Article - 8 Mar 2005
Metal and ceramic matrix composites hold extreme potential for advanced applications such as aerospace. Nanostructuring could further improve material properties. The benefits of nanostructuring are...
Article - 12 Apr 2005
Nanomaterials and nanotechnology techniques offer ways of improving the quality of sensors. Looked at here are gas sensors, Schottky diodes, resistive sensors, electrochemical sensors, electrochemical...
Article - 9 Mar 2005
Nanomaterials and nanotechnology techniques are being used to improve the power density of batteries. Such improvements using thin films, deposition and thermal spray processes, carbon aerogels,...
Article - 12 Oct 2004
Controlling nanosensors and nanoparticles in smart textile and materials production could improve military body armour, weaponry, the human-machine interface and space products, while DNA practices...
Article - 9 Mar 2004
Structural materials are a vital area in defense and aerospace. In the last few years, several factors have driven their development.
Article - 7 Jan 2004
Engineers at Ohio State University have overcome a major barrier in the manufacture of high quality light emitting devices and solar cell materials. Posted December 2 2003
Article - 27 Nov 2003
An ultrathin film containing 1-nanometer thick clay particles has been created for the first time, an accomplishment that may yield new materials and devices for medicine, electronics and engineering,...
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 - 6 May 2004
A team of scientists have used a scanning electron microscope to make a detailed examination of the foot of a jumping spider that could lead to Post-it® notes that still stick even if wet and greasy...
Article - 18 Feb 2004
Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have created a better thermal insulator by controlling material structure at the nanoscale. Posted February 12 2004