Article - 22 Mar 2007
Concerns with climate change have lead many to look to nanotechnology as a science with the potential to deliver new, sustainable and environmentally friendly methods of providing energy solutions.
Article - 1 Mar 2004
Cabot Corporation, a leading global producer of specialty chemicals, has announced it has agreed to work with Super Sky Products, Inc., a division of Vitro America, to jointly produce and market a...
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 - 8 Apr 2005
Space applications can benefit from using nanomaterials and nanotechnologies in their production processes. This article considers the use of nanopowders in power systems, aerogels, magnetic...
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,...
Article - 15 Aug 2005
Nanoparticles have often been mixed with rubber to improve the wear and strength of tires. Many tire manufacturers are now developing engineered nanoparticles to further extend tire life.
Article - 10 Dec 2004
There are several different methods of classification for nanomaterials. This article focuses on the categorisation of nanoparticles, fullerenes, dendrimers, nanowires, nanotubes, nanolayers and...
Article - 20 Nov 2012
Keeping warm is a major concern for many people during the winter months. Rising fuel costs mean that just keeping a house warm in cold weather can be a struggle, and good insulation is vital to keep...
Article - 28 Jun 2017
Materials that are both strong and resilient are very desirable in the field of electronics, especially in the development of flexible electronics such as wearable devices and flexible tablets.
Article - 16 Nov 2012
Nanotechnology is being used in more and more consumer products - despite environmental concerns, clothing is currently one of the biggest areas of expansion.