Article - 12 Apr 2005
Space life support systems can benefit from using nanotechnology processes and nanomaterials. Sensors, electronic noses, gas sensors, sensor arrays and chemometric pattern recognition are all...
Article - 16 Aug 2007
Between the gas phase and the condensed phase of liquids and solids, lies an intermediate state of matter that is not quite one phase or the other. Called clusters, these small agglomerations of...
Article - 11 Oct 2006
Oxford Instruments’ FlexAL product family provides a new range of flexibility and capability in the engineering of nanoscale structures and devices by offering remote plasma Atomic Layer Deposition...
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 - 8 Feb 2006
The kSA MOS Ultra-Scan is a flexible, high-resolution scanning curvature and stress measurement system. Based on proven kSA MOS technology, this fully integrated ex-situ tool maps the curvature of...
Article - 9 Dec 2005
The design and characterisation of a long-range capacitive displacement sensor, NanoSensor® model NXE2 is provided.
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 - 21 Jun 2005
When purchasing or designing a nanopositioning stage the choice of material is important. Aluminium, titanium and Invar are the most common materials with choice depending on properties such as...
Article - 6 Apr 2005
Bringing together nanosized metal particles into ordered arrays can offer ways of making new nanostructured materials. German scientists have produced nanostructured metal/organic networks by using a...
Article - 19 Jan 2005
Many ceramics are produced from casting slips. Properties of the final product are dictated by the slip properties. These can be optimized by optimizing particle size and zeta potential. A case study...