News - 24 Mar 2009
Restoring teeth to not only offer a beautiful smile but also a highly resistant one is the ultimate goal of the project undertaken by members of the Biomechanics and Ergonomy research group at the...
Article - 12 Sep 2002
The discover, occurence and production of yttrium are outlined. Key properties are covered and applications of the pure metal and important ytrrium-containing compounds are described. A detialed...
Rainer Hebert received a Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from the
University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2003 following a diploma in physics from
the University of Saarbliicken,...
Article - 9 Feb 2001
Boron Carbide (B4C) is one of the hardest materials known to man. As such, many of its applications revolve around its wear resistance including such uses as abrasives and nozzles. It also has some...
Article - 29 Dec 2014
Light microscopy is an analytical tool which can provide unique information on a wide range of historical materials.
There is a significant progress in the methods and materials employed in restorative dentistry especially because of the increasing demand for attractive and healthy teeth. Non-Metallic Biomaterials...
News - 27 Feb 2013
In a paper published online Feb. 26 in the journal Nature Communications, a Yale University team and collaborators propose a way of predicting whether a given glass will be brittle or ductile —...
Article - 2 Jun 2001
Tooth filling materials such as silver amalgams, resin-based composites and ion-leachable glass cements are covered. Cast metals, bonded restorations, ceramics and composite implant materials are also...
News - 2 Dec 2010
Glass is something we all know about. It's what we sip our drinks from, what we look out of to see what the weather is like before going outside and it is the backbone to our high speed...
News - 26 Jun 2006
The Periodic Table of elements is the basis of chemistry. Yet, it is known that the behaviour of the elements - and their chemical properties - change significantly under pressure. Normally inert...