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*  Polymer Functionalized Single-walled Carbon Nanotube Composites and Semi-fluorinated Quaternary Ammonium Polymer Colloids and...
The inherent conductivity of carbon nanotubes is determined by (n,m) integers, type of nanotube, and defects on the nanotubes. ... For the past decade, carbon nanotubes (CNT) have been the center of attraction for many researchers for the development of many ... When electrically conducting nanoparticles are dispersed within an insulating material such as carbon nanotube-polymer ... graphene may be used as a replacement for silicon based electronics and thus provide future electronic devices which are cost- ...
  http://dc.library.okstate.edu/cdm/ref/collection/Dissert/id/73887/
*  Nanodiamonds Made In Ambient Conditions - Redorbit
Unlike the other form of carbon, graphite, diamond is a semiconductor, similar to silicon, which is the dominant material in ... The researchers have made a kind of nanodiamond spray paint. "We can do this in a single step, by spraying the nanodiamonds as ... "We flow the gas through a plasma, add hydrogen and out come diamond nanoparticles. We can put this together and make them in ... Diamond, renowned for being hard, has excellent optical properties and the highest velocity of sound and thermal conductivity ...
  http://www.redorbit.com/news/science/1112980107/nanodiamonds-made-in-ambient-conditions-102113/
*  Silicon solves problems for next-generation battery technology - Korea IT Times
FINLAND] Silicon - the second most abundant element in the earth's crust - shows great promise in Li-ion batteries, according ... By replacing graphite anodes with silicon, it is possible to quadruple anode capacity. In a climate-neutral society, renewable ... researchers will combine silicon with small amounts of carbon nanotubes in order to further enhance the electrical conductivity ... It is generally understood that in order for silicon to work in batteries, nanoparticles are required, and this brings its own ...
  http://www.koreaittimes.com/news/articleView.html?idxno=73428
*  Journal of Cluster Science - incl. option to publish open access
1. Cluster Chemistry and Nanomaterials including main-group clusters, metal clusters, carbon- or silicon-based clusters, ... and self-assembly of clusters and nanoparticles (). Cluster materials may include nanomaterials, nanoparticles (), catalysts ... Now, to better meet the needs of researchers from every corner of the cluster science community, the journal's scope has ... such as electrical and thermal conductivities, superconductors, superionic conductors, light transmission, and energy transport ...
  https://www.springer.com/chemistry/catalysis/journal/10876?wt_mc=ThirdParty.SpringerLink.3.EPR653.ArticlePage_journal
*  Sensors | Free Full-Text | Fully Integrated Biochip Platforms for Advanced Healthcare | HTML
Section 2 presents recent advances in using nano-materials (carbon nanotubes, gold nanoparticles, silicon nanowires) to enhance ... are an attractive alternative to silicon nanowires and carbon nanotubes because of their tuneable conductivity, flexibility, ... some researchers succeeded in growing CNTs directly on metal substrates by using vapour pressure catalyst delivery [170]. This ... Metal nanoparticles (Au, Ag, Pt), oxide nanoparticles (SiO2, TiO2, ZrO2, MnO2, Fe3O4), or semiconductor nanoparticles (CdS, PbS ...
  http://www.mdpi.com/1424-8220/12/8/11013/htm
*  Potential applications of carbon nanotubes - Wikipedia
"Anisotropic conductivity of magnetic carbon nanotubes embedded in epoxy matrices". Carbon. 49 (1): 54-61. doi:10.1016/j.carbon. ... The composite consists of multiwall carbon nanotubes and a ceramic made of silicon, carbon and nitrogen. Including boron boosts ... In 2013, researchers demonstrated a Turing-complete prototype micrometer-scale computer. Carbon nanotube transistors as logic- ... and Alignment of Magnetic Carbon Nanotubes Tethered with Maghemite Nanoparticles". The Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 114 (15 ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Potential_applications_of_carbon_nanotubes
*  New core-shell yolk-shell nanohybrid silicon anode for high-performance Li-ion batteries - Green Car Congress
The new nanohybrid provides better conductivity and corrosion resistance than a yolk-shell Si@void@C nanostructure-which itself ... The researchers noted that while the carbon shell effectively inhibited electrolyte corrosion during the short-term (12 h), the ... C nanoparticles as the yolks instead, i.e., preparing core-shell yolk-shell Si@C@void@C nanostructure. Besides, the ... Many researchers have focused on preparing silicon nanomaterials to address the problems; one of the more effective has been ...
