News - 5 Mar 2008
Materials known as photonic crystals could form the building blocks of future optical computers and micro-scale communications devices. Scientists have developed a low-cost and versatile way to make...
News - 15 Aug 2018
Wikipedia, the world’s largest free-content encyclopedia, now has over 41,000,000 articles in 294 languages. If printed, the English articles alone would form an impressive, but unrealistic...
News - 29 Nov 2016
FLIR Systems X6540sc thermal imaging camera is being used by the Photonics Packaging Group at the Tyndall National Institute (Cork, Ireland) as part of a thermal microscope system to image the...
Article - 14 Feb 2019
The highest magnification image ever created shows a single molecule of pentacene. Pentacene is a hydrocarbon which consists of five linearly fused benzene rings and has a molar mass of 278 g.mol-1.
Article - 1 Feb 2012
Nature’s porous materials, bone, coral and cork, are synonymous with strong and lightweight structures.
Article - 11 Dec 2017
For over sixty years, TRB have been making use of lightweight composite materials to deliver innovative solutions.
Article - 29 Jan 2013
Metal foam is a cellular structure made up of a solid metal containing a large volume fraction of gas-filled pores. These pores can either be sealed (closed-cell foam), or they can be an...
Article - 8 Oct 2019
This article discusses reasons in which composite solutions can provide critical parts in canning applications.
Article - 12 Jan 2018
In the following article, how electro optical terahertz pulse reflectometry (EOTPR) can be used to quickly and non-destructively isolate faults in 2.5D packages will be discussed.
Article - 24 Jun 2002
Aluminium cans have been in existence since 1960. Developments since then are outlined, as are the effects of competition such as PET and glass packaging.