have been developed in a pilot manufacturing facility in Tallinn, Estonia since 2011. The product is synthesized by the method...
Article - 6 Apr 2005
Bringing together nanosized metal particles into ordered arrays can offer ways of making new nanostructured materials. German scientists have produced nanostructured metal/organic networks by using a...
Article - 2 Apr 2004
Tiny machines built as part of silicon chips have a need for lubrication the same as large machines such as automobile engines, but conventional lubricants, like oils, are too heavy for these micro...
Article - 17 Aug 2005
Characterisation and analysis tools let material scientists examine the behaviour and properties of materials at the nanoscale. Studying the effects of particle size on the fluoresence properties of...
Article - 30 Mar 2005
Researchers have made carbon nanotubes (single and multi-walled) using a gaseous carbon-containing feedstock, combined with a catalyst on a magnesia particulate support. With high conductivity at low...
News - 15 Oct 2014
For scientists probing the electronic structure of materials using a relatively new technique called resonant inelastic soft X-ray scattering (RIXS) in the last few years, a persistent question has...
News - 24 Sep 2010
The concept of converting renewable raw materials so cleverly that the same
process simultaneously produces both energy and industrially desirable chemicals
has been high on the wish-list for...
News - 5 Jun 2009
BASF, the world's leading
chemical company, will present its chemical intermediates, catalysts and inorganics
portfolio at the "ChemSpec" trade show in Barcelona, Spain, on June
17 and 18....
News - 20 Oct 2010
University of Virginia chemical engineers Robert J. Davis and Matthew Neurock have uncovered the key features that control the high reactivity of gold nanoparticles in a process that oxidizes alcohols...
News - 25 Mar 2009
Vadym Mochalin, Senior Researcher, and Yury Gogotsi, Trustee Chair Professor
of Materials Science + Engineering at Drexel
University, have produced a strongly hydrophobic nanodiamond material...