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Saturday, 27 August 2016
Nanotechnology

Here you find news on nanotechnology for coatings. Read all about current trends and novel products.

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26 May 16
Quantum physics inside a drop of paint

Inside a drop of paint, light is scattered so often that it seems impossible to demonstrate quantum effects. But despite the thousands of possible paths the light can take, like a drunk person inside a labyrinth, researchers now show that there are just two exits.

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11 May 16
Open access infrastructure for a pilot line of nanoparticles and -composites

A simple and open access to high-class infrastructure for the reliable production of small batches of functionalised nanoparticles and nanocomposites for testing could ease the way towards new nano-based products for chemical companies.

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24 Dec 15
Nanotechnology to improve surface properties of materials

Five technology centres have developed new coatings for plastics, wood, metal, ceramics and glass, which allow giving new properties to these traditional materials.

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8 Oct 15
Investigating mechanical properties of a photocatalytic pseudo-paint

Photocatalytic oxidative paints (e.g., a paint containing nano-TiO2) are used to break down volatile organic compounds to CO2 by photooxidation reactions.

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1 Oct 15
Dispersing inorganic nanoparticles in polymeric materials

The in situ surface modification of inorganic nanoparticles (NPs) and its influence on the size, morphology, and particle surface properties is increasingly receiving attention.

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13 Aug 15
Nanoparticles as antifungal additives for indoor water-borne paints

There are nanotechnology-based materials that can be used as antimicrobial additives in different applications such as water-borne paints.

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28 Jul 15
Characterising cellulose nanocrystals dispersion in varnishes

Cellulose nanocrystals were mixed into an aqueous UV-cured coating formulation in order to improve the mechanical properties of a coating.

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9 Jul 15
Nanoparticulate inorganic UV absorbers

Inorganic nanoparticles with UV-absorbing properties are an important class of UV filters.

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9 Jun 15
Interfacial RAFT miniemulsion polymerisation - architectures from an interface

Directing polymerisation from a liquid-liquid interface is an emergent field delivering new insights into polymerisation mechanisms, while creating interesting and novel poly­mer architectures.

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