Article - 8 Mar 2005
Metal and ceramic matrix composites hold extreme potential for advanced applications such as aerospace. Nanostructuring could further improve material properties. The benefits of nanostructuring are...
Article - 13 Nov 2007
Nanotechnology is a fascinating science for many scientists as it offers them many challenges. One such challenge is Nanorobots, which once thought to be a fantasy has come into reality now. The...
Article - 24 Jan 2005
Ultraprecise surface processing techniques at the nanoscale have many potential uses in space applications. This article looks at production methods for ultraprecise surface figuring, defined...
News - 16 Nov 2013
Stanford University scientists have created a silicon-based water splitter that is both low-cost and corrosion-free. The novel device – a silicon semiconductor coated in an ultrathin layer of...
Article - 20 Jan 2006
Today, finely divided particulate materials are incorporated in objects everywhere. This article looks at how particle size is measured.
Article - 9 Jan 2004
Engineers have taken an unprecedented look at the interface between layers of silicon and other materials in electronic devices. What they have learned may help traditional microelectronics remain...
Article - 26 Nov 2010
The cryogenic process has also found a growing market in the etching of Nanostructures. Both the Bosch process and Cryo process will find use in the growing field of integrated sensors and actuators,...
Article - 12 Apr 2005
Nanomaterials and nanotechnology techniques offer ways of improving the quality of sensors. Looked at here are gas sensors, Schottky diodes, resistive sensors, electrochemical sensors, electrochemical...
News - 19 Oct 2009
Diatoms are microalgae that are responsible for nearly a quarter of the oxygen we breathe, but how does their glass-like skeleton develop? Researchers from CNRS and ENS Paris have solved part of the...
Article - 6 Oct 2005
Using Accelyrs' CASTEP software, researchers studied the role of oxygen on the structural and optoelectronic properties of silicon nanodots. Results provided by the sotware package agreed closely with...