Article - 12 Dec 2006
The Nano Scratch Tester (NST) from Anton Paar has been accepted as the preferred method for assessing scratch resistance of automobile coatings. This article shows the versatility of the NST in...
Article - 27 Apr 2005
Various methods are used to synthesize silicon nanowires, including Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD), Plasma Enhanced CVD (PECVD), Laser-Ablation and Evaporation. Scientists are also using Low Pressure...
Article - 6 Nov 2003
Degussa have developed a new acrylic paint system incorporating encapsulated silica nanoparticles. The new technology allows the paint to contain a high solids content without the need for extra...
Article - 20 Nov 2003
Engineers at the University of California, Berkeley, have found an innovative way to grow silicon nanowires and carbon nanotubes directly on microstructures at room temperature. Posted June 23 2003
Article - 24 Aug 2006
Materials scientists and engineers have made significant developments in the improvement of methods of synthesis of nanomaterial solids. A brief review is given in this article.
Article - 4 May 2006
Automatic measurements using scanning probe microscopy (SPM) involves measurements of the programmed areas with SPM methods, automatic adjustment of scanning parameters, and automatic data analysis.
Article - 7 Dec 2005
Silica thin films templated by two triblock copolymers (P123 and F127) from the pluronics family and having the p6m two dimensional symmetry were investigated by X-ray Reflectivity (XR) before and...
Article - 19 May 2005
Bionanotechnology is a result of the convergence of biotechnology and nanotechnology.
Article - 18 Dec 2003
NANOMAG is developing corrosion-resistant nanocomposite coatings to replace hazardous chromium-based coating treatments for magnesium alloys applicable specifically to the needs of the automotive,...
Article - 19 Nov 2003
Scientists have developed the first material that consists of a gradient concentration of gold nanoparticles on a silicon substrate. The method used (incorporating organosilanes), for the production...