Article - 9 Jan 2020
Nitinol – pronounced night-in-all – is a nickel-titanium alloy that demonstrates a unique ability, the capacity to change its shape, dependent on the surrounding environment.
Article - 4 Jan 2019
In this article, the material nanozirconia is discussed and why it is important, the different applications and how it is formed
Article - 7 Sep 2018
Future space missions aim to reach Mars and beyond, but many challenges must be overcome before this can be achieved – and nanomaterials will play a critical role.
Article - 19 Mar 2013
Nanocomposites are found in a number of places and the use of nanoparticle-rich materials predates the understanding of nature of these materials. Nanoscale organo-clays have been used to control flow...
Article - 6 Jul 2012
An ultracapacitor, or supercapacitor, is a device for storing electrical energy, which combines the best attributes of batteries and regular capacitors. This article discusses how nanotechnology...
Article - 22 Sep 2003
Pure buckytube materials have mechanical, electrical, and thermal properties that allow a wide range of applications; including additives for plastics.
Article - 23 May 2013
Researchers at the University of Louisville's School of Medicine have created lipid nanoparticles from grapefruit. The natural nanoparticles will act as a non-toxic drug delivery agent for genetic and...
Article - 16 Apr 2013
Silicon nitride nanoparticles are resistant to shock, oxidation, wear and corrosion. They have a wide range of applications as coatings, bulk materials, or in composites.
Article - 16 Nov 2012
Nanotechnology is being used in more and more consumer products - despite environmental concerns, clothing is currently one of the biggest areas of expansion.
Article - 18 Jun 2007
While Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS) have come into existence only in the last decade, they have application in almost all areas of science. Microcantilevers are the most basic form on MEMS.