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 - 2 Nov 2009
Thermal analysis can yield valuable information on sample composition for a broad range of applications. This application note from NETZSCH demonstrates how simultaneous thermogravimetry and...
Article - 10 Jun 2006
Optical tweezers cum microdissection combi was used for dispersion of carbon nanotubes, The resultant nanotubes were functionalized with thionyl chloride and then successfully bound to functioalized...
Article - 16 May 2006
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...
Article - 29 Jul 2005
The production of magnetic fluids via thermolysis of metal carbonyls and peptisation is described. the use of surfactants and carrier liquids is also discussed. Some properties are also looked at.
Article - 25 Jul 2005
New methods based on colloidal chemistry to control the size and shape of platinum particles could be used in many applications, especially industrial catalysis. New processing methods, superlattice...
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 - 5 Apr 2005
Research has shown that the capacitance of Ruthenium oxide-containing electrochemical capacitors can be improved by producing nanocrystalline TixFeyRuzOn powders by ball milling. The structure of the...
Article - 9 Mar 2005
Nanomaterials and nanotechnology techniques are being used to improve the power density of batteries. Such improvements using thin films, deposition and thermal spray processes, carbon aerogels,...
Article - 10 Dec 2004
There are several different methods of classification for nanomaterials according to dimension, phase composition and the manufacturing process. This article focuses on the categorisation of...