Article - 24 Jul 2007
The Thomas Swan carbon nanomaterials business is dedicated to manufacturing commercial quantities of high purity single and multi-wall carbon nanotubes under the Elicarb™ trademark. This article looks...
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 - 29 May 2007
This article looks at how nanotechnology is being used to reduce energy consumption in fields such as vehicle efficiency, vehicle power, nanocatalysts, lightbulbs, screens, monitors, insulation,...
Article - 14 May 2007
This paper explores the types and structures of nanoparticles used in cancer treatment, nano-based drug delivery systems,.
Article - 15 Aug 2006
Research at the Photonic Materials Institute may open opportunities in applications, including optical data storage and optical computing, sensors and probes for chemical, industrial or biomedical...
Article - 3 Aug 2006
Flexible functional materials, such as plastic electronics, have properties that silicon semiconductor technologies can't offer. Their flexible form means they can be used for displays and panels that...
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 - 10 Jun 2006
Optical tweezers cum microdissection combi was used for dispersion of carbon nanotubes, The resultant nanotubes were functionalized with thionyl chloride and then successfully bound to functioalized...
Article - 17 May 2006
Carbon nanotubes have a host of unique properties. These properties include high electrical conductivity, flexibility, elasticity and thermal conductivity.
Article - 16 May 2006
Since their discovery several methods have been used to produce single and multi walled nanotubes.