Article - 3 Jan 2008
This research looks at why materials get stronger as they get smaller. At the nanolevel they find a process called mechanical annealing comes into play that reduces the number of defects or...
Article - 16 May 2006
Since their discovery several methods have been used to produce single and multi walled nanotubes.
Article - 5 Oct 2018
Asylum Research has two AFM families, the Cypher TM and MFP-3DTM which can evaluate 3D textural and roughness characteristics quantitatively, at unparalleled resolution and with the ability to assess...
Article - 14 Nov 2007
A new promising material is molybdenum-sulfur-iodine nanowires. This article is a brief overview of atomic and electronic structure of molybdenum-sulfur-iodine molecular nanowires.
Article - 4 Apr 2017
Researchers from both University of Vermont and University of Pittsburgh recently discovered a super strong and stretchable silver, which can potentially open-up new possibilities for the development...
Article - 23 Apr 2018
This article, related to the properties, synthesis, and applications of graphene, is meant to provide a broad understanding of these topics for both researchers and non-researchers alike.
Article - 17 Jul 2017
The need for efficient solar cells is becoming vital, particularly when they are one of the cheapest and easiest ways to generate clean energy.
Article - 20 Feb 2009
Since the introduction of Scanning Probe Microscopy it has been applied to the research of polymer materials. Both Scanning Tunneling Microscopy and contact mode Atomic Force Microscopy proved to be a...
Article - 17 Feb 2017
Researchers at Rice University’s Department of Chemistry have developed three-dimensional rebar graphene foam (3D rebar GF). The research group used multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNT) to reinforce...
Article - 12 Nov 2018
This article discusses using AFM for the quantification of elastic modulus in materials.