Nanotechnology Application Articles

Title Development Stage Mechanismsort descending Product Name Material Challenge Area
Detecting Methylmercury in Water and Fish with Gold Nanoparticle Sensors Engineering Active Nanostructure Gold Biodiversity and Natural Open Spaces, Health
Silicon Nanophotonics Commercial Active Nanostructure Silicon Nanophotonic Chips Germanium, Silicon
Nanoscale Transistors for Detection of DNA-DNA Kinetics and Biomolecular Interactions Scientific Active Nanostructure Carbon, DNA Health
Using Mesoporous Carbon Electrodes for Capacitive Deionization (CDI) of Salt and Brackish Water Engineering Active Nanostructure Carbon, Polymer Water Resources
Nanorod Electrodes in Salinity Gradient Power Production Engineering Active Nanostructure Manganese, Sodium, Oxygen Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Waste Water Remediation
Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes (SWCNT) in Lithium-ion Battery Anodes Commercial Active Nanostructure Licensed to an undisclosed company in 2010 Carbon, Oxygen Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Solar “Nanoforest” Creates Artificial Photosynthesis Off-Market Active Nanostructure Silicon Energy Efficiency
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
Nanostructured Membranes in Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SOFC) Engineering Active Nanostructure Zirconium, Yttrium, Oxygen, Platinum Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Direct Desalination of Seawater with Nanofluidic PDMS Chips Scientific Active Nanostructure Polymer Waste Water Remediation
Metal-Oxide Semiconductor Field-Effect Transistor (MOSFET) Ubiquitous Active Nanostructure MOSFET Carbon, Gallium, Iron, Silicon
High-Performance Solar Thermoelectric Flat-Panel Generators Engineering Active Nanostructure Bismuth, Tellurium Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Nanoscale Zero Valent Iron (nZVI) Particles in Contaminated Groundwater Treatment Available, but not Ubiquitous Active Nanostructure PolyMetallix nZVI Iron Waste Water Remediation, Health, Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Mesostructured Metal Oxide Nanocomposite Filter Medium for Air Purification Scientific Active Nanostructure Gold, Manganese, Oxygen Air Pollution
Nanoshell-mediated photothermal destruction of carcinoma cells Off-Market Active Nanostructure Gold covered Silicon nanospheres Gold, Silicon Health
Magnetic Nanoparticles to Detect Cancer Blue Sky Active Nanostructure
Artificial Photosynthesis as a Means of Hydrogen Production Scientific Active Nanostructure Oxygen, Titanium Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Microbivores Scientific Systems of Nanosystems Carbon, Hydrogen Health
Nanofabrication Techniques—Sol-Gel Chemical Processing Ubiquitous Systems of Nanosystems
Magnetic Bacteria in Biocomputing Devices Scientific Systems of Nanosystems Gold, Iron, Bacteria Biodiversity and Natural Open Spaces