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 Oct 2004
Information is provided for those who are interested in patenting a nanotechnology invention. Advice regarding intellectual property matters is provided and case study examples are given to assist you...
Article - 20 Jun 2013
Researchers at the University of Maryland's Nanocenter have developed a new battery using novel materials - but not the usual suspects. Their battery uses wood fibers, coated with carbon nanotubes and...
Article - 5 Dec 2012
Nanocellulose is a light solid substance obtained from plant matter and comprises nanosized cellulose fibrils. This new material is a pseudo-plastic and possesses the property of specific kinds of...
Article - 17 May 2012
Obtaining surface maps of elastic modulus and hardness has been a persistent goal of the nanoindentation community.
Article - 23 Feb 2021
Since it was first characterized, polymer composites based on graphene have been a topic of great interest. Manufacturers see positive results from adding graphene to their polymers. The Sixth Element...
Article - 27 May 2020
Nanotechnology has brought improvement to the textile industry, as unique properties can be applied by textile engineers in the production of fabrics.
Article - 31 Jan 2010
The definition of nanocomposite material has broadened significantly to encompass a large variety of systems such as one-dimensional, two-dimensional, three-dimensional and amorphous materials, made...
Article - 23 Oct 2003
Nano-Tex is one company becoming widely known for its nano-engineered fabrics that repel stains and control moisture levels in a way unheard of a very short time ago. But how exactly do they do such...
Article - 30 Dec 2003
Super-thin nanowires could yield optical chips, sensors for biological and chemical molecules. Posted November 27 2003