Article - 21 May 2002
By sealing the surface of refractories, their performance can be improved by making them more wear resistant and sealing them from infiltration by detrimental species. Processes for achieving this are...
Article - 7 Aug 2001
Rare earth magnets produce fluxes much higher than traditional magnets of comparable size. Such magnets are based on samarium and neodymium compounds. Applications include automotive,...
Article - 23 May 2008
Increasing aplications for lasers has also brought about increased demands on the lasers themselves. ceramics have come to the rescue here, being suitable long term replacements for metals.
Article - 23 Sep 2005
The effectiveness of the FDTD method for a liquid-crystal device was investigated. The light propagation characteristics of the laser-induced LC lens formed by the photothermal effect that is the most...
Article - 8 Nov 2013
Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are carbon-containing compounds that evaporate easily at normal temperatures. They are typically generated from petroleum and gasoline products, plastics, paints,...
Article - 21 Aug 2018
Over the past years, there was a dramatic increase in the occurrence of allergies: the prevalence of allergic diseases across the world has doubled during the past 15-20 years. Raman spectroscopy can...
Article - 18 Mar 2015
Energy Dispersive Spectroscopy (EDS) in Scanning Electron Microscopes (SEM) was primarily designed for acquiring spectral data and quantifying important sample features. For decades however it has...
Article - 11 Jan 2006
Research on processing â“i3N4 ceramics and their thermal conductivity are reviewed. Thermal conductivities are greatly affected by processing parameters such as purity of raw powders, type and amount...
Article - 12 Jul 2006
Laser dressing is an effective dressing method to accomplish efficient ceramic grinding. Laser dressed grinding stone (LGS) contains higher number of effective cutting edges, and forms higher number...
Article - 4 Mar 2016
The automotive and aircraft industries often use aluminum alloys as they combine the mechanical properties of alloys, and the light weight aspects of the aluminum.