Article - 4 Jan 2002
Copper Indium Diselenide (CuInSe2) is an alternative material for use in photovoltaics to amorphous silicon. It currently has the highest solar cell efficiency. Research areas being pursued involving...
Article - 11 Oct 2001
There are several surface coating technologies available for tool steels. These surface coatings are used in applications such as drills, taps, reamers, shank cutters, bore cutters, dies, and milling...
Article - 24 Sep 2001
Porous ceramic foams have emerged as a viable alternative to refractory ceramic fibres since they were classified as carcinogenic. Hi-Por is a ceramic foam that has similar properties to FCFs without...
Article - 30 Apr 2001
Plastic beer bottles made from PET offer numerous advantages over their glass counterparts. While they are not currently available, the advantages, disadvantages and technical issues are covered in...
Article - 20 Jan 2020
Glass modifiers alter the glass properties of common glass mixes such as silicate and borate glasses to fine tune their applications.
Article - 8 Jun 2018
Rheology modifiers are common additives in a wide range of products and industries. The scientists use them to obtain desired product properties, from thickness of a cream or better pouring properties...
Article - 25 May 2018
Do SilcoTek coatings have the ability to avoid fouling and coking in refinery applications? This article gives a detailed account of some quite impressive outcomes.
Article - 14 Mar 2018
The applications of advanced technical ceramics have multiplied manifold in the modern age.
Article - 5 Jun 2017
Thermal analysis techniques such as differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) and modulated temperature DSC (MDSC), thermomechanical analysis (TMA), thermogravimetric analysis (TGA) and dynamic...
Article - 5 Feb 2016
The semiconductor industry is currently driven as much by cost, productivity, and speed as it was previously by performance.