Article - 5 Nov 2003
Collaboration between Australian and US scientists has resulted in the development of a nanocomposite membrane with selective capabilities. It is able to allow larger molecules through more easily...
Article - 20 Jan 2006
Finely divided particulate materials are incorporated in objects everywhere. This article looks at how particle size is measured.
Article - 8 Apr 2010
Nanoporous carbons have long played a role in the areas associated with these Grand Challenges (e.g. purification of drinking water; capture of volatile organic compounds from industry; gas masks),...
Article - 12 Jul 2019
This article discusses how to us the VectorDose method to obtain low pressure, high resolution isotherms with a constant volume.
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 - 12 May 2005
Zeta potential is explained and its effects on flocculation and its importance in the development of pharmaceuticals. Examples of how zeta potential is used or has been used for fat emulsions and...
Article - 12 Apr 2005
Nanomaterials and nanotechnology techniques offer ways of improving the quality of sensors. Looked at here are gas sensors, Schottky diodes, resistive sensors, electrochemical sensors, electrochemical...
Article - 5 Mar 2005
Experiments performed under microgravity conditions let researchers find out more about the formation of nanoparticles in liquids. The article considers electrophoretic techniques, aerogel formation,...
Article - 28 May 2015
Oil spills resulting from fuel transportation and drilling operation have a great impact on the environment besides causing a huge loss of energy resources. It is necessary to take an appropriate...
Article - 14 Feb 2011
Over the past several decades there has been an explosive growth in research and development related to nano materials.