Article - 26 Jul 2004
The 2005 Hummer H2 SUT is the latest vehicle in General Motors Corp.’s line-up to benefit from a lightweight, high performance nanocomposite material. Posted May 13 2004
Article - 25 Jul 2005
Food packaging and monitoring are a major focus of food industry-related nanotech research and development.
Article - 27 Jun 2005
The area of nanocomposites comprises the nanomaterials and processing methods that are used to disperse nanoparticles in ceramics, metals or plastics. Different types of nanocomposites, framework...
Article - 15 Aug 2005
Nanoparticles are used by tyre manufacturers to enhance the strength and durability of car tyres. Examples of how engineered nanoparticles have been used in tyre production and other industries,...
Article - 2 Jun 2010
Inverse gas chromatography or IGC was used to measure the surface energy of multi-walled nanotubes (MWNT) and nanoclay particles. These values were then used to predict the performance of a...
Article - 27 Nov 2003
An ultrathin film containing 1-nanometer thick clay particles has been created for the first time, an accomplishment that may yield new materials and devices for medicine, electronics and engineering,...
Article - 10 Mar 2016
For a truly non-destructive characterization of nanostructures, small angle X-ray scattering (SAXS) is an ideal method, and it can be performed to compliment other methods, e.g. atomic force...
Article - 12 Oct 2008
Clays have been used as low cost fillers and extenders, at the 20-30 weight percent (wt%) level since Adam was a lad. These phase separated microcomposites offered improved rigidity but less strength,...
Article - 6 Oct 2005
Researchers at Queen Mary, University of London and the Universite Paris Sud have used Accelrys' density functional theory (DFT) code CASTEP to study the formation of clay-polymer nanocomposite...
News - 7 Feb 2011
A team of applied physicists at Harvard's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS), Princeton, and Brandeis have demonstrated the formation of semipermeable vesicles from inorganic...