This article illustrates the experimental setup for Kelvin force microscopy (KFM) and current-sensing atomic force microscopy (CS-AFM) imaging under controlled humidity using an Agilent 5500 AFM...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=2903 | 15 Jun 2011
Researchers at Queen Mary, University of London and the Universite Paris Sud have used Accelrys' density functional theory (DFT) code CASTEP to study the formation of clay-polymer nanocomposite...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1413 | 6 Oct 2005
As dendrimers offer manufacturers the prospect of making vast profits in a number of different industry areas, the race to register patents for dendrimers has been fierce. The story of how Dendritic...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1375 | 25 Aug 2005
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
A subsidiary of Toyota, Aisin Cosmos, has entered into a joint venture with the Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT) for research into nanomaterials for automotive applications. Posted April...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=754 | 16 Apr 2004
Have you ever wondered what nanotechnology actually means? Here we define what it is, what it means, how will impact on life as we know it and areas that will benenfit from what it has to offer.
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=631 | 19 Mar 2004
This article provides a good introduction to some of the more basic nanosized carbon structures such as buckminsterfullerene or buckyballs and single and multi walled carbon nanotubes. The structures...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=559 | 2 Mar 2004
Scientists have investigated increasing platinum utilisation in proton exchange membrane fuel cells (PEMFCs) by using multiwalled carbon nanotubes (MWNTs). Chemical Vapour Deposition CVD and...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1166 | 8 Apr 2005
A disruptive technology is one that can replace older technologies with radical new products and processes. The new products and markets that might emerge, how these new processes can be integrated...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1246 | 25 May 2005
China is investing heavily in advancing nanotechnology and aims to establish a national information network to co-ordinate R&D activities between academia and industry. This article looks at the...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1202 | 20 Apr 2005