"nanotechnology" tag

euspen’s 18th Annual Conference & Exhibition Hosted in Venice

The European Society for Precision Engineering and Nanotechnology (euspen) continues to cement its status as the most proactive and prominent society in the vibrant precision engineering sector in Europe, and plans are well…

The strategy to mass-product nanomaterials

Nanoparticles are tiny particles 100,000 times smaller than the width of a strand of hair. They can be found in everything from drug delivery formulations to pollution controls on cars to HD TV sets….

Boron nitride nanotubes stronger than carbon nanotube composite counterparts

Boron nitride nanotubes reinforced with polymers have been shown to be even stronger than carbon nanotube composite counterparts. Carbon nanotubes on their own have been estimated to be at least 30 times stronger…

Perovskite nanowires to make high efficient lasers

As described in University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Nature MaterialsNature Materials, Growing perovskite nanowires is a shortcut to lasers that are extremely efficient and able to create many colors of light. That makes these tiny…

A metallic nanocoating leading to more efficient steam

Drezel University’s researchers developed a metallic nanocoating derived from a virus of the tobacco plant that could lead to more efficient steam production, improving the performance of steam turbines, air conditioning and electronics…

Nanotechnology

Nissan tests a new self-cleanig nano-paint treatment for car body

Nissan is refining a new nano-paint treatment that repels dirt and grime from car body. The prototye is being tested by putting the car through the dirty wringer to see how well it…

Nanotechnologie

CEN and ISO cooperate to develop standards in nanotechnologies and nanomaterials

CEN (European Committee for Standardization) and ISO (the International Organization for Standardization) are working together to identify and develop standards in relation to nanotechnologies and nanomaterials. The CEN Technical Committee on Nanotechnologies (CEN/TC…

European standardization

CEN and CENELEC Work Programme 2014

European Committee for Standardization (CEN) and European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization (CENELEC) are working hard to develop European Standards. For the first time, the two committees have published a combined annual Work Programme that…

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