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 - 25 Aug 2005
As dendrimers offer manufacturers the prospect of making vast profits in a number of different industry areas, the race to register patents for dendrimers has been fierce. The story of how Dendritic...
Article - 24 Aug 2005
Dendrimers are three-dimensional, synthetic macromolecules with branching parts, formed using a fabrication process at the nanscale level. A definition and brief history of dendrimers, their use in...
Article - 12 Apr 2005
Testing of the world’s first commercial solid lubricant made using nanomaterials has found the oil to be non-toxic. The lubricant is based on nanospheres and nanotubes of inorganic compounds, whose...
Article - 23 Feb 2004
LG Chem Ltd., South Korea’s largest chemical company, has developed high-performance plastic containers using nanotechnology. Posted February 19 2004
Article - 31 May 2007
One of the most pressing environmental issues facing modern society is that of global warming and the reduction of greenhouse gases in the environment. Nanotechnology can be applied to a number of...
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 - 25 Nov 2003
In an attempt to understand why ruthenium sulfide is so good at removing sulfur impurities from fuels, scientists have succeeded in making a model of this catalyst — nanoparticles supported on an...
Article - 25 Jun 2012
Fuel cells already have a stronghold in a growing corner of the energy market. Advances in nanotechnology are speeding up that growth by making fuel cells cheaper, smaller, more efficient and...
Article - 9 Nov 2020
A new graphene production method has now emerged that could take your average household carbon-rich waste (as well as other carbon-rich materials) and turn them into graphene in a ‘flash’ (i.e. a...