A brief review of buckminsterfullerene is presented. Aspects such as the definition, discovery, production, properties, structure and applications are covered.
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1641 | 15 Jul 2006
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
To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Nobel Prize the UK’s Royal Mail has produced a set of stamps featuring buckyballs. These unique stamps are produced using 6 processes, thermochromic,...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=80 | 5 Nov 2003
Social scientists have been considering how advances in nanotechnology might affect society, with special focus on medical ethics, the information technology divide between rich and poor (the ‘nano...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1072 | 10 Dec 2004
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...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1146 | 30 Mar 2005
Nanotubes and novel materials (‘nanomaterials’) are likely to be used across many industries, including packaging, space travel, automobiles, fuel catalysts, textiles and construction. Experts say...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1080 | 14 Dec 2004
Described herein are the various carbon structures atr of interest to nanotechnologists including buckminsterfullerenes and single and multi walled carbon nanotubes. The various types of tehse...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1560 | 16 May 2006
Nanotechnology is set to play an important role in the pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors for humans and animals. How nanoparticles, microfluidic devices, biochips, nanoshells, nanocapsules,...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1326 | 26 Jul 2005
There are several different methods of classification for nanomaterials according to dimension, phase composition and the manufacturing process. This article focuses on the categorisation of...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1073 | 10 Dec 2004
Classification 977, also called Class 977, was specially written by the US PTO to cover the competitive area of nanotechnology patenting and Intellectual Property (IP) rights. How Class 977 has...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1386 | 29 Aug 2005