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 - 1 Mar 2012
This article looks at the measurement of particle size distributions from 0.01-3800 µm using static light scattering.
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 - 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...
News - 13 Jan 2009
When cells are under stress, they blow off steam by releasing minute amounts of nitrogen oxides and other toxic gases. In a recent paper,* researchers at the National Institute of Standards and...
Article - 22 Sep 2006
AIST has obtained results which reverse the conventional wisdom that superconducting films formed by processes needing a vacuum atmosphere are of high performance but expensive, while superconducting...
News - 2 Jun 2009
Fast and affordable genome sequencing has moved a step closer with a new solid-state nanopore sensor being developed by researchers at the University of Illinois.
The nanopore sensor, made by...
News - 12 Feb 2009
Researchers have developed a novel thin-film coating providing an unparalleled level of surface passivation of crystalline silicon solar cells. Using Oxford Instruments' FlexAL® ALD tool, the...