News tagged with oxide film

Surface properties command attention

Whether working on preventing corrosion for undersea oil fields and nuclear power plants, or for producing electricity from fuel cells or oxygen from electrolyzers for travel to Mars, associate professor of nuclear science ...

dateOct 17, 2014 in Materials Science
shares0 comments 0

Super-stretchable yarn is made of graphene

( —A simple, scalable method of making strong, stretchable graphene oxide fibers that are easily scrolled into yarns and have strengths approaching that of Kevlar is possible, according to Penn State and Shinshu ...

dateJun 23, 2014 in Nanomaterials
shares0 comments 0

Evolution of a bimetallic nanocatalyst

( —Atomic-scale snapshots of a bimetallic nanoparticle catalyst in action have provided insights that could help improve the industrial process by which fuels and chemicals are synthesized from natural gas, coal ...

dateJun 06, 2014 in Nanomaterials
shares0 comments 0