The materials world is changing. A wide variety of markets are looking for new, advanced materials that combine environmentally friendly attributes, biodegradability, high quality, and low cost....
Article - 26 Feb 2004
Researchers at Duke University have discovered a technique for making very long, well-aligned carbon nanotubes and set a world record. Posted May 21 2003
Article - 13 Nov 2003
Scientists at the National Taiwan University (NTU) have developed a catalyst that can be used in masks to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning due to fire. Posted November 11 2003
Article - 10 Jul 2007
Our current way of living places massive demands on the environment surrounding us. The demands are not just harmful for the environment itself, but also for us, the people living in it....
Article - 20 Jan 2006
Today, finely divided particulate materials are incorporated in objects everywhere. This article looks at how particle size is measured.
Article - 6 Oct 2005
Accelrys' DMol3 software has been used to investigate the nitrogen dioxide sensing abilities of SnO2 (tin dioxide) nanoribbons. This work is important in the development of chemical sensors.
Article - 16 Aug 2005
Characterisation tools, such as spectrofluorometers, can be used to record the emission, diameter and properties of single-wall carbon nanotubes (SWNTs). This article describes the experimental...
Article - 2 Mar 2005
This article looks at the development of fuel cells using nanotechnology techniques, and also considers potential industry applications for fuel cells in space. The article focuses on Solid Oxide Fuel...
Article - 12 Apr 2005
Nanomaterials and nanotechnology techniques offer ways of improving the quality of sensors. Looked at here are gas sensors, Schottky diodes, resistive sensors, electrochemical sensors, electrochemical...
Article - 6 Apr 2005
Better control of particle size distribution will result in improved performance with catalysts. Deposition from water-in-oil microemulsions and from aqueous solutions are briefly described.