Semilab Semiconductor Physics Laboratory designs, produces and sells metrology equipment for the characterization of semiconductor and photovoltaic materials, for monitoring the manufacturing process...
Article - 11 Jul 2008
As a true breakthrough material in the electronic ceramics industry for more than half a century, barium titanate (BaTiO3) has found widespread applications in multi-layer ceramic capacitors MLCCs,...
News - 19 Dec 2005
Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden, has together with five European partners started a three year project, Nanostar, for mastering of nanostructured multifunctional ferroelectric...
News - 18 Nov 2010
The change-over to lead-free products is in full progress. The problem is however that the environmentally friendly alternatives have to be as efficient as the lead-containing variants. One example is...
News - 13 Dec 2010
Pyrroles, which are rings containing one nitrogen and four carbon atoms, are essential components of our red hemoglobin as well as the green chlorophyll in plants. Japanese researchers led by...
Article - 29 Mar 2006
In this paper the concept of ‘damage-free’ machining is reviewed and the importance of machine tool characteristics highlighted with reference to diamond turning and grinding. Examples are given...
Article - 5 Oct 2018
The atomic force microscope is a sophisticated instrument which helps delineate the characteristics of polymers by revealing physical properties and mechanical behavior at nanoscale, as well as...
Article - 7 Mar 2001
Smart coatings provide an optimal response to an external stimulus. They have potential applications in building windows for thermal/UV control, wear and corrosion and aerospace. Also covered are...
News - 29 Apr 2019
Luminescent ferroelectrics have drawn deep attention in field emission display (FED), flat-panel display, and vacuum fluorescent displays, which have a major focus on the multicomponent systems of...
Article - 15 Nov 2017
Thin films of oxide and organic materials are the building blocks of a wide range of nanomaterials and devices in battery technology, sensors and optoelectronics.