The area of nanocomposites comprises the nanomaterials and processing methods that are used to disperse nanoparticles in ceramics, metals or plastics. Different types of nanocomposites, framework...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1283 | 27 Jun 2005
Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne
National Laboratory have identified a new technique for
cleansing contaminated water and potentially purifying hydrogen for use
in fuel cells,...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=4590 | 31 Jul 2007
Superconductivity appears to rely on very different mechanisms in two varieties
of iron-based superconductors. The insight comes from research groups that are
making bold statements about the...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=12504 | 13 Jul 2009
Recent progress in chalcogenide glass photonics has been driven by scientific and technological challenges in a variety of areas.
These range from increased demand for bandwidth in optical...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=20835 | 7 Dec 2010
Scientists have discovered that a class of materials known to convert heat to electricity and vice versa behaves quite unexpectedly at the nanoscale in response to changes in temperature.
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=20981 | 17 Dec 2010
By Will Soutter
The National Science Foundation has awarded a grant worth $390,000 to Professor Luke Hanley, Head of Chemistry at the University of Illinois at Chicago, to investigate coating...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=25077 | 20 Jun 2012
Composites are combinations of materials that produce properties inaccessible
in any one material. A classic example of a composite is fiberglass –
plastic fibers woven with glass to add...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=16530 | 19 Mar 2010
President Barack Obama's pursuit of energy independence promises to accelerate
research and development for alternative energy sources -- solar, wind and geothermal
power, biofuels, hydrogen...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=9920 | 15 Feb 2009
The electrical resistance of solid state materials is measured by means of well-known established methods. However, for liquid solutions this problem is not so trivial, its solution being very...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=17906 | 8 Jun 2010
University of Utah metallurgists used an old microwave oven to produce a nanocrystal semiconductor rapidly using cheap, abundant and less toxic metals than other semiconductors. They hope it will...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=27277 | 6 May 2013