Slow motion water and oil droplets on a superhydrophobic and superoleophobic nanocomposite, taken with a high speed camera.
News - 4 Feb 2019
Researchers are increasingly keen to construct bulk nanocomposite materials from biosourced and renewable nanoscale building blocks. Cellulose, as a crystalline cellulosic polymer, is the most copious...
News - 23 Dec 2013
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "2013 Report on the International Nanocomposites (Carbon Nanotubes, Polymer Metal Fiber, Nanofibers, Graphene, Nanoplatelet And Others)...
News - 29 Jan 2019
One of the coolest scenes in the movie Avengers: Infinity War takes place when Iron Man switches on his nanotech armor and manipulates nanoparticles to generate the armor upon his skin. In fact,...
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...
News - 10 Feb 2011
GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Nanocomposites market. World nanocomposites market is forecast to reach 1.3 billion pounds (lbs.) by the year 2015.
With the recession...
News - 24 Feb 2010
Scientists at the Naval Research Laboratory and the University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign recently reported a new technique for directly writing composites of nanoparticles and polymers....
Article - 11 Aug 2015
As nanotechnology continues to advance in almost every scientific field, its application in industry has been particularly valuable through the growing use of nanocomposites. A nanocomposite can be a...
News - 15 Oct 2014
Global consumption of nanocomposites is expected to grow in unit terms from nearly 225,060 metric tons in 2014 to nearly 584,984 metric tons in 2019, a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 21.1% for...
News - 24 Mar 2021
For many years, sustainable catalysts that play a key role in global Energiewende—that is, the phase-out of nuclear and fossil fuels—have been a proven research theme at the University of...