Article - 16 Nov 2021
New research in the journal Science Advances demonstrates how a multicomponent perylene mixture can be used to reduce the fragility of glass. The research focuses on synthesizing an octonary perylene...
Article - 18 Oct 2021
Orthopedic implant surgeries including artificial joint replacement, spinal instrumentation, and fracture repair are becoming frequent. While such procedures can improve the quality of life, they have...
Article - 21 Sep 2021
Carbon coatings are crucial to obtaining the highest quality electron microscope images. This article discusses the various applications of carbon coatings and how these coatings are characterized.
Article - 6 Sep 2021
In this application note, Shimadzu demonstrates how to use Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC) to analyze the thermal properties of composite filaments for 3D printers. DSC has proven to be the...
Article - 4 Aug 2021
The huge variety of names used to denote silica-based materials (quartz, fused silica, fused quartz and more) can make it deeply confusing to differentiate. This article from Mo-Sci goes on a deep...
Article - 3 Aug 2021
Electron microscope imaging relies on electrical conductivity to produce workable images. For samples that are non-conductive or have low conductivity, conductive coatings are necessary. Quorum...
Article - 23 Apr 2021
Semiconductors are one of the most important technological advances of the 20th century and are said to be a significant pillar of the IT industry. Today, they are used in a staggering array of...
Article - 17 Dec 2020
Ordered mesoporous materials can be classified according to their structure dimensions and pore geometry, e.g., either (2D- or 3D-) cylindrical or (3D-) cage-type structures.
Article - 15 Dec 2020
Refractory metals are a broad class of metallic materials that exhibit superior durability to mechanical and thermal stress.
Article - 12 Oct 2020
Thermoplastic composites have provided aircraft manufacturers with a tough, durable structural composite for over 15 years. Aerospace design allowable databases exist for both commercial and military...