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 - 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 - 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...
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...
Article - 20 Apr 2011
The arrangement of carbon atoms differentiates a pencil lead from a pricey diamond.
Article - 16 May 2006
Since their discovery several methods have been used to produce single and multi walled nanotubes.
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 - 15 Feb 2013
Boron nitride nanomesh is a novel inorganic two-dimensional material discovered at the University of Zurich, Switzerland in 2003.
Article - 21 Sep 2018
This article discusses why there is a demand for 2D material standards.
Article - 4 Jul 2017
Out of the many boron nitride (BN) structural forms, cubic-BN (c-BN) nanodots (NDs) offer the potential for a variety of new opportunities.