Researchers develop method to design synthetic materials and quickly turn the design into reality using computer optimization and 3-D printing.
Economical non-precious-metal catalyst capitalizes on carbon nanotubes.
Catalysts can stop working when atoms on the surface start moving – new work means this dance of the atoms could now be observed and explained.
Nanoengineering boosts semiconducting material’s ability to convert heat into power by 200 percent and its electrical conductivity by 43 percent.
Companies considering expansion of existing ethylene oxide production and a new plant for neopentylglycol.
Molten oxide electrolysis – intended to make oxygen in abundance from lunar soil – produces steel as a by-product.
Early-stage nanotech company SiO2 Nanotech has begun beta testing commercial applications of its anti-fogging technology for corporate partners.
A group of scientists show a low cost route to manufacture high quality aluminum foam.
Some materials dissolve too quickly in the body, and some hang around forever — zinc, however, may be just right.
The history, current status and future development of metallic foams is described in a comprehensive review in Advanced Engineering Materials.