Article - 12 Nov 2018
This article discusses the effect nanobubbles have on AFM measurements and engineering processes.
Article - 23 Apr 2018
There are various methods in making CNTs and fullerenes. The first time scientists have observed fullerenes was after vaporizing graphite with a short-pulse, high-powered laser. Yet, this method is...
Article - 24 Jun 2016
Duplex stainless steels are typically known to have a dualphase microstructure that contains both ferrite and austenite grains. This so-called microstructure offers a uniquely beneficial combination...
Article - 13 Feb 2014
Magnesium (Mg) is strong, stiff, and lightweight, which make it the most widely used element in engineered structures after iron and aluminum. Its strength and stiffness can be further improved when...
Article - 4 Apr 2013
This article discusses about the properties and applications of antimony oxide nanoparticles.
Article - 16 Jan 2009
This report describes how to use AFM for elasticity experiments. An overview of the Hertz model is given and limitations for biological samples are discussed.
Article - 14 Nov 2007
This paper looks at a simple method of growing controllable densities of interconnect type multiwall nanotubes with high proportions of Y-junction and multiple junction nanotubes across etched...
Article - 27 Oct 2006
Biosurfactants that can be used in skin care products (cosmetics, medicines for external application) are the focus of attention. Through application of microbial biotechnology, AIST is engaged in the...
Article - 29 Nov 2005
A floating catalyst chemical vapor deposition (FC-CVD) method was designed and used to fabricate carbon nanotubes, which were used to produce nanocomposites with rubber. The effects of the nanotube...
Article - 15 Jul 2005
a new way to realize miniature fuel cells (FC) is demonstrated using nanostructured porous silicon (PS) as a protonic conductor. Using a chemical grafting technique an inorganic, structurally stable,...