Nanotechnology today is growing very rapidly and has infinite applications in
almost everything we do. The medicine we take, food we eat, chemicals we use,
car we drive and much much...
Article - 21 Feb 2010
Hexagonal boron nitride (h-BN) is a layered material with a graphite-type structure in which planar networks of BN hexagons are regularly stacked.
Article - 21 Nov 2003
Most of the research into nanotubes, man-made tubules with diameters of a few or a few tens of nanometres, has involved their growth using carbon. However, ordered boron nitride also crystallizes in a...
News - 2 Jun 2014
Nanotubes — microscopic cylinders the shape of drinking straws, but just one-thousandth the diameter of a human hair — have been the subject of intensive research, with potential uses...
Article - 9 Aug 2007
Another path to producing materials with exceptional properties lies with a material that is known to form similar structures to carbon nanotubes. This material is boron nitride and boron nitride...
Article - 6 Oct 2005
CASTEP and DMol3, software packages from Accelrys have been used to study the properties (structural, mechanical, vibrational, and electronic) of carbon and boron-nitride nanotubes. Results will...
News - 21 Dec 2018
Boron nitride nanotubes truly like to stick together. They would remain stuck if they weren’t very useful. But since they are beneficial, Rice University chemists have established that...
News - 3 Aug 2015
A team of researchers headed by Yoke Khin Yap, a Professor of Physics at Michigan Technological University, has worked to create digital switches by integrating graphene and boron nitride...
News - 28 May 2015
Tekna Holdings Canada Inc. has entered into an exclusive agreement with the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) to allow the firm to manufacture Boron Nitride NanoTubes (BNNTs) in commercial...
News - 5 Sep 2014
Nearly 20 years ago researcher Alex Zettl of the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) synthesized in his lab a new material never before seen by nature:...