Article - 7 Oct 2005
The phenomenon of orientation of liquid crystals by surfaces is a topic of crucial significance for applications such as liquid crystal displays (LCDs). This paper demonstrates a useful technique for...
Article - 30 Sep 2005
The surface alignment of liquid crystal 4¡ä-n-pentyl-4-cyanobiphenyl multilayers formed by evaporation on photoalignment polyvinylcinnamate (PVCi) film was observed by means of novel...
Article - 9 Jan 2019
2D materials have been characterized by multiple nanoscale techniques to better understand their properties.
Article - 9 Jan 2017
Master Bond EP21TCHT-1, a two component, thixotropic paste developed for sealing and bonding applications, has been employed in a variety of applications.
Article - 1 Mar 2016
The D8 DISCOVER, equipped with the INCOATEC IµSHigh Brilliance Microfocus source, is an innovative X-ray diffraction (XRD) instrument, perfect for characterizing multipurpose modern materials.
Article - 26 Apr 2007
This article looks at how to use spectroscopic ellipsometry to characterize the different optical properties of the Y2O3 film grown on amorphous glass substrate.
Article - 4 May 2018
Antireflective coatings are applied to many optical materials, from everyday glasses to imaging instrumentation, to help the surface absorb light so that it doesn’t interfere with the user.
Article - 3 Feb 2020
Thin films are an emergent area of study, research, and development with many applications. Coating other materials (substrates) with certain thin-films can produce synthetic materials with unique and...
Article - 6 Feb 2018
Cleaving is a fast and simple technique used to prepare samples of silicon and other semiconductor materials; however, sapphire does not cleave well.
Article - 7 Oct 2015
In the case of optical coatings, especially those that receive direct light into or light from non-normal angles, it is important to define the polarization-, angle-, and wavelength-resolved...