Article - 19 Jun 2001
The process of ion implantation is explained and how it is able to form hard, wear resistant surfaces, and ultimately extend component life times.
Article - 7 Feb 2001
This article provides an overview of pure copper and the major copper low alloyed grades and applications.
Article - 14 May 2018
Plastic or metal tubes, inserted into the lumen of anatomic ducts or vessels to keep the passageway open, are called stents. Stents have a characteristic mesh design composed of biocompatible metal or...
Article - 9 Mar 2016
The development and commercialization of photovoltaic (PV) cells is being carried out rapidly. Manufacturers of wafer cells and modules are expected to manufacture panels that are extremely reliable...
Article - 19 Jun 2013
Tellurium is a chemical element with Te as its symbol. It belongs to group 16, periodic number 5 of the periodic table. Its atomic number is 52.
Article - 1 Jun 2013
Antimony is a chemical element with Sb as its symbol. It belongs to group 15, periodic number 5 of the periodic table. The metallic form of this element is bright, silvery, and brittle. The Mohs scale...
Article - 3 Apr 2013
Selenium is a member of the sulfur group of nonmetallic elements. It exists in several allotropic forms: the most common forms are a red crystalline material/powder and a gray crystalline metal-like...
Article - 14 Dec 2012
Toray Advanced Composites is a key provider of thermoplastic advanced composite materials for a myriad of applications including aircraft structures.
Article - 12 Jun 2012
Since prehistoric days, humans have been aware of the presence of carbon. When the cave people made a fire, they saw the formation of smoke.
Article - 27 Dec 2010
Polymer electrolyte fuel cells (PEFCs) are at present attracting considerable interest as a primary power source for zero emission electric vehicles and residential co-generation systems due to their...