News - 31 Oct 2007
UC San Diego electrical engineers have developed the world’s most complex “phased array” – or radio frequency integrated circuit. This DARPA-funded advance is expected to find...
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 - 6 Apr 2021
Graphene and carbon nanotube-reinforced metal matrix composites (MMCs) are promising types of materials that can be used as an alternative to improve the properties of common metals such as aluminum.
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.