This issue of Nanotech TOE profiles recent nanotechnology developments in automotive, road paving, glass, fuel cell, and wastewater industries. In particular, it profiles lightweight and strong nanoceramic aluminum alloy for the transportation industry, magnetic nanoparticles for self-healing road bitumen, switchable and reflective thermochromic nanoparticle films for building and car windows, tungsten carbide nanoparticles for durable and low-cost fuel cells, and single-walled carbon nanotube-based adsorbent for water filtration.
The Nanotech TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) provides intelligence on technologies, products, processes, applications, and strategic insights on nanotechnology-related innovations and their impact across various industries. Technology focus areas include nanomaterials, nanocoatings, nanohealthcare, nanomedicine, and nanomanufacturing.
The Chemicals and Advanced Materials cluster tracks research and innovation trends and developments across specialty chemicals, plastics, polymers, chemicals, bio-chemicals, metals, coatings, thinfilms, surface treatments, composites, alloys, oil and gas, fuel additives, fibers, and several other related technologies and its impact and application across industries.
1. Recent Advancements in Nanomaterials
1.1 Lightweight and Strong Nanoceramic Aluminum Alloy
1.2 Magnetic Nanoparticles for Self-healing Road Bitumen
1.3 Switchable and Reflective Thermochromic Nanoparticle Films
1.4 Tungsten Carbide Nanoparticles for Durable and Low-cost Fuel Cells
1.5 Electronically Sorted Carbon Nanotubes for Water Filtration
2. Industry Contacts
2.1 Key Contacts