News - 25 Mar 2016
For three decades, glass expert Mark Ediger has been studying the basic properties of organic glass to discover new ways to regulate the placement of atoms or molecules and to slow down substance...
Article - 24 Jan 2019
This article discusses how to reliably service harsh environments.
Article - 12 Nov 2018
This article discusses how a plasma FIB-SEM can be used to prepare a TEM sample from a 66 nm SDRAM sample.
Article - 17 Jul 2017
Glass is a non-crystalline amorphous solid. A single component fused silicon dioxide or silica (SiO2) is the purest form of glass.
Article - 9 Mar 2016
The development and commercialization of photovoltaic (PV) cells is being carried out rapidly. Manufacturers of wafer cells and modules are expected to manufacture panels that are extremely reliable...
Article - 14 Jul 2011
Manufacturers of solar cells need to make sure their products are of the highest quality. To check this they carry out microstructural examinations. This article describes how to prepare samples for...
Article - 9 Nov 2010
In the present work, titania thin films were prepared by ultrasonic spray pyrolysis using glass substrates at the deposition temperatures of 300°, 325°, 350, 375°, and 400°C.
Article - 12 Mar 2006
Scanning probe microscopes (SPMs) are instruments that measure properties of surfaces. They include atomic force microscopes (AFMs) and scanning tunnelling microscopes (STMs).
Article - 16 Jul 2003
Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM) is being seen as a novel technique for surface modification. How the process works, problems associated with it, electrode materials, wear and corrosion resistant...
Article - 10 Oct 2002
Electronic tagging is a relatively new technology which could result in significant cost savings through improved traceability, processing and crime/theft prevention. The technology, materials,...