Article - 21 Jul 2006
Several aerospace firms have programmes under way for the use of nanosized particles of aluminium or hafnium for rocket propulsion applications. The improved burn and the speed of ignition of such...
Article - 27 Apr 2005
Sol-gel derived materials can be used as components for nanostructured energetic composite materials. This article looks at the processing of energetic nanocomposites using sol-gel chemistry methods,...
Article - 19 Apr 2004
Technanogy Materials Development and Nanotechnologies Inc have agreed to merge assets and combine efforts in the field of nano-aluminium enabled applications. Posted April 14 2004
Article - 4 Mar 2004
Nanotechnology has a range of implications in the aerospace and defence industries. Areas that stand to benefit range from lighter, stronger aircraft materials, to functional, protective clothing...
Article - 25 Oct 2004
Information is provided for those who are interested in patenting a nanotechnology invention. Advice regarding intellectual property matters is provided and case study examples are given to assist you...
News - 23 Aug 2009
NASA and the Air
Force Office of Scientific Research, or AFOSR, have successfully launched
a small rocket using an environmentally-friendly, safe propellant comprised
of aluminum powder...
News - 7 Oct 2009
Researchers are developing a new type of rocket propellant made of a frozen mixture of water and "nanoscale aluminum" powder that is more environmentally friendly than conventional...
News - 21 Oct 2009
Researchers at the Georgia
Institute of Technology have won a $6.5 million grant to develop improved
components that will boost the efficiency of electric propulsion systems used
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...
News - 10 Dec 2007
The applications of Nanotechnology extends from sensors,
displays, transistors, data storage, storage of hydrogen for fuel
cells, photovoltaic cells for harnessing solar energy, water