Article - 27 Jun 2006
Much of the recent nanotechnology/nanomaterial hype has centred around carbon nanotubes, sometimes also referred to as buckytubes. This article looks at the amazing properties of this material,...
Article - 10 Aug 2004
In an attempt to create nanocomposites incorporating carbon nanotubes and diamond, scientists at Argonne National Laboratory created nanotubes with graphitic wings. Posted July 16th, 2004
Article - 17 Jun 2004
To comprehend why buckytubes possess the extraordinary properties they do, one must first explore the building blocks of the tubes.
Article - 26 Mar 2004
Mechanical engineers at Purdue University are developing a new type of cooling technology for computers that uses a sort of nano-lightning to create tiny wind currents. Posted March 22 2004
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 - 23 Sep 2003
There is no other element in the periodic table bonding to itself in a drawn-out network with the robustness of the carbon-carbon bond.
Article - 16 Aug 2006
If manipulation of individual molecules was possible, then materials with optical and electronic characteristics that are not visualized in bulk could also be designed.
Article - 31 Aug 2004
Purdue University have been awarded a $2m grant from the National Science Foundation and Environmental Protection Agency to study the interactions between man-made nanoparticles and the environment....
Article - 9 Mar 2004
Carbon Nanotechnologies, Incorporated (CNI) and Performance Plastics Products, Inc. (3P) today announced a joint development agreement to develop and commercialize new and improved polymer products....
Article - 13 Nov 2007
Nanotechnology is a fascinating science for many scientists as it offers them many challenges. One such challenge is Nanorobots, which once thought to be a fantasy has come into reality now. The...