News - 11 Mar 2013
The first experimental observation of a quantum mechanical phenomenon that was predicted nearly 70 years ago holds important implications for the future of graphene-based electronic...
News - 17 Aug 2010
Extra-hard coatings made from diamond-like carbon (DLC) extend the operating lifetime of tools and components.
In artificial joints, however, these coatings often fail because they detach. Empa...
News - 1 Nov 2008
A research team led by Iver Anderson is developing a cheaper and better way to make a titanium alloy powder that can be used to manufacture artificial joints. That could mean titanium joints, which...
News - 24 Apr 2007
In Nebraska, research on nanoparticle sensors with sensitivity rivaling human fingers could give robots a delicate sense of touch. A computer-aided orthopedic surgical system could enable surgeons to...
News - 16 Jan 2019
It all begins with an ear. Removing the object molded like a human ear from the 3D printer, Empa researcher Michael Hausmann explained that: In viscous state cellulose nanocrystals can easily be...
Article - 4 Mar 2004
Symphotic TII Corporation has introduced a new Raman confocal microspectroscopy system, the “Nanofinder”. Posted November 25 2002
News - 20 Oct 2008
Put steel under a powerful microscope, revealing its microstructure, and prepare to be surprised. Known for its strength, the metal will appear pitted and pocked."It is intrinsic to the...
News - 7 Jan 2013
The NIMS International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (MANA), in joint research with the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), succeeded in developing an on-demand-type device which...
News - 6 Feb 2012
An early study by the University of Alabama at Birmingham has discovered that nanodiamonds used for reinforcing synthetic joints are also capable of preventing the inflammation due to the release of...
Article - 23 Oct 2003
Frontier Carbon Corporation, a joint venture between Mitsubishi Chemicals and Mitsubishi Corp intend to be producing commercial quatities of fullerene in early 2002. They will be using patented...