Article - 27 Jun 2005
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...
News - 3 Jan 2014
A team of scientists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has successfully developed a method to chemically exfoliate molybdenum disulfide crystals, a class of chalcogenide compounds,...
News - 31 Jul 2007
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,...
News - 13 Jul 2009
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...
News - 7 Dec 2010
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...
News - 17 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.
News - 24 Dec 2014
Ten new research projects that will advance the UK's manufacturing capability, develop new and exciting functional materials, and accelerate the translation of the science of functional materials...
News - 25 Sep 2014
A team of researchers from the University of Southampton's Optoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) has developed a new way to fabricate a potential challenger to graphene.
Graphene, a single...
News - 20 Jun 2012
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...
News - 9 Mar 2015
Song Jin of the University of Wisconsin-Madison will lead a seminar on dislocation-driven nanomaterial growth and its application in solar energy conversion using Earth-abundant nanomaterials at 3:30...