Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology has observed non-metallic behaviour in nanometer-scale clusters of the metal niobium when cooled to below 20 Kelvin. Posted May 22 2003
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=124 | 18 Nov 2003
A ceramic material reinforced with carbon nanotubes has been made by materials scientists at UC Davis. The new material is tougher than conventional ceramics, conducts electricity and heat and can act...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=176 | 20 Nov 2003
Materials scientists have successfully reinforced alumina with carbon nanotubes. The improved properties and potential applications are outlined. Posted September 11 2003
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=10 | 23 Sep 2003
Unexpected differences recently discovered between the
elements niobium and tantalum may lead to more optimized electronic
materials and photocatalysts. Sandia researcher May Nyman and
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=5160 | 23 Oct 2007
Niobium oxide nanoparticles are also known as niobium (V) oxide, niobium pentaoxide, dinionium pentaoxide and niobium (5+) oxide. These particles are available in the form of dispersions, coatings and...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=3405 | 17 Apr 2013
Masaki Suenaga, a retired metallurgist who remains an active researcher at
the U.S. Department of Energy’s
Brookhaven National Laboratory, has received the IEEE Council on...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=7635 | 16 Sep 2008
Niobium is a ductile, paramagnetic metal that becomes superconducting at cryogenic temperatures. It is very soft in its purest form, but impurities make it harder. It has a low capture cross-section...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=3297 | 29 Mar 2013
By Cameron Chai
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) scientists have replaced the superconducting material used in its single-photon detector with a new tungsten-silicon alloy,...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=22861 | 2 Jul 2011
By combining the results of a number of powerful techniques for studying material
structure at the nanoscale, a team of researchers from the National
Institute of Standards and Technology...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=10794 | 7 Apr 2009
A Georgia Tech physics group has discovered how and why the electrical conductance of metal nanowires changes as their length varies. In a collaborative investigation performed by an experimental team...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=3665 | 6 Feb 2007