News - 10 Feb 2011
A new combination of nanoparticles and graphene results in a more durable catalytic material for fuel cells, according to work published today online at the Journal of the American Chemical...
News - 20 Oct 2010
Hydrogen is one of the most promising fuels of the future. Whether powered by wind or sun energy, electrolysis of water is the method of choice for producing hydrogen without emission of carbon...
News - 10 May 2010
Micromeritics' Grant Selection Committee has selected the recipient of its grant award for the first quarter of 2010. An ASAP® 2020 Accelerated Surface Area and Porosimetry System with...
Article - 2 Aug 2005
Nanomaterials and nanoparticles are being used in chemical synthesis, especially in the areas of catalysis, separations and remediation.
Article - 27 Jul 2004
Carbon Nanotechnologies have been allowed a US Patent for contacting single-wall carbon nanotubes with catalytic metal and then activating the catalyst. Posted July 27 2004
News - 8 Sep 2009
Mention of nanotubes usually means carbon nanotubes. But not all tiny tubes are made of carbon. For example, layers made of nanoscopic titanium dioxide have proven to be useful materials for...
News - 5 Sep 2008
Few materials have exercised as much of a hold on the human imagination, or on human history, as has gold.
But for all of its popular uses - money, medals, jewelry and more - gold's potential...
News - 5 Sep 2014
Researchers from the University of Houston and Trinity University have for the first time provided direct evidence of a water-mediated reaction mechanism for the catalytic oxidation of carbon...
News - 24 Feb 2009
EU-funded scientists have developed a simpler, cleaner method of producing hydrogen peroxide (H202), which is widely used as an antiseptic and disinfectant. The results could lead to the on-site...
Article - 15 Aug 2006
This article examines a novel platinum-alumina catalyst that allows removal by oxidation of harmful volatile organic compounds present in factory exhaust gases. The reaction temperature is 100ºC lower...