graphene lubricant
Atomistic Tribology

Near zero friction from nanoscale lubricants

23.02.2018 tribonet 92 Views
Visualized model of a superlubricity (low-friction) system: gold = nanodiamond particles; red = graphene nanoscroll; green = underlying graphene on silica; black = diamond-like carbon surface. Credit: Image courtesy of Argonne National Laboratory The Science […]
3d nano printed
General Topics

3D-printed device builds better nanofibers

13.12.2017 tribonet 955 Views
Printed nozzle system could make uniform, versatile fibers at much lower cost. Meshes made from fibers with nanometer-scale diameters have a wide range of potential applications, including tissue engineering, water filtration, solar cells, and even […]
Advanced Materials

Alloy Strength is Improved by Tiny Additions

22.07.2017 tribonet 116 Views
Nanoparticles improve the strength of metallic alloys. Superalloys are the wonder materials of metallurgy. By fine-tuning their composition, scientists can increase mechanical strength and improve resistance to corrosion and high-temperature shape changes. A*STAR researchers have […]