Article - 20 Jan 2006
Finely divided particulate materials are incorporated in objects everywhere. This article looks at how particle size is measured.
News - 11 Jun 2013
The research team demonstrated a novel method to epitaxially synthesize structurally and compositionally homogeneous and spatially uniform ternary InAsyP1-y nanowire on Si at wafer-scale using...
News - 11 May 2007
Using techniques that could revolutionize manufacturing for certain materials, researchers have grown carbon nanotubes that are the longest in the world. While still slightly less than 2 centimeters...
Article - 27 Jun 2006
Much of the recent nanotechnology/nanomaterial hype has centred around carbon nanotubes, sometimes also referred to as buckytubes. This article looks at the amazing properties of this material,...
Article - 8 Nov 2006
Just as the key building block to life on earth is the carbon atom, carbon is the key to one of the most promising branches of nanotechnology. Much of the current research and commercialisation of...
Article - 3 Oct 2017
Chemical vapor deposition (CVD) is the most common way of producing graphene and is performed in many ways throughout the world.
News - 5 Mar 2009
Dual catalysts may be the key to efficiently turning carbon dioxide and water vapor into methane and other hydrocarbons using titania nanotubes and solar power, according to Penn State...
News - 4 Oct 2010
Materials scientists develop clean nanoparticle-based catalysts that convert nitrogen oxides to nitrogen and water vapor. A research group at Lehigh University led by Charles Lyman, professor of...
News - 22 Jan 2010
Watch a gecko walk up a wall. It defies gravity as it sticks to the surface no matter how smooth it appears to be.
What's happening isn't magic. The gecko stays put because of the...
Article - 23 Apr 2018
There are various methods in making CNTs and fullerenes. The first time scientists have observed fullerenes was after vaporizing graphite with a short-pulse, high-powered laser. Yet, this method is...