Article - 12 Dec 2006
The Nano Scratch Tester (NST) from CSM Instruments has been accepted as the preferred method for assessing scratch resistance of automobile coatings. This article shows the versatility of the NST in...
Article - 1 Jul 2006
Nanomaterials have a long tradition at Degussa. The company already has several decades of experience with AEROSIL® fumed silica and AEROXIDE® fumed alumina and titania. Advanced Nanomaterials has...
Article - 27 Apr 2005
Various methods are used to synthesize silicon nanowires, including Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD), Plasma Enhanced CVD (PECVD), Laser-Ablation and Evaporation. Scientists are also using Low Pressure...
Article - 6 Nov 2003
Degussa have developed a new acrylic paint system incorporating encapsulated silica nanoparticles. The new technology allows the paint to contain a high solids content without the need for extra...
Article - 20 Nov 2003
Engineers at the University of California, Berkeley, have found an innovative way to grow silicon nanowires and carbon nanotubes directly on microstructures at room temperature. Posted June 23 2003
Article - 12 Feb 2008
The Centre of Excellence in Metrology for Micro and Nano Technologies (CEMMNT) provides access to equipment and expertise to accelerate product commercialisation. This article examines Wafer Crystal...
Article - 24 Aug 2006
Materials scientists and engineers have made significant developments in the improvement of methods of synthesis of nanomaterial solids. A brief review is given in this article.
Article - 4 May 2006
Automatic measurements with SPM includes automatic adjustment of scanning parameters, measurements of the programmed areas with SPM methods and automatic data analysis. This application note shows how...
Article - 7 Dec 2005
Silica thin films templated by two triblock copolymers (P123 and F127) from the pluronics family and having the p6m two dimensional symmetry were investigated by X-ray Reflectivity (XR) before and...
Article - 19 May 2005
Bionanotechnology is a result of the convergence of biotechnology and nanotechnology. The challenges associated with this field are discussed including the creation of materials and devices designed...