Category Archives: NanoTechnology

Mechanical Applications of nanomaterials

Today we will discuss the mechanical applications of nanomaterials. 1.)    Tougher and Harder Cutting Tools. a) Cutting tools made of nanomaterials, such as tungsten carbide, tatalum carbide, and titanium carbide, are much harder, much more wear-resistant, erosion-resistant, and last longer … Continue reading

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Electrical applications of nanomaterials

Last time I have discussed the magnetic and medicinal applications of nanomaterials. Today to extend it further I will discuss the electrical properties of nanomaterials or nanoparticles. Electrical properties of nanomaterials: 1.)    High Energy Density Batteries. As we all know … Continue reading

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Magnetic and medicinal applications of nanomaterials

There are many applications of nanomaterials or nanoparticles. We have already discussed the various properties of nanomaterials. Based on these unusual properties, there are many applications of nanomaterials. Today we will discuss the magnetic and medicinal properties.

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Magnetic properties of nanomaterials

Let us today discuss the magnetic properties of nanomaterials or nanoparticles. Magnetic nanoparticles are those which can be affected using magnetic field. These particles usually contain magnetic elements like iron, nickel, cobalt etc. Magnetic nanoparticles show a variety of unusual … Continue reading

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Chemical properties of nanomaterials

Chemical properties of nanomaterials also change at nanoscale. As the percentage of surface atoms in nanoparticles is large compared with bulk objects, therefore reactivities of nanomaterials are more than bulk materials. The following are the some of the chemical properties … Continue reading

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Mechanical properties of nanomaterials

As I have already discussed the optical and electrical properties of nanomaterials, today I will discuss the mechanical properties of nanomaterials. Mechanical properties like physical properties like strength, melting point etc. also shows drastic change at nano scale level. Let … Continue reading

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Electrical Properties of nanomaterials

Last time I have discussed the optical properties of nanomaterials. Today I will discuss the electrical properties of the nanomaterials or nanoparticles. The properties like conductivity or resistivity are come under category of electrical properties. These properties are observed to … Continue reading

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Optical properties of nanomaterials

Do you know that the properties of a substance are also measured by taking large or bulk sample (for example of size 1023 atoms/ molecules) volume? But when these properties were checked for same material at nanoscale level then large … Continue reading

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Sol Gel Technique for nanomaterials

Why the name sol-gel and technique The sol-gel technique for synthesis of nanomaterials  is a wet- chemical technique. It is also known as chemical solution deposition. Such techniques are used for the fabrication of materials starting from a chemical solution (sol, short … Continue reading

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Ball Milling method for synthesis of nanomaterials

There are different methods for synthesis of nanomaterials. Today I will discuss the ball milling method. Steps in ball milling method; 1. As the name suggests, the ball milling method consists of balls and a mill chamber. Therefore over all … Continue reading

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