Article - 26 Feb 2004
Cabot Corp and Super Sky Products are to produce and market a new range of skylights that will use polycarbonate and Nanogel (aerogel). This combination of materials provides several advantages which...
Article - 21 Aug 2012
‘Aerogel’ is a broad term used to talk about an extraordinary group of materials that have been used since the 1960’s in space travel, but are now finding uses across a whole range of industries.
Article - 11 Apr 2017
The occurrence of antibiotics in water systems in now a global problem and has raised concerns about the effects on the natural ecosystem, especially surrounding fish egg production inhibition, sex...
Article - 3 May 2004
Researchers at The University of California at Davis and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have created a silica (SiO2) aerogel that is 98% porous. The concept has been patented and applications...
Article - 27 Nov 2003
Researchers have developed a new ultra-light transparent magnetic material based on silica aerogels and extremely fine Nd2Fe1B magnetic particles. Properties and potential applications for the...
Article - 11 Mar 2002
The unique properties of supercritical fluids have lead to their use in nanomaterial production for applications such as biomaterials, foams, high internal phase emulsions, lithography and metal...
Article - 23 Nov 2001
Many components across a variety of industries could potentially be improved if manufacturers could source raw materials with improved chemical, physical and/or mechanical properties. Use of sol-gel...
Article - 15 Aug 2006
A novel platinum-alumina catalyst for removal by oxidation of harmful volatile organic compounds present in factory exhaust gases. Reaction temp is 100ºC lower than current reaction temps.
Article - 12 Jan 2018
Researchers have discovered a scalable, safe and green method to synthesize graphene oxide using water electrolytic oxidation of graphite.
Article - 23 Aug 2017
Research Bioengineers at the United States Army Soldier Systems Center in Natick, Massachusetts have recently developed fabrics that are embedded with nanofibers and hydrogel particles.