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.
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 - 10 Dec 2004
Social scientists have been considering how advances in nanotechnology might affect society, with special focus on medical ethics, the information technology divide between rich and poor (the ‘nano...
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. Experts say...
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 - 8 Nov 2006
Just as the key building block to life on earth is the carbon atom, carbon is the key to one of the most promising branches of nanotechnology. Much of the current research and commercialisation of...