Article - 4 Dec 2006
The structure of the red oxygen å-phase formed under pressures above 10 GPa has been determined including the discovery of an O8 cluster, which is a new conformation of oxygen following ozone.
Article - 20 Jan 2006
Since prehistory man has been aware of the importance of particle size in producing resources and wares with desired properties. Today, finely divided particulate materials are incorporated in objects...
Article - 12 Apr 2005
Space life support systems can benefit from using nanotechnology processes and nanomaterials. Sensors, electronic noses, gas sensors, sensor arrays and chemometric pattern recognition are all...
Article - 5 Apr 2005
Preparing metal nanoparticles by ultrasound offers gains such as rapid reaction rate and small particle formation. Also studied here is how atmospheric gases affect the size distribution of platinum...
Article - 17 Aug 2005
Spectrofluorometers can be used to measure the properties and structure of nanomaterials such as single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNs) and quantum dots. Fluorescence, processing methods,...
Article - 16 Aug 2005
Characterisation tools, such as spectrofluorometers, can be used to record the emission, diameter and properties of single-wall carbon nanotubes (SWNTs). This article describes the experimental...
Article - 25 Jul 2005
Semiconducting oxide nanobelts (or nanoribbons) have unique properties which make them very appealing to manufacturers of sensors, transistors and other electronic devices.
Industry uses for...
Article - 25 May 2005
Incorporating lipid nanoparticles into new skincare products can offer major benefits to firms who manufacture cosmetics. The process for making lipid nanoparticles, the homogenization technique, and...
Article - 8 Apr 2005
Space applications can benefit from using nanomaterials and nanotechnologies in their production processes. This article considers the use of nanopowders in power systems, aerogels, magnetic...
Article - 27 Feb 2004
Researchers at Georgia Tech have created nanorings from single crystals of zinc oxide (ZnO). The way in which these structures were produced is desxcribed along with potenatial applications for the...