Article - 27 Jun 2005
Producing polymer fibres at the nanoscale would increase the functionality of fibres and open up new areas of application, especially in medicine. Research into processing methods such as...
Article - 15 Aug 2005
A new technique whereby carbon nanofibers attached to a silicon chip with strands of synthetic DNA are injected into plant cells, could be used in the wood and paper industries. Processes, potential...
Article - 3 Mar 2004
This article describes nanoporous materials, nanofibres and nanowires. It provides background information, properties and applications for each type of material.
Article - 20 Nov 2003
It may soon be possible to produce a low cost, high-value, high-strength fiber from a biodegradable and renewable waste product for air filtration, water filtration and agricultural nanotechnology....
Article - 17 May 2011
Carbon nanotubes (CNT) and carbon nanofibers (CNF) share many similarities. They are produced using the same techniques, are both hollow and their sizes are at the nanoscale level. The differences...
Article - 21 Jul 2006
Nanotechnology has already permeated many aspects of everyday life. Many consumer items such as sunglasses, textiles and clothes, sports equipment such as tennis balls and rackets and sunscreens are...
Article - 2 Apr 2004
Carnegie Mellon University scientists have developed an attractive way to make discrete carbon nanoparticles for electrical components used in industry and research. Posted March 28 2004
Article - 4 Mar 2004
Nanotechnology has a range of implications in the aerospace and defence industries. Areas that stand to benefit range from lighter, stronger aircraft materials, to functional, protective clothing...
Article - 24 Feb 2004
US Global Nanospace, Inc. and Cyclone Aviation Products, Ltd., a subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd., today announced a manufacturing agreement for production of the US Global S.A.G. Humvee turret....
Article - 16 Jan 2004
Purdue University researchers have shown that nanotubes might be used to create brain probes and implants to study and treat neurological damage and disorders. Posted January 7 2004