Keyword: Nanomaterials

Briefs: Aerospace
Synthesis of fiber-metal laminates is performed using RF plasma spray deposition.
Briefs: Aerospace
High-yield synthesis of carbon nanotubes is enabled via free electron laser ablation.
Briefs: Energy
A new imaging method allows researchers to see inside complex semiconductors, without destroying them.
Briefs: Materials
Applications include anti-fouling and anti-contamination, aerodynamic and hydrodynamic drag reduction, and adhesive joining of composite parts.
Briefs: Materials
Applications include aerospace and automotive components, prosthetics, sporting goods, and other uses where strength-to-weight ratio is important.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
This novel gel-creation method could open applications in water filtration, batteries, and smart windows.
Briefs: Wearables
The organic composite material is soft, stretchable, and has good thermoelectric properties for many wearable applications.
5 Ws: Materials
A specially designed hydrogel works against all types of bacteria, including antibiotic-resistant ones.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The microchips are about 100 times smaller than conventional microchips.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Superalloys that withstand extremely high temperatures could be finely tuned for specific properties such as mechanical strength.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
High-frequency sound waves can be used to build new materials, make smart nanoparticles, and even deliver drugs to the lungs for painless, needle-free vaccinations.
Briefs: Aerospace
The coating repels insects on aircraft wing surfaces and motor vehicles and reduces surface imperfections on other low-friction or non-stick surfaces.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
This system enhances processing via real-time, non-destructive defect tracking.
Briefs: Wearables
Color changes of gold nanoparticles under the skin reveal concentration changes of substances in the body.
Application Briefs: Transportation
The SuperElastic Tire — a NASA Glenn innovation — can be used on both Earth and Mars.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The technology could boost quantum computers and other superconducting electronics.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Using gold nanomaterials, this disk can hold data securely for more than 600 years.
Briefs: Nanotechnology
The new photonic architecture could transform digital communications, artificial intelligence, and quantum computing.
Articles: Materials
Conductive cellulose, composites testing, and a light-emitting tattoo.
Briefs: Energy
This method increases burn rate of solid propellants.
Briefs: Energy
Bioinspired cellulose nanofibrils can be controlled by electricity.
Briefs: Materials
This invention holds potential for a range of biomedical applications, from controlled-release drug delivery to tissue engineering.
Briefs: Energy
The material can be recycled, making renewable energy more sustainable while lowering costs in the process.
Briefs: Materials
This tool provides faster and more detailed composite damage simulation results.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
These nanomaterial strain sensors are ten times more sensitive when measuring minute movements compared to existing technology.
Briefs: Transportation
The polyimide composites have uses in aerospace, automotive, construction, electronics, mechanical systems, and industrial machinery.
Briefs: Materials
The stretchable sensor has applications in environmental monitoring and healthcare.
Briefs: Energy
The material can be scaled for use in ultra-efficient, power-dense, electric vehicle traction motors.
Briefs: Materials
Other applications include cosmetics, 3D printing, and drug formulations.