News - 5 Feb 2021
Catalysts are key materials in modern society, enabling selective conversion of raw materials into valuable products while reducing waste and saving energy. In case of industrially relevant oxidative...
News - 13 Jan 2021
Sodium-ion batteries are regarded as a possible substitute for lithium batteries. However, the anodes, or the positively charged electrodes, that function well for lithium-ion batteries do not exhibit...
News - 6 Jan 2006
Researchers at the Advanced Technology Institute at the University of Surrey have reported in the January 2006 issue of Nature Materials the first demonstration of negative resistance in amorphous...
Article - 11 Apr 2001
This article looks at technologies that have been used for displays for video output. The materials and technologies associated with emerging technologies such as LCD's, PDP's, FED's are described as...
News - 24 Nov 2009
Novellus Systems (NASDAQ:NVLS) has developed a suite of ashable hardmask (AHM) films that have up to 25 percent greater etch selectivity compared to similar amorphous carbon films in use by the...
Article - 19 Aug 2015
In recent years, there has been an increasing demand for batteries thanks to the development of eco-friendly and electronically driven vehicles, and the growing usage of mobile phones, tablets and...
Article - 25 Oct 2006
The effect of detonation synthesis nanodiamond powders on the structure and properties of electroless deposition Ni-B coatings on steel was studied. Improved mechanical properties of coatings can be...
Article - 31 Jul 2001
Diamond-like coatings are carbon films with high hardness, high resistivity and dielectric and optical properties. Deposition by plasma CVD, ion beam and closed field unbalanced magnetron sputter ion...
Article - 10 Sep 2002
Graphite is a distinct material, displaying properties of both metals and non-metals. It is typically grayish-black in color, opaque, and has a radiant black sheen.
News - 3 Nov 2015
Chameleon skin and some type of fish skin are regarded as the prototype of structurally colored materials that change their color appearance upon external stimuli, which can be light and dark...