Article - 9 Apr 2013
Yttrium aluminum oxide is an electrical insulator, and is used for optic, ceramic and glass applications.
News - 30 Dec 2014
Rust never sleeps. Whether a reference to the 1979 Neil Young album or a product designed to protect metal surfaces, the phrase invokes the idea that corrosion from oxidation -- the more general...
Article - 3 Sep 2012
Transport fuels are one of the biggest sources of greenhouse gases globally. Nanoadditives in the fuels could help improve efficiency and reduce harmful emissions.
Article - 21 Jul 2006
Several aerospace firms have programmes under way for the use of nanosized particles of aluminium or hafnium for rocket propulsion applications. The improved burn and the speed of ignition of such...
Article - 10 Jul 2006
Development of novel materials with the desired properties has a great impact on aerospace industries. Producing light weight structures with superior properties is the main objective of material...
Article - 25 Aug 2005
This article offers an understanding of what nanotechnology is all about by explaining how materials behave at nanoscale level. A definition of nanotechnology, an overview of the nanoscale dimensions,...
Article - 5 Apr 2005
Research has shown that the capacitance of Ruthenium oxide-containing electrochemical capacitors can be improved by producing nanocrystalline TixFeyRuzOn powders by ball milling. The structure of the...
Article - 18 Feb 2004
Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have created a better thermal insulator by controlling material structure at the nanoscale. Posted February 12 2004
Article - 3 Feb 2004
Weizmann Institute scientists have created a new type of nanotube built of gold, silver and other nanoparticles. The tubes have unique electrical, optical and other properties, and may form the basis...
Article - 20 Nov 2003
A ceramic material reinforced with carbon nanotubes has been made by materials scientists at UC Davis. The new material is tougher than conventional ceramics, conducts electricity and heat and can act...