Article - 21 Sep 2005
In Thailand, there is negligible manufacturing of ‘advanced’ industrial ceramics although they are widely used as parts in various industries. Current research in Thailand is outlined as is...
Article - 27 Aug 2001
Surface treatments such as ion implantation, ion beam mixing, laser processing, PVD, CVD and laser alloying are being applied to monolithic ceramic materials to improve surface properties so that they...
Article - 31 May 2001
Novel ceramic processing routes such as sol-gel production of aluminosilicates, core-shell zirconia, single crystal fibre processing and combustion synthesis are examined. The addition of fine powders...
Article - 19 Dec 2007
TiO2-SiC photocatalyst was prepared by a calcination of TiC-SiC nano particle precursor synthesized by the carbothermic reduction method. Well-crystallized TiO2 deposited on SiC and hydrophobic...
Article - 25 May 2007
In this work, amorphous siloxane-zirconia hybrid materials have been successfully prepared by the sol-gel process using TEOS and TPOZ as inorganic precursors and PDMS as organic polymer. In all cases...
Article - 18 Feb 2021
Scientists from the University of Washington have explored active self-cleaning surfaces for photovoltaci modules. They claim their newly-developed system can use a single droplet of water to clean a...
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 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).