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 - 5 Mar 2002
Researchers can now control DNA biomolecules with radio waves. The ultimate goal of this work will be to use biological machines to perform tasks on a molecular scale.
Article - 5 Jun 2001
Porous silicon has semiconducting properties as well as displaying bioactivity. This makes it potentially a useful material for electronic implant devices. Properties and production are described.
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 - 8 Jan 2007
Biocompatible ceramics are suited to many biomedical applications. Wear resistance makes them suited to artificial joints and electrical properties make them suitable for implantable electronics....
Article - 1 Aug 2003
Investment casting is a process that can be used to manufacture high precision metallic components. Materials suitable for investment casting and its evolution are described. Market history and...
Article - 28 Nov 2002
Many of your questions on thermal spraying are answered here. Examples are, what is it, classifications, what materials can be thermally sprayed and what forms can they take, what is it used for, what...
Article - 3 Apr 2001
Parylenes (or parxylylenes)are a family of polymers that can be used as a protective coating. They can be used for protection of artefacts as well as in the electronics and medical industries.
Over the last two decades I have worked on the production and analysis of various advanced ceramics (alumina, zirconia, silicon nitrides), sol-gel derived thin films for corrosion and abrasion...
Article - 26 Jun 2008
Ceramic material, with its biocompatibility and resistance to wear, is ideally suited for a wide variety of medical implant applications, from artificial joints and joint replacements to implantable...