  http://www.greencarcongress.com/2017/01/20170101-xie.html
*  Surface-assisted laser desorption/ionization - Wikipedia
Such materials include carbon nanotubes (CNTs), metallic nanoparticles like Ag, Pt, Au, and nanostructured surfaces. This ... That's why they attracted the researchers since discovery in the year 1991. Graphene is a type of popular carbon nanomaterial ... Porous silicon acted as an effective substrate for SALDI, its porous structure helped in trapping the analytes and its unique ... 3) The heat conductivity: as this decreases, the substrate is better able to maintain the high temperature; therefore, the ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Surface-assisted_laser_desorption/ionization
*  Potential applications of graphene - Wikipedia
"Role of Interfacial Oxide in High-Efficiency Graphene-Silicon Schottky Barrier Solar Cells". 16 February 2015. "Carbon/Silicon ... The approach eliminated the need for less efficient iron nanoparticles. In 2016, researchers developed a prototype de-icing ... Reduced conductivity can be offset by attaching large aromatic molecules such as pyrene-1-sulfonic acid sodium salt (PyS) and ... by choosing the optimal oxide thickness on the silicon. This combination of carbon materials with traditional silicon ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Potential_applications_of_graphene
*  Al2O3 Nanofluid
5. Why Use Nanoparticles?• The basic concept of dispersing solid particles in fluids to enhance thermal conductivity can be ... 8. • Realizing the modest thermal conductivity enhancement in conventional nanofluids, a team of researchers at Indira Gandhi ... 2000 2-Ethylene Glycol 3-Water• Conventional fluids that contain 4-Alum ina 1500 5-Silicon mm- or m-sized particles do 6-Alum ... inum 7-Copper not work with the emerging 1000 8-Silver "miniaturized" technologies 9-Carbon because they can clog the tiny 500 ...
  https://www.slideshare.net/SumanKrishnaKanth/al2o3-nanofluid
*  UWM discovery advances graphene-based electronics
Phys.org) -- Scientists and engineers at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) have discovered an entirely new carbon- ... based material that is synthesized from the wonder kid of the carbon family, graphene. ... ... Less is more: Researchers pinpoint graphene's varying conductivity levels. April 18, 2011 (PhysOrg.com) -- Did you know that ... Transistors made of silicon are approaching the minimum size at which they can be effective, meaning the speed of devices will ...
  https://phys.org/news/2012-04-uwm-discovery-advances-graphene-based-electronics.html
*  Nanoarchitectures for lithium-ion batteries - Wikipedia
Carbon based anodes have a gravimetric capacity of 372 mAh/g for LiC6. The specific capacity of silicon is approximately ten ... The iron was then coatedwith palladium nanoparticles, which effectively reduced carbon's destructive reaction with oxygen and ... This method leads to a battery with short transport lengths, high ionic conductivity and reasonable electrical conductivity. It ... In 2013 researchers used additive manufacturing to create stacked, interdigitated electrodes. The battery was no larger than a ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nanoarchitectures_for_lithium-ion_batteries
*  Nanotechnology News - overview page 1699 | Nanowerk
... nanoparticles, molecular manufacturing, nanorisks,and much more; overview page 1699 ... Researchers analyze material with 'colossal ionic conductivity'. A new material characterized at the Department of Energy's Oak ... single-atom thick carbon sheets that conduct electricity faster and more efficiently than silicon, the current material of ... Researchers 3D print prototype for 'bionic eye'. *Researchers turn tracking codes into 'clouds' to authenticate genuine 3-D ...
  https://www.nanowerk.com/category-nanoresearch.php?page=1699
*  Firing Up Fuel Cells with Nanotechnology - dummies
The researchers alloyed platinum with copper in nanoparticles and then removed the copper from the surface of the nanoparticles ... Researchers at the University of Illinois have developed a proton exchange membrane using a silicon layer with pores that are ... Hydrogen bonds easily to carbon, so researchers have investigated the storage of hydrogen in graphene. Because graphene is only ... This membrane had much better conductivity of hydrogen ions (100 times better) in low-humidity conditions than the membrane ...
  https://www.dummies.com/education/science/nanotechnology/firing-up-fuel-cells-with-nanotechnology/
*  Nanobatteries - Wikipedia
Due to nanoparticles' low density, a higher interparticle resistance exists, decreasing the electrical conductivity of the ... By creating a sphere of conductive carbon around the silicon atom, Liu et al. has proven that this small structural change ... Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles have successfully developed a "nanotube ink" for manufacturing ... As graphene has a higher electrical conductivity than these other cabon-composite materials, like carbon black, graphene has a ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nanobatteries
*  Nanotechnology Now - Press Release: UMBC researchers develop nanoparticles to reduce internal bleeding caused by blast trauma
Smart skin' simplifies spotting strain in structures: Rice U. invention can use fluorescing carbon nanotubes to reveal stress ... Harnessing the power of 'spin orbit' coupling in silicon: Scaling up quantum computation December 7th, 2018 ... X-ray photon correlation spectroscopy at NSLS-II's CSX beamline used to understand electrical conductivity transitions in ... UMBC researchers develop nanoparticles to reduce internal bleeding caused by blast trauma. Baltimore, MD , Posted on July 13th ...
  http://www.nanotech-now.com/news.cgi?story_id=55215
*  Engineer patents waterlike polymer to create high-temperature ceramics
The silicon in the ceramic bonds to nitrogen and carbon but not boron; boron bonds to nitrogen but not carbon; and carbon bonds ... How bacteria produce manganese oxide nanoparticles. Posted: Feb 15, 2018. Nanotechnology researchers discover novel exciton ... The polymer could be used to produce ceramic with tunable electrical conductivity ranging from insulator or semiconductor. ... The silicon in the ceramic bonds to nitrogen and carbon but not boron; boron bonds to nitrogen but not carbon; and carbon bonds ...
  https://www.nanowerk.com/nanotechnology-news/newsid=46265.php
*  Carbon nanotube junction arrays
... nanotube assembly that researchers work with in their labs. These forests can be produced by chemical vapor deposition ... These and other applications relay on connectivity of carbon nanotubes in the forest structure. New measurements show that room ... Vertical arrays of carbon nanotubes, called 'forests', are a common type of three-dimentional (3D) ... Towards carbon nanotube-based quantum devices. Posted: Mar 16, 2018. Cell sex impacts the biological uptake of nanoparticles. ...
  https://www.nanowerk.com/spotlight/spotid=22982.php
*  iron oxide
Researchers from Switzerland and US used nature as inspiration to optimize the process by developing iron oxide electrodes that ... Tags: biomimicry, composite material, eth zurich, iron oxide, nanoparticles, new materials, pine cones ... After writing about ferrofluid sculptures and Stanford scientists that combined carbon nanotubes and paper, in this article ... a silicon solar cell with different catalytic materials bonded onto its two sides which enable it to produce oxygen and ...
  http://www.robaid.com/tag/iron-oxide
*  Graphene nanoribbon - Wikipedia
TEM micrographs of GNRs of (a) w=15, (b) w=30, (c) w=40 (exfoliating), and (d) w=60 nm deposited on 400 mesh lacey carbon grids ... GNRs were grown on the edges of three-dimensional structures etched into silicon carbide wafers. When the wafers are heated to ... Recently, researchers from SIMIT(Shanghai Institute of Microsystem and Information Technology,Chinese Academy of Sciences) ... The team use nickel nanoparticles to etch monolayer-deep, nanometre-wide trenches into h-BN, and subsequently fill them with ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Graphene_nanoribbon
*  Carbon's new champion: Rice U. theorists calculate atom-thick carbyne chains may be strongest material ever
Instead, the researchers found carbon atoms on separate strings might overcome the barrier in one spot, but the rods' stiffness ... "We had a paper 10 years ago about silicon in which we explored what happens to silicon nanowire as it gets thinner. To me, this ... Method uses DNA, nanoparticles and lithography to make optically active structures 19.01.2018 , Northwestern University ... They're taking a more rigorous look at the conductivity of carbyne and are thinking about other elements as well. "We've talked ...
  http://www.innovations-report.com/html/report/materials-science/carbon-s-champion-rice-u-theorists-calculate-atom-221079.html
*  New "yolk-shell" design yields scalable, stable, and highly efficient Si anodes for Li-ion batteries - Green Car Congress
The individual Si nanoparticles contained within the carbon shell expands without breaking the coating or disrupting the SEI ... The structure has silicon nanoparticles (∼100 nm) as the "yolk" and amorphous carbon (5−10 nm thick) as the "shell". Each SiNP ... Researchers at Stanford University and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, led by Stanford professor Yi Cui, have ... and low electronic conductivity of the whole electrode, and it will eventually result in the exhaustion of the electrolyte and ...
  http://www.greencarcongress.com/2012/06/yolk-20120628.html
*  Lithium-ion battery - Wikipedia
In 2012 researchers from Northwestern University created an approach to encapsulate Si nanoparticles using crumpled r-GO, ... though a carbon conductive agent is required to overcome its low electrical conductivity. Electrolyte alternatives have also ... "Northwestern researchers advance Li-ion batteries with graphene-silicon sandwich , Solid State Technology". Electroiq.com. ... offers high conductivity and SEI-forming ability. A mixture of a high ionic conductivity and low viscosity carbonate solvents ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lithium-ion_battery
*  Graphene production techniques - Wikipedia
... producing a variety of carbon nanoparticles including graphene and fullerenes. The carbon dioxide reactant may be either solid ... "Korean researchers grow wafer-scale graphene on a silicon substrate , KurzweilAI". www.kurzweilai.net. July 21, 2015. Retrieved ... "Carbon nanotubes as reinforcing bars to strengthen graphene and increase conductivity". KurzweilAI. 9 April 2014. Retrieved 23 ... Researchers heated soybean oil in a furnace for ≈30 minutes. The heat decomposed the oil into elemental carbon that deposited ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Graphene_production_techniques