Nanotechnology Application Articles

Title Development Stage Mechanism Product Name Material Challenge Area
Palladium Alloy Nanosensors in Power Transformers Ubiquitous Passive Nanostructure Palladium Alloy Nano-Particles Based Sensor [Applied nanotech Inc.] Palladium
Nanoparticles in Catalytic Converters Ubiquitous Passive Nanostructure Palladium, Platinum Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Carbon Nanotube (CNT) Infused Composite Fibers Available, but not Ubiquitous Passive Nanostructure Carbon Nanotube Infused Composites [Lockheed Martin] Carbon
Double Wall Silicon Nanotubes in Lithium Ion Battery Anodes Engineering Active Nanostructure Technology Licensed to Amprius Inc Silicon Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Electrochromic Nano-Film Smart Coatings in Window Glass Available, but not Ubiquitous Active Nanostructure Sage Glass [Sage Electrochromics] Indium, Tin, Oxygen Greenhouse Gas Emissions
High-Performance Solar Thermoelectric Flat-Panel Generators Engineering Active Nanostructure Bismuth, Tellurium Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Nanorod Electrodes in Salinity Gradient Power Production Engineering Active Nanostructure Manganese, Sodium, Oxygen Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Waste Water Remediation
Metal Modified CNT Sensors for Monitoring Landfill Gas Engineering Active Nanostructure Platinum, Carbon, Chromium, Ruthenium, Iron Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Nanoparticle Additives in Heat Transfer Fluid of Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) Power Turbines Available, but not Ubiquitous Passive Nanostructure Infinity Modular ORC Turbine Proprietary Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Nano Hydrogel for Surface Removal of Radioactive Contamination Engineering Active Nanostructure Argonne Super Gel (AGS) Proprietary Nuclear Waste
Nanoparticles in Thermoelectric Power Plant Cooling Fluids Engineering Passive Nanostructure Proprietary Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Water Resources
Nanostructured Membranes in Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SOFC) Engineering Active Nanostructure Zirconium, Yttrium, Oxygen, Platinum Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Carbon Nanotube (CNT) Transistors and Diodes in Solar Inverters Engineering Active Nanostructure IBM Carbon Nanotube Transistor Carbon Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Biodegradeable Nanoparticle Delivery Vehicle for Targeted Immunosuppression—Treating MS Engineering Molecular Nanosystems Health
Bio-Molecular Nano-Devices for Chemical and Biological Threat Detection Informed Speculation Passive Nanostructure MOLDICE Carbon, Silicon Social Cohesion
Artificial Photosynthesis as a Means of Hydrogen Production Scientific Active Nanostructure Oxygen, Titanium Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Abraxane: Nanoparticle Albumin-Bound (NAB) Breast Cancer Drug Delivery Platform Ubiquitous Molecular Nanosystems Abraxene Protein
Antimicrobial Wound Dressing—ACTICOAT Ubiquitous Passive Nanostructure Acticoat [Smith & Nephew] Silver, Proprietary

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