Article - 14 Jan 2021
The conversion of plastic waste into higher-value products, namely, hydrogen and carbon nanotubes, is a novel approach to managing plastic waste.
Article - 26 May 2020
A novel technology makes possible an innovative metal-organic nanocomposite material that shines like metallic gold but can be machined and polished easily.
Article - 7 Dec 2012
In this interview, David Carroll, Director of the Center for Nanotechnology and Molecular Materials at Wake Forest University, talks to AzoNano about their new FIPEL lighting technology, how it will...
Article - 10 May 2010
Transparent and conducting electrodes are needed for applications in solar cells and energy conversion platform like water splitting. To date, there are not many types of transparent and conducting...
Article - 3 Aug 2006
Flexible functional materials, such as plastic electronics, have properties that silicon semiconductor technologies can't offer. Their flexible form means they can be used for displays and panels that...
Article - 8 Mar 2004
Researchers at the University of Pisa in Italy have used a polymer thin film and polarized blue light to store large amounts of data in a very small space. Posted May 12 2003
Article - 5 Dec 2003
University of California, Berkeley, chemists have found a way to make cheap plastic solar cells flexible enough to paint onto any surface and potentially able to provide electricity for wearable...
Article - 20 Nov 2003
Engineers have invented a combination of materials that could lead to cheap and super-compact electronic memory devices for archiving digital images or other data. Posted November 13 2003
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 - 10 Mar 2014
In a number of materials, the plastic stress that can be sustained depends on strain rate through a power-law relationship: higher stresses are sustained with higher strain rates and vice versa.