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).
Article - 19 Apr 2007
Phase change optical recording is used for CD and DVD rewritable discs data storage.
Article - 17 Feb 2004
Sony in conjunction with Mitsubishi Plastics have developed a new polymer based on polylactide derived from corn. They intend to use it in the manufacture of electronic goods later this year....
Article - 11 Dec 2002
The multi-slide die casting process for magnesium has been adapted from a similar process for zinc. The process in which intricate parts can be cast using a sliding die is described as are its...
Article - 19 Mar 2003
A concise report on the state of play of the gold market relating to industrial applications. Current and future devlopments for the elcteronics biomaterials/dental, pharamaceuticals and catalyst...
Article - 31 Jul 2014
For more than two decades, optical media such as CDs and DVDs have been utilized for storing information. However, these optical media are vulnerable to damage, posing difficulty to recover the stored...
Article - 11 Dec 2012
Polycarbonate or PC was developed initially in 1953 by GE and Bayer in the US and Germany, respectively. LEXAN is its most popular trade name. PC is a heterochain polymer featuring high performance.
Article - 31 Oct 2016
Today, it is not advisable to leave the good/bad decision to the wind, and not just because it very rarely blows in laboratories and factories. Distinguishing from the good and the bad reliably and...
Article - 23 Oct 2008
Plastic recycling is made easier by special codes put into the plastic item at the point of manufacture. The plastic recycling codes, types of plastic and the applications of recycled plastic are...
Article - 1 Jun 2007
Keithley Instruments offers a wide range of test solutions for companies developing and manufacturing optoelectronic components for telecommunications and other optical applications. Keithley test...