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...
Article - 14 Aug 2017
Polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) is a component of a group of polymeric organosilicon compounds that are generally known as silicones.
Article - 14 Dec 2018
This article investigates the viscoelastic properties of polymer thin films with nanoindentation, at temperatures from -125 °C to 23 °C.
Article - 10 Feb 2016
This article deals with the accurate and quick measurements of depth, flatness and width, of closed channel microfluidic devices following fabrication.
Article - 21 Sep 2011
Silicone rubber is a thermoset elastomer having a backbone made up of alternating silicon and oxygen atoms and methyl or vinyl side groups. In this study the vulcanization behaviour of liquid silicone...
Article - 12 Apr 2021
Called Microplotters, these systems provide a unique approach to the rapid prototyping of next-generation flexible electronics, including electrode arrays, microfluidic applications, sensors, and...
Article - 13 Feb 2017
A group of French researchers have developed a novel 3D printed microscopy chamber, known as UniverSlide, that can be used for multidimensional imaging.
Article - 1 Apr 2021
Researchers have recently found that the introduction of surface texture to an object can improve the tribological properties of its mechanical components.
Article - 5 Jun 2020
The search for a technique that can measure local viscoelastic properties with nanoscale or molecular resolution on soft heterogeneous materials such as polymers has been challenging.