Articles Tagged with ''nanomaterials''

Demand for Sol-Gel Products to be Driven by Electronics and Biomedical Applications

July 23, 2014

The global market for sol-gel products was valued at $1.6 billion in 2013, according to a recent report by BCC Research entitled “Sol-Gel Processing of Ceramics and Glass.”


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Glass Innovation: What are Q-Glasses?

A team of researchers has reported possible evidence for a new category of solids.
March 1, 2014

"Very weird. Strangest material I ever saw,” says Lyle Levine, materials physicist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).


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Materials Innovation: Liquid Crystal "Flowers" Can Be Used as Lenses

This type of directed assembly could be useful in making optical switches and other applications.
March 1, 2014

A team of material scientists, chemical engineers and physicists from the University of Pennsylvania has made another advance in their effort to use liquid crystals as a medium for assembling structures.


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Transparent Display Market is Top News

This weekly roundup highlights the news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week.
February 23, 2014
Last week, readers were most interested in factors affecting the transparent displays market.
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Wearable Computing and Augmented Reality Apps to Drive Transparent Displays Market

February 7, 2014
The emerging transparent displays market is expected to reach $974 million in revenue by 2019, according to a new report.
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Nanostructured Ceramics

The ability to "design" materials at the nano-level offers significant opportunities.
December 2, 2013

Over recent decades, nanotechnology has transformed technologies and materials across a wide range of industry sectors.


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Inside CI: Holiday Time

The seventh annual Services Directory aims to help you find companies that can help you not only during hectic times like these, but all year long.
December 2, 2013

This time of year can be especially hectic. Between decorating, entertaining, gift buying (and wrapping!), and actually celebrating the holidays, it seems like there are never quite enough hours in the day.


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Materials Innovations: NDSU Research Team Coaxes Clays to Make Human Bone

The clays of the Red River Valley that cause structures to shift and buckle could actually hold the key to building better bones in humans.
September 3, 2013

Whether damaged by injury, disease or age, your body can’t create new bone—but science might be able to. Researchers at North Dakota State University (NDSU), Fargo, are making strides in tissue engineering, designing scaffolds that may lead to ways to regenerate bone.


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Analyzing Zinc Oxide Particles

Researchers performed a simultaneous TG/DSC study of thiol-capped ZnO nanoparticles with an evolved gas analysis by FTIR and MS.
June 3, 2013

Zinc oxide (ZnO) nanoparticles are under investigation for the synthesis of materials with tunable magnetic and electric properties and for possible medical applications in cancer therapy. In this study, a sample of thiol-capped ZnO nanoparticles was studied by simultaneous thermogravimetry (TG) and differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) using a NETZSCH STA 449 F1 Jupiter® thermal analyzer.


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Industrial Production of Nanofibers

Nanofiber technology can provide many benefits to the advanced ceramic composite industry.
June 3, 2013

Materials science is the grandfather of nanotechnology. Industrial materials companies are hot on the heels of the latest nanotechnology research in the ever-present quest for a competitive advantage that can help their products perform better, last longer and cost less.


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