• Nanowerk News ) An international collaboration including researchers from the NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology and the Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador have fabricated a self-assembled nanofiber from a DNA building block that contains both duplex (two-stranded) and quadruplex (four-stranded) DNA ( 'Synapsable quadruplex-mediated fibers' ). (nanowerk.com)
  • To solve the problem, here we present a hierarchical ternary nanocomposite film composed of carbon nanofibers (CNFs)/surface grafted with carbon nanotubes (CNTs)/PANI.The PANI films supported by conductive CNT/CNF scaffolds were used to significantly enhance the electrochemical performance when used as electrodes of supercapacitors while very low electrical contact resistance during cycling. (nsti.org)
  • The NIOSH Current Intelligence Bulletin ("Occupational Exposure to Carbon Nanotubes and Nanofibers") provides some initial guidance to the potential health risks for workers who may be exposed to these nano-substances. (acoem.org)
  • The concern for potential adverse health effects is solely based on animal studies as there has been no report in the literature of human health effects in workers or others exposed to carbon nanotubes or carbon nanofibers. (acoem.org)
  • General Comment: The recommended medical screening and surveillance recommendations are not specific for possible pulmonary injuries that may occur from inhalation of carbon nanotubes or nanofibers. (acoem.org)
  • Carbon nanofibers with graphene layers wrapped into perfect cylinders are called carbon nanotubes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Because of their natural origin, relatively high strength and the ability to form transparent products, cellulose nanofibers have a large potential for application in the composite materials. (archives-ouvertes.fr)
  • This work was focused primarily on the optimization of cellulose nanofiber production methods using biochemical and mechanical treatments, secondly on their rheological and structural properties in an aqueous medium and thirdly on the production of latex-based composites. (archives-ouvertes.fr)
  • The questions of homogeneous dispersion of cellulose nanofibers in the matrix and the interactions between these components for the purpose of matrix reinforcement are particularly addressed. (archives-ouvertes.fr)
  • The as-prepared PPy nanofibers composed by nanoparticles exhibited with good rate performance, which delivered a high discharge capacity of 98 mA h g −1 after 50 cycles between 2.0 and 3.8 V at 30 mA g −1 . (springer.com)
  • By attaching particular molecules to the nanofibers, Corey and his colleagues hope to learn more about what makes this process work -- and what makes it go awry, as in diseases caused by poor nerve development. (redorbit.com)
  • Carnegie Mellon scientists have created nanofibers by linking modified green fluorescent protein molecules. (eurekalert.org)
  • Moreover, previous studies focusing on the shape effect of nanostructures have demonstrated that nanofibers showed 10 times circulation times longer than spherical nanostructures, thereby exhibiting stronger tumor shrinkage [ 19 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • Published in Biomacromolecules, they found that stem cells are more likely to develop into neurons when they are grown on aligned nanofibers produced in Corey's lab. (redorbit.com)
  • The electrochemical properties of the PPy nanofibers for lithium battery were investigated with cyclic voltammetry, galvanostatic charge-discharge test, and rate performance. (springer.com)
  • Polypyrrole (PPy) nanofibers have been prepared for the first time using Fe 2 O 3 hollow nanofibers as a sacrificial template, and characterized by scanning electron microscopy, X-ray diffraction, Fourier transform infrared spectrum, and Raman spectroscopy. (springer.com)
  • Communication) doi:10.1021/ja031867a ^2 Chemical Synthesis of PEDOT Nanofibers' Xinyu Zhang, Alan G. MacDiarmid, Sanjeev K. Manohar Chem. (wikipedia.org)
  • We show that nonluminescent polyacrylamide (PAM) nanofibers, when being irradiated by electron beams, can be locally activated into light-emitting nanofibers with high resistance to photobleaching, precise emission patterns, spectrally tunable emission, high repeatability, and great mechanical flexibility. (osapublishing.org)
  • The new nanofibers are constructed from duplex DNA precursors that first form quadruplex DNA in the presence of potassium ions and then connect together to form a fiber. (nanowerk.com)
  • The nanofiber membrane may be electro sprayed directly onto the microfiber membrane and becomes integrated with the microfiber membrane to form a filter. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • AMSOIL Ea Racing Air Filters are constructed with nanofiber technology. (amsoil.com)
  • Exclusive nanofiber technology offers longer engine life, longer filter life, initial efficiency up to 99.99 percent and five times more capacity. (amsoil.com)
  • There is hope for potential, as Stupp suggests, that these nanofibers can have many uses, such as stimulating the formation of connective tissues in bones and cartilage, or even regenerate neurons in the brain. (aiche.org)
  • Due to its high versatility, the electron-beam-activated nanofiber demonstrated here represents a promising nanometer-scale integratable light source for functional nanophotonic circuits or devices. (osapublishing.org)
  • This liquid, when injected into patients, forms a matrix of loosely tangled nanofibers, where each of those fibers is covered in microscopic protuberances which actually mimic VEGF. (aiche.org)
  • The current study reported the construction of electrospun Resveratrol loaded nanofibers with methoxypolyethylene glycol-poly(caprolactone) (mPEG-PCL) block copolymers as drug carriers. (hindawi.com)
  • To overcome these disadvantages, drug loaded nanofibers based on amphiphilic copolymers become an alternative to deliver the drugs. (hindawi.com)
  • There are some studies focusing on the construction of drug loaded nanofibers with herbal medicine as model drugs [ 17 , 18 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • Liquidity, an Alameda, California-based startup, has developed a low-cost water filter made from nanofibers that it hopes will reduce water-borne diseases in poor countries. (technologyreview.com)
  • 16. The filter of claim 15 wherein the nanofiber membrane is spun thermally bonded to the microfiber membrane. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • 17. The filter of claim 15 and further comprising a second microfiber membrane coupled to the nanofiber membrane opposite the first microfiber membrane. (freepatentsonline.com)