Nanoparticle gel unites oil and water in manufacturing-friendly approach

Nanoparticle gel unites oil and water in manufacturing-friendly approach

Nanoparticle gel unites oil and water in manufacturing-friendly approach

Oil and water may not mix, but adding the right nanoparticles to the recipe can convert these two immiscible fluids into an exotic gel with uses ranging from batteries to water filters to tint-changing smart windows. A new approach to creating this unusual class of soft materials could carry them out of the laboratory and into the marketplace.
Nanoparticle gel unites oil and water in manufacturing-friendly approach