Article - 3 Mar 2004
This article describes nanoporous materials, nanofibres and nanowires. It provides background information, properties and applications for each type of material.
Article - 27 Jun 2005
Producing polymer fibres at the nanoscale would increase the functionality of fibres and open up new areas of application, especially in medicine. Research into processing methods such as...
Article - 7 Jan 2004
US Global Nanospace has announced that the new Guardian Antiballistic Replacement Door Skin (GARDS) for the AM General HMMWVV (commonly pronounced Hum-Vee) are now available. GARDS are lightweight and...
Article - 28 Jun 2005
Applying nanotechnology methods in the area of materials can result in the creation of novel materials with new, unique and exciting properties. The classification and composition of nanomaterials,...
Article - 15 Aug 2005
A new technique whereby carbon nanofibers attached to a silicon chip with strands of synthetic DNA are injected into plant cells, could be used in the wood and paper industries. Processes, potential...
Article - 25 Feb 2008
This article examines the imaging of organic compounds, both natural and synthetic examples, such as alkanes, alkane derivatives and aromates using atomic force microscopy
Article - 17 May 2011
Carbon nanotubes (CNT) and carbon nanofibers (CNF) share many similarities. They are produced using the same techniques, are both hollow and their sizes are at the nanoscale level. The differences...
Article - 21 Jul 2006
Nanotechnology has already permeated many aspects of everyday life. Many consumer items such as sunglasses, textiles and clothes, sports equipment such as tennis balls and rackets and sunscreens are...
Article - 27 Aug 2005
Carbon nanotubes, also called Buckytubes, are cylinders made up of pure carbon molecules, whose unique properties make them very attractive to many different industries. A definition of carbon...
Article - 2 Mar 2005
This article looks at the development of fuel cells using nanotechnology techniques, and also considers potential industry applications for fuel cells in space. The article focuses on Solid Oxide Fuel...