News - 31 Oct 2014
The Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University today announced that its 'SLIPS' technology, a novel coating that repels almost every type of liquid and solid,...
News - 19 May 2010
To lower the fuel consumption of airplanes and ships, it is necessary to reduce their flow resistance, or drag. An innovative paint system makes this possible. This not only lowers costs, it also...
News - 18 May 2016
Combining superhydrophobic surfaces with Leidenfrost levitation — imagine a water droplet soaring over a hot surface and not having any physical contact with it — has been studied widely...
News - 25 Jun 2013
The University of Chicago and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev will begin funding a series of ambitious research collaborations that apply the latest discoveries in nanotechnology to create new...
News - 4 Jun 2014
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Nanocoatings Industry Report 2013-2019 Featuring Buhler PARTEC GmbH, Nanogate AG, P2i Ltd., Nanofilm, Bio-Gate AG & Nanophase...
News - 22 Oct 2013
When it comes to designing extremely water-repellent surfaces, shape and size matter. That's the finding of a group of scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National...
News - 17 Oct 2011
The AVS 58th International Symposium & Exhibition will be held Oct. 30 - Nov. 4, 2011, at the Nashville Convention Center in Nashville, Tenn. More than 1,200 talks will be delivered on...
News - 16 Aug 2010
Building on an enzyme found in nature, researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have created a nanoscale coating for surgical equipment, hospital walls, and other surfaces which safely...
Article - 10 Dec 2004
There are several different methods of classification for nanomaterials. This article focuses on the categorisation of nanoparticles, fullerenes, dendrimers, nanowires, nanotubes, nanolayers and...
Article - 6 Sep 2019
The coating of materials has happened for many years and the coating industry has become a very large and well-established sector.