Article - 18 Nov 2003
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
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,...
News - 22 Oct 2015
The tiny transistor is the heart of the electronics revolution, and Penn State materials scientists have just discovered a way to give this workhorse a big boost, using a new technique to incorporate...
Article - 11 Apr 2013
In the recent years, scientists have intensified their research in the field of nanoparticles mainly due to the innovative and unexpected results that are achieved through altering the atomic and...
News - 24 Nov 2010
A systematic study of phase changes in vanadium dioxide has solved a mystery that has puzzled scientists for decades, according to researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National...
News - 3 Jul 2012
By Will Soutter
About 200 billion dollars per year is the cost incurred by the shipping industry due to the marine fouling problem.
Organisms such as mussels, algae, and barnacles, accumulate on...
News - 18 Oct 2013
Graphene may command the lion’s share of attention but it is not the only material generating buzz in the electronics world.
Vanadium dioxide is one of the few known materials that...
News - 22 Aug 2013
It is well known to scientists that the three common phases of water – ice, liquid and vapor – can exist stably together only at a particular temperature and pressure, called the triple...
News - 26 Mar 2013
Hybrid ribbons of vanadium oxide (VO2) and graphene may accelerate the development of high-power lithium-ion batteries suitable for electric cars and other demanding applications.
News - 14 Sep 2012
By Will Soutter
As part of its research on identifying potential replacement materials for silicon to enable faster computing, a research group at the University at Buffalo has created nanowires...