Nanomaterials

CEP: News Update

July
2018
News Update
Nanomaterials Restore Aged Canvases Researchers at Chalmers Univ. of Technology in Göteborg, Sweden, have developed a new method to provide structural support to canvas using nanomaterials. The method, called consolidation, treats the degraded...

CEP: News Update

June
2018
News Update
Dragonflies Inspire a New Way To Create and Dry Aerogels When a dragonfly emerges from its underwater larval stage and stretches out its wings for the first time, those wings are as soft as jelly. But after a mere hour or so, they are solid and...

At Least 1,000X Thinner than a Human Hair

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
November 5, 2013
The last century witnessed the development of two classes of materials—polymers and semiconductors—that dramatically changed people’s lives. A new...

Explosibility of Nano-Sized Metal Powders

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
April 30, 2013
Industrial accidents in the metal processing industries are not uncommon. Some of these accidents are in the form of dust explosions or flash fires...

Carbon Nanotubes and Other Nanostructured Materials

Archived Webinar
Jul 28, 2011
The discovery of fullerenes in 1985 sparked the interest of researchers in novel crystalline forms of carbon. Nobel laureate Richard Smalley, co-discoverer of fullerenes, was a strong advocate of...

Using Catalytic Nanoparticles to Clean Water

Archived Webinar
Apr 15, 2010
In this talk, I will describe our work in improving the feasibility of these NP catalysts for groundwater remediation and in understanding how the gold enhances the Pd catalytic activity so...

The Wonderful World of Carbon Nanotubes

Archived Webinar
Dec 17, 2009
The combination of remarkable mechanical properties and unique electronic properties of carbon nanotubes (CNTs) offers significant potential for revolutionary applications in electronics devices,...

Titania Nanotube Supported Gold Photoanodes

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
November 8, 2009
Photoelectrochemical cells (PEC) combine a photovoltaic device for light harvesting and an electrolyzer for water splitting into a single system...

Nanotechnology: What is it? What are the opportunities?

Archived Webinar
Mar 11, 2008
Nanotechnology deals with the creation of materials, devices and systems through the manipulation of nanoscale matter, and takes advantage of novel and interesting properties that may arise. This is...

CEP: News Update

July
2017
News Update
MOF Cloth Could Thwart Chemical Warfare A new method of growing metal-organic frameworks on fabrics could lead to clothes that protect soldiers and first responders against chemical warfare agents. A Zap of Electrons Yields On-Demand Ammonia Ammonia...

Graphene Detects Brain Cancer Cells

December 20, 2016

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have used graphene to identify a single hyperactive cancerous brain cell, according to a

Diamond Nanothreads Show Wide-Ranging Potential

October 7, 2016

New research from Queensland University of Technology (QUT) has solved the issue of brittleness, making diamond nanothreads flexible and thus unlocking significant and numerous potential applications.

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