Article - 4 Mar 2004
Platinum nanoparticles possess an unusual property that may be useful for manufacturing new substances and the development of materials, according to new research. Posted March 2 2004
Article - 4 Mar 2010
This article outlined how nanotechnology is being used for water purification. In particular it focuses on biofouling resistant silver-polysulfone composite membrane,
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 - 8 Dec 2003
Researchers from Shinshu University, CNRI Corporation, Japan and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US have made the smallest free-standing single-walled carbon nanotube to date. The tube is...
Article - 2 Aug 2005
Nanomaterials and nanoparticles are being used in chemical synthesis, especially in the areas of catalysis, separations and remediation. The different types of nanomaterials and nanoparticles being...
Article - 6 Nov 2003
Researchers have used a technique called atomic pair distribution function to characterise a cesium ion containing zeolite. The material itself is a an electride, which posesses novel properties....
Article - 18 Jan 2006
Temperature-Programmed Desorption (TPD) is one of the most widely used and flexible techniques for characterizing the acid sites on oxide surfaces.
Article - 18 Jun 2007
While Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS) have come into existence only in the last decade, they have application in almost all areas of science. Microcantilevers are the most basic form on MEMS....
Article - 20 Jan 2006
Since prehistory man has been aware of the importance of particle size in producing resources and wares with desired properties. Today, finely divided particulate materials are incorporated in objects...
Article - 6 Oct 2005
Researchers at Queen Mary, University of London and the Universite Paris Sud have used Accelrys' density functional theory (DFT) code CASTEP to study the formation of clay-polymer nanocomposite...