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 - 8 Mar 2005
Metal and ceramic matrix composites hold extreme potential for advanced applications such as aerospace. Nanostructuring could further improve material properties. The benefits of nanostructuring are...
Article - 13 Jul 2017
Researchers led by Sinan Muftu and Jae-Hwang Lee from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst analyzed the collision dynamics and nonlinear material characteristics of primarily aluminum (Al)...
Article - 12 May 2016
Frequency modulation KPFM (FM- KPFM) and amplitude modulation KPFM (AM-KPFM) are the two critical KPFM detection methods. This article provides an intuitive and geometrically rational probe model to...
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 Oct 2012
The aerospace industry's development goals match almost exactly with the advantages of nanomaterials, so they are used more frequently and prominently.
Article - 23 Feb 2004
Nano-technologies are being used to make the Marine Corps’ future Marine air-ground task force (MAGTF) expeditionary family of fighting vehicles (MEFF-V) lighter, tougher, and smarter. Posted Decmber...
Article - 19 Dec 2003
Sandvik Materials Technology has developed a new stainless steel with exceptional properties. Called Sandvik Nanoflex, the new steel allows ultra-high strength to be combined with good formability,...
Article - 29 Jul 2005
The production of magnetic fluids via thermolysis of metal carbonyls and peptisation is described. the use of surfactants and carrier liquids is also discussed. Some properties are also looked at.
Article - 22 Aug 2017
Quantitative characterization of nanomechanical properties has invariably been a holy grail for atomic force microscopy.