Coventry based advanced technology company Exilica Limited has recently teamed up with Rondol Technology Limited, a producer of polymer processing equipment, to produce prototype composite plastics...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=2409 | 1 Oct 2009
The silicon family of materials are particularly interesting samples when studied via nanoindentation techniques. Pure silicon exhibits a rather unique behaviour when indented with a sharp indenter,...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1793 | 30 Nov 2006
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...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=90 | 6 Nov 2003
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...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1462 | 7 Dec 2005
The applications of silica nanoparticles are often determined by the particle size. Dynamic light scattering provides quick, precise and repeatable method to determin nanoparticle size data. This...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=2949 | 27 Oct 2011
Many commonly used metals and alloys, such as iron, titanium, and nickel, form passive films when exposed to oxidising environments. These passive films, which are often considered to be stable...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1813 | 12 Dec 2006
Nanotechnologists at The National Nuclear Security Administration's Sandia Laboratories have been trying to find a simple and inexpensive way to self assemble nanocrystals into controlled and orderly...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=834 | 7 May 2004
Super-thin nanowires could yield optical chips, sensors for biological and chemical molecules. Posted November 27 2003
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=340 | 30 Dec 2003
A tailored, cage-like silica structure, developed by Penn State researchers, is easier and less expensive to make than previous materials and is tunable in size. Posted September 15 2003
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=267 | 5 Dec 2003
Nanoparticles are used by tyre manufacturers to enhance the strength and durability of car tyres. Examples of how engineered nanoparticles have been used in tyre production and other industries,...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1351 | 15 Aug 2005