Article - 9 Jan 2004
The Xerox Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) is using nanotechnology to regain it’s standing as a pioneer. Posted December 22 2003
Article - 2 Apr 2004
Tiny machines built as part of silicon chips have a need for lubrication the same as large machines such as automobile engines, but conventional lubricants, like oils, are too heavy for these micro...
Article - 23 Oct 2003
Several science fiction like technologies are about to become crime fighting realities. They range from printing that glows a different colour under UV light to plastics that recognise drugs. Posted...
Article - 29 Aug 2005
Classification 977, also called Class 977, was specially written by the US PTO to cover the competitive area of nanotechnology patenting and Intellectual Property (IP) rights. How Class 977 has...
Article - 9 Apr 2015
In this interview, Mario Peli talks to AZoNano about Allectra's new manufacturing facility in the UK, as well as the industry in general and some of the projects Allectra is working on.
Article - 3 Jan 2008
This research looks at why materials get stronger as they get smaller. At the nanolevel they find a process called mechanical annealing comes into play that reduces the number of defects or...
Article - 28 Nov 2003
Although the 21st-century equivalent of chain mail is many years away, other projects underway through MIT’s Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies could aid the soldier within the next five years....
Article - 17 Aug 2007
Metamaterials are artificially engineered materials that have highly desirable extraordinary properties that don't occur in nature. Metamaterials are custom designed from computer models and built...
Article - 9 Mar 2004
A team of engineers and physicists at UCLA, UC San Diego and Imperial College in London has successfully created a "metamaterial" that displays strong, tunable magnetic activity at terahertz...
Article - 14 Mar 2007
Nanotechnology is rapidly entering the world of smart materials and taking them to the next level.