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Magnesium-based nano-composite materials for hydrogen storage
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MgH2 was mechanically milled with nano-Ni (nano-Ni/Al2O3/C) and Ni catalysts (Ni), yielding Mg-based nano-composite materials. X-ray and TEM measurements revealed that nano-Ni particles, which are 6–20nm size, were dispersed in the MgH2 matrix. The nano- 

Preparation and characterization of nano-sized hydroxyapatite particles and hydroxyapatite/chitosan nano-composite for use in biomedical materials
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Natural bone is actually an inorganic/organic composite mainly made up of nano-structure hydroxyapatite (Ca10 (PO4) 6 (OH) 2, HAp) and collagen fibers. It is of most importance to synthesize nano-composites of inorganic/organic in order to have good biocompatibility, 

Preparation of energetic metastable nano-composite materials by arrested reactive milling
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ABSTRACT Highly metastable, nano-scale energetic materials were prepared by Arrested Reactive Milling (ARM). When reactive milling is carried out with materials systems suitable for Self-Propagating High Temperature Synthesis (SHS), reaction between the 

Hierarchically biomimetic bone scaffold materials: Nano-HA/collagen/PLA composite
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ABSTRACT A bone scaffold material (nano-HA/collagen/PLA composite) was developed by biomimetic synthesis. It shows some features of natural bone both in main composition and hierarchical microstructure. Nano-hydroxyapatite and collagen assembled into 

Development of micro-and nano-porous composite materials by processing cellulose with ionic liquids and supercritical CO2
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Three lines of green chemistry were combined in this study, in order to produce porous materials with pore size distributions in the micro-and nano-scales. These lines are:(i) the renewable and biodegradable sources (cellulose),(ii) ionic liquids, and (iii) supercritical 

New nano-composite metal–polymer materials: dielectric behaviour
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The design, structure and dielectric properties of a new generation of metal-containing polymer systems produced by cryochemical solid-state synthesis were investigated. The synthesis consists of low-temperature co-condensation of metal and monomer vapours 

Nano-indentation and nano-scratch of polymer/glass interfaces. II: model of interphases in water aged composite materials
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The interphase region in dry and water aged polymer/glass fibre composite materials was investigated by means of the nano-indentation and the nano-scratch techniques. The indentations as small as 30nm in depth were produced along 14µm path starting from the 

Nano-Composite Materials Based on Si3N4 and SiC
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ABSTRACT The SÌ3N4/SÌC composites were prepared by hot-pressing the amorphous Si- CN powder precursors from CVD. The transmission electron microscopic observations indicated that the SiC particles finer than about 0.1 ym were dispersed mainly within the 

i In situ /i polyol-assisted synthesis of nano-SnO sub 2 /sub /carbon composite materials as anodes for lithium-ion batteries
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Nano-SnO2/carbon composite materials were synthesized in situ using the polyol method by oxidizing SnCl2· 2H2O in the presence of a carbon matrix. All the as-synthesized composites consisted of SnO2 nanoparticles (5–10nm) uniformly embedded into the 

Applications of nano-composite materials for improving the performance of anode-supported electrolytes of SOFCs
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In order to improve the performance of the anode-supported electrolyte of solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs), the anode electrode is modified by inserting an anode functional layer of nano-composite powders between a Ni–YSZ electrode and YSZ electrolyte. The NiO–YSZ 

Electron emission from nano-structured carbon composite materials-an important role of the interface for enhancing the emission
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ABSTRACT We have designed several kinds of nano-structured carbon-composite materials which are based on the rule of the filed emission by employing Micro-wave, DC, RF and Thermal CVD and Cathodic Arc Deposition methods. Several emitters fabricated in our 

Electron emission from nano-structured carbon composite materials and fabrication of high-quality electron emitters by using plasma technology
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A variety of studies have been tried to establish a technology for fabrication of high-quality electron emitters. Realization of the technology has led to many important applications. They are i) flat-panel displays replacing CRT televisions which are usually very heavy and thick, 

Wear behavior of nano structured Al (Zn)/Al2O3 and Al (Zn)-4Cu/Al2O3 composite materialssynthesized by mechanical and thermal process
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Rsum/ABSTRACT Nanocrystalline materials have high potential for use in structural applications in which enhanced mechanical characteristics are required. Al-Zn/Al 2 O 3 and Al-Zn-Cu/Al 2 O 3 have been prepared via reaction sintering of partially reacted oxide 

Self-assembled composite nano-materials exploiting a thermo reversible n-acene fibrillar scaffold and organic-capped ZnO nanoparticles
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An organic–inorganic composite material is obtained by self-assembly of 2, 3-didecyloxy- anthracene (DDOA), an organogelator of butanol, and organic-capped ZnO nanoparticles (NPs). The ligand 3, 2, 3-di (6-oxy-n-hexanoic acid)-anthracene, designed to cap ZnO and 

Effective permittivity extraction of dielectric nano-powder and nano-composite materials: effects of packing densities and mixture compositions
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ABSTRACT This paper investigates the electrical characteristics of nano-particle-based pulverized materials. A measurement setup is developed to extract the electrical properties of the composite material in its powder form. Numerical simulations are also carried out to 

Preparation and characterization of nano-hydroxyapatite/chitosan-chondroitin sulfate composite materials.
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Nano-hydroxyapatite/chitosan-chondroitin sulfate composites with different mass ratios were prepared through the co-precipitation method. The properties of these composites were characterized and analyzed by means of XRD, SEM, TGA and Universal Testing Machine. 

Study on compound effect of silica fume and nano-SiOx for cementing composite materials.
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The characteristics of nano-SiOx powder and silica fume were investigated with TEM. The activity of silica fume and nano-SiOx was studied, and the compound effect for cementing composite materials was discussed. The relationship between component, microstructure 

[Biomimetic synthesis of a novel antibacterial nano-composite materials of hydroxyapatite and gelatin for bone repair and its biocompatibility in vitro].
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PURPOSE: To evaluate the bioactivity of a new type of antibacterial nano-composite materials of low-crystallinity hydroxyapatite and gelatin for bone repair in vitro. METHODS: The nanocomposite was prepared by a biomimetic method. A certain amount of acidic 

Nano-composite Materials for hydrogen storage
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ABSTRACT Chemical hydrides such as MgH2 are known as high hydrogen containing materials. However their high working temperature and slow kinetics limit their practical application. Mg-based nanocomposite materials with nano-Ni catalyst prepared by 

Prediction model of thermal conductivity for composite materials with nano particles
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ABSTRACT In this study, the transport theorem of phonons and electrons is utilized to create a model to predict the thermal conductivity of composite materials with nano particles. By observing or assuming the particle displacement in the matrix, a physical model between 

A Study on the Microstructure of the Nano Concrete Composite Materials
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ABSTRACT This study applies NMR, SRA, MIP, SEM and electric resistance tests to examine the microstructure of the composite materials of nano concrete. The test results show that owing to the pozzolanic reaction activated by the nanopowders, the CaOH 2 

Atomistic–continuum interphase model for effective properties of composite materials containingnano-inhomogeneities
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Classical micromechanics were revised to study the elastic properties of heterogeneous materials containing nano-inhomogeneities. Contrary to previous studies, this work introduces the concept of an interphase, in contrast to a sharp interface, to account for the 

Photoactivity of nano-structured calcium silicate–titanium dioxide composite materials
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Titanium dioxide TiO2 in the anatase form and nanosize crystals is well known for its photoactivity. The electron–hole pairs produced in the TiO2 as a result of irradiation by UV light (sunlight) have a sufficiently high redox potential to produce hydroxyl radicals in the 

Preparation and characterization of leather polyurethane/SiO 2 nano-composite materials.
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Polyurethane/SiO2 nano-composite materials were prepared by use of nano-SiO2 particles dispersing in the polyurethane resins through supersonic disperse instrument. Nano-SiO2 particles were prepared by sol-gel process. The chemical structure and morphology of 

Exposure to Aerial Emissions of Nano Composite Materials Resulted in Cholinesterase Inhibition
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H Staninger ,morgellons-disease-research.com ABSTRACT Cholinesterase inhibition has been associated with exposure to oranophosphate and carbamate pesticides, since their creation during World War I and II. Traditionally, they cause severe neurological disorders that can paralyze not only insects

Nano-Textured Fiber Coatings for Energy Absorbing Polymer Matrix Composite Materials
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ABSTRACT To meet the weight and performance goals of emerging Army Future Combat Systems. lightweight glass reinforced polymer (GRP) composite materials have been proposed as candidate materials to meet structural and ballistic performance

Formation of nano SiC whiskers in bauxite–carbon composite materials and their consequences on strength and density
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SiC whisker is excellent in characteristics such as specific strength and chemical stability, and is useful as a composite reinforcing material. In this paper, the effect of the formation of in situ nano SiC whiskers on strength and density of bauxite–carbon composites was 

Porous composite materials with polyamide reinforcement and siloxane matrix with nano-hydroxyapatite as biomaterials
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V Lis, E Filov, L Grausov, R Sedlcek, P Tichý ,irsm.cas.cz ABSTRACT Composite materials based on a polyamide fabric and a polydymethylsiloxane matrix were designed for application in bone surgery. In order to increase the bioactivity, 2,

Computer simulation and study of bridge-like radiation defects in the carbon nano-structures in composite materials
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ABSTRACT We perform computer simulation and study of a special type of bridge-like defects in carbon nanostructures, which can be produced under fast electrons and ions irradiation. The binding energy and structure characteristics of the defects in carbon 

Nano-particulate dispersion and reinforcement of nanostructured composite materials
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4.4 Effect of coupling agent/dispersant on rheology of SiC 69 nanoparticle suspension in vinyl ester resin 4.4. 1 Particulate sedimentation 70 4.4. 2 Rheological behavior 72 4.4. 3 Dispersion characteristics 80 4.5 Dispersant formulation for enhanced mechanical 

A Simulation Model for Calculating the Dielectric properties of Nano-Composite Materialsand Comprehensive Interphase Approach
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O Gouda, YA Mobarak, M Samir ,sdaengineering.com ABSTRACT This work based on a model has been taken into account interactions between the components of the composite system in the form of interphase regions. Interphase Power Law IPL model, is based on a simple extension of a general power law model in which a 

Nano-composite materials studied by CTEM and STEM
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ABSTRACT Various techniques in conventional transmission electron microscopy (CTEM) and scanning transmission electron microscopy (STEM) are applied to characterize comprehensively the microstructures of the nano-composite materials, including Cu2O 

A data mining approach to the exploratory material design of polymer nano-composite materials
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ABSTRACT Typescript.. Thesis (MSI)--University of Toledo.." A thesis [submitted] as partial fulfillment of the requirements of the Master of Science degree in Industrial Engineeing." . Includes bibliographical references (leaves 47-51).

Nano/composite materials for lithium-ion batteries and supercapacitors
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ABSTRACT Lithium-ion batteries and supercapacitors are both important energy storage systems and can make energy storage and usage more efficiently than with previous solutions. Both systems would be excellent choices for Electrical Vehicles (EVs) or Hybrid 

SYNTHESIS, CHARACTERIZATION AND CATALYTIC PROPERTIES OF TS/TiO 2 NANO-STRUCTURED COMPOSITE MATERIALS
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ABSTRACT TS/TiO2 nano-structured composite materials were synthesized by adding TiO2 moiety to the synthetic gel containing tetra-propylammonium bromide (TPABr). TEM, 13C CP/MAS NMR, XRD, UV-Vis and UV-Raman techniques were used to characterize the 

Nano CeO2-ZrO2/mesoporous silica composite materials with higher oxygen storage capacity and improved CO oxidation efficiency
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KK Cheralathan, K Nakamura, H Hirata, M Ogura ,nacatsoc.org Mesoporous CeO2-ZrO2 mixed oxide with large surface area, narrow pore size distribution and high thermal stability would be advantageous for improving the performance of automobile threeway catalytic systems. Direct synthesis methods were employed for the 

Burn rates in nano-composite energetic materials
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Burn rates were experimentally determined for nanocomposite thermite powders composed of aluminum (Al) fuel and molybdenum tri-oxide (M0O3) oxidizer under wellconfined conditions. Confined pressures were also measured to provide detailed information about 

Novel Synthesis of Nano-/Nano-composite Materials in Confined Space of Mesoporous Materialsand Their Electrochemical Properties
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ABSTRACT In this study, a general route, named as a hydrophobic encapsulation route, has been successfully developed for the exclusive formation of inorganic materials in the confined spaces of porous hosts. The concept was first demonstrated by the formation of 

Hydrodynamics of Macromolecular and Nano-Composite Materials
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ABSTRACT This report summarizes the research work conducted during the period funded by the AFOSR grant. The PI has conducted a series of research projects on (a). development of hydrodynamic theories for inhomogeneous nematic liquid crystal polymers, cholesteric 

Study on the Preparation and Performance of Epoxy Resin/AlOOH Nano-Composite Materials
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ABSTRACT Using laboratory-made nano-scale r–AlOOH as nanophase raw material, the compounding method characterized by direct solution-blending was adopted to prepare epoxy resin/AlOOH nano-composite material; the influences of various factors, such as the 

MAGNETIC NANO-COMPOSITE MATERIALS OBTAINED USING MAGNETIC NANO-FLUIDS
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N Crainic, AT Marques, L Vks, PJR Nóvoa ,paginas.fe.up.pt Summary. The present work addresses a new category of nano-composite materials obtained using magnetic nano-fluids and polymer resins. The samples were prepared from combinations of resins and magnetic nano-fluids with different carrier liquids.

MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF DENTAL COMPOSITE MATERIALS REINFORCED WITH MICRO AND NANO-SIZE Al2O3 FILLER PARTICLES
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ABSTRACT Composite specimens were prepared by dispersion of various amounts of nano- sized Al2O3 fillers in a monomer system containing 60% Bis-GMA and 40% TEGDMA. For comparative purposes, composite samples containing micrometer size Al2O3 fillers were 

KEY PROPERTIES OF MONOLITHIC AND NANO COMPOSITE ARMOR CERAMIC MATERIALS
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VK Pujari ,wjoe.hebeu.edu.cn ABSTRACT Advanced ceramics offer unique combination of physical and mechanical properties suitable for personal and vehicular armor applications. Some of these properties include light weight (low density), extreme hardness, elastic modulus and compressive 

Fabrication and Characterization of Chalcogenide nano composite based materials for Photonic device applications
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In this context, in search of new materials based on chalcogenide glasses, we have developed a novel technique for fabrication of chalcogenide nano composites which are presented in this theis. The techniques includes the dissolution of bulk chalcogenide 

Application of nano-indentation, nano-scratch and single fibre tests in micro-investigation of interphases in composite materials
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ABSTRACT Three novel experimental techniques were employed in this work in order to investigate the influence of the interphase region in polymer–glass composites on the bulk material properties:(i) the microdroplet test, the single fibre test designed to characterize 

Photocatalytic Property of ZnTiO3-TiO2 Nano-composite Materials
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BW ZHU, BT SU, JJ XU, L DIAO ,yyhx.ciac.jl.cn ABSTRACT ZnTiO3-TiO2 nano-composite photocatalytic materials were prepared via a Sol-Gel method and characterized by transmission electron microscope (TEM), X-ray diffractometry (XRD), UV-Vis spectrum and zeta (?) potential. The influences of light source and 

Effect of Surface Polishing systems on Color Stability and Surface roughness of Nano-CompositeResin Materials
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Purpose: The aim of the study was to compare the effect of different polishing systems on color stability and surface roughness of different Nano-filled resin composite compared to one microhybrid resin composite restorations and to correlate between both 

Ignition and combustion behaviors of nano-composite energetic materials
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Advances in material processing have created nano-sized fuel particles with enhanced properties ideal for exothermic reactions compared with those of larger particles of the same material. As a result the combustion associated with nano-scale particles has recently 


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