Nanotechnology Application Articles

Title Development Stage Mechanism Product Name Material Challenge Area
Industrial Catalysis—Zeolite L Ubiquitous Active Nanostructure Silicon, Aluminum Energy Efficiency
Platinum Group Materials Nano-Catalyst—SDC Materials Commercial Passive Nanostructure NNm Catayst [SDC Materials] Palladium, Platinum Air Pollution
Titanium Dioxide as a Protective Food Additive Commercial Passive Nanostructure Titanium Dioxide Titanium, Oxygen Resource Consumption
Black Silicon Thin Film Solar Cells Manufactured with SiOnyx Ultra-fast Laser Texturing Commercial Active Nanostructure SiOnyx Ultrafast Laser Texturing, Black Silicon Silicon Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Graphene Nanoconductors for Infrared Photodetection Engineering Active Nanostructure Carbon
Fabrication of Ultrathin Silicon-on-Insulator (SOI) Using Soitec Smart Cut® Technology Ubiquitous Passive Nanostructure Unibond® Ultrathin SOI Wafer [Soitec], Smart Cut® Technology [Soitec] Silicon, Oxygen
Energy Storage Using Metal-Air Ionic Liquid Batteries Engineering Active Nanostructure Metal-Air Ionic Liquid Batteries [Fluidic Energy] Platinum, Proprietary Greenhouse Gas Emissions
DNA Nano-Vaccines in Cultured Shrimp Scientific Molecular Nanosystems DNA Food Deserts, Biodiversity and Natural Open Spaces
Direct Desalination of Seawater with Nanofluidic PDMS Chips Scientific Active Nanostructure Polymer Waste Water Remediation
Detecting Methylmercury in Water and Fish with Gold Nanoparticle Sensors Engineering Active Nanostructure Gold Biodiversity and Natural Open Spaces, Health
Dendrimer Nanofiltration for Selective Separation of Water Contaminants Commercial Molecular Nanosystems Polymer Water Resources
Coupled Insulation and Fire Protection—Pyrogel Available, but not Ubiquitous Passive Nanostructure Pyrogel [Aspen Aerogels] Oxygen, Silicon Greenhouse Gas Emissions
CNT Infused Carbon FIber in Bicycles Available, but not Ubiquitous Passive Nanostructure Bianchi Oltre XR Super Record EPS using CNTT, BMC Impec LSW, Easton EC90 SL-X Full Carbon CNT Carbon Health, Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Carbon Nanotubes (CNT) in Construction Material Reinforcement Commercial Passive Nanostructure Carbon
Carbon Nanotubes (CNT) in Ceramic Matrix Composites Commercial Passive Nanostructure Carbon Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Carbon Nanotube Infused Ink in Radiofrequency Identification Tags Available, but not Ubiquitous Active Nanostructure Carbon, Polymer
Carbon Black and Amorphous Silica in Tires Ubiquitous Passive Nanostructure Carbon, Silicon Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Cadmium Telluride (CdTe) Thin Film Solar Cells Available, but not Ubiquitous Passive Nanostructure First Solar, GE Energy Cadmium, Tellurium, Tin, Flourine, Oxygen Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Black Silicon Thin Film Solar Cells Manufactured with SiOnyx Ultra-fast Laser Texturing Commercial Passive Nanostructure SiOnyx Ultrafast Laser Texturing, Black Silicon Silicon Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Biomechanical Connectivity Through the Use of Nanoscale Transistors Scientific Systems of Nanosystems Health, Healthcare Costs, Social Cohesion, Biodiversity and Natural Open Spaces

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