Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology News RSS Feed - Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology

PVDF Incorporated with Carbon Nanotubes and Buckyballs Could Improve its Electricity Generating Properties

PVDF Incorporated with Carbon Nanotubes and Buckyballs Could Improve its Electricity Generating Properties

Walter Voit, Ph.D., of the University of Texas at Dallas (UT Dallas) along with co-researchers has successfully incorporated carbon nanotubes and “buckyball” clusters in PVDF material to improve its electricity-generating properties. [More]
Texas A&M Researchers Develop Innovative Biomaterial to Treat Hard-to-Heal Bone Breaks and Defects

Texas A&M Researchers Develop Innovative Biomaterial to Treat Hard-to-Heal Bone Breaks and Defects

A team of researchers from Texas A&M University has developed a novel material capable of activating cells to aid bone formation, paving the way to treat bone defects and breaks that are hard to heal. [More]
Atomic-Scale Defects in Graphene Allow Aqueous Protons to “Hop” Through

Atomic-Scale Defects in Graphene Allow Aqueous Protons to “Hop” Through

Scientists at the Fluid Interface Reactions, Structures, and Transport (FIRST) Energy Frontier Research Center (EFRC) have demonstrated that graphene could be used as a proton-selective permeable membrane, which could form the basis for better efficient energy technologies that include improved fuel cells. The FIRST EFRC is led by the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). [More]
New Ultrathin Flexible Material Capable of Changing Colour on Demand

New Ultrathin Flexible Material Capable of Changing Colour on Demand

An ultrathin flexible material developed by the researchers at the University of California at Berkeley behaves as a chameleon-like skin by changing colour on demand during the application of force. [More]
Designing the ‘Holy Grail’ of Material Science

Designing the ‘Holy Grail’ of Material Science

Physicists at Utrecht University have theoretically designed the 'holy grail' of material science. The material possesses graphene’s special electronic properties along with some properties which graphene does not have at room temperature. [More]
Researchers Create High-Performance Ultrathin Polymeric Insulator for Field-Effect Transistors

Researchers Create High-Performance Ultrathin Polymeric Insulator for Field-Effect Transistors

Researchers at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) have developed ultrathin polymer insulators which play an important role in field-effect transistors (FETs) or low-power soft electronics. [More]
Study of Atomic-Scale Deformation Mechanisms to Understand Nanomaterial Behavior

Study of Atomic-Scale Deformation Mechanisms to Understand Nanomaterial Behavior

Researchers at the Drexel University, the University of Pittsburgh and the Georgia Institute of Technology have discovered a new method to view and analyze atomic-scale deformation mechanisms. [More]

NanoSteel Expands Material Capabilities for Additive Manufacturing

The NanoSteel® Company, a leader in nano-structured steel materials design, today announced the expansion of the company’s additive manufacturing (AM) material capabilities to support metal 3D printing of complex high hardness parts and the ability to customize properties layer-by-layer through gradient material design. [More]
New Cathode Design to Improve Performance of Lithium-Sulfur Batteries

New Cathode Design to Improve Performance of Lithium-Sulfur Batteries

Researchers from the University of California, Riverside have developed a new method of using silica-coated sulfur nanoparticles coated to prevent the phenomenon called "polysulfide shuttling" in lithium-sulfur batteries. [More]
Enhanced Graphene Components for Next Generation Racing Yacht

Enhanced Graphene Components for Next Generation Racing Yacht

Haydale, a leader in the development of enhanced graphene materials, has announced an intention to enter a collaborative agreement with Alex Thomson Racing ("ATR") the HUGO BOSS sponsored extreme sailing team. [More]