Article - 4 May 2006
Automatic measurements with SPM includes automatic adjustment of scanning parameters and measurements of programmed areas with SPM methods.
Article - 24 Feb 2006
Despite several fuel cell applications being built and working, this technology is still in the early stages of development. The variety of possible fuel cell configurations and the necessary...
Article - 15 Aug 2005
TiO2 films are extensively studied because of their interesting chemical, electrical and optical properties. In this article, the Spectroscopic Ellipsometry (SE), non-destructive optical technique is...
Article - 29 Apr 2004
Being the best known field emitters of any material it ios not surprising buckytubes are finding applications in this field. This poroperty is explainedand application areas such as flat panel...
Article - 23 Jan 2004
The uses of lanthanum fluoride (LaF3) are listed as are some of its properties.
Article - 23 Sep 2003
Researchers have found a way to separate and manipulate nanotubes. Using a chemical process they can separate out nanotubes with similar properties. This technology could pave the way for more...
Article - 18 Jul 2003
Real-time x-ray inspection has become an integral part of Ford's development programmes. It has become so useful that they are expanding its use. The advantages, speed and convenience, range of...
Article - 20 Jan 2003
Conventional testing of electronic connections calls for mechanical pulling and shearing. Outlined herein is a new non-contact, non-destructive technique using lasers to test bond integrity. The...
Article - 9 Jul 2002
Fourier Transform infrared is a useful tool for investigating the deformation of polymers. It has been used for a conservation tool for extremely old plastic items, as well as looking at degradation...
Article - 30 Nov 2001
Micro-impact testing is a repetitive technique for evaluating coating adhesion, toughness and resistance to erosive wear. It is able to simulate actual wear conditions more closely than other...