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....
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1927 | 18 Jun 2007
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...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1413 | 6 Oct 2005
The area of nanocomposites comprises the nanomaterials and processing methods that are used to disperse nanoparticles in ceramics, metals or plastics. Different types of nanocomposites, framework...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1283 | 27 Jun 2005
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...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=275 | 8 Dec 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....
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=87 | 6 Nov 2003
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...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1480 | 20 Jan 2006
Temperature-Programmed Desorption (TPD) is one of the most widely used and flexible techniques for characterizing the acid sites on oxide surfaces.
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1475 | 18 Jan 2006
The bottom-up approach comprises several different methods, including sol-gel, aerosol-based and spraying techniques, Chemical Vapour Deposition (CVD), atomic or molecular condensation, supercritical...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1079 | 14 Dec 2004
In all the world, there are about 200 types of zeolite, a compound of silicon,
aluminum and oxygen that gives civilization such things as laundry detergent,
kitty litter and gasoline. But...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=14453 | 2 Nov 2009
Like the Roman god Janus, methane presents Earth’s atmosphere with two situational faces. As the main component of natural gas, methane when burned as a fuel produces less carbon dioxide than...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=27204 | 25 Apr 2013