Article - 18 Jan 2006
Temperature-Programmed Desorption (TPD) is one of the most widely used and flexible techniques for characterizing the acid sites on oxide surfaces.
Article - 17 Aug 2005
Characterisation and analysis tools let material scientists examine the behaviour and properties of materials at the nanoscale. Studying the effects of particle size on the fluoresence properties of...
News - 15 Oct 2009
Contrary to expectations, structurally different molecules can display different solvent properties at an interface between air and water, researchers in Japan have discovered1. Tahei Tahara and...
Article - 25 Feb 2017
To be effective, most drugs need to reach the bloodstream. This is achieved orally, through injections, via the bowels, or with infusions, and with the new “pharmaceutical dosage forms.”
News - 28 Jun 2014
The Institute for Basic Science (IBS) has announced that the Center for Self-assembly and Complexity have succeeded in developing a new technology that introduces metal nanoparticles on the surface of...
News - 16 Apr 2011
A group of scientists, at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, has created a nanosensor that uses semiconductor nanowires as a source of energy. The device is easy to use, sensitive and is able to...
News - 20 Feb 2015
It’s nearly 50 years since Gordon Moore predicted that the density of transistors on an integrated circuit would double every two years. “Moore’s Law” has turned out to be a...
Article - 10 Jun 2016
Engineered nanoparticles (ENP) are said to be widely used in over a thousand products, ranging from cosmetics, clothing, and electronics, to chemical, biomedical, food, energy, materials,...
Article - 16 Apr 2013
In the large nanomaterials family, zero-dimensional (0D) materials are key building blocks of exotic artificial materials that have significant technological impact on a myriad of applications. 0D...
News - 28 Feb 2014
A big step in the development of next-generation fuel cells and water-alkali electrolyzers has been achieved with the discovery of a new class of bimetallic nanocatalysts that are an order of...