Hydrogen has been touted as an environmentally friendly wonder fuel that can be used in vehicles and burns to produce only water as a by product. The problem with hydrogen is that producing it is far...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1841 | 7 Feb 2007
Scientists working on pellistor gas sensors have made a micromachined pellistor structure with low power consumption and a controllable catalyst structure. The production process involved the...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1155 | 6 Apr 2005
Since their discovery several methods have been used to produce single and multi walled nanotubes. These include plasma arc discharge, pulsed lasers, chemical vapor deposition, ball milling etc. These...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1561 | 16 May 2006
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
Like the Roman god Janus, methane presents Earth’s atmosphere with two situational faces. As the main component of natural gas, methane when burned as a fuel produces less carbon dioxide than...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=27204 | 25 Apr 2013
A tiny microbe can take electricity and directly convert carbon dioxide and
water to methane, producing a portable energy source with a potentially neutral
carbon footprint, according to a...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=10658 | 30 Mar 2009
Ethylene is a primary feedstock for chemical industry, and particularly for
the production of plastics like polyethylene and polystyrene. Ethylene is currently
made by the steam cracking of...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=15506 | 19 Jan 2010
Chemists at the University
of Liverpool have developed a way of converting methane gas into a powder
form in order to make it more transportable.
Scientists have developed a material made out...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=8794 | 20 Nov 2008
In a major advance in alternative fuel technology,
researchers report development of a sponge-like material with the
highest methane storage capacity ever measured. It can hold almost
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=5704 | 22 Jan 2008
Making fuel cells practical and affordable will not happen overnight. It may, however, not take much longer.
With advances in nanostructured devices, lower operating temperatures, and the use of an...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=20661 | 24 Nov 2010