Article - 26 Jun 2002
Traditional printing on paper is now under threat from electronic paper and e-inks. The technology used for the flexible paper and the electronic ink materials are all covered.
Article - 25 May 2007
In this work, amorphous siloxane-zirconia hybrid materials have been successfully prepared by the sol-gel process using TEOS and TPOZ as inorganic precursors and PDMS as organic polymer. In all cases...
News - 24 Jan 2018
According to a team of Penn State researchers, integrating two different polymer forms can switch manufacturing of silicone parts from molding, casting and spin coating basic forms, to 3D printing...
Article - 14 Aug 2017
Polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) is a component of a group of polymeric organosilicon compounds that are generally known as silicones.
Article - 8 Apr 2014
Microfluidic devices allow for the modeling of large systems or components of such systems at a microscopic scale. This allows for a greater potential for automation and portability, while lowering...
This video from Carl Zeiss shows the rat embryonic fibroblast cyclic stretched on PDMS-substrate at an amplitude of 8% and at 0.5 Hz.
News - 12 Jul 2012
Georgia Institute of Technology researchers have developed a flexible triboelectric generator based on the principle of generating electricity by rubbing two different plastic materials. This...
Article - 14 Dec 2018
This article investigates the viscoelastic properties of polymer thin films with nanoindentation, at temperatures from -125 °C to 23 °C.
News - 17 Sep 2020
Biosensors that are wearable on human skin or safely used inside the body are increasingly prevalent for both medical applications and everyday health monitoring.
Finding the right materials to...
News - 11 Jul 2013
Introductory chemistry students learn that oil and water repel each other. So do other hydrophobic substances, which carry no electric charge, and hydrophilic substances, which carry an electric...