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,...
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 - 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 - 26 Oct 2021
To delay the wear resistance, coating methods have evolved significantly in recent decades as a result of the tribological needs of thermally spray coatings for wear-resistant tasks.
Article - 19 Oct 2021
Recent experiments with adding silver to the glass-forming materials that make chalcogenide glass have revealed that this technique can impart useful properties such as a low temperature of glass...
Article - 20 May 2021
Sealing glasses are of critical importance in industry. Used to create hermetic seals between glasses, metals and ceramics, they prove crucial to the function of so many applications. This article...
Article - 4 Mar 2021
In this interview, Matt Nowell, the EBSD product manager at EDAX, and Michael Hassel Shearer, Product Manager for Sample Prep Equipment at Gatan, talks to AZoM about the Broad Argon Ion Beam Tool.