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How Metal Organic Chemical Vapor Phase Deposition (MOCVD) Works

How Metal Organic Chemical Vapor Phase Deposition (MOCVD) Works

The MOCVD technique enables very thin layers of atoms to be deposited on a semiconductor wafer and is a key process for manufacturing III-V compound semiconductors, especially gallium nitride (GaN)-based semiconductors in particular. [More]
Reducing Manufacturing Costs of LEDs using Metal Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition (MOCVD) from AIXTRON

Reducing Manufacturing Costs of LEDs using Metal Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition (MOCVD) from AIXTRON

Solid state lighting (SSL) products are now widely available in the market after two decades of research and development in the field of GaN-based LEDs. [More]
Using Anaerobic Conditions to Investigate the Relationship between Gypsum Purity and Hydrogen Sulfide Production

Using Anaerobic Conditions to Investigate the Relationship between Gypsum Purity and Hydrogen Sulfide Production

Gypsum or calcium sulfate is a naturally existing mineral. The white crystalline material has found use in a myriad of applications. [More]
An Introduction to Mercury Vapor Analyzers

An Introduction to Mercury Vapor Analyzers

Mercury vapor can have a toxic effect on human health. As a result, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has set stringent limits on the amount of mercury vapor that can be present in air. [More]
Using Gravimetric Loss on Ignition Analysis to Determine Residue on Ignition (ROI) in Pharmaceutical and Nutraceutical Products

Using Gravimetric Loss on Ignition Analysis to Determine Residue on Ignition (ROI) in Pharmaceutical and Nutraceutical Products

Nutraceutical and pharmaceutical drugs often contain two key components such as excipients and active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs). [More]
Manufacturing Components for Welding Applications with Silicon Nitride and Zirconia

Manufacturing Components for Welding Applications with Silicon Nitride and Zirconia

In welding operations such as plasma welding, orbital welding, and resistance welding, components having complex set of properties are often used. [More]

An Introduction to the Effect of Temperature on Paint and Coatings

Temperature is a quantitative measurement of how hot or cold an object is. Objects at low temperatures are referred to as cold, whereas objects at higher temperatures are considered to be warm or hot. Thermometers are used to measure this property. [More]

An Introduction to Film Application in the Coatings Industry

In the coatings industry, film application covers a range of instruments and devices which are required to test, compare, document and communicate quality-related properties in order to meet the requirements. [More]
Impact of Microplastics Accumulation on the Marine Environment

Impact of Microplastics Accumulation on the Marine Environment

Microplastics are small, often microscopic particles of plastic which make their way into our environment regularly via cosmetic products and generally when larger plastics are broken down into smaller pieces. [More]
Treating a Variety of Workloads and Utilizing Varying Heat Treatment Processes with the TITAN® from Ipsen

Treating a Variety of Workloads and Utilizing Varying Heat Treatment Processes with the TITAN® from Ipsen

The highly efficient and versatile TITAN® furnace uses a flow-production process for integration of premium components, thereby providing durable equipment with multi-purpose processing capabilities to address the requirements of customers. [More]