Article - 15 Jul 2006
A brief review of buckminsterfullerene is presented. Aspects such as the definition, discovery, production, properties, structure and applications are covered.
Article - 5 Nov 2003
To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Nobel Prize the UK’s Royal Mail has produced a set of stamps featuring buckyballs. These unique stamps are produced using 6 processes, thermochromic,...
Article - 16 May 2006
Various carbon structures are of interest to nano-technologists including buckminsterfullerenes and single and multi walled carbon nanotubes.
Article - 30 Mar 2005
Researchers have made carbon nanotubes (single and multi-walled) using a gaseous carbon-containing feedstock, combined with a catalyst on a magnesia particulate support. With high conductivity at low...
Article - 14 Dec 2004
Nanotubes and novel materials (‘nanomaterials’) are likely to be used across many industries, including packaging, space travel, automobiles, fuel catalysts, textiles and construction.
Article - 26 Jul 2005
Nanotechnology is set to play an important role in the pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors for humans and animals. How nanoparticles, microfluidic devices, biochips, nanoshells, nanocapsules,...
Article - 10 Dec 2004
There are several different methods of classification for nanomaterials according to dimension, phase composition and the manufacturing process. This article focuses on the categorisation of...
Article - 29 Aug 2005
Classification 977, also called Class 977, was specially written by the US PTO to cover the competitive area of nanotechnology patenting and Intellectual Property (IP) rights. How Class 977 has...
Article - 25 Feb 2019
In this article the different properties and formations of Buckminsterfullerene are discussed and how they affect different objects.
News - 21 Aug 2012
Scientists have revealed how smaller molecules can be imprisoned within a carbon molecule. This allows the study of wave-like behavior which is considered to be a fundamental property of matter....