Nanomaterials News


New technique could enable design of hybrid glasses and revolutionize gas storage

A new method of manufacturing glass could lead to the production of 'designer glasses' with applications in advanced photonics, whilst also facilitating industrial scale carbon capture and storage. ...

Fri 28 Aug 15 from Phys.org

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New technique to make drugs more soluble: System makes amorphous particles out of almost anything

Before Ibuprofen can relieve your headache, it has to dissolve in your bloodstream. The problem is Ibuprofen, in its native form, isn't particularly soluble. Its rigid, crystalline structures—the ...

Thu 27 Aug 15 from Phys.org

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Researcher develops cheaper, better LED technology

A Florida State University engineering professor has developed a new highly efficient and low cost light emitting diode that could help spur more widespread adoption of the technology.

Thu 27 Aug 15 from Phys.org

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Taking a cue from nature: Turning alcohols into alkylating agents

Researchers at Princeton have developed a dual catalyst system that directly installs alkyl groups—fragments containing singly bonded carbon and hydrogen atoms that have extremely useful properties ...

Thu 27 Aug 15 from Phys.org

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Electric Glue Can Set Anywhere

An adhesive with its hardness controlled by electricity can be used underwater, or in human tissue.

Thu 27 Aug 15 from IEEE Spectrum

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New graphene-based catalysts for the energy industry

Researchers at the Universitat Jaume I in Spain have developed materials based on graphene that can catalyse reactions for the conversion and storage of energy. The technology patented by the ...

Wed 26 Aug 15 from Phys.org

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Quantum dot solar windows go non-toxic, colorless, with record efficiency

A luminescent solar concentrator is an emerging sunlight harvesting technology that has the potential to disrupt the way we think about energy; It could turn any window into a daytime power ...

Tue 25 Aug 15 from Phys.org

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Nanocatalysts improve processes for the petrochemical industry

With the goal of advancing the oil, mining and energy industries, as well as counteracting the emission of greenhouse gases, nanotechnologist Hector Barron Escobar designs more efficient and ...

Wed 26 Aug 15 from Phys.org

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