Article - 8 Jan 2004
Silver Chloride (AgCl) is best known for its use in photography and reference electrodes in pH meters. Other applications and properties are provided.
Article - 31 Oct 2003
The Fraunhofer Institute of Silica Research have embedded small diameter piezoelectric fibres into a polymer matrix to make sensors that can record mechanical loads in three directions. Posted August...
Article - 26 Aug 2003
Hitachi Denshi have released a new range of image capturing and recording cameras. Basic specifications for the new high-speed cameras are outlined. Posted July 2003
Article - 24 Jul 2003
Mercury is generally considered to be a harmful substance. Presented herein is a unbiased account of mercury, its compounds, and its uses.
Article - 18 Jul 2003
Sensors for curved and rounded surfaces are typically difficult to apply. Described is a piezoelectric polymer coating that can be applied to complex surfaces. How it works and potential applications...
Article - 14 Jul 2003
Aberrations in microscopes limit their resolution. The ability to correct these aberrations will enable imaging down to the atomic level. Described herein is a device that corrects the aberration and...
Article - 14 Jan 2003
Researchers from IBM and Nion have developed a high resolutioin electron microscope which is able to resolve individual atoms inside a material. Design aspects, how the microscope works, capabilities...
Article - 13 Jan 2003
Antimony is an uncommon element that can be found pure or as a compound. Its extraction, properties and applications as a metal and compound are covered.
Article - 14 Oct 2002
The continuous scanning x-ray system provides a viable alternative to film radiography for inspection of welds. It has several adavantages which are outlined, as are the method of operation,...
Article - 27 Jun 2002
X-Ray fluorescence is probably best known for compositonal analysis. However, it can also be used as a form of non-destructive testing for measuring coating thickness. The basic system, technique and...