Article - 6 Apr 2006
This study comprises a simple and innovative approach for the synthesis of á-alumina powders involving the use of the metal organic precursor aluminum formate Al(O2CH)3 and phase transformations...
Article - 3 Apr 2001
Although beryllia is a toxic ceramic in powder form, it has a number of properties that make it useful in industries ranging from electronics, to nuclear applications through to military and...
Article - 3 May 2002
Alumina (aluminium oxide) is a versatile oxide ceramic material. This blog post will look at the different commercial grades available.
Article - 3 Oct 2001
Mullite is the mineralogical name for the only chemically stable intermediate phase in the SiO2–Al2O3 system. The mineral rarely occurs in its natural form, and can be found on the Isle of Mull off...
Article - 23 Jan 2008
Hybrid microelectronic circuits form the basis of a wide range of electronic applications.
Article - 26 Jul 2001
This article provides details on how aluminium nitride is produced, key properties and its applications, including microelectronics.
Article - 22 Aug 2003
The process of producing plastic electronics via direct writing is described. The application of plastic electronics to flat panel displays is covered. Other potentialo applications for this novel...
Article - 13 Jul 2011
In this interview, Dr Gregory L Whiting of PARC, discusses recent developments and benefits in the low-cost volume fabrication of electronic devices using additive printing techniques.
Article - 1 Aug 2001
Grain boundaries play an important role in the electrical behaviour of some materials. Control of grain boundaries can influence how well a material performs. A method for measuring the structure of...
Article - 12 Feb 2001
Boron nitride comes in two forms, hexagonal and cubic boron nitrides. Both are syntheised in different ways. Hexagonal boron nitride is similar in many ways to graphite, while cubic boron nitride...