Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors


Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button


DHgate

Home > News > 2007 Daihatsu D-Compact Wagon

March 9th, 2006

2007 Daihatsu D-Compact Wagon

Abstract:
Using nanotechnology, Daihatsu has succeeded in implanting palladium as ions into a special perovskite ceramic crystal. The palladium ions come out of and go back into the perovskite crystal in response to the natural changes in the exhaust-gas conditions. When the exhaust gas is at the reduction stage (with too little oxygen), palladium ions come out of the perovskite crystal and become active metallic particles. When the exhaust gas is at the oxidation stage (with too much oxygen), the palladium particles go back into the crystal and return to their original state. By repeating this selfregeneration cycle, the Intelligent Catalyst can maintain its initial, excellent emission cleaning capability over a long time, dramatically reducing the use of precious metals, which are valuable natural resources, and at the same time achieving much cleaner emissions.

(Ed.'s note: replace "Using nanotechnology" with "Using the science of the nanoscale" and it reads hype-free.)

Source:
moldova.org

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

Materials/Metamaterials

Clay nanotube-biopolymer composite scaffolds for tissue engineering May 1st, 2016

Exploring phosphorene, a promising new material April 29th, 2016

Hybrid nanoantennas -- next-generation platform for ultradense data recording April 28th, 2016

Atomic magnets using hydrogen and graphene April 27th, 2016

Automotive/Transportation

New spin Seebeck thermoelectric device with higher conversion efficiency created April 26th, 2016

All powered up: UCI chemists create battery technology with off-the-charts charging capacity April 21st, 2016

Ruthenium nanoframes open the doors to better catalysts April 4th, 2016

Heat and light get larger at the nanoscale: Columbia-led research team first to demonstrate a strong, non-contact heat transfer channel using light with performances that could lead to high efficiency electricity generation April 2nd, 2016

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE




  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More











ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project







Car Brands
Buy website traffic