Article - 9 Nov 2005
Physical properties of amorphous carbon (a-C) thin films prepared by electron-gun evaporation on glass substrates have been studied. The electron gun method is a simple alternative technique to...
Article - 25 Oct 2005
A new type of triode field-emission display constructed by the ceramic cold emitter was designed and tested. The display had three electrodes, a ceramic cold emitter, extraction gate and accelerating...
Article - 14 Dec 2001
This article explores the issue of how long a photovolatic system must operate to account for energy and pollution created in the manufacture of the system. It takes into account the different...
Article - 27 Aug 2001
Designers are sometimes reluctant to use fibre reinforced plastic composites as the long term effects of factors such as loading and environmental effects. This article looks at these effects and how...
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...
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.
Article - 20 Sep 2005
The physical and chemical properties of heavy oil fly ash generated from a power plant were investigated. This study has found, heavy oil fly ash has the potential to be reutilized as a black pigment